Internal Diseases and Family Medicine

Prof. Vira V. Zlatkina, M.D., Ph.D. Head of The Department

Prof. Vira V. Zlatkina, M.D., Ph.D.

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About Department

About the department.

The department was founded in 2021 as a part of creating of the Educational and Scientific Medical Institute of NTU “KhPI”.

Priority areas of the department.

Together with partners at the production bases of modern medical and production technologies, implementation and improvement.

Development of the concept of partnerships with employers to correlate the theoretical training of applicants for postgraduate education with the practical aspects of the state activities and other subjects of the medical services market.

Educational process optimization, improving the quality of practical training of applicants.

Our work with students

Based on the department, training is conducted remotely (Google Meet, Zoom, Moodle), in a mixed or face-to-face format, depending on the level of danger during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Postgraduate education.

Training is provided:

-Internship in the specialty “Internal Medicine” “General Practice-Family Medicine”.

-Specialization in the specialty “Therapy”, “General Practice-Family Medicine”.

-Traineeship in the specialty “Therapy”, “General Practice-Family Medicine”.

Cycles of thematic perfectibility:

-“Comorbidity in the clinic of internal medicine”.

-“Current issues of diagnosis and pharmacotherapeutic correction of diseases of the internal organs”.

-“Features of diagnosis and treatment of depending on the age diseases of the internal organs”.

Medical work.

The staff of the department provides medical and preventive care to the population.

New medical technologies are being developed and introduced:

Development of methods for early diagnosis of cardiovascular complications in persons who have undergone COVID-19.

Improving the level of diagnosis of patients with hypertension in combination with comorbid pathology – coronary heart disease, obesity, type 2 diabetes, hyperuricaemia and thyroid dysfunction.

Development of individualized approaches to the treatment of patients with hypertension with different variants of comorbidity in order to reduce the risk of cardiovascular events.

Scientific work.

Competitive research work implementation commissioned by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine.

Annual holding of the scientific-practical conference “Actual problems in the  internal medicine clinic” at the department.

Annual holding of the scientific-practical conference of young scientists “Achievements in the world of medical science” at the department.

Annual holding of scientific and practical conferences at the department.

Implementation of  the research results   in the work of  primary medical and preventive institutions, medical and preventive institutions of the city of  Kharkiv, Kharkiv region, and other regions of Ukraine.

Publication of monographs, articles and abstracts in native and foreign scientific journals.

Reporting at scientific and practical forums, congresses, symposiums of various levels – university, regional, international.

Creative activity: preparation of patents for inventions, copyright certificates, rationalization proposals.

Preparation of young scientists for participation in conferences, scientific competitions in Ukraine and abroad.

Continuous professional development by the scientific and pedagogical staff of the department in other universities of Ukraine.

Methodical work.

The material and technical equipment of the department meet the standards and requirements for the departments of higher educational medical institutions of III-IV accreditation levels.

The department has fully available textbooks, guidelines for academic disciplines taught at the department, and developed curricula.

The department has a highly qualified academic and teaching staff that ensures the educational process at a high level.

Work on preparing of textbooks, manuals, monographs, methodical recommendations is constantly carried out.

The methodological and material-technical base is constantly being strengthened.

International activities.

Work in the direction of international grant activities.

Establishing cooperation with leading partner Universities, Research Institutions to implement joint scientific and cultural-educational projects.

Employees of the department are  members of the following International Societies:

  • European Society of Cardiology (ESC)
  • European Society of Endocrinology (ESE)
  • European association of preventive cardiology (EAPC)
  • European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS)
  • European Geriatric Society (EGS)
  • Kharkiv  Therapeutic Medical Scientific Society
  • Kharkiv Cardiological Medical Scientific Society