The rector of Odessa National Medical University, Academician Valerii Zaporozhan, took part in a meeting of the Board of Rectors chaired by the Minister of Health of Ukraine Viktor Lyashko on July 8.
The meeting was attended by rectors of higher education and postgraduate training in the field of knowledge 22 “Health”, the head of the National Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education Elena Yeremenko, director of the “Testing Center at the Ministry of Health of Ukraine” Lesya Oliynyk, heads of departments and industry ministries experts.
The participants discussed the state of development and prospects of higher medical education, practical training of future doctors, problematic issues of internship training, prospects of development of the system of continuous professional development of doctors and the role of higher education institutions in this issue.
“We discussed at the highest level very important and sensitive issues for our industry. I want to thank the Ministry of Health and personally Viktor Kirillovych for intensifying the work of the Board of Rectors, for the willingness to hear and support universities, because they are at the forefront of training future doctors,” Valerii Zaporozhan commented.