Medical Faculty 2

Second Medical Faculty

Dean of another medical faculty –

POLKOVNIKOV Yuriy Fedorovych, Candidate of Medical Sciences,

Associate Professor of Pathological Anatomy and Forensic Medicine.


History of the faculty

In 1985, a pediatric faculty was opened in ZDMI.

In 1996, the Faculty of Pediatrics became part of the Medical Faculty of Zaporizhia State Medical University.

2010 – the medical faculty was reorganized into I and II medical faculties.


The teaching staff of the faculty

167 teachers work at the departments of the faculty, among them: 21 professors, 5 doctors of sciences, 60 associate professors, 31 candidates of sciences.

The Institute of Human Pathology is successfully operating, the director is prof. V.O. Tumansky – Head of the Department of Pathological Anatomy and Forensic Medicine with Fundamentals of Law.


Faculty students

About 1000 students study at the faculty. Among them: nominal scholarship holders, about 10% – excellent students, almost half have grades only “good” and “excellent”. Every sixth student conducts research work as part of the student scientific society. They present their reports at the final scientific conferences of the university, in other universities of the country and at international scientific conferences in other countries. Almost 100 students in co-authorship with university staff publish the results of their research in specialized publications.

The best students undergo internships and internships abroad in the summer (Belarus, Poland, the Czech Republic, Bulgaria).

The faculty has all the conditions for students’ leisure. The sports club of the university has sections for classes in almost all sports. Students of the faculty, visiting the sections, achieve good results, and high sports ranks. Currently, there is one master and one candidate for master of sports among students.

More than a hundred students of the faculty are active participants in amateur art.

The faculty has a student dormitory, which has all the conditions for preparation for classes and recreation, a library and reading rooms, equipped with cooking facilities and personal hygiene rooms.

The faculty successfully operates student government, trade union organization of students, the student council of the dormitory.

Powerful personnel potential of the faculty, modern information and logistical support of the pedagogical process, scientific and clinical activities allow to achieve a high level of training of students, masters, graduate students, and doctoral students, to introduce innovative pedagogical and medical technologies.


The faculty consists of the following departments:

Department of Histology, Cytology, and Embryology

Department of Normal Physiology

Department of Microbiology, Virology, and Immunology

Department of Pathological Anatomy and Forensic Medicine

Department of Propaedeutics of Children’s Diseases

Department of Faculty Pediatrics

Department of Pediatric Surgery and Anesthesiology

Department of Faculty Surgery

Department of Infectious Diseases

Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases

Department of Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics