The organizational meeting on further improvement of professional training was held at the end of May with future graduates of the Medical Faculty for International Students studying at Belarusian State Medical University in Russian and English in four specialties. The purpose of the meeting was to summarize the results of graduates' studies at the university, prepare them for the upcoming final assessment and the planned training in clinical residency – one of the highest forms of professional development of future specialist.
The event was attended by Rector of Belarusian State Medical University, Corresponding Member of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Sergey Rubnikovich, Vice-Rector for International Relations, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Vasili Roudenok, Dean of the Medical Faculty for International Students, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Oleg Ishutin and Deputy Deans Yaroslav Borisevich, Olga Zolotova, Kristina Burdashkina, Head of the Department of Internship and Clinical Residency Svetlana Krasovskaya.
Rector of the University Sergey Rubnikovich brought to the attention of foreign students information about the prospects of obtaining education in residency, opportunities for advanced training of medical staff within the walls of educational institutions, improving their professional skills in the chosen specialty.
At the meeting with graduates, among other things, they talked about preparing for the upcoming state exams. Thus, the dean of the faculty Oleg Ishutin informed the audience about the organization of the state examination board and the procedure for conducting the final assessment.
The head of the Department of Internship and Clinical Residency Svetlana Krasovskaya told the graduates about the admission procedure to the clinical residency, the list of documents required for further study and the university's capabilities for training specialists in its departments, improving their professional skills and further prospects for the development.
The organizational meeting was held in a friendly atmosphere. Graduates from among foreign citizens had the opportunity to ask questions to representatives of the rector's office, dean's office, department of internship and clinical residency and get comprehensive answers to them.
Author: Oleg Ishutin, Dean of the Medical Faculty for International Students, Yulia Lukerchik, Deputy Dean for Educational Work of Belarusian State Medical University;
Photo by Dmitry Zelenkovsky;
Translation: Anastasiya Karnacheva.