INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATION OF THE RESIDENCY PROGRAM IN KAZAN STATE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY

In accordance with the decision of the Royal College of physicians and surgeons of Canada on July 12, 2019, the Internal Medicine Residency Program of Kazan State Medical University received the status of an accredited program for a period of 4 years. This status confirms that the Kazan State Medical University meets the highest international educational standards and applies the principles of continuous improvement of the quality of educational services. Accreditation of the residency program allows graduates of the program after passing exams to engage in medical activities in Canada and the United States.
It should be noted that the residency program of Kazan State Medical University was the first international program in the world (outside Canada), accredited by the Royal College of physicians and surgeons of Canada. Kazan State Medical University became the first medical university in the CIS and Eastern Europe who received institutional accreditation of the Royal College of physicians and surgeons of Canada in 2017.
 
 

KSMU in the list of accredited Internal Medicine programs at Royal College website:

http://www.royalcollege.ca/rcsite/documents/arps/internal-e

Press release at the Royal college website: 

https://newsroom.royalcollege.ca/first-international-partner-achieves-royal-college-accredited-program-status/


KSMU in the list of collaborative partners at the Royal College website: 

http://www.royalcollege.ca/rcsite/international/rci-collaborative-partners-e

RESIDENCY EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEETING 28.06.2019

Residency Education Committee Meeting took place on June 28, 2019. The meeting was attended by A.V. Shulaev, Vice-rector for regional health development, M. A. Mukhamedyarov, Head of International Affairs Department, A. N. Maksudova ,Residency Program Director, M. V. Kuznetsov , Deputy chief physician for the medical part of the Clinic of the Medical University, E. B. Frolova , Deputy chief physician for the diagnosis of City Hospital № 7, M. N. Mukharyamov , Deputy Director on medical part of ICDC.

The following issues were discussed during the meeting: the implementation of residency program at clinical sites, accreditation of Internal Medicine Residency program of KSMU, work of residents during Worldskills in Kazan, implementation of the project "Clinical faculty of residency program of KSMU".

EDUCATIONAL COURSE "DEVELOPMENT OF COMMUNICATION SKILLS IN THE WORK OF A DOCTOR"

Jeffrey Wong, Professor of the University of Pennsylvania, held an educational course "Development of communication skills in the work of a doctor" from May, 13-17 2019. The course participants were clinical faculty, faculty of KSMU departments, residents. The following topics were studied in detail during the seminars:

- Giving bad news to patients.

- The Health Advocate in Health System Science.

-  Improving Resident Handoffs in Patient Care Transitions.

- Update on screening recommendations.

- Improving your critical thinking skills.

THE AWARDING CEREMONY OF "CLINICAL FACULTY OF THE RESIDENCY PROGRAM OF KSMU

Doctors of medical institutions of Kazan and the Republic of Tatarstan were awarded the title of "Clinical faculty of the residency program of KSMU" on January 18, 2019 in Kazan State Medical University. This title is awarded in order to recognize the merits and active participation of medical practitioners - employees of medical institutions - in the implementation of the residency program of Kazan State Medical University.

Kazan State Medical University has been actively developing a project for training therapists in the framework of the residency educational program according to the standards of the Royal College of physicians and surgeons of Canada since 2015. Residency is a form of postgraduate medical education in clinical specialties, the passage of which is one of the conditions for admission to medical practice in the United States and Western Europe.

A.V. Shulaev, Vice-rector for regional health development welcomed the participants of the ceremony on behalf of the leadership of Kazan State Medical University. In his speech, he noted that clinical faculty contribute to the improvement of the quality of clinical medical training residency programs, improvement and introduction of new teaching methods, strengthening and development of the base of the departments of Kazan State Medical University, the growth of prestige and authority of Kazan medical school. The event were also attended by Ramin Ahmadi, Executive Director of GMED Global (USA), M. A. Mukhamedyarov, Head of the International Affairs Department, A. N. Maksudova ,Internal Medicine Residency Program Director Deputy chief physicians of medical institutions, which are  key clinical bases of the residency program.

According to the results of the first selection for the title "Clinical faculty of the residency program of KSMU was awarded to 10 doctors, including representatives of the Republican clinical hospital of the Ministry of health of RT, City clinical hospital №7 of the Ministry of health of RT, Republican clinical oncological dispensary of the Ministry of health of RT, Republican clinical infectious diseases hospital.

RESIDENCY EDUCATION COMMITTEE MEETING

Residency Education Committee Meeting took place on December 25, 2018. The meeting was attended by A.V. Shulaev ,Vice-rector for regional health development, M. A. Mukhamedyarov, Head of International Affairs Department, A. N. Maksudova ,Residency Program Director, M. V. Kuznetsov , Deputy chief physician for the medical part of the Clinic of the Medical University, M. V. Burmistrov , Deputy chief physician for science, development and innovative technologies of RCH, E. B. Frolova , Deputy chief physician for the diagnosis of City Hospital № 7, I. V. Khusnutdinova ,Head of clinical and expert Department of ICDC, R. G. Zaripova , Deputy chief physician of the Republican clinical infectious diseases hospital, E. I. Bogdanov, Head of Neurology and Rehabilitation Department of KSMU.

The following issues were discussed during the meeting: the implementation of residency program at clinical sites, the project "Clinical faculty of Residency Program of KSMU", and the upcoming visit of the Accreditation Commission of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.