Monthly Archives: October 2017

TSMU professor took part in the XXII Kyiv Dermatology Days

XXII Kyiv Dermatology Days conference took place October 11 – 13, 2017, in Kyiv. Professor of the Department of Infectious, Skin and STI Diseases Dr.  S.O. Halnykina participated in the forum. This is the most anticipated professional event of the year for dermatologists from Ukraine and abroad. Contributing to its popularity are practical focus of the presentations, scientific novelty of materials, and relaxed atmosphere during sectional meetings. First day of the conference held an international forum on dermatoscopy aimed at the specialists to study this Continue reading →

European Medical Students’ Association held an open door meeting

TSMU students that form Ternopil branch of the European Medical Students’ Association recently held  an open door meeting in the administrative building of Ternopil State Medical University. President of the branch, fourth-year student Zuzanna Betkowiak from Poland, congratulated all present on the start of the new academic year. She noted that more than 40 TSMU students have already applied to join the EMSA, and most of them were attending the meeting. This year, deadline for applications is November 1st, and both Ukrainian and international students Continue reading →

TSMU students took part in World Hospice & Palliative Care Week events

To mark World Hospice & Palliative Care Week, professors and students of TSMU Institute of Nursing together with employees of Ternopil Regional Hospice organized an event aiming to inform about the current state of palliative and hospice care. Joining the representatives of the League of Palliative and Hospice Assistance in Ternopil region, they set up an information tent next Ivan Franko monument, giving detailed explanations and consultations to Ternopil public. Ternopil State Medical University students joined the action, helping to survey passers-by. The main objective Continue reading →

TSMU Center of Minimally Invasive Surgical Technologies moved into its new premises

A medical simulation training center has as its main objective achieving patient safety through the use of modern teaching methods and perfected hands-on skills. When practical skills are being acquired through supervised training, modelling, and simulation, this results in developing correct techniques and procedures, helping to minimize professional and operational risks. Ongoing, continuous training is especially  important for reducing the number of mistakes in surgical procedures and interventions. Anticipating rapid development of the minimally invasive technologies of endoscopic and laparoscopic surgeries,  on October 31, 2006 Continue reading →

TSMU delegation visited Rzeszow University

At the invitation of Sylwester Czopek, rector of Rzeszow University, Poland, a delegation TSMU professors, including Vice-Rector for research, Dr. I.M. Klisch, associate professor of pediatrics V.B. Furdelia, and assistant professor of medical rehabilitation Y.I.Zavidniuk attended matriculation of Rzeszow University students. In his speech during the event, Dr. Czopek emphasized that the Rzeszow University is the largest university in the region. It actively develops, and today there are 12 departments, which train students in 38 specialties. 17,743 students are enrolled at the university in this Continue reading →

TSMU students participated in 68th congress of the association of Polish surgeons in Krakow

On 27-30 September 68th Congress of the Association of Polish Surgeons took place in ICE Krakow Congress Centre in Poland with Prof Paweł Lampe as Chair of the Scientific Committee and Prof Piotr Richter as Chair of the Organising Committee. On the first day, after official opening, surgery workshops took place where young surgeons and residents were improving their manual skills. Following days were dedicated to plenary sessions and thoroughly selected presentations in the fields such as endocrine surgery, endoscopy and minimally invasive surgeries, laparoscopic live Continue reading →

Representatives of Polish Association’s Election at Ternopil State Medical University

On 11 October 2017 the election of representatives took place at TSMU. Polish students were voting for 3 functions: the president of Polish Students’ Association (general medicine), Vice-president, as well as the president of the Faculty of Dentistry. At the beginning, the president of Polish association from the last term of office – Hubert Mikosza summarized the last year of association activity at TSMU, congratulated students, who were the most involved in the life of the community and informed about upcoming events. Afterwards, candidates for Continue reading →


On 20th October 2017 the Testing Board under the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, as an organization authorized by the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) to administer IFOM Clinical Sciences Examination in Ukraine, opens the registration of those 6th year students, who specialize in Medical Care, Pediatrics, and Medical Psychology, and wish to take IFOM Clinical Sciences in English.  Registration remains open until 20th November 2017. IFOM Clinical Sciences administration is held to provide the students with the opportunity to check their knowledge compared Continue reading →

TSMU scholar trained at the Iovel Kutateladze Institute of Pharmacochemistry in Georgia

In September 2017 associate professor of the Department of Pharmacology and Clinical Pharmacology Oksana Shevchuk interned at Iovel Kutateladze Institute of Pharmacochemistry (Director professor Nana Gorgaslidze) and Tbilisi State Medical University Department of Pharmacology (Head of the Department professor Nikoloz Gongadze). The training was made possible through cooperation agreement between the Georgian medical school and Ternopil State Medical University. Professor Nana Gorgaslidze. Professor Nikoloz Gongadze. The Iovel Kutateladze Institute of Pharmacochemistry was founded in 1932. From its inception and until 1963, Iovel Kutateladze, a well-known Continue reading →

