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They will sing and play for ill children


Students of the Medical University of Gdańsk will perform during a charity concert “Smile underneath the Winter Star” organised by the International Federation of Medical Student Associations (IFMSA) Gdańsk branch and members of the Paediatrics Students Circle of the Clinic of Paediatrics, Haemathology and Oncology. The whole contribution will go to the Department of the Paediatrics Haematology at the University Clinical Centre. The concert will take place on January 20th, 2017 in the Atheneum Gedanense Novum, from 5 pm to 7 pm.

Surgical suturing workshop behind us


Concentration, patience, accuracy – this is what students of #MUG International Federation of Medical Student Associations (IFMSA) Gdańsk branch practiced at surgical suturing workshop on January 13th this year. Practical exercises preceded by a brief theoretical introduction, during which participants learned about types of surgical threads and different ways of dressing surgical wounds. The workshop was conducted by Ksawery Bieniaszewski, a member of the Surgery Students Circle. more »

Public transport facilities towards the MUG

The Medical University of Gdańsk and the University Clinical Center will have a direct bus connection from the Gdańsk main station and the Gdańsk Wrzeszcz station. The first course is scheduled for March 2017 and applies to lines no 115 and no 283. It will be a great convenience for students and employees of the MUG, as well as patients of the UCC.

The MUG student awarded by the Mayor of Sopot

Przemysław Domagała, a student of doctoral studies at faculty of the Health Sciences with Subfaculty of Nursing and Institute of Maritime and Tropical Medicine received a grant from the Mayor of Sopot. The financial gratification in the amount of 5 000 PLN was awarded in recognition of his achievements in the research programme carried out in the Subfaculty of Nursing. The project “Evaluation of biochemical and psychological parameters of occupational stress among nurses” was promoted by Aleksandra Gaworska-Krzemińska, PhD. more »

New Year’s Concert 2017 behind us


More than 450 people listened to the New Year’s Concert of the Medical University of Gdańsk which took place on 14 January, 2017 at the Academy of Music in Gdańsk. The programme of the Concert included such songs as “I’ve got you under my skin”, “Sing, Sing, Sing”, “Joyful, Joyful”, “Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas”, “White Christmas”, “Silent Night” and others. The Big Band Gdańsk was conducted by Jan Konop. At the end of the event, prof. Maciej Sobczak, rector of the Academy of Music and prof. Marcin Gruchała, rector of the Medical University of Gdańsk, handed bouquets of flowers to artists. Prof. Gruchała expressed his thanks and enchantment. more »

Work of employees of the University Centre for Maritime and Tropical Medicine (UCMTM) in Gdynia distinguished


On January the 10th, 2017, employees of the UCMTM in Gdynia Rafał Olkowski MD, Danuta Kowalczyk MD and Anna Wosachło the Nurse, met with #MUG rector, prof. Marcin Gruchała who recognized their long, conscientious and devotional work in numerous projects implemented by UCMTM. The meeting initiated Anna Klewenhagen, the Director of UCMTM. more »

Student MUG received a grant from the Ministry of Education

Daniel Rykowski a student of the first year of the Faculty of Medicine #GUMed was awarded a grant in the amount of 3 000 PLN by the Ministry of Education. Daniel is keen on chemistry and his home garage serves as experiments laboratory. He also participated in numerous academic and scientific contests and wrote a thesis on the functional groups influence on the process of cimetidine. more »

Internship in Austria for free with Austrian Lions Clubs


The MUG students of the fifth-year have a possibility of a 4-week free internship in Austria in August 2017. Apart from the internship in a large, multidisciplinary hospital in Wels-Grieskirchen (Klinikum Wels-Grieskirchen), the Austrian Lions Clubs offer students a free board and accommodation, 170 euros pocket money and more. Applying candidates must have good exam results, good command of German language and be able to cover their travel and insurance costs. Applications along with CV and a telephone number can be submitted until the end of February 2017. Contact person: Dawid Spychała, Rector’s office building, the International Relations Office, room nr 3. The interview will take place in March 2017.

Mysteries from the Museum Shelf


The exam session is approaching , so it is good time to look into students’ notes. This month we present two examples of students’ notes from the Museum of Medical University of Gdańsk as a part of the Mysteries on the Museum Shelf series. We do not know who was the owner of the first notebook but judging after the content – notes from a practical physiology class work – we can conclude that they belonged to a student of the second year (1965-1966). The shown note dates back to October 18th, 1965, and refers to a heart rate of a frog. Apart from the description of the whole experiment we can see the result recorded by a kymograph.

