Congratulations on the beginning of the new academic year!

Dear students of Odessa National Medical University!
Take our congratulations on the beginning of the new academic year! You are one step closer to your dream – to serve society, give health and save lives. Casting your lot with medicine means going through a difficult path. We are sure you will overcome it with dignity!
In the new academic year, you will get even more theoretical knowledge and practical skills that have to be mastered and improved to brilliance. This will require maximum attention and patience from you. This is the only way to achieve success: tireless work on yourself. For doctors, this work lasts a lifetime: to stop in self-development means to stop being professionals.
This academic year will be special for all of us. Odessa National Medical University will be 120 years old. Over the years, vast experience, knowledge base and competencies have accumulated, most powerful scientific schools have been formed. Use them to the fullest. Absorb knowledge. Take over skills. Preserve traditions and pass them on to younger students.The beginning of the school year is always a special time for freshmen.
We are sincerely glad to welcome you to the family of many thousands of Odessa National Medical University. Years of training and hundreds of tests are ahead. Be greedy for knowledge, ambitious and bold. Do not be afraid to make mistakes. Teachers will become your mentors, and classmates will be your true friends.
Being a student of Odessa Medical University means not just learning the profession. This means being involved in the history of one of the oldest and most authoritative universities in the country. Many generations of talented doctors, prominent scientists, and organizers of the health care system have grown up here. You must continue what they have started and multiply their achievements.
Dear students! Be hardworking and inquisitive. Ask, be interested and take everything from learning. Be resilient and go to your dream, no matter how difficult the path may seem. We wish you good health and success in your studies.Separately, I would like to address colleagues: teachers, researchers, doctors of the university clinic. Success and achievements of Odessa Medical University would be impossible without the contribution of each of you. Thank you for your high professionalism and loyalty. It is a great pride to work with you side by side. May this school year bring you new achievements, prosperity and prosperity.
Sincerely yours, Chairman of the Academic Council of ONMedU Valerii Zaporozhan.
Acting Rector of ONMedU Ruslan Vastyanov
Chairman of ONMedU Staff Conference  Fedor Kostev