TSMU students gifted medical equipment to a training and rehabilitation center

Ternopil State Medical University students enthusiastically participate in charity actions, helping those in need of support and attention. Associate professor of the Department of Philosophy and Social Studies Taras Kabodnyi together with Ukrainian and international students have organized a university-wide volunteer movement MISERICORDIA. Its Latin name can be translated as a kind or compassionate heart. As part of this project, volunteers help the Ternopil regional educational and rehabilitation center where children with disabilities live and study. “This is the fifth year we have been caring Continue reading →

National competition on simulation medicine TernopilSimOlymp 2017 took place at TSMU

National Olympiad on simulation medicine and emergency medical care TernopilSimOlymp 2017 took place on September 29-30 at TSMU’s Chervona Kalyna Academic and Recreation Complex. The organizers of the event were the Central Methodological Center for Higher Medical Education of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine; Ternopil State Medical University, Public Institution National Council for Resuscitation and Emergency Medical Aid; the Youth Branch of NCREMA and Ternopil Regional Association of Simulation Training in Medicine. 17 student and young professionals’ teams took part in the event. Of Continue reading →

Ukrainian-Indian Conversation School began its work at TSMU

Week at TSMU Library. The main goal of this public initiative is to allow Ukrainian students and residents of Ternopil to learn Hindi directly from the speakers of this language, Indian students. Both Hindi and Ukrainian belong to the same group of languages, and stem from a common ancestral language, Proto-Indo-European. Even now, millennia after these daughter languages branched off, Ukrainian and Hindi have many words that sound alike. Thus, anyone wanting to explore the similarity of the two languages ​​and enrich their worldview, can Continue reading →

President of the National Federation of Water Motor Sports thanked TSMU students

Victor Shemchuk, President of the National Federation of Water Motor Sports of Ukraine in his letter addressed to Ternopil State Medical University, thanked TSMU students for their participation and volunteer work during the European Championship of Water and Motor Sport . The event took place in in Ternopil at the end of August. During these competitions clinical resident Amin Mudasar and students Liubomyr Danyliuk, Mykola Barta and Mykhailo Bandrivskyi accompanied the athletes to the doping control station. Another student, Iryna Tokarchuk, together with water rescue Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University scientist participated in the 2017 meeting of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies

Head of TSMU Department of Children’s Diseases and Pediatric Surgery Professor Oksana Boyarchuk took part in the 2017 meeting of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies (ESID). The conference, which had the theme of Autoimmunity & Inflammation in PID; Beyond the Paradox took place on September 11-14, 2017 in Edinburgh, United Kingdom. Dr. Boyarchuk’s participation in the conference was made possible through funding from the Jeffrey Modell Foundation. In total, over 1,600 participants from more than 50 countries attended the conference. Besides Dr. Boyarchuk, Ukrainian delegation at the Continue reading →

TSMU continues the large-scale study of epidemiology, prevention and treatment of Lyme disease

On September 25-28, 2017, a group of scientists of TSMU’s Department of Infectious Diseases visited forestry workers of Zakarpatska region. The visit had two main goals: first, to assess how much the foresters know about epidemiology, main clinical signs and prevention of Lyme borreliosis, and second, to test for Lyme infection across this professional group. This study is a part of the large-scale research project “Study of epidemiology, pathogenesis and clinical symptoms of Lyme borreliosis in endemic regions of Ukraine and improvement of its diagnosis, Continue reading →

TSMU students joined a charity drive for the International Day for Older Persons

Each year on October 1 world community observes the International Day for Older Persons. This day is gives everyone an opportunity to reflect on the human duty to be caring and compassionate towards one of the most respected, but also vulnerable, groups of people. Volunteers from the Red Cross Youth Ternopil have marked this day with a special mission. For two days Ternopil State Medical University students and clinical residents – the Red Cross Society volunteers prepared for the city pensioners care packages sponsored by Continue reading →

The German-Ukrainian Forum of Young Researchers: Call for Participants

University of Tübingen in cooperation with the German-Ukrainian Academic Society  is organizing the German-Ukrainian Forum of Young Researchers, supported by the DAAD from the means of the German Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF). This event will consist of two parts: Part I: an exploratory and networking tour, visiting some of the leading Ukrainian Universities and research institutes (Kyiv and Lviv/Kharkiv, 8-13 December 2017) Part II: an intensive grant-writing and coaching workshop in Berlin, Germany (9-10 February 2018) for those participants of the first part of the Forum, who Continue reading →