Monthly Archives: February 2018

National EMSA Assembly will develop its strategy for the future

Recently, Ternopil State Medical University students-members of the European Medical Student Association had a scheduled branch meeting. During the seminar, physicians-in-training worked on their first aid skills, in particular cardiopulmonary resuscitation. For the new members of the organization, it was a good opportunity to gain new knowledge and proficiencies, and for current EMSA members, to improve their skills. “As future doctors, we should be prepared for any emergency, in everyday life and at work. Therefore, such workshops are an important during of our training. In Continue reading →

Call for International Academic Exchange program

Ternopil State Medical University Office of International Relations invites the students of 3-4th year of study (current academic year) of Medical and International Students’ Faculties to apply for an  Academic Exchange program to study  at Wroclaw Medical University in the 2018-2019 academic year (Wroclaw, Poland). The host university will waive the tuition fee and allow the students to use its dormitory accommodation. The students are responsible for covering the cost of accommodation, food, health insurance and transportation. Applicant requirements: excellent academic standing (average grade certificate Continue reading →

TSMU scholar participated in Open Medical Institute seminar on Medical Education

On February 4 – 11, 2018, associate pediatrics professor of Ternopil State Medical University Natalia Haliiash took part in the seminar Medical Education, organized by the Open Medical Institute (OMI) with the financial support of the American Austrian Foundation (AAF) and Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economics of Austria. The goal of OMI is to disseminate and implement the latest medical knowledge and practices among the medical community of Central and Eastern Europe. A number of professors and staff from our university have already Continue reading →

International football tournament took place at TSMU

For two weeks in a row, on weekends (3-4 and 10-11 February 2018), an international football tournament took place at the sports complex of Ternopil State Medical University. Twelve student teams took part in the competition. The teams included student athletes from Iraq, Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria, India, Morocco, Cameroon, and Ukraine. The competition for the main prize was intense, and as a result of it the BlackTeam, which included students from Ghana, took the first place. Egyptian-Iraq-Morocco team  placed second, while the team of Ukrainian Continue reading →

TSMU scholar took part in international ESC Heart & Brain Workshop

On January 19-20, 2018 an educational seminar on stroke ESC Heart & Brain Workshop took place in Prague, Czech Republic. Associate professor of Ternopil State Medical University Department of Emergency Medical Care S.Y. Lypovetska participated in the training. The event, aimed at cardiologists, neurologists, vascular surgeons, and interventional neurologists, was organized by the European Society of Cardiology. It took place at Charles University and included participants from Europe, the USA, and Israel. Given the importance of the multidisciplinary approach to managing stroke patients, the European Continue reading →

TSMU students placed second among international teams in emergency responders competition in Poland

The 13th International Winter Championship of Medical Rescuers (XIII Międzynarodowe Zimowe Mistrzostwa w Ratownictwie Medycznym) took place in the Polish town of Bielsko-Biała on January 23-26, 2018. Ternopil State Medical University was represented by a team of students Bohdana Pereviznyk, Nargiz Dzhavadova and Anastasia Hudyma assisted by Head of TSMU Simulation Training Center Halyna Tsymbaliuk and Head of the Department of Disaster and Military Medicine Arsen Hudyma. The students had previously won regional national competitions of emergency teams. “We have been participating in this championship Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University student of nursing will take part in the Erasmus+ exchange program

On January 31, 2018 third-year students of TSMU Bachelor’s Program in Nursing took part in a selection process for Erasmus+   student exchange program to study in Pope John Paul II State School of Higher Vocational Education in Biala Podlaska (Poland) in 2018 spring semester. Selection committee consisting of professor AG Shulhai, associate professor N Lisnychuk, associate professor SO Yastremska, AI Masstalir, assistant professor TA Kovalchuk, and assistant professor MY Kichulya has reviewed applications that had satisfied the following criteria: academic achievement (GPA certificate); polish language Continue reading →

Ternopil State Medical University is among top five Ukrainian universities in the 4 International Colleges & Universities ranking

The site 4 International Colleges & Universities published an updated ranking in January 2018 ( In it, Ternopil State Medical University has ranked fifth among 171 universities in Ukraine and placed first among medical schools of our country. 4ICU is an Australian company that has been publishing its ranking since 2005. It assesses the popularity of more than eleven thousand universities in the world and 171 universities Ukraine based on the visits to their web resources. According to the authors of the ranking, this helps Continue reading →