Ukraine (UMSA) - Kiev
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
2850000
50000
Allergy & Clinical Immunology, Oncology, Gynaecology & Obstetrics, Infectious Diseases, Intensive & Critical Care, Internal Medicine- Cardiology, Internal Medicine- Invasive Cardiology, Internal Medicine- Noninvasive Cardiology, Internal Medicine- Rheumatology, Paediatrics- Cardiology, Paediatrics- Oncology, Paediatrics- Surgery, Surgery- Cardiovascular Surgery, Surgery- Gastrointestinal Surgery, Surgery- General Surgery, Surgery- Maxillo-facial Surgery, Surgery- Neurosurgery, Surgery-Plastic Surgery, Surgery- Thoracic Surgery, Surgery- Vascular Surgery, Otorhinolarynology, Surgery- Cardiothoracic Surgery, Anaesthesiology, Female Cancers
August, September, October, November, December, January, February, March, May, April, June
30 SCOPE STUDENTS
5 SCORE STUDENTS
Pocket money Or Host Family
Host Family or Student Residency
according to general EC
www.ukrmsa.com
LEOs
Diana Legotina
Oleksandra Lohvinenko
Diana Legotina
OVERVIEW

Kyiv or Kiev is the capital and the largest city of Ukraine , located in the north central part of the country on the Dnieper River. The population in July 2013 was 2,847,200 though higher estimated numbers have been cited in the press), making Kyiv the 8th largest city in Europe.

Kyiv is an important industrial, scientific, educational, and cultural centre of Eastern Europe. It is home to many hi-tech industries, higher education institutions and world-famous historical landmarks. The city has an extensive infrastructure and highly developed system of public transport, including the Kyiv metro. 

UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS

O.O. Bogomolets National medical university is one of the most powerful among higher medical schools of Ukraine. Over 1,200 teachers, among them: 32 effective members and corresponding members in state academies of sciences of Ukraine, 33 – public academicians of sciences of Ukraine, 37 – foreign academies, 43 – international scientific organizations and associations, 70 – laureates of State prize of Ukraine and personal prizes, 102 – honorary workers of science and technology, honorary workers of education, health care, honorary doctors, honorary rationalizers of Ukraine, etc., 2 – members of permanent committees at WHO and ERB WHO, work at O.O. Bogomolets National medical university. 137 professors, 188 doctors of sciences, 341 assistant professors and 719 candidates of sciences are teaching.

O.O. Bogomolets NMU is the main establishment on issues of academic and methodical work within the system of higher medical education in Ukraine, coordinator of works on implementation of Bologna process’s principles among higher medical schools in Ukraine. 
Over 13 thousands students, postgraduates, residents, masters, doctors (pharmacists) -interns, including about 1,200 foreign citizens from 58 countries in the world, study at the University.
During its existence the University trained over 85 thousands doctors and pharmacists, including more than one fourth part from them, during the years of Ukrainian Independence. Among our graduates there are over 3 thousands of specialists from foreign citizens, who represent 67 countries in the world. 
For the first time in history of higher medical education in Ukraine the graduates from University in 2011 received the annexes to diploma of international form – Diploma Supplement.
We develop the glorious traditions of wide international cooperation. The University is the partner in consortium of European universities, in September, 2011 the establishment joined to Magna Charta Universitatum, Italy, c. Bologna.
The University concluded 37 agreements with international and foreign organizations, is the co-founder of European interuniversity center of science and cooperation, East European chain of universities, participant in 27 educational and 49 international projects. O.O. Bogomolets NMU is the only higher medical school in Ukraine, which became the partner in EU program “Erasmus Mundus”. Together with Caroline institute it implements the academic and scientific program on training of young scientists. The University actively cooperates with WHO and ERB WHO. 
Taking the leading positions in the country due to the main indices for academic and methodical, scientific research, medical diagnostic, international activity, spiritual and social development, the University has the highest rating in the industry and is included into top four most recognized higher schools of Ukraine.
O.O. Bogomolets NMU is the winner in all-Ukrainian rating among higher medical schools in Ukraine for many times, as well as at the international exhibitions of educational institutions, where it received 19 Golden medals in 2005-2011 in succession. The establishment is awarded with the honorary titles – “Leader in modern education” (2005, 2006, 2010, and 2011), “Leader in establishment of modern learning aids” (2009), “Leader in national education” (2008, 2011).

