THE FACULTY OF MEDICINE.
In 1966, by the Federal Council of Ministers (from 4.03.1966 №3131- 4054 and the Order of the
Minister of Higher and Secondary Special Education of 25.03.1966 at Kabardino-Balkarian State
University University the Faculty of Medicine with a specialty «General Medicine» (040100) has been
opened, which is providing general practitioners training. At that time there were only two departments:
the department of normal anatomy and the department of biology. In the year of the opening of the
Faculty by the Rector of the University 42 of the most promising medical workers were sent to the target
graduate school in the central medical institutions of Moscow, Saratov, Kazan, Leningrad (St.
Petersburg), the Medical Faculty of the Petrozavodsk State University. Having successfully completed the
scientific work and defended their thesis, they later made up the main part of the teaching staff of the
Faculty. During the first five years, the departments of biology and histology, normal and pathological
anatomy, normal and pathological physiology, microbiology were opened, and in 1977 there were already
In 1972, the Faculty of Medicine had the first graduates; 115 graduates received diplomas of
doctors. In 44 years (1966 — 2016) Department has trained more than 6 000 doctors in three specialties
«Medicine», «Dentistry» and «Nursing». Currently, they are highly qualified specialists, heading hospital
departments, running medical institutions (hospitals, dispensaries, health centers).
Medical Faculty currently consists of 17 departments, 3 medical and biological departments
(normal and pathological anatomy; normal and pathological physiology; microbiology pharmacology)
and 14 clinical departments (3 therapeutics; 3 surgical; childhood diseases, obstetrics and gynecology;
department of infectious diseases with a course dermatology, psychiatry, neurology and addiction,
general practice, gerontology, public health and public health), 4 departments in «Dentistry» (restorative
dentistry, pediatric dentistry, surgical stomatology and maxillofacial surgery; prosthodontics).
The Faculty of Medicine turned 50 years old in 2016
Medical Faculty of the Kabardino-Balkarian State University has classrooms, academic research
labs, library fund and other premises in accordance with the regulations GOS and the GEF.
In the educational process new information technologies and computer engineering are widely
used. The Faculty has 5 classes of personal computers with 85 seats, which allows a full use of available
tests fund and 6 classes with projection equipment.
For effective implementation of modern educational processes at the Medical Faculty simulators
are used to simulate medical skills, a realistic model of the human body organs, anatomical posters,
demonstration computer programs.
Doctors are actively cooperating with scientists from Germany, the USA, Turkey, Syria, Jordan,
the United Arab Emirates and other countries. The possibility of «telemedicine» university center is
widely used. Thus, the participants of the university international physician conference have the
opportunity to watch on the Internet over the course of the operation in Germany, while being in
Kabardino-Balkarian State University.