Rostov State Medical University

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Rostov State Medical University
Ростовский Государственный Медицинский Университет
Coat of Arms of Rostov-on-Don.svg
Motto «Время учиться быть профессионалом» "Its a Time to be a Professional"
Type Government University
Established 1918
Rector Sergei Vladimirovich Shlyk
Academic staff
Students Totally 7000 (Russian Russia and foreign Nepal India Lebanon Bangladesh Armenia Turkmenistan Nigeria Kenya China South Korea Vietnam Georgia (country) State of Palestine Israel Iraq Republic of the Congo Sri Lanka Botswana Burundi Egypt Ethiopia Ghana Mauritius Morocco Namibia Afghanistan Pakistan Albania State of Palestine Zambia Rwanda )
Postgraduates 650
Location Rostov-on-Don,  Russia
47°13′44″N 39°44′24″E / 47.2290°N 39.7400°E / 47.2290; 39.7400Coordinates: 47°13′44″N 39°44′24″E / 47.2290°N 39.7400°E / 47.2290; 39.7400

Rostov State Medical University (Ростовский Государственный Медицинский Университет in Russian) is a Russian public university of higher professional education and ministry on health and social medicine. Rostov State Medical University is also known as Rostov State Medical Institute, RostSMU, RostGMU, Rostov State Government Medical University.


In 1915, the Division of Medicine at the Russian Warsaw University was moved to Rostov on Don and that gave rise to the present day Rostov State Medical University. It was initially formed as a department and later transformed into a medical Institute in 1930. There were about 295 graduating doctors in the first graduating class of the newly formed school.

Due to the diversity in the students that attended the University, an award of the Order of Friendship was awarded to the University in 1980. With students from all parts of the world represented.

In 1994, the Rostov Medical Institute which is the largest basic training, research and treatment center in southern Russia was renamed the Rostov Medical University.


The university

In college annually trains over 5000 students and 7000 students - the faculty training and professional retraining of specialists, each year more than 650 people trained in the internship, residency, the graduate school. The university operates the coordinating council for additional post-graduate professional education of the Southern Federal District. In college widely used modern educational technology, including computer.

In 2008, RostSMU Medical established a military training center for students training contract to contract service in the Armed Forces of Russia in the officers' positions after graduation.

The University operates 91 department, which employs over 800 people teaching staff, of whom more than 130 doctors, professors, about 500 candidates. The university engaged in research and clinical activities, and 3 1 academician, corresponding member of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences. 52 professors are members of other Russian and international academies, 9 employees are Honored Scientist of Russia, 26 - Honorary Doctor of RF and 10 - Honored Worker of Higher School of the Russian Federation.

The best traditions of their predecessors continue to develop now working academics and professors. In the growth LGU formed unique scientific schools: IY Serebriiskii, AA Kashaev POB Lelchuk, AN Gordienko, VA Nikolsky, PA Sokolova, PP Kovalenko, NV Danilova, MJ EVTODIEVA, AA Kolosov, PM Shorluyana, EK Alimov, MP Nevsky, AA Botchkareva, BI Vorobiev, AE Essel, AG Ponomareva and others, who are currently adequately develop their pupils.

Faculty for international students

The University has its own clinic, which has 1000 beds, and apart from this has its bases in the largest city hospitals also, which enables the students to acquire sound practical knowledge and skills. University buildings and clinics are provided with up-to-date equipment, and other modern appliances. There are 63 departments, 27 of them are clinical based in the best clinics of the city, more than 150 research and educational institutions function in RostSMU.

Rostov State Medical University proves to be one of the oldest Higher Medical educational establishments in Russia. The history of its foundation is significantly different from the history of other medical institutions in Russia. In 1915 the Russian Warsaw University was evacuated from Warsaw to Rostov-on-Don where the University had become the Donskoy University. The best representatives from the medical institutions of Warsaw, Moscow, Saint-Petersburg and Kazan had gathered in its medical faculty and founded its own unique Rostov medical school that had become one of the best in Russia. Later on the University’s medical faculty and Rostov Medical Women Institute were united and became the largest centre of medical science and training of medical personal in the South of Russia.