Hospitals:
Oleksandrivska City Clinical Hospital
Amosov National Institute of Cardiovascular Surgery
Vaikhnovsky Surgery Institute
"Boris" clinic
"City Doctor" clinic
Center of Paediatric Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery
City Clinical Hospital no.9
Regional Clinical Hospital
Kiev City Clinical Oncology Center

RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS
  • STUDY ON MECHANISMS FOR DEVELOPMENT OF REPEATED INSULTS, PATHOLOGY OF THYROID GLAND, CONVULSIVE SYNDROME

APPLIED:

  • DEVELOPMENT OF MEDICINES (including NANOPHARMACOLOGICAL ONES) FOR TREATMENT OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • SCIENTIFIC ACCOMPANIMENT OF REFORMS IN HEALTH CARE  
  • DEVELOPMENT AND IMPLEMENTATION OF NEW METHODS FOR DIAGNOSTICS AND TREATMENT, including:
    • RESPIRATORY SUPPORTS TO PATIENTS AT RESPIRATORY INSUFFICIENCY, ARTIFICIAL LUNG VENTILATION
    • DIAGNOSTICS, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF DISEASES OF KIDNEYS, PANCREAS, LIVER CIRRHOSIS AND DISEASES OF PORTAL VEIN
    • THERAPIES OF ISCHEMIC HEART DISEASE, ARTERIAL HYPERTENSION, ISCHEMIC INSULT, RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS
    • IMPLANTOLOGY, OSTEO-INTEGRATION, PROSTHESIS IN DENTISTRY
    • CORRECTION OF ABNORMALITIES IN REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
BOARDING

If you are placed in a host family, meals will be provided by the family. Otherwise, we will provide you with some pocket money to cover the expenses of at least one main meal per working day.

LODGING
Varies - it may be a host family, a shared appartment, a dorm or a hostel.
TRANSPORTATION

Public transportation in Kyiv includes the metro (underground), buses, trolleybuses, trams and funicular. The most popular are metro and local buses (marshroutka).

SOCIAL PROGRAM

Please contact your Local Exchange Officer or your Contact Person for information.

MUST SEE
Historical sites:
  • The Kiev-PecherskaLavra - The Monastery of the Caves.
  • St. Sofia's Cathedral - Kiev's landmark cathedral built in the 11th century.
  • St. Andrew's Church - The beautiful 19th Century church designed by the architect Rastrelli.
  • The Kiev Shevchenko Opera Theatre.
  • Zolotie Vorota - The Golden Gate of Kiev - A restored remnant of Kiev's ancient city walls.
  • St. Nicolas' Cathedral
Museums and Monuments:
  • Babi Yar - The site of mass executions during the Nazi occupation of Kiev.
  • Bohdan Khmelnitskiy Monument - A Cossack on a horse.
  • The War Museum - Its a giant statue - no its a museum - no its a statue...
  • Outdoor Museum of Ukrainian History
Other Places to see in Kiev:
  • The Verkhovna Rada - The Ukrainian Parliament
  • Khreshchatyk - Kiev's main thoroughfare .
  • Another look at Khreschatyk
  • Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence Square) - The heart of the city center
  • Maidan Nezalezhnosti at night
  • Kiev's Railway Station - Travelling by rail in Ukraine
  • The Bessarabka Market - The central market of Kiev
  • Kiev Day - An annual day-long celebration of the city
  • Desyatynna Church
The Nature of Kiev:
  • The Kiev Botanical Garden - Where the lilacs grow
  • The River Dnipro - One of Europe's longest rivers
  • The River Dnipro - Another Look
  • One of many Kyiv parks
  • The pedestrian bridge over Dnipro
  • Kiev State University Administration Building
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
What to bring:
  • White coat
  • Sthetoscope
  • Lamp
  • Reflex Hummer
  • Sugical Scrubs