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Rector’s Complimentary Speech

Welcome to the web page of the State Establishment "Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy of Health Ministry of Ukraine"!

Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy was founded on the 15th (28) of September, 1916, as the Katerynoslavskyi Higher women's courses medical department. Now it is one of the most widespread and popular higher educational institutions of the 4th accreditation level in Ukraine, providing unique constantly three – steps training of specialists. The first level of education includes the premedical course, medical lyceum – boarding school "Dnipro", medical college. The second one is University level, which include three medical faculties, the dental one and two international faculties. Generally, 4175 students qualify in academy. The postgraduate level of medical education consists of the postgraduate study faculty, internship, master's course, clinical ordinatura, PhD course).

More than 50000 DMA graduates are involved in Ukrainian health care system. Since 1990 the academy had been training doctors for foreign countries and almost thousand of specialists with DMA diplomas working in 48 countries of the world.

The main goal of our teaching staff is to continually upgrade quality of the educational process according to the XXI century requirements. The academy is the first one among medical universities to provide license "Krok" test exams for current knowledge control, and the credit-module system, developed on the basis of leading European universities curricula. The academy has united a number of final exams into the final practically-oriented examination.

The Academy regularly participates in the international educational exhibitions and has been awarded by gold medals for outstanding achievements.

The close partnership with universities in France, Italy, USA, Germany, and the organizations in Sweden, the Netherlands, Great Britain is very fruitful. Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy is a member of European Association of International education, and cooperates with World Health Organization and the other institutions actively.

The academic process has been carrying out by 619 teachers among them 108 doctors of science and 353 candidates of science, 1 academician and 3 corresponding member of Ukrainian Academy of Sciences, 1 corresponding member of the National Academy of Sciences in Ukraine, 10 honored sciences and technology researchers, 7 honored higher school and education workers, 10 distinguished doctors, 10 laureates of the State prize, whose scientific achievements are considered to be a great contribution into the Treasury of the Science of Ukraine.

Scientific school of orthopaedics and traumatology (professors: A.E. Loskutov, L.Yu. Naumenko), scientific school of surgery (professor Ya.S. Bereznitskyi), scientific school of anesthesiology and intensive care (professor L.V. Novytska-Usenko), scientific school of urology (professor A.V. Lyulko), scientific school of neurology (professor L.A. Dzyak), scientific school of therapy (professors T.A. Pertseva, G.V. Dzyak), scientific school of otolaryngology (professor V.V. Bereznyuk) and others are famous as great scientists` centers and the source of the updated knowledge for the new generation of doctors.

The specialized academic councils such as D 08.601.01 - anesthesiology (14.01.30), intensive therapy (14.01.03), surgery, physical therapy and sports medicine (14.01.24); D 08.601.02 - Pediatrics (14.01.10), cardiology (14.01.11), gastroenterology (14.01.36) successfully work in the thesis’s defending. Academy is famous for issuing the journals "Medical perspectives", "Dermatology, cosmetology, sexual pathology", "Urology", "Morphology".

40 clinical departments of the Academy fulfill the medical treatment activity. This branch of activity includes medical and diagnostic centers, consultative out-patient department, where our advanced specialists supply highly qualified medical aid for the patients.

The following medical and educational departments have been included to the Academy structure recently: a balneary clinic has become the "Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy Clinic" and the medical college has trained the first paramedics.

Our professors and associate professors are serving sanitary aviation calls. They are participants of the "Health Days", providing medical and consultative assistance to the citizens – inhabitants of different regions and the city of Dnipropetrovsk. The doctors from academy take active part in Regional programs of mothers and children health improvement.

Paying attention to practical health care needs, we concentrate out attention on the family doctors training, having organized the postgraduate education department and having harmonized curricula in compliance to the undergraduate requirements.

Our material basis consists of 8 academic buildings with more than 600 lecture halls, classrooms and laboratories, 7 dormitories, sports complex with a swimming pool, scientific library, technological centre, two museums, vivarium, spa center, out of city sports camp.

