The faculty of postgraduate education offers the study in 55 medical specialties at internship, mastership and clinical internship. At the department of