Basic conditions of implementation of educational activities
Educational activities, ensures financial stability and steady development of the University.
Admission to Ural state medical university on the main educational programs of higher professional education for recent years is about 400 people on a budgetary basis and about 400 people under the training contracts (agreements).
The targeted training agreements are concluded every year with the regions of the Russian Federation: Kurgan oblast, Khanty-Mansi Autonomous region, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous region, with the FMBA and others. The target program of the government of Sverdlovsk region annually enrolls more than 700 students.
USMU has up to 750 graduates every year.
The University provides quality assurance and carries out continuous monitoring of the level of training of graduates. Analysis of monitoring results evidences the satisfaction of employers by quality of training. Applications for training the graduates each year exceeds the number of graduates of specialties General medicine, Pediatrics, Preventive medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing up to 120%.
USMU rating According to published data UGMU (version of RIA) is one of the top 100 best universities in the country (in 2013 USMU took the 77th place). Rating of USMU according to the results of EGE of the individuals enrolled in 2013: 16th among medical universities in Russia and first in the region.
Achievements of USMU in the field of implementation of educational programs in the field of higher medical and pharmaceutical education were confirmed during the accreditation of the University which was held in the period from September 2012 to March 2013 in the Agency of public control of education quality and career development (ACCORC).
High quality of education in USMU is confirmed by the decision of the Guild of experts in the field of professional education (in cooperation with the National center for public accreditation and the journal Accreditation in education) which considered the degree programs of the specialties General medicine and Dentistry among the “Best degree programs of innovative Russia” in 2011, 2012 and 2013.
High academic achievements of students of USMU are confirmed by the annual holders of scholarship of President and RF Government at the University. Graduates of USMU are in demand on the labour market and their employment is 100 %.
Currently, the University laid the foundation for the development of continuing medical and pharmaceutical education. USMU annually implements additional educational programs according to the profile of basic educational programs of higher and postgraduate professional education. The average annual contingent of students on programs of additional professional education is not less than 400 people.
Since 2011, the University began implementation of additional professional education program “Teacher of higher school” for professional development of University teachers with the standard term of training 72 hours. The implementation of this DPOP was associated with the development of pedagogical and instructional activities in the conditions of transition to new educational standards and the design of basic educational programs of higher and postgraduate professional education on the basis of FGOS VPO and FGT. USMU has educational and instructional schools according to the profile of all the implemented educational programs. The organizational basis of activities of educational and technical schools is the Central methodical Council of USMU, educational and instructional department, Committees of specialties and instructional commissions, whose activities are organized by experienced teachers.
Evolving continuously towards integration of education, science and innovation, the University creates a common information space, provides free access to the Internet, and actively implements a quality management system.
The establishment of the office of information technology, the significant increase of the number of computers, providing Internet access, the increase in the number of students having free access to information databases, creation of electronic library system led to the development of new forms and methods of educational activities. Departments of the University have provided students with the access to teaching materials on the subjects on the websites of the university, e-learning technologies are implemented that support independent work of students, the implementation of additional professional educational programs. There was certain development of the creation of a virtual professional environment for developing practical skills in professional subjects. A number of departments uses in the teaching of medical and biological sciences the instructional software that mimic laboratory conditions, there are computer classes to provide virtual laboratory workshop, developed on the basis of PC. Relevant direction for the development of USMU is the creation of a major center for development of practical skills among students using modern electronic models, phantoms, robots with the highest degree of realism.
Management and teaching staff of USMU achieved the strategic goal of ensuring quality of higher and postgraduate medical education. In 2010 and 2013 the USMU quality management system was successfully certified for compliance with GOST R ISO 9001-2008.