On July 6, the 45th anniversary ceremony of international medical students induction into the profession of a doctor and a pharmasist was held at Belarusian State Medical University, which was a worthy ending of their studies and the completion of a certain stage of their scientific endeavours and aspirations.
This academic year, 202 young specialists from 26 different countries have graduated from BSMU. They will soon start their professional journey in such a serious, responsible and honourable mission as helping people who are in need of medical help.
The ceremony was declared open by the Rector of BSMU, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Sergey Rubnikovich, who wished the young doctors and pharmacists success in their professional life.
The ceremony was also attended by the First Vice-Rector, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Irina Moroz, Vice-Rector for International Relations, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Vasili Roudenok, Vice-Rector for Educational Work, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Pavel Markautsan, Dean of the Medical Faculty for International Students, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Oleg Ishutin.
The Order of the Rector of the educational establishment “Belarusian State Medical University” “On the graduation of doctors and pharmacists 2021” was read by Oleg Ishutin from the stage of the assembly hall.
Traditionally, the international graduates took the Doctor and Pharmacist Oath and sang the main student anthem “Gaudeamus” together.
Javed Saba from the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (who studied in the speciality “General Medicine” in English) received a diploma with honours and some souvenirs from the Rector of the University.
Besides the diplomas, the best representatives of the Faculty, who have achieved high academic results and made a significant contribution to the socially useful activities, will take home souvenirs and gratitude letters to their parents.
The celebration of the graduates’ induction into the profession of a doctor and a pharmacist, Hippocrates 2021, ended with a commemorative photo session.
Author: Oleg Ishutin, Dean of the Medical Faculty for International Students, photos by Dmitry Zelenkovsky
Translation: Tatiana Malkovich