The second note book belonged to Adam Bilikiewicz, a student of the first year of the Medicine Faculty, who during the academic year 1951-1952 attended a histology course (notes’ date February 27th,1952) Noteworthy are readable drawings, which reveal his artistic talent. more »

Another workshop on the series of the Fundamentals of Anatomy in Clinical Sciences


Student Scientific Circle at the Department of Anatomy and Neuroanatomy organized a workshop on the series “Fundamentals of Anatomy in Clinical Sciences.” This time in a dissecting room appeared members of the nationwide project, the Academy of Neurosurgery. More than 40 students from across Poland had a possibility to familiarize with products developed by members of the Student Scientific Circle and by co-organizers. Each of the presentations focused on a different aspect of neuroanatomy and was a unique opportunity to confront practical and theoretical knowledge of neurosurgery with its anatomical basics. The workshop was supervised by Jan Spodnik, MD PhD from the Department of Anatomy and Neurobiology, who also presented cross sections of a brain and answered numerous questions about the neuroanatomical problems. more »

Sports at MUG

The Department of Sports and Physical Education celebrates its 70th anniversary. On this occasion, according to the maxim “Physical activity can replace almost any medicine, but no medicine can replace physical activity”, employees of the Department prepared sport programme for students of Medical University of Gdansk. more »

Financial support for students of Medical University of Gdansk

Students who recently began studies at MUG have been awarded scholarships. Weronika Winczewska, a student of Faculty of Nursing and Tomasz Szmidt, a student of Faculty of Medicine have received financial aid funded by the President of Bytow District Council. The awards were granted to students who finished secondary schools last year with outstanding results. The Council awarded six persons who during the academic year 2016/2017 will receive 500 pln each, in total 5 000 pln.

Chair of Microbiology in a new building


Department of Oral Microbiology and Department of Medical Microbiology MUG have now new head offices. The modernized didactical complex was opened on 29th of December in the building at Dębowa street 25.

In open ceremony participated i.a.: the rector of MUG prof. Marcin Gruchała, rector prof. Janusz Moryś, vice-rector for development and education prof. Jacek Bigda, rector for students’ affairs prof. Tomasz Smiatacz, the dean of the Faculty of Medicine prof. Maria Dudziak.

The cost of the investment was nearly 15 million PLN and was funded by MUG’s own resources. more »

Students received scholarship

Paulina Pałasz, a fifth-year student of Subfaculty of Dentistry MUG and Adrian Szewczyk, a sixth-year student of Pharmacy received Minister of Health scholarship for outstanding achievements in the academic year 2016/2017. This year 48 students from all medical universities were awarded.

Prof. Karaszewski finished work for The Polish Young Academy

On 20th of December in the Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw took place the ending ceremony of the term of office of The Polish Young Academy (PYA) initial members. The Chair of Neurology prof. Bartosz Karaszewski – the first head of PYA expressed his gratitude to authorities of Polish Academy of Sciences for a five-year cooperation in the field of Polish science. more »

Cooperation agreement signed

On 16th of December prof. Marcin Gruchała, rector of MUG and prof. Zbigniew Osadowski, rector of the Pomeranian Academy in Słupsk signed revised, expanded research and teaching cooperation agreement between universities. The aim of the understanding is the mutual education interest in the field of: nursing, emergency, physiotherapy and public health, as well as exchange of teaching methodology experience. more »

Scientific research cooperation with GetResponse Cares Foundation

On 16th of December prof. Marcin Gruchała, the rector of MUG and Szymon Grabowski from GetResponse Cares Foundation signed a letter of intent concerning scientific research cooperation. The main topic of the agreement is diagnosis and treatment of cancer among children. Foundation has declared its willingness to finance select group of research projects and equipment, which may contribute to the further scientific development of the Chair&Clinics of Pediatrics, Hemathology &Oncology MUG.

New members of the Academia Europaea from MUG

Prof. Krzysztof Narkiewicz, head of Chair of Hypertension&Diabetology MUG and prof. Jacek Jassem, head of Chair and Clinic of Oncology&Radiotherapy MUG have become a members of the European non-governmental scientific organization the Academia Europaea. The Academy mission is to promote a wider appreciation of the value of European scholarship and research, make recommendations to national governments and international agencies concerning matters affecting science, scholarship and academic life in Europe and encourage interdisciplinary and international research in all areas of learning, particularly in relation to European issues. more »

Christmas mood from football players of Lechia Gdańsk


The football players of Lechia Gdańsk brought Christmas mood to the Chair&Clinic of Surgery and Urology for Children and Adolescents MUG during nationwide charity “Shine with Energa”. Sławomir Peszko, Sebastian Mila and brothers – Marco and Flavio Paixão decorated Clinic with the Christmas decorations and lights. The players were accompanied by the team of the TV program “Pytanie na śniadanie”. The coverage of this event you can watch on 17th of December. more »

XXIV Scientific Conference of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Laboratory Medicine


XXIV Scientific Conference of the Faculty of Pharmacy and Laboratory Medicine MUG started with the 70th birthday of prof. Roman Kaliszan jubilee session. The event was organized under the honorary patronage of the president of Gdańsk Paweł Adamowicz and MUG rector prof. Marcin Gruchała on 9th-10th of December 2016. There were over 150 participants, mainly from the Medical University of Gdańsk but also from other pharmaceutical faculties (i.a. the Medical University of Warsaw) and a group of guests of the Faculty of Pharmacy MUG from the South Kazakhstan Pharmaceutical Academy in Shymkent from Kazakhstan. The program consisted of 6 plenary lectures, 23 oral presentations and 58 poster sessions in a short presentations form. more »

The success of the "6-10-14 for health" program


“6-10-14 for health” program and University Clinical Center once more has been awarded a certificate of The European Association for the Study of Obesity – EASO and the prestigious title of Obesity Treatment Center. The EASO award emphasizes the Program innovation and the quality of conducted interventions.

Last update: 17.01.2017, 12:40


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