On June 23, under the chairmanship of the rector, Academician Valerii Zaporozhan, the last meeting of the Academic Council of Odessa National Medical University took place online. Many issues were on the agenda.
Reports on the results of the final certification of domestic and foreign students in 2022 in the specialities “Medicine”, “Dentistry” and “Pharmacy” were made by the heads of state examination commissions. Each of the speakers spoke in detail about the preparation, organization and results of final exams. These data allowed the Academic Council to conclude that graduates of all faculties have sufficient theoretical and practical training for future medical activities, as evidenced by the average score and indicators of their certification. 1117 graduates were awarded master’s qualifications.
According to the agenda, the Academic Council approved the candidacies of 26 university graduates for scientific work, 4 students for participation in All-Ukrainian scholarship competitions, and 7 employees of the university departments for consideration and assignment of academic titles by the attestation board of MES of Ukraine, reviewers of two dissertations, candidates to participate in the All-Ukrainian competition “Young Scientist of the Year” and supported the decision to issue PhD diplomas to three applicants.
The Academic Council also approved the limit of scholarship holders who can be awarded an academic scholarship based on the results of semester control, the amount of funds for student government and supported measures to ensure sustainable and efficient operation of the university with limited funding.
Several regulations were approved that regulate the educational and scientific process, economic activities of the institution and its departments, as well as “A set of measures to organize the educational process in the 2022/2023 academic year” and plans of the university for the next academic year.
At the end of the meeting, the Chairman of the Academic Council Valerii Zaporozhan thanked the staff once again for the fruitful work and stressed: “Despite all the difficulties experienced not only by us but also by the whole country, we managed to finish the academic year with dignity. I am grateful to both the staff and students for their endurance, resilience and desire to teach and learn. I hope that on September 1 we will move to new heights with new forces. “