Poltava Ukrainian Medical & Stomatological Academy a best Medical Education in English – A higher education institution for training of doctors, including dentists. The Academy started its operations in 1921 with odontological faculty of Kharkiv Medical Academy. In 1967, the Institute moved to the city of Poltava and renamed as the Poltava State National Medical University.
In 1994 Poltava Medical Dental University IV received the highest level of accreditation and status of Ukrainian Medical Dental Academy. In 2004, the IV accreditation level was confirmed.
Currently studying at the Academy of 3615 students, 1400 of them – foreigners from 42 countries. Training is conducted in the dental, medical faculties, faculty training foreign citizens Faculty of Graduate Education and the department of pre-university training. On the basis of the YMCA established college that prepares undergraduate and junior medical staff.
In the structure of the Academy were 56 departments, nine of them – support. Medical-advisory work carried out on the 35 clinical departments of the Academy, located in the best regional and city hospitals Poltava.
The Academy trains specialists in the following specialties:
1. Dentistry (7.110106 training period of 5 years)
2. General Medicine (7.110101 training period 6 years)
3. Pediatrics (7.110104 training period 6 years)
4. Nursing (5.110102), the period of study 2, on the basis of secondary education
5. Prosthetic dentistry (5.110109), the period of study 2, on the basis of secondary education
Form of training in the academy day and part-time training in the afternoon (evening classes).
The scientific potential of the YMCA – 82 doctors, 316 PhDs, 75 professors, 171 associate professors, 2 Laureate of the State Prize of Ukraine, 8 Honoured Scientist of Ukraine, 6 Honoured Doctor of Ukraine. Over the last decade, the Academy held significant changes that allowed to go up to the university to a new competitive level of training, to introduce the most advanced technology training. Evidence of this is the Academy award two silver and bronze medals at international exhibitions of educational institutions “Modern education in Ukraine – 2001, 2002, 2004.” In June 2003, the Academy took part in the ranking of higher education institutions of Ukraine “Sophia of Kyiv”. For active work on improving the quality of modern education Ukrainian Medical Dental Academy was awarded a Diploma ranking of higher education institutions. In the category “quality of the third millennium,” Academy was awarded the silver stele and the diploma of the International Academic Rating “Golden Fortune” From 1999 to 2009 at the Academy published over 710 educational benefits of various scientific subjects. In the last year received 106 patents of Ukraine and Russia. And compiled the program has seven academic schools: operative surgery and topographic anatomy, normal physiology, oral surgery, biological chemistry, pathology, dentistry, clinical and experimental pharmacology. Ukraine, as a member of the UN and UNESCO is actively involved in the implementation of international programs in the field of higher education. Helps to foreign countries to prepare their national health workforce and Ukrainian Medical Dental Academy. In order to improve the quality of medical training of foreign nationality at the academy in 1992 the faculty to work with foreign students. Now studying at the academy 1400 foreigners from 42 countries of the world (England,America,Ireland,Mexico,Italy,France,Denmark, Albania,Armenia,Romania,Palestine, Iraq, ,India,Cameroon,Kenya,Nigeria,Mongolia,China,Nepal,Iran, Syria, Morocco, Algeria,Jordan, Pakistan, Libya, Russia, Turkmenistan, and others). They are guaranteed all the rights and freedoms contained the current legislation of Ukraine. Training of foreign nationals held in accordance with the curriculum and programs of the Ministry of Education and Science and the Ministry of Health of Ukraine. International students on an equal footing with the students – citizens of Ukraine are classrooms, a library and reading rooms, sports facilities, it also highlights areas for cultural, religious events and fees fraternities. The educational process provides teachers with special training and experience in working with foreign nationals in the early stages of their training. After graduation, foreign students receive diplomas of international standard. In 1997. in the dean’s office was created by the preparatory department for foreign citizens. Students of the Preparatory Department are studying Russian language, style of speech science, mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, computer science, geography. In general, the work of the preparatory department aims at adapting foreign nationals to live and train in Ukraine and familiarity with the culture and traditions of the Ukrainian people. Increasing trend to the further post-graduate training academy in clinical internship and graduate school. Now in different departments in the clinical residency improve their skills 42 foreigners – graduate dental and medical faculties. More and more foreigners who have completed residency and wish to continue their education in graduate school.