The University celebrates its 75 anniversary in 2005. Today the University possesses modern educational buildings, clinics and departments, institutes and faculties supplied with modern diagnostical and medical equipment for training high-qualified specialists.

leftDepartment of Pediatrics

The main directions of the scientific-investigation activity of the University are:

  1. Studying of the pathogenesis, diagnostic criteria and effectivity of the treatment HIV-infections;
  2. The pathogenesis, diagnostics, treatment and prophylaxis of the heart-vascular diseases
  3. Development and introduction of the methods of the X-ray diagnostics and radiation therapy;
  4. Studying of the pathogenesis mechanisms and development the treatment methods of the ulcerative disease;
  5. Treatment methods in acute surgical diseases of the thorax, abdominal and pelvic cavities, methods of endoscopic surgery;
  6. Development and improvement of the methods of the prophylaxis, diagnostic and treatment of the urological diseases;
  7. Development and introduction of the methods of the diagnostics and early revelation of the tuberculosis;
  8. Ethiopathogenesis, diagnostics and treatment of the blood system diseases;
  9. Reconstructive surgical procedures for the treatment of posttraumatic patients;
  10. Diagnostics, treatment and rehabilitation of the patients with the mental illnesses, development of the measures for the urgent psychiatric and medico-psychological help in social stress and extreme situations.

Science and activities[edit]

Scientific activities increased and coordinated through the research of implemented and on faculties and courses. The University is functioning effectively the central research laboratory (CSRL), conducting a wide range of biochemical, molecular genetic, morphological, microbiological studies. Works Research Institute of Immunology, work is underway to establish a Research Institute of Urology and Nephrology, and Center for Humanitarian adaptation and inter-ethnic communication (Center for Gamo) under the auspices of the Southern Branch of the Russian Academy of Education. The medical university research is carried out in 5 major scientific fields: medical and biological problems, ecological and hygienic problems of protection of public health, scientific and institutional framework for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of important diseases of women, mothers and children; scientific and institutional framework for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of surgical diseases, scientific and organizational basis for prevention, diagnosis and treatment of major diseases of internal organs. Over the past 5 years received 11 international grants.

The university theses are 4 council candidate and doctoral dissertations.

State educational institution of higher education "Rostov State Medical University, Federal Agency for Health and Social Development" promotes international scientific cooperation with Britain, the USA, Germany, France, Bulgaria, Ukraine, Armenia, Moldova and other foreign countries by exchanging researchers and students, teachers, highly qualified specialists, taking part in international scientific conferences, congresses.

Noble Prize (physiology) winner prof. I.P. Pavlov

Rostov State Medical University is a member of the North Caucasus Research Center High School and head of its medical department. Scientific researches are carried out on the basis of the departments, clinics and in scientific divisions. Central Scientifically Research Laboratory, Scientific of Clinical Morphology and Genetics, Clinico-biochemical-scientific-studying Complex, the Centre of Surgery are organized and function at the University. The Centre of Microbiological Methods of Research is being created at the University. Scientists of Rostov State Medical University cooperate with many establishments of the Russian Academy of Science, the Russian Academy of Medical Science.

The international scientific cooperation is carried out with scientific and medical establishments, with large foreign high schools: the High Medical Institute of Pleven (Bulgaria), Medical Faculty of Glasgow University (Great Britain), Medical Faculty of Southern Alabama Mobil University (USA), Universities of Rochester and Illinois (USA), the Dutch Centre of Science on application and introduction of information methods of treatment, Institute of AIDS of the Harward University (USA), Medical Faculty of the Cologne University (Germany). During the last years the cooperation with firms - manufacturers of medical equipment and pharmaceutical preparations is being developed.

Scientists of the University carry out cooperation in scientific-practical activities with European Haematologic Association, with the European School of Pathologists in Italy, the World Psychiatric Association, the Royal Society of Doctors of England, the International Association of Anatomists and Integrative Anthropologists.

Clinics and faculties[edit]

Medical University Clinic

The clinic has 860 beds at the hospital, including 20 specialized departments, 18 medical-diagnostic units, 17 clinical departments, whose employees carry significant medical, counseling and teaching work. In the consultative and diagnostic polyclinics growth RostSMU daily carried about 200 advisory receptions for 37 occupations in which employs 130 professionals, including 17 doctors of medical science, 61 PhD, 21 heads of department. For registration and accounting of all consultative and diagnostic work, as well as hospitalization using modern computer technology. Activity clinics, design consultation and hospitalization of patients are carried out using automated computer programs.

