- MSU Faculty of Fundamental Medicine
name = Faculty of Basic Medicine, M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University
established = 1992
native_name = факультет фундаментальной медицины МГУ (ФФМ МГУ)
image_size = 200px
caption = Moscow State University's main building
Established = 1992
Type = Public
dean = Vsevolod A. Tkachuk
campus = Urban
MSU Faculty of Medicine or FBM/FFM MSU ( _ru. факультет фундаментальной медицины - ФФМ) is a medical faculty in
Moscow State University. Founded in 1992 by an order of the Rector of Moscow State University, Professor V.A.Sadovnichy, FBM MSU is one of the most prestigious institution of higher learning in medicine in Russian Federation.
The medical faculty has a large and distinguished faculty to support its missions of
education, research, and clinical care. In addition, FBM MSU collaborates on contractual terms with therapy, surgical and preventive treatment institutes of Ministry of Health and Academy of Medical Sciences, city hospitals and maternityhouses. Many departments of FBM MSU function on the basis of research centres and institutes namely RAMS Research Centre of Surgery; RAMS OncologyResearch Centre, CardiologyResearch Centre; P.A. Priorov Research Institute of Traumatologyand Orthopedics; RAMS Research Institute of Eye Diseases; P.A. Herzen Moscow Institute of Oncology; P.K. Anokhin Institute of Human Physiology; Research Institute of Forensic Medicine; RAMS Research Centre of Endocrinology; Research Institute of Phtysiopulmonology; Research Institute of Medical Parasitological and Tropical Medicine.
*Prospective students apply to one of two tracks:
**M.D. program (emphasizes on
**M.D. - Ph.D. program (emphasizes on
The current dean of the medical school is Professor Vsevolod A. Tkachuk, who is currently a member of Russian Academy of Sciences and of Russian Academy of Medical Sciences (RAMS).
Moscow University was founded on
January 25 1755by a decree of the Empress Elizaveta Petrovna on the initiative of the great Russian scientist Mikhail Lomonosov. In 1755 Moscow University had three faculties namely Philosophy, Jurisprudenceand Medicine. The establishment of Moscow University in 1755 had a great value for offering medical education in Russia. According to the original plan suggested by Mikhail Lomonosov, the medical faculty was supposed to teach chemistry, natural history, botany, zoology, agronomicsand anatomy. Semen Gerasimovich Zybelin, the well-known professor of medicine in the past, was amongst the first group of student from the faculty.
In 19th century, the development of medical and scientific activity in the medical faculty continued. The medical faculty received bases for clinical training and many new departments were created namely
anatomy, physiologyand pathology, therapy, pharmacology, medical literature, surgery, obstetricsand veterinary medicine.
The medical school was a progenitor of scientific and medical society in Russia. With the great participation and contribution of professors from the medical faculty, numerous medical journals and textbooks were created. This tradition continued until 1930, the medical faculty operated independently and separated from the main body of the university. It became the first Moscow state medical institute. Nowadays the institute named as
Moscow Medical Academynamed after I.M. Sechenov. In 1992, the Faculty of Basic (or Fundamental) Medicine was created by an order of the rector of Moscow State University, Professor V.A.Sadovnichy.
The faculty mainly composed of twelve departments:
Therapy- Professor V. E. Nonikov (head)
Surgery- RAMS member, Professor N. N. Malinovsky (head)
Pharmacology- Professor O. S. Medvedev (head)
Internal medicine- RAMS member, Professor N. A. Muhin (head)
Obstetrics and Gynecology- RAMS member, Professor G. M. Savelyeva (head)
*Multidisciplinary Clinical Training - RAMS member, Professor S. P. Mironov (head)
*Normal and Topographical
Anatomy- RAMS member, Professor M. R. Sapin (head)
*Biological and Medical
Chemistry- RAMS member, Professor V. A. Tkachuk (head)
Pathology- RAMS corresponding member, Professor Yu. L. Perov (head)
*Physical and Chemical Basis of Medicine - RAMS member, Professor Yu. A. Vladimirov (head)
*Ecological and Extreme Medicine - RAS and RAMS member, Professor A. I. Grigoriev (head)
*Normal and Pathological
Physiology- Professor V. B. Koshelev (head)
*10 RAMS members
*27 professors with M.D.
*31 professors holding M.D. - Ph.D.
*30 professors with Ph.D.
In 2002, the government of
Moscowcity issued an order concerning the construction of MSU medical clinic combining with a hospital. The complex will be situated near the intersection of Lomonosovsky and Michurinsky Avenues.
The clinic is plan to be of both scientific and clinical value assisting researchers in their studies and providing many opportunities for medical practise to students, professors and staff as well as residents.
The complex will include a polyclinic with
treatmentand- diagnosticssection serving 400 patients a day, a hospital with 300 beds and administrative building, a learning unit, an operational unit, etc. The total area of the complex is planned to be 44000 square metres. The modern architectureof the FBM building is supposed to fit into the traditional look of MSU buildings and the residential area nearby. Separate constructions will be connected by means of covered passages, and a park for patients. Three separate entrances on the premises of the complex will allow to separate the flow of patients, visitors and medical students.
These programs are basically for students from overseas. The duration of short-term programs which are composed of clinical practise and
medical research, can last from two to ten months. For postgraduate students, the faculty offers a special biomedical research under the supervision of related specialists. The faculty constantly organizes certain programs which last from one to two weeks for people with different professional standards or background.
The faculty is in internationally collaboration with:
*International Medical Association
*German Association for Academic Exchange (DAAD) [http://www.daad.org/]
Tohoku University( Sendai, Japan)
Humboldt Universityof Berlin ( Germany)
Regensburg University( Germany)
National Institutes of Health( USA)
State University of New York( USA)
George Mason University( New York, USA)
*Central Clinical Hospital (CKB) under the Administration of the President of
*I.M.Sechenov Moscow Medical Academy
*N. I. Pirogov Moscow Medical University
*Gannushkin and Korsakov -
*Pirogov and Sklifosovsky -
Anton Chekhov- author
* [http://www.fbm.msu.ru/ Homepage of the Faculty of Fundamental Medicine] ru icon
* [http://imed.ecfmg.org/details.asp?country=&school=Moscow+State+University&currpage=1&cname=&city=®ion=&rname=&mcode=913675&psize=25 FAIMER International Medical Education Directory]
* [http://www.mednet.ru/ Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation] ru icon
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