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Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education

Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate EducationKharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education

Education is a higher education institution of the 4th level accreditation.

The Academy realizes post-graduate education of specialists in the all specialities of «Medicine» and «Pharmacy», also realizes post-graduate education of doctors-specialists in internship, magistracy, graduate school, clinical residency and also doctors pass their training course in accordance with basis directions.

68 departments united in 5 faculties:




Of general practice – family medicine.

Of preventive medicine.

Kharkiv Medical AcademyAcademy utilizes for training of foreign students 100 lecture-halls, 250 lecture-rooms, library with access to the Internet 44 clinical laboratories, 42 diagnostic laboratories.

Academy also has Medical college which conducts training of foreign citizens on the base of the secondary education – junior specialists (nurse), on the base of the secondary special education (junior specialist) – bachelors (nurse).

KhMAPE has 2 hostels wits 4 buildings where pupils and specialists can live. All foreign citizens, passing training at the Academy, are completely provided with habitation.

Kharkov Medical Academy of Postgraduate education was founded by order of National Commissariat of Healthcare of Ukraine in 1923. Training of 24 rural district doctors continued for 3 months , then for  4 months, and later the institute moved on principle of differentiated training of doctors for up to 6 months.

In that time, the Institute carried out constant work on the preparation of scientific and teaching personnel . The first form of training was a two-year internship training in 1928. The first graduation consisted of 84 medical interns . Internship existed until 1938 , and played a positive role in training .

The second form of training scientific and teaching personnel were graduate school and residency. Organizational and methodological guidance was assigned to theUkrainian Central Institute of Postgraduate education .

In1973 at the Institute has functioned 40 departments and 2 courses . In the second half of the 70 years significantly improved the material and technical base of the Institute. Starting from 1977 the institute was created 24 departments with the most priority disciplines ( Department of Traumatology and Spine , neonatology , Addiction, and others).

Since 1991, the institute subordinated to the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and renamed to the Kharkiv Institute of Advanced Training of Doctors , and in 1999 – in Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education .

The Academy takes part in the implementation of family medicine in Healthcare of Ukraine. Since 2001 operated educational, scientific and methodical laboratory of family medicine.

In April 2000, the Academy received a license for the provision of educational services related to the education level of qualification requirements for training physicians in the specialty “Management of organizations in health care .” In 2002, the Academy received licenses for the providing of educational services related to getting higher education at the level of qualification  junior specialist , bachelor’s degree, and their retraining . In 2002 by order of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine in the structure of the Academy ws opened a medical college .

Over the last years has developed and already embedded in the job performance evaluation criteria of the teacher , which include four areas: educational and pedagogical work , scientific research , clinical work , as well as financial and economic .

Academy has all the technical and educational opportunities for the development of distance learning, introduces it in the faculty ” Management in Health Care .” The course includes didactic , methodical and background information about a subject, as well as software that allows you to use it for a comprehensive self-management knowledge. Distance learning allows you to change the contents, methods and forms of education .

KhMAPE prepared and approved 10 internship programs , 22 graduate programs , 55 programs for preparatoring courses and computer tests for pre-certification courses .

Every year at the academy increased their qualification 16-18 thousand doctors. Also Academy prepares scientific-pedagogical personnel and high-level masters , residents , and doctorals for Ukraine and foreign countries. Every year at the academy study specialists from over 30 countries .

The Academy has a high human potential:

85% of professors or PhD

59 doctors and 317 candidates of sciences,

11 academicians

12 corresponding members

8 distinguished scientists

5 State Prize winners

5 distinguished inventors 5

6 Honoured Doctor of Ukraine

6 honorary workers of Health.

The academy has two specialized academic councils for doctoral and master’s theses .

Faculties have a unique network of modern clinical databases : Research Institutes of Medical Sciences of Ukraine (10) , hospitals, regional subordination (30), municipal subordination (48 ) hostels (6) , administration (4). Among the clinical sites – hospitals, maternity , perinatal centers, dispensaries, clinics , outpatient general practice – family medicine. The total number of beds in them – 9,3 thousands.

The most clinical sites combined in complex ” Saltovsky “, ” Moscow “, ” Balakirevsky ” on the bases of which are 34 specialized clinical departments.

Also in the Saltovsky pathological anatomy medical complex of the Academy, also operated 3 departments: forensics , pathological anatomy, topographic anatomy and pathophysiology.

In recent years were expanded chain of clinical facilities , including Regional Hospital – Center for emergency medical care is the main base of the Department of Medicine of Emergency Conditions , Emergency Medicine Centre, established in emergency medical care centre .

All clinical bases are equipped with modern medical and diagnostic equipment . Departments developed and introduced modern methods of prevention, diagnosis and treatment: MRI , ultrasound , endoscopy , angiography , functional diagnosis of the cardiovascular , respiratory and neurological disorders , devices for laparoscopy , laser surgery , thrombolysis , and others.

These conditions provide a unique opportunity to perform at the world level of educational , scientific and medical diagnostic processes and impact on improving the quality and accessibility of medical care.

Staff Academy consists of leading Specialist MoH of Ukraine (2), the Department of Health of the Kharkiv Regional State Administration (16), the Department of Health of the City Council (12).

We also cooperate with the mass-media: perfomances on television , radio, print placement of articles in newspapers and magazines on Public Health, formation of healthy lifestyle.

Also performed ” weeklies ” ” family planning ” by speaking to the media , scientific conferences , training young scientists of the Academy.

The teaching staff takes an active part in the preparation and implementation of the reform of Public Health of the areas of primary health care, emergency medical care , providing quality care for children and mothers.

Leading experts of academy participate in the implementation of national and regional programs on reproductive health of the nation, the prevention of tuberculosis, HIV and AIDS, immunization and protection from infectious diseases, cancer , prevent cardiovascular diseases , the development of primary health care program ” timely assistance ” and others.

Teaching staff annually provides about 300 thousand consultations to patients.

In 2011-2012 Central certifying commission of Ukraine was held certification of teaching staff for relevant specialties.

Teaching staff has 544 employee category ( higher category- 424 (78.1 %) first category- 94 (17.3 %) , the second category- 26 (4.6 %)). All other specialists ( 107) are certified medical specialist .

 In 2012,  the academy established a ” Dental Center”.

Thus, nowadays the Academy prepare professionals in the theoretical and practical aspects.

We welcome you to study in Kharkiv Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education.

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 by Dr Sonali

I am from india and want you to thanks for getting me admission in Post graduate Gynaecology course.

 by Hashem Ghane
post grasuate study (radiologg medical dignosis)residensy

Dear my friends
I am a medical physician that graduated from shiraz medical university at 1998 and i haive been at service as family physician in social security organisation continueal as offical personell.
I would like to continue study in radiology medical diagnosis as residenty course
would you pleasw advise me
Hashem Ghane (MD)

Please apply online and send scan copies of your documents including your medical degree and letter from hospital where you are currently working.

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