In recent years the growth of RostSMU conducted the centralization and automation of many diagnostic and treatment units, which allowed to concentrate and make rational use of personnel, medical equipment, improve the quality of each structural unit and a technology of continuous treatment and diagnostic process.

Rostov State Medical University - is

- Descendant of the Russian Imperial University of Warsaw, the focus of the preservation of Russian culture and intelligence.

- An international university, which trains more than 100 nationalities and ethnic groups;

- System of training students, nurses, laboratory technicians, paramedics, doctors, pharmacists, managers, graduate students, doctoral students;

- The system of continuous training at the pre-university, undergraduate and postgraduate stages;

- Preparation of domestic and foreign nationals in the field:

The University has collaborated with the World Federation for Medical Education, the World Health Organization, UNESCO, the British Council, the United States Agency for International Development, the American International Health Alliance, and participating in a wide range of joint international research projects.


  • RectorShlyk Sergei Vladimirovich . - Rector of the Rostov State Medical University, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor

Born in 1966. In 1989, he graduated with honors from medical - prophylactic faculty of the Rostov Order of Peoples' Friendship Medical Institute. In 2005, he gained Specialty in "Jurisprudence" from the North - Caucasian Academy of Civil Service. He acquired the degree of Doctor of Medical Sciences after his dissertation was approved in 1999. He was promoted to professor in 2005. He Has 19 years experience in scientific - pedagogical activities, and 4 - year experience of management of the Department of Internal Medicine № 4 RostGMU. He Authors 268 scientific papers on cardiology, internal medicine and public health . For 11 years (from 2001 to 2012) S.V.Shlyk served as the Deputy Ministry of Health of the Rostov region. In November 2012, he was appointed as the rector of Rostov State Medical University.

Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs MD, PhD, H O D of Functional Diagnostics Natalia Viktorovna Drobotya (863) 263-242-1

Vice-Rector for scientific work MD, Professor of Internal medicine with phisotherapy Volokoba Natalia Ivanova

Pro-Rector on educational works & External Affairs MD, Head of the Department of Anatomy, Associate Professor Chaplygina Elena Viktorovna(863) 263-24-21

Vice-Rector for International students and international relations MD, Professor Grafiatulina Guzel Shammilivna +7(863) 250-40-91

Students' Scientific Society[edit]

Students' Scientific Society (SSS), an organization with a 70-second story, unites students are actively engaged in research work in the departments, laboratories and other units of the university, students and applicants applying for admission to RostGMU, as well as students of medical colleges, scientific collection Student clubs departments of the university.

After the liberation of the Don land from the Nazi invaders of the Kuibyshev Medical Institute returned to Rostov. In December 1943, classes began. Resumed work in 16 scientific circles. In May 1946, the institute held its first post-war scientific student conference. 6 reports have been heard. The Conference, in essence, was the organizational beginning of the reconstruction of scientific students' society. In 1949 he was drafted and adopted the charter of FDN. Every year the institute improved academic discipline, improve academic performance, enhance and research work. Council CHO regularly exchange information with more than 30 universities of the country. The success was, and Intercollegiate Conference, which took place in 1965 in the Rostov Medical Institute. Thanks to the successes achieved Rostov Medical Institute was the institution, the walls of which 25–28 September 1969 was held on All-Union Student Scientific Conference of the medical, dental, pharmaceutical institutions in the country (only 83 high school). During 3 consecutive years (since 1973), Rostov Medical Institute was a university-hosted the All-Union Contest for the best scientific work of students in medicine and pharmacy. In 1973 he held the All-Union Seminar on the organization of student scientific societies of the country.

In 1974, the All-Union held deontological Student Conference. Annually in the walls of the Rostov Medical Institute conference on the results of production practices. Since 1991, the Board of CHO Rostov State Medical University, moved to new methods for the conference. Programs that are already published in hard copy, are the students and young professionals, dramatically increased the number of reports has increased the number of sections. In 2001, the SSS was transformed into a youth scientific society, which unites the organization of scientific activity of students and young scientists. Currently, PDL continues to grow, which is true traditions of the rich scientific potential that lies most worthy predecessors, the multi-faceted talents, creative people of the Rostov Medical School. Science moves forward the huge strides in the world every day there are new discoveries, the interpretation of various studies. The objective of the Council is the organization of the process in accordance with time, given the many accomplishments of previous generations of a large scientific family RostGMU. Time passes, but the goal of SSS is still, some promotion of scientific thought and its development.


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