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

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).

Masterclass: a crash course in dealing with stress

Sechenov First MSMU hosted the training workshop "Partnership in education. Facilitation of relationships between students and teachers" starring Max Schupbach (Ph D., USA, clinical supervisor) and Nadezhda Tvorogova (Doctor of Psychology, professor, psychotherapist, Head of the Department of Pedagogics and Medical Psychology).

The First Med discussions: how to refine the healthcare system

The Federal Methodological Center for Accreditation of Doctors under Sechenov First MSMU gathered the health system professionals keen to discuss the section "Healthcare" within the pre-election program of the "United Russia" party.

The Academic Council approved the development strategy

Sechenov FMSMU Academic Council sums up the academic year in the Congress Centre of R&D Center. The development strategy of the University, departments and reports on internal grants are also on agenda.

Sechenov Medical University joined the world best universities rankings

Sechenov Medical University joined the Times Higher Education World University Rankings with the 13th position among the 24 Russian higher educational institutions included in the ranking.

Leading international experts highly appreciated the innovative  development of Sechenov University

The meeting of the International Advisory Council (IAC) took place at a leading medical University of the country - the First Moscow State Medical University.

A trip to Slovenia

The June trip of faculty staff to Slovenia consisted in meeting with international UDINE-C Group, dedicated to contemporary problems of nursing in the world, attended by representatives (professors and lecturers) 46 US and European universities (Great Britain, Austria, Slovenia, Iceland, Serbia, etc.).

Head of academic writing office appointed editor of  Prestigious british journal

Jonathan McFarland, the Head of the Academic Writing Office at Sechenov Medical University has just been made the new Associate Editor for the Medical Humanities Section of the Arts and Humanities in Higher Education blog. The journal is a prestigious, International and peer reviewed journal that publishes articles, reviews and scholarly comment relating to the arts and humanities in higher education.

The vector’s right (proved by Webometrics)

Sechenov First MSMU for the last 6 months has hi-pinged in the national ranking of universities from 100 to 63 place, as well as in global ranking by 225 positions - from 4139 to 3914 line of 25,000 universities worldwide.

Toxicology and forensic doctors were lectured on biomonitoring in advanced way

On June 27, Prof. Dr. Aristides Tsatsakis, the leading European specialist in toxicology, chief editor of The Open Forensic Science Journal, Food and Chemical Toxicology (Elsevier) delivered his lecture in the International School of Personalized and Translational Medicine under Sechenov First MSMU (Sechenov University).

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