Ryazan State Medical University includes 8 departments and more than 50 sub-departments.
At the moment the University trains specialists for medical and research institutions in Russia and more than 60 countries of Europe, CIS, Asia and Africa.
More than 5 000 students study at University at the moment.
There are many different educational programs: 9 specialties of higher professional education, 88 specialties of postgraduate studies and 3 programs of secondary professional education.
The clinical base of the University is used to teach and improve practical skills. The base consists of more than 30 local and regional modern medical and preventive institutions and drugstores, national health resorts.
Clinical sub-departments are equipped with modern diagnostic and therapy tools that let students learn using the latest technologies.
Such innovative methods and training tools as problematic and complex lectures, evidence-based medicine, distant and interactive learning, e-textbooks and multimedia sources are widely used in the educational process.
The University contributes to the regional healthcare system by taking part in regional and local scientific-research programs dedicated to drug abuse prevention, prevention and treatment of arterial hypertension, oncological, renal, urological pathologies, etc.
The University cooperates with a number of enterprises and firms specializing in producing medical equipment and drugs.
Medical activity is one of the main focus areas of the University.
Since its foundation the idea to integrate theory and practice has been carried out.
Traditional methods of learning by examining patients are combined with modern education technologies. At the moment clinical sites of the University are equipped with roentgen, angiographic, tomographic diagnostic units, a powerful laboratory branch, a division of medical genetics, a branch of functional, endoscopic and ultrasound diagnostics.
The University contributes to practical healthcare with the research work done at the laboratory-diagnostic complex on the basis of the Central scientific-research laboratory. The laboratory has unique equipment and highly qualified personnel. The results of the researches conducted in this laboratory are essential for patient diagnostics and treatment.
There is a program of improving University teachers` and students` health. According to this program students have annual medical checks and all the employees –fluorography examinations.
In summer students and personnel can have a rest and restore their health after an academic year at the University resort «Здоровье».
Traditionally extracurricular work is an essential aspect of higher education.
Synchronous professional and personal development is necessary for a would-be-doctor.
Realization of personal creative potential helps to cultivate in students such traits of character as justice, kindness and passion about their work.
Transmitting cultural heritage and creating a knowledgeable society have become goals of higher education. Being developed in the environment based on humanistic values is important for a doctor-to-be.
Taking into consideration all the above the University sets itself the following objectives:
- To develop universal human values and the feeling of civil responsibility in students, to teach them to be tolerant;
- To discover creative potential of every student, to motivate them to take initiative, to create conditions for healthy lifestyle and physical education;
- To develop a positive attitude to labor, to enable students to socialize and adapt in the labor-market, to teach to respect the law and estimate their behavior objectively.