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Sixty years since the foundation of the Medical Faculty at the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, R. Macedonia (1947-2007).
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PMID:  18709018     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The Medical Faculty (M.F.) in Skopje was founded on 6th March 1947 by a Decree of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia. Over the past six decades, the Medical Faculty has been and still is a key institution where medical professionals, medical doctors and other medical-health personnel have been educated, as well as an institution where scientific research and applied health activities have been conducted. The first 153 students were enrolled at the Faculty in the autumn of 1947. More than 10000 medical doctors and 350 radiology technicians have graduated at the Medical Faculty. A total of 315 students have finished postgraduate studies and acquired a Master's degree in medical sciences and there are 160 active postgraduates at present. The degree of Doctor of Medical Sciences has been awarded to 463 candidates, while 93 are in the process of preparing their doctoral thesis. Currently the process of introducing three-year doctoral studies is underway. Since 1992, 2,380 have successsfully passed the specialist exam, while 700 specializations are ongoing. The teaching process is being conducted by 233 professors and 215 teaching assistants through 33 departments. The Medical Faculty consists of 12 institutes and 3 teaching bases in the pre-clinical segment. The clinical segment consists of 25 clinics, 3 institutes and 7 teaching bases. The Medical Faculty has published the journal Godishen zbornik na Medicinskiot fakultet, which has been renamed Makedonsko spisanie za medicina. More than 380 monographs and textbooks have been printed in the country or abroad. A total number of 350 scientific projects have been undertaken, 40 with international partners. The Medical Faculty in Skopje has been a founder and "mother" faculty to the Faculty of Dentistry and the Faculty of Pharmacy, also providing, at the same time, interdisciplinary studies at other faculties.
Magdalena Zanteva-Naumoska; Momir Polenakovic
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Historical Article; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Prilozi / Makedonska akademija na naukite i umetnostite, Oddelenie za biolo??ki i medicinski nauki = Contributions / Macedonian Academy of Sciences and Arts, Section of Biological and Medical Sciences     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0351-3254     ISO Abbreviation:  Prilozi     Publication Date:  2008 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-08-18     Completed Date:  2010-01-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101189513     Medline TA:  Prilozi     Country:  Macedonia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  303-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Professor and Dean of the Medical Faculty, Skopje, R. Macedonia.
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MeSH Terms
History, 20th Century
History, 21st Century
Macedonia (Republic)
Schools, Medical / history*

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