Pediatrics in Samara State Medical University
Faculty of Pediatrics
Tel. +7 846 374-10-04, ext. 4652
Awards and achievements. In 2015 the program underwent international external evaluation according to the standards and criteria established by the National Centre for Public Accreditation in accordance with ESG-ENQA. Since 2012 the program has been recognized as the best educational program of Russia by the Guild of Experts in the Sphere of Professional Education and the National Centre for Public Accreditation.
Teaching staff includes 31 Professors, 54 Associate Professors, 45 Assistants, eight Assistant Professors, including G. Makovetskaia, Honored Worker of Science of the RSFSR, Professor Emeritus of SamSMU, Professor (the founder of the academic and research school of pediatrics); F. Gilmiiarova, Honored Worker of Science of the RF, Professor; R. Galkin, Honored Doctor of the RF, a two-time laureate of the RF Government Award, Professor; L. Mazur, Worker of Higher Education of the RF, Head of the Department of Hospital Pediatrics, Professor.
Facilities and resources. The departments are located in two academic buildings, at 23 clinical facilities, university clinics. There are 88 classrooms with state-of-the-art equipment.
Research. Over the past five years, the faculty members have published about 1,700 works including 1,500 articles (over 550 in the journals recommended by the State Commission for Academic Degrees and Titles of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the RF, over 200 in foreign journals). About 100 patents for inventions and utility patents have been obtained, over 60 theses have been defended, and over 50 grants have been awarded.
Education. The university has first-class pedagogical and scientific and practical schools. Teachers widely use active and interactive teaching methods (hands-on workshops, simulation courses, role plays, problem-based learning technologies, case methods, etc.) combined with out-of-class work. Some classes are conducted in the multidisciplinary accreditation and simulation center.
Strategic partners. SamSMU is the coordinating institution of the Nizhnevolzhsky Research and Education Medical Cluster in the Volga Federal District. It cooperates with pediatric faculties of Saratov SMU named after V.I. Razumovsky, Bashkir SMU, Orenburg SMU, medicine institutes of Ogarev Mordovia State University and Penza State University.
International projects and programs. SamSMU is a member of the International Association for Medical Education in Europe implementing the Bologna process. It interacts with Goce Delcev University of Stip (North Macedonia), Tashkent Medical Academy, and Vitebsk SMU.
Assistance and support for international students and teachers. The Department of International Relations is responsible for the university's international scientific and educational activities, implements joint international projects.