Faculty of Preventive Medicine
Andrei Grinev, Dean
+7 (343) 214-86-72
Accreditation. State accreditation. International public accreditation.
Awards and achievements. The program has been ranked among the best educational programs of innovative Russia since 2011. The projects in the field of biotechnology, advanced materials, and medicine of the future are implemented as part of the UMNIK and START grant competitions. The university created Russia’s first collection of genetic vectors to deliver them to cells. Since 2017 100% of graduates have been successfully undergoing primary accreditation. Students who scored 100 points in the Unified State Exams are studying at the faculty.
Teaching staff. The program is delivered by 271 teachers, including Professors, Corresponding Members of the RAS, Honored Workers of Higher Education, Honored Doctors of the RF, and Science Workers of the RF. Over 70% hold an academic degree, and 30% of them are Doctors of Sciences. The teachers receive state awards, honorary titles, certificates of appreciation and letters of acknowledgment from various ministries and government agencies.
Facilities and resources. State-of-the-art high-technology equipment of the educational department and clinical facilities. Methods of simulation training and assessing effectiveness of future doctors’ communication skills. Online platforms for the distance and independent learning system. The university has created an environment for developing professional and interdisciplinary competencies in medical, organizational and managerial and research activities. The USMU Competence Center provides effective training.
Education. According to the student’s individual learning path, practice-oriented training and project-based learning are implemented. If the program is delivered jointly and taught using the mediator language, international students must undergo in-depth language training. Students have an opportunity to master continuing education programs, honors programs, supplementary joint programs delivered with partner universities. Students take an active part in federal youth projects, volunteering, research and become winners of Olympiads, competitions and conferences.
Research. The Ural scientific schools of Professors A. Lidsky, B. Kushelevsky, D. Shefer are well-known in Russia and abroad. The university develops over 50 research areas with a high level of originality in research (regenerative medicine, cancer immunology, targeted therapy, vaccine therapy, social and medical prophylaxis and immunological monitoring of breast cancer, tick-born encephalitis treatment, etc.).
Competitive advantages. Students undertake internships at federal research institutions, multidisciplinary medical and preventive treatment facilities with laboratory, X-ray, ultrasound, endoscopic equipment, computer MRI scanners.
Employers and employment. Graduates are employed by medical organizations in the city of Yekaterinburg and the Sverdlovsk Region. Employers are the largest medical organizations in the region and in Russia. Students can combine their study and work as mid-level health professionals, starting from the fourth year of study. Graduates can participate in specialized PhD programs.
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