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Main News International

22 December 2022 г.

10th International Student Olympiad in Human Anatomy has identified the best

10th International Student Olympiad in Human Anatomy has identified the best

On December 17, the 10th International Student Olympiad in the academic discipline 'Human Anatomy' was held on the basis of the Department of Normal Anatomy, dedicated to the 75th anniversary of Professor P. Pivchenko, the initiator of this good long-term tradition, which was continued by his student, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Natalia Trushel.

For the first time, the Olympiad was held in two formats: teams from medical universities of the Republic of Belarus took part off-line, and six teams from the Russian Federation (St. Petersburg, Smolensk, Omsk, Novosibirsk) – on-line.

On December 10, a week before the final stage of the Olympiad, student activists held a qualifying stage, in which 46 second-year students of Pediatric Faculty and Faculty of General Medicine took part. According to the results of the selection, three contestants with the highest number of points were selected, who represented the team of our university in the final:

Ilya Boldusov, Faculty of General Medicine

Elizabeth Lizura, Pediatric Faculty

Alina Moroz, Pediatric Faculty

The participants of the qualifying stage were offered test in a standard format 'true-false': each of 120 questions divided into blocks according to the main anatomical areas of the human body – 'Anatomy of the head', 'Anatomy of the neck', 'Anatomy of the thoracic cavity', 'Anatomy of the abdominal cavity and pelvic cavity', 'Anatomy of the upper limb' and 'Anatomy of the lower limb'.

The final stage of the Olympiad was attended by students of all medical universities of the Republic of Belarus: Belarusian State Medical University, Vitebsk State Order of Peoples' Friendship Medical University, Gomel State Medical University, Grodno State Medical University.

Our guests from the Russian Federation were from S. M. Kirov Military Medical Academy, Novosibirsk State Medical University, Omsk State Medical University, Pavlov First State Medical University of St. Petersburg, Smolensk State Medical University, St. Petersburg University.

Before the start, the Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Olympiad, Vice-Rector for International Relations, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Vasili Roudenok addressed the contestants and guests with a welcoming speech and conveyed the wishes of success from Rector of Alma Mater, Corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Sergei Rubnikovich. Vasili Roudenok noted the importance and significance of holding such events in order to develop and strengthen international cooperation between departments and universities in general.

Also, Deputy Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the Olympiad, Head of the Department of Normal Anatomy of the Belarusian State Medical University, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Natalia Trushel welcomed the guests and wished good luck in the competition.

Throughout the competition, the jury and the Organizing Committee were actively working, consisting of the Chairman, Vice-Rector for International Relations, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Vasili Roudenok, Deputy Chairman – Head of the Department of Normal Human Anatomy, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Natalia Trushel, student research supervisor of the Department of Normal Anatomy, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Assistant professor Hanna Chechenets and members of the Organizing Committee – Deputy Head of the Department of Normal Anatomy for Research Work, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Alesya Rombalskaya, Deputy Head of the Department for Educational and Methodological Work, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Hanna Pasiuk, Senior Teacher of the Department of Normal Anatomy, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Catherine Shestakovitch, Monitor of the Student Scientific Club of the Department of Normal Anatomy, member of the Council of Student Self-Government of the Pediatric Faculty Rostislav Grintsevich and activists of the Student Scientific Club of the department. The jury also included our guest, a representative of the Vitebsk State Order of Peoples' Friendship Medical University, Senior Teacher of the Department of Normal Anatomy Alexey Romanovich.

Participants of the final stage were offered tasks from different fields of clinical medicine, which were divided into three blocks. The first included tasks on anatomy in obstetrics and gynecology, urology, andrology and pediatrics, the second block on anatomy in neurology and neurosurgery, ophthalmology and otorhinolaryngology, the third block on anatomy in cardiology and cardiac surgery, X-ray surgery, traumatology and orthopedics.

Students of the Belarusian State Medical University were awarded at the individual stage (diploma of the II degree Elizabeth Lizura, diploma of the III degree Ilya Boldusov).

In the final of the Olympiad, all teams were invited to pass the 'Anatomical Quiz', answering 25 questions divided into 5 blocks: 'Warm-up', 'Anatomical facts', 'Anatomical Online Store', 'Clinical Anatomy', 'Who is the author? '. During the team stage, participants could double or triple their points, which greatly increased the rating of many teams.

Teams of medical universities of the Republic of Belarus took the following places:

1st - Belarusian State Medical University

2nd - Grodno State Medical University

3rd - Vitebsk State Order of Peoples' Friendship Medical University

4th - Gomel State Medical University.

Teams from the Russian Federation:

1st - S. M. Kirov Military Medical Academy

2nd - Pavlov First State Medical University of St. Petersburg

3rd - Omsk State Medical University

4th - St. Petersburg University

5th - Novosibirsk State Medical University

6th - Smolensk State Medical University

The Organizing Committee of the 10th International Student Olympiad in Human Anatomy thanks all the participants of the Olympiad and congratulates the winners!

The Department of Normal Anatomy thanks for the technical organization of the event the Head of Belarusian State Medical University Center of Information Technology Development Alexander Staheiko and his staff, as well as sponsors: RUE 'Belmedpreparaty' in the person of representative of Alesia Hrapovitskaya and 'Gedeon Richter Ltd.' in the person of Diana Moroz.

The organizers and participants are grateful for assistance in the preparation and holding of the Olympiad to the Dean of the Pediatric Faculty and its Head, Candidate of Medical Sciences, Associate Professor Alena Filipovich, and the university administration headed by Rector of Alma Mater, Corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences of Belarus, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor Sergei Rubnikovich.

Author: Rostislav Grintsevich, Monitor of the Student Scientific Club of the Department of Normal Anatomy

Photo by Varvara Demidovets and Rostislav Grintsevich

Translation: Anastasia Manko