Sixty Years Faculty of Medicine in the Republic of Macedonia (1947-2007)

Trajkov, Dejan; Petlichkovski, Aleksandar; Strezova, Ana; Spiroski, Mirko
September 2008
Macedonian Journal of Medical Sciences;9/15/2008, Vol. 1 Issue 1, p3
Academic Journal
Faculty of Medicine in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia was founded in 1947 year with its educational and health activities which should lead to improvement of the health care in the country. In the past sixty years Faculty of Medicine changed its structure, position, and the role several times in order to fulfill the needs of the society for continous increase of quantity and quality of tertiary health care, education of medical students, as well as research in the biomedical fields. Today, the organizational structure of the Medical Faculty consists of 12 institutes and 3 teaching bases in the pre-clinical department and 25 clinics, 3 institutes and 7 teaching bases which take active part in both, education and scientific activities. Altogether there are 33 departments which perform the entire educational (undergraduate, postgraduate, specialization and sub-specialization), scientific and providing health activities. These 33 departments are actively involved in the realization of the study programmes, not only at the Medical Faculty, but the Faculty of Stomatology, Pharmaceutical Faculty, the Faculty of Natural Sciences, and the Faculty of Physical Culture as well. Medical Faculty is a member of the European and the global family of institutions of this kind.


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