Vitebsk State Medical University (VSMU) is one of the the largest and most distinguished medical establishment of higher education in Belarus with more than 7200 students from 43 countries. Established in 1934, VSMU is famous for its quality of medical education. The quality management system of the university meets the international ISO 9001 standards.
Due to the high qualification of teachers medical students receive modern medical education, which enables them to properly represent our university in all around the world. The duration of studying at the Faculty is 6 years In Recent Years The Number Of Medical Students Enrolled At The Faculty Has Increased And There Are More Than 3800 Students.
Classes are held at 50 departments of the university. The educational process is provided by 528 academicians including 54 Doctors of Sciences (50 of them are Professors), 270 Candidates of Sciences and 204 assistant lecturers.
At the faculty scientific-pedagogical schools are created and successfully function. They are run by professors A.N.Kosinets, V.P.Deikalo, N.Yu.Konevalova, M.G.Sachek, V.P.Adaskevich, V.Ya.Bekish, I.I.Burak, I.I.Generalov, V.S.Glushanko, S.N.Zanko, V.I.Kozlovskiy, A.M.Litvyakov, N.G.Lud, O.D.Myadelets, D.K.Novikov, V.M.Semyonov, V.N.Shilenok and others whose names are wide-known in the Republic of Belarus and abroad.
Considerable attention is paid to the implementation and use modern innovative technologies and educational materials of a new generation (multimedia simulators, virtual programs) in the educational process. The academic staff of the faculty is actively involved in the work of the laboratory of innovative pedagogy. Particular emphasis is placed on practical training of students. Besides regular practical classes the students can participate in work of the following clinical skills laboratories: «Obstetrics and Gynecology», «Anesthesiology and Reanimatology», «General practitioner», «Pediatrics», «Internal diseases», «Surgical diseases», and Experimental transplantation laboratory. The students can master and improve their practical skills and get advanced knowledge directly in hospitals.