Post graduate education

medical education in ukraine

Postgraduate education of specialization of doctors and pharmacists is carried out in the internship here at KMU, Master's degree program, other programs in clinical residency and the courses of second specialization of doctors is also carried out here.

Training of doctors and specialization of high qualified students and candidates as doctors of medicine at the university is carried out as post-graduate and doctoral candidacy and within the institution of recipients.

Internship is generally an obligatory form of postgraduate program of higher study for doctors and pharmacists as the primary specialization, which means elevating the level of practical training and providing the occupational strength for autonomous medical practice of specialists due to main medical and pharmaceutical specialties, firmed by the subsequent orders of Ukraine.

For the training in internship, duration for a student to practice is about of 1-3 years and is outlined by the Ministry of Health of Ukraine varying on the fact of the specialization in a field. Training in internship is carried out within the specialties:

Obstetrics and Gynecology, Anesthesiology and intensive therapy, Dermato-venereology, General practice from medical schools in Ukraine – Family medicine, infectious diseases, sport medicine, medicine of urgent states, neurology, neurosurgery, clinical oncology, orthopedics and traumatology, otolaryngology, ophthalmology, pathological anatomy, psychiatry, radiology, forensic medical examination, internal diseases, urology, pulmonology and phthisiology, surgery, children’s surgery, neonatology, pediatrics, general hygiene, epidemiology, stomatology, general pharmacy, medical psychology.

The citizens of Ukraine who have the qualification of being a doctor is recommended by the Scientific Council of the higher school to research on the work and accredited to the places of medical interns in basic health institutions for training in the internship. Master’s degree program training is carried out at the existing and same department of higher educational study school.

Clinical Residency: This is in actual the highest form for the training of medical students as specialists with particular specialization. Medical Training is carried out at both the regular form and as well as distance or discontinued work within the following specialties:

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Therapy
  • Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Urology, Oncology
  • Pediatric surgery
  • Pediatrics
  • children's infectious diseases
  • infectious diseases
  • cardiology
  • rheumatology
  • endocrinology
  • Neurology
  • Psychiatry
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otolaryngology
  • Dermato-venereology
  • Traumatology and Orthopedics
  • Therapeutic dentistry
  • Surgical dentistry
  • Prosthetic dentistry
  • Pediatric therapeutic dentistry
  • Orthodontics
  • Radiology
  • Roentgenology
  • Physiotherapy and Sports medicine
  • forensic medicine
  • Phthisiology
  • Pathology
  • Clinical immunology
  • Anesthesiology and Intensive care.

Postgraduate studies: The form of training for scientific-pedagogical and scientific personnel of higher qualification in KYIV Medical University, Ukraine is termed as post- graduate studies and programs. Training of the students at postgraduate university is carried out within the specializations, such as:

Obstetrics and Gynecology (14.01.01) Internal Diseases (14.01.02) Surgery (14.01.03) Neurosurgery (14.01.05) Urology (14.01.06) Oncology / Medical Sciences / (14.01.07) Children surgery (14.01.09) Pediatrics (14.01.10) Cardiology (14.01.11) Rheumatology (14.01.12) Infectious diseases (14.01.13) Endocrinology (14.01.14); Nervous Diseases (14.01.15); Psychiatry (14.01.16) Eye diseases (14.01.18) Otorhinolaryngology (14.01.19); Skin and venereal disease (14.01.20) Traumatology and Orthopedics (14.01.21) Dentistry (14.01.22) Radiation diagnosis and radiotherapy (14.01.23) Physiotherapy (14.01.26) Pulmonology (14.01.27) Clinical Pharmacology (14.01.28); Anesthesiology and Intensive care (14.01.30) Hygiene and Vocational Pathology /medical sciences/ (14.02.01) Epidemiology (14.02.02) Social Medicine (14.02.03); General anatomy (14.03.01) General physiology (14.03.02) Pathological anatomy (14.03.03), Pathological physiology (14.03.04) Pharmacology (14.03.05) Immunology and Allergology (14.03.08) Histology, Cytology, Embryology (14.03.09) Virology (03.00.06), Educational and developmental psychology (19.00.07), Medical Psychology (19.00.04), pharmaceutical chemistry and pharmacognosy (15.00.02), theory and methodology of training (13.00.02).

The duration of postgraduate study at distance mode of learning should not exceed three years and part- time education of a student also lasts for 4 years at minimum. During this period, a student should have to submit a hypothesis work for the defense to the specific scientific council.

Postdoctoral Training: Postdoctoral Training in the medical terms is the form of preparing the scientific-pedagogical and scientific personnel of higher studies.

At KYIV MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF UAFM, postdoctoral training is worked on 14 specializations:

Obstetrics and Gynecology (14.01.01); Internal Diseases (14.01.02); Surgery (14.01.03); Pediatrics (14.01.10); Cardiology (14.01.11); Skin and Venereal Diseases (14.01.20); Dentistry (14.01.21); Rheumatology (14.01.12); Pediatric Surgery (14.01.09); Hygiene and Vocational Pathology (Medical Sciences) - 14.02.01; Social Medicine (14.02.03); General anatomy (Medical Sciences) - 14.03.01; Immunology and Allergology (14.03.08); Histology, Cytology, Embryology (14.03.08).

The final stage of scientific-pedagogical and scientific training for the personnel of higher qualification is their certification in specialized Scientific Councils for obtaining the degree of Candidate or Doctor of Medicine with particular area of expertise.