Sumy State Medical University is located in the eastern city of Ukraine some 305 kilometer from capital Kiev with almost 290000 dwellers. The river Psel is one of the main natural source of beauty of Sumy which makes its dwellers proud. The University has started its journey in 1948 and in the year 1992 it has started to teach Medicine as State Medical University. Such scholars and teachers, as Prof. Markevich V.E., Prof. Ataman A.V., Prof. Sykora V.Z. were at the source of the institute. The Institute has two faculties: Medical and Postgraduate Medical Education and departments: Department of Human Anatomy Department of Biophysics, Biochemistry, Pharmacology and Biomolecular Engineering Department Hygiene and Ecology of Microbiology, Virology and Immunology Department of Infection Disease with Epidemiology Department of Orthopedics, Traumatology and Emergency Conditions Department of Pathomorphology Department of Obstetrics and
Gynecology Department of Physiology Department of Internal Medicine Department of Social Medicine Department of General Surgery Department of Neurology Department of Pediatrics Department of Pediatrics and Postgraduate Education Department of Surgery Department of Family Medicine Medical Institute provides training on the specialties: “General Medicine”, “Prophylactic Medicine” and “Stomatology”. Postgraduation education training on the specialty: “Therapy”, “Surgery”, “General practice, Family Medicine”, “Obstetrics and Gynecology”, “Infectious Disease”, “Pediatrics”, followed by specialization.
The Medical Institute carries out research in the following areas: Medical and biological aspects of water and salt and electrolyte metabolism of the body in health and disease The role of the allelic polymorphism in the development of pathological processes and disease Creating a biocompatible nanocomposite materials Мicroelementhoses study The Institute has the following laboratories: Scientific Laboratory of Molecular Genetic Studies Pathology Research Center Center for Morphological Studies Regional Centre for Environmental, Сhemical and Toxicological Monitoring and Biomedical Research Laboratory of Biomaterials Students and academic staff have an opportunity to enter PhD programs of 9 specialties. At present time, 50 graduate students and 3 doctoral students are studying for receiving academic degree. Currently, work is done by one individual research grant of the President of Ukraine.