Turning challenges into opportunities





Dear colleagues and friends!

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University is the oldest leading medical university in Russia that has become a cradle of most medical schools and scientific societies of our country. For decades it has been unofficially known as “First Med”.

University success is based on a blend of glorious traditions and actual innovative approaches multiplied by a great potential of human resources. We are proud to be a unique educational, scientific and medical complex that graduates, certifies and provides lifelong professional education for physicians and other healthcare workers; that contributes significantly to the domestic and global medicine. The University is closely linked to the fundamental and applied research, highly efficient medical treatment, and propaganda of medical and pharmaceutical achievements.

Our University is rich with knowledge and experience that is generously transferred to our students, to those whose mission will be to face the challenges of the 21st century in the field of medicine and people aiding, to implement new methods and technologies in healthcare.

Petr V. Glybochko

Bridge to the University of Cambridge

The First MSMU representatives (Dr. D. Butnaru, the head of the Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Mr. N. Sushentsev, the Coordinator for the Research Career Center) visited the University of Cambridge on 28-30 November, 2016

The First MSMU was ranked 251-300 in the prestigious Times Higher Education BRICS & Emerging Economies Rankings 2017

PHIL BATY, Editor of the Times Higher Education World University Rankings, said:" We only rank the very best universities from this cohort so to make the top 300 list is a great achievement in itself and Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University should be heartily congratulated."

An International Discussion on the Issues of Molecular Medicine

An open workshop on molecular medicine took place at the Institute for Molecular Medicine of the Sechenov University on 21 November, 2016 , as a part of the international conference “Toolkits for DNA vaccine design, an update”.

I.M. Sechenov First MSMU opened a training course of the World Health Organization (WHO) on prevention of the non-communicable diseases (NCDs)

The First MSMU held an opening ceremony of the WHO training course on prevention & control of the NCDs in the Russian Federation on 22 November, 2016.

Access to 2000 lectures on the HS Talks Platform (The Biomedical & Life Sciences Collection)

Under the Russian Academic Excellence Project 5- 100, the leaders of the First MSMU held talks with the Henry Steward Talks Ltd (HS Talks) administration.

The Doctor as a Humanist- a new international project at I.M. Sechenov First MSMU!

Mr. Jonathan McFarland, the head of the Academic Writing office at Sechenov Medical University, held a master class on the role of Humanities in  life and practical activities of a modern physician on 21 November, 2016.

Our pediatric surgeons represented FMSMU at the European Congress in Italy with noble dignity

Milan hosted 17 Congress of the European Pediatric Surgeons Association (EUPSA). Traditionally, the Department of Pediatric Surgery and Urology, Andrology headed by Prof. D. Morozov, partook in the Congress, as well as the colleagues of other FMSMU departments and friendly universities.

Students from Harbin Medical University (China) conclude a successful program at Sechenov University (Moscow, Russia)

Within the frames of a joint Master Program in Public Health between Harbin Medical University and I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University, a group of medical students travelled from Harbin city (China) to Moscow. Their professional training program included lectures in medical sciences, furthermore, classes of English in the Business Setting delivered by Istvan Lenart, newly appointed Associate Professor of the Department of Foreign Languages.

Mastectomy is no longer a torture

For the first time in Russia in the University Clinic № 1 the First MSMU Department of Plastic Surgery performed a unique surgery aimed at minimally invasive breast reconstruction after mastectomy.

Medical Education Conferences in the UK

“Of the physician’s character, the chief quality is humanity, the sensibility of heart which makes us feel for the distress of our fellow-creatures” (John Gregory, 18th Century Scottish physician).

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