General Medicine in English
- Academic degree:
- Candidate of Medicine
- Academic title:
- Assosiate Professor
- Deputy Dean for senior cources
In the KSMA in different years were trained students – citizens of foreign countries. Until 2001, they were trained in mixed groups in Russian.
In 2001 at the initiative of the Rector Professor Iskender Akylbekov, there was esttablished an Office with partial training in English for students from English-speaking foreign countries. The Office was based at the Center for contract training, director of which was Professor Shamil Chyngyshbaev. The first admission consisted of 11 students from Pakistan and Nepal. The head of the Office was appointed Stalbek Akhunbaev.
Faculty for foreign citizens is the youngest faculty of KSMA. The faculty was established in 2004 by the decision of the Academic Council of KSMA on the basis of the Office with partial training in English of the medical faculty and the International higher school of medicine. The first Dean of the faculty was associate Professor T. M. Omorov, and his Deputies were associate Professor Anara Kulmambetova and Senior teacher Viachiaslav Davydov. That year 167 students were already studying at the faculty.
In October 2005, the Dean of the faculty was appointed associate Professor Anara Kulmambetova
Since that time, the number of students for 1st course has increased up to 100 people, a lot of organizational and methodological work was carried out, English courses for teachers are organized, international contacts of the faculty are expanding. Many students from medical Universities of Kyrgyzstan and other countries, wishing to study in KSMA, are transferred to the faculty.
From August 2008 to December 2009, the Dean of the faculty wasas PhD,associate Professor Kaliyev M. T., Deputy Dean for senior courses was Davydov V. T., Deputy for Junior courses was Ismailova C.
From December 2009 to October 2013 the Dean was Davydov V. T. Deputy Dean for Junior courses was appointed Ismailova CH. S. and for senior courses PhD., associate Professor Ibraev A. O.
From October 2013 to September 2016 the Dean of the faculty for foreign citizens was PhD, associate Professor J. Kochkonbaev
From September 2016 to March 2017 the Dean of the Faculty was Anara Kalmambetova. Then, from March 2017 the Dean was Ph. D., associate Professor Tamara Abaeva.
The purpose of the faculty for foreign citizens is to train qualified specialists in the specialty "medical doctor", who speak English to continue their professional activities in foreign countries.
The objectives of the faculty for foreign citizens are:
- meeting the needs of society in qualified medical personnel with higher education, fluent in English;
- training of the teaching staff with a professional command of the English language;
- development of export of medical education;
- dissemination of knowledge among the population, improving its educational level;
- accumulation, preservation and enhancement of moral, scientific and cultural values of the society in the field of medical science;
- attracting additional funds for the development of medical education and medical science.
Currently, our faculty has 1150 students from 12 countries, namely: Pakistan, India, Palestine, Syria, Korea, Malaysia, Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Jordan, Turkey, Yemen and Sri Lanka.
The educational process at the faculty for foreign citizens is organized on the basis of the use of an integrated system of education developed with the help of WHO experts and is the most suitable for the training of foreign students. Modernization of the educational process and its approximation to international standards according to the Development Strategy of KSMA for 2010-2020 is a fundamental principle underlying the activities of all faculties of KSMA, and especially the faculty for foreign citizens.
Training of foreign students is carried out at 50 departments of KSMA. The teaching staff is staffed with highly qualified personnel, many of whom have extensive experience in teaching. The faculty employs 140 teachers, including 10 doctors and 80 candidates of Sciences, 9 professors, 39 associate professors, 18 senior teachers, 48 assistants.
Due to increasing amount of foreign students, Rector of KSMA Indira Kudaibergenova decided to create a new campus for foreign students and in August, 2008 has signed the Order №220 on the Establishment of the educational building in the village of Tash-Dobo for the faculty of foreign citizens with 5–year lasting training. Later in September, the Academic Council decided to give the name of ex-Rector Professor Iskender Akylbekov to the campus.
The campus has teaching and support rooms for all disciplines. Currently, the campus has 3 buildings, 3 dormitories (1 for girls, 2 for boys). Foreign students of the 1st year study on the campus. Number of students 515 (21 groups): visitors from India, Nepal, Palestine, Afghanistan and Korea. 1 course classes are held in the subjects: normal anatomy, histology, physiology, biology, Bioorganic chemistry, biochemistry, foreign languages such as Latin, English, Russian language, Kyrgyz language, physical education, philosophy, Manas studies, physics and mathematics from 12 departments. Number of teachers 33.
Inside the campus there is a dining room for students, a library with a reading room. Also on campus is a doctor's office, where students can seek help if necessary. A sports ground is organized on the street.
Students of the faculty take an active part in the scientific conference for young scientists and students.