The academy provides good quality conditions for further doctors' training worthy the 21st century conditions, as well as favorable atmosphere in order to develop medical science.

In addition to the professional education, the authority of Academy has focused on the ethic and intellectual behavior of students. The unique profession of a doctor demands high moral standards, the nobility of soul, the depth of emotion to cure patients.

DMA supports this long-standing humanitarian tradition from the Soviet Union epoch and is still staying powerful cultural, social, scientifical and educational centre. Therefore, the "students unions" were created on the basis of all these deontological, moral and ethical roots in order to develop educational process and personal needs of the students. As a consequence numerous volunteer associations like “МЛАД”, “Надія”, “Паросток”, “Милосердя” are not only the mean of medical skills improvement but the perfect character building one.

Student association "Берегиня" under the supervision by the Department of Humanitarian Sciences forms national and patriotic consciousness of students. Academy continues to provide annual trips to treasure center of Ukrainian national painting in Petrykivka region. It is impossible to imagine social life of Academy without debate and self promotion club “Душа” (supported by the specialists from psychological and physiological laboratory). The basic purpose of this club is to help former pupils to integrate into the student's society, to adapt into new educational system, provide educational loading in the practice, and respond to the teachers’ requirements.

Students unions as “Літературна вітальня”, intellectual club “Що? Де? Коли?”, and the press club for students’ youth, (at local newspaper “Пульс”) are integrated part of social and cultural life of future doctors. Local dance ensembles “Ерідан”, “Дніпровські зорі”, folk choir, numerous groups of amateur performances are very popular among the students.


By all means such perfect features of the doctors’ personality as the talent, creative courage, culture, intelligence, education, charity are background for modern physician, being the key to his professional success and life standards in society. In addition, the highest aim of society is to provide decent health care service, to support high life standards for the citizens of independent Ukraine and the whole world.



State Establishment "Dnipropetrovsk Medical Academy" (SE "DMA")


 is a center of education, science and culture in highly-developed industrial Dnipropetrovsk region. Being one of the oldest educational institutions of Ukraine, Academy was based on the 15th of September 1916 as the Katerynoslav higher female medical courses. In 1920 institution get the status of Academy, which was returned in 1994. For the years of its existence SE "DMA" has prepared up to 50 thousand of doctors, pharmacists and nurses.

Nowadays SE "DMA" is one of the prominent higher educational institutions of Ukraine with unique integrated continuous training of specialists at three levels: premedical, undergraduate and postgraduate studies.

Since 1990 the medical academy admits for study foreign citizens. Over 600 foreign DMA graduates work in 40 countries all over the world.

The academic staff considers constant improvement of educational quality to be the main task corresponding to present requirements.

697 teachers (among them 115 science doctors and 375 phylosophy doctors, 1 academician and 3 corresponding members of National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine, 1 corresponding member of National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine) help to master extremely difficult, responsible but infinitely grateful specialty at 7 faculties of medical academy (three faculties of general medicine, dentistry, two international and post-graduate studies faculties).

Our academy is a higher educational institution of the 4th accreditation level with the integrated continuous training of specialists at premedical,undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Premedical level includes regional boarding medical lyceum “Dnipro” and preparatory Russian language course where over 1300 citizens from 45 countries of the world study.

Undergraduate studies include training in such specialties as general medicine, pediatrics, medical-preventive care, stomatology, clinical pharmacy (full-time and part-time courses), pharmacy (full-time course), hospital nurse (bachelor degree).

Postgraduate studies include internship, master degree course, PhD course, clinical ordinatura and specialization.

DMA has partnership with higher education institutions of Russia, the People's Republic of China, France, the USA, Canada, Germany, some organizations in Sweden, the Netherlands, Great Britain, etc. DMA is the member of the European Association of the International Medical Education, actively cooperates with World Health Organization and other establishments.

The academy has all conditions for students' all-round development. If you are interested in scientific activity, you will be gladly accepted in students’ scientific societies.

Dear friends, you are welcome to Dnipropetrovsk medical academy! We wish you to be persistent in realization your cherished dream – to become a doctor!