History of the Faculty

Beginning of preparation of doctors of specialty «medical business» (doctor – doctor) and creation of medical – prophylactic (hereinafter medical, medical) faculty at Vinnitsa National Medical University. Pirogov is connected with 1930 when on the basis of the pharmaceutical institute existing in Vinnitsa since 1921 a correspondence medical institute was established – a branch of the All-Ukrainian Institute of correspondence medical education. The enrollment of students to the institute was then carried out by a number of persons who had secondary medical education.

In 1932 the correspondence medical institute was reorganized into an evening production medical institute with training at two faculties – medical – preventive and pediatric.

In 1934, a stationary medical institute was organized in Vinnytsia with the recruitment of students into the medical and preventive faculties. His former deans, Professor M.M., made a significant contribution to the development of the Faculty of Medicine. Bolyarskiy, Ya.M. Britvan (Dean of the Faculty from 1948 to 1952), VP Tsipkovsky (Dean of the Faculty from 1952 to 1953 and from 1954 to 1959), P.P. Kulik (Dean of the Faculty in 1953 – 1954), Associate Professors M.P. Rudyuk (Dean of the Faculty from 1959 to 1965), V.A. Korniychuk (Dean of the Faculty from 1965 to 1969), A.I. Krat (Dean of the Faculty from 1976 to 1991), PL. Ceiling (Dean of the Faculty from 1991 to 1994. Assoc. Prof. PK Zagniborod worked as the Dean of the Faculty from 1994 to 2011. Since 2011 the Dean of the Faculty has been elected Prof. Yu. Shevchuk.

Due to the significant changes in the organization of higher medical education and practical health care, the Medical Faculty in 1994 was reorganized into a medical faculty with the training of doctors in the specialty: “Medical” and “Pediatrics”. Subsequently (2001) the medical faculty was reorganized and on the basis of it the medical faculty №1 with training of doctors in specialty «medical business» and medical faculty №2 with training of doctors in specialty «pediatrics» was created. majoring in medical psychology.

Significant contribution of graduates of the medical faculty in the development of medical science and higher medical education. The founder of Ukrainian anesthesiology is Professor A.I. Treschinsky, a lot for the development of neurosurgery in Ukraine, was made by Professor Yu.O. Zozulya, fruitful in the field of development of higher medical education academician V.M. Kozakov, professors Petro and Vitaliy Fischenko made significant progress in the development of orthopedics and traumatology.

The chief neurosurgeon of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine, Academician of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine E. Pedachenko, an expert of the Higher Surgical Institute of Neurosurgery, an honorary member of many international organizations, began his path to science in the first three courses of the Medical Faculty of the National Medical University of Ukraine.

Graduate of the Faculty of Medicine Zorya – Academician of the Russian Academy of Medical and Technical Sciences, Doctor of Medical Sciences Professor, Head of the Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology of the Moscow Dental Academy became the sponsor of the Pirogov Prize for postgraduate students of VNMU, made a significant contribution to the renewal of the ceremonial uniform. Pie during his rebalancing.

At the Faculty since 1961 training of doctors from among foreign citizens has been started. At the university, more than 4,000 foreign nationals from 105 foreign countries have been enrolled in various forms of preparation for 52 years. Among the graduates of the Faculty of Foreign Nationals: Chief of the Panama Military Hospital, Deputy Minister of Health of Angola, Head of a large cardiology clinic in Chicago. Many foreign graduates are worthy of representing our university in almost 100 countries.

There are 32 departments at the Faculty of Medicine # 1, 84 clinical courses, and faculty members also work at 5 university departments (Philosophy and Social Sciences, Physical Education and Exercise Science, Foreign Languages; Biological Physics, Medical Equipment and Informatics, Biology).


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