The Faculty of Postgraduate Medical Education within the Medical Institute of Sumy State University was established on November 1, 2006. The first dean of the faculty from 2006 to 2008 was Professor, Doctor of Medical Sciences Chemych Mykola, he made a significant contribution to the development of postgraduate education at the Medical Institute of Sumy State University.
The Faculty of Postgraduate Medical Education has the following divisions:
The main purpose of FPME is to meet the needs of health authorities and institutions in the region in highly qualified specialists in various specialties through the formation of continuing postgraduate education, continuous training of doctors, based on the system of state standards.
The main tasks of the faculty in the field of educational activities are:
primary specialization of graduates of higher medical educational institutions of III and IV levels of accreditation in the internship;
obtaining by doctors of educational and qualification level – medicine during the internship in a certain specialty or after specialization;
conducting cycles of thematic improvement;
conducting pre-certification cycles in the specialties of therapy and pediatrics;
advanced training of doctors through training in clinical residency;
assisting health facilities in continuing postgraduate education.