Altai state Medical University

The history of Perm State Medical University named after E.A. Wagner, as well as the history of higher education in Ural as a whole, goes back to October 1916, when Medical Faculty of Perm University was founded. About 350 future doctors were admitted to the faculty during the first year that made 70% of all students. .

New generations of scientists, new scientific schools reflect the most important peculiar features of science of the second half of the 20th – beginning of the 21st centuries, which are based on the principles of interaction between fundamental and applied sciences as well as intellectualization, humanization of higher medical education.

Scientific surgical school created by Academician of RAMS E.A. Wagner is known both in this country and abroad. The basic scientific trend includes the problem of thorax, associated and combined injuries. But the circle of scientific interests of E.A. Wagner and his followers is wider: management of pulmonary, mediastinal and esophageal diseases, abdominal surgery, vascular pathology, transplantation and replantation, urology, oncology, deontology. Many followers of Evgeny Antonovich Wagner became well-known scientists. Professor V.A. Bruns and Professor A.S. Denisov are the State Prize laureates (1997), Professor S.G. Sukhanov – Director of Perm Institute of Heart (1999), Professor M.F. Zarivchatsky, Professor P.Ya. Sandakov, Professor V.M. Subbotin – Honoured Doctors of the Russian Federation. All of them are the graduates of Perm State Medical University. Most of them are still working at the University.

Bashkir State Medical University

Bashkir State Medical University

There are six profile institutes successfully working on the basis of PSMU. Scientific studies of Perm researchers in medicine are constantly introduced into practical public health service of the Russian Federation and Perm Krai; they are reflected in multiple scientific works and patent inventions. Over the past 5 years, 112 patent inventions, 17 useful model patents, 161improvement suggestions were received. According to the results of the recent years, the university occupies the leading place by the number of invention applications and positive invention decisions among all 14 higher schools of Prikamiye..

The staff of teachers consists of order-bearers, Honoured Workers of Science of RF, Honoured Doctors of RF, Honoured Workers of Higher School of RF, Honoured Professors, State and Regional Prize laureates. More than 140 Doctors of Medical Sciences and more than 450 Candidates of Medical Sciences train students at 75 departments of various profile.

During the period of its existence, more than 50 000 doctors graduated from PSMU.

PSMU is a member of The Association of Medical Schools in Europe. Since 1992 the university has been listed in the State Register of Participants of Foreign Economic Relations; foreign students are trained by the programs of pre-training, prediploma and postgraduate education (at present – students from 21 countries of the Near East, Africa, Asia, Commonwealth of Independent States).

Material and technical basis is being constantly improved. Five buildings for training students have been reconstructed and modernly furnished; lecture halls are equipped with multimedia complexes. There are 12 computer rooms, electronic medical library.

Two polyclinics are renovated, reequipped and functioning now. Surgical hospital of dental clinic, equipped with the latest medical facilities, has been reconstructed. Imitation center for development of practical skills is being built now.

There are nine comfortable hostels at the disposal of students. They are newly furnished and equipped with internet. Their infrastructure is being improved.

Young people are provided with conditions for creative realization and physical development. As a result – achievements in the contest "Students' spring" of the local, regional and All-Russian levels, as well as victories in sport events.

PSMU is integrated into the regional medicine. Clinical departments, which provide educational process, are placed in most treatment-and-prophylactic institutions. Besides, professors and staff of departments carry out practical work, introducing new scientific achievements into the public health of Perm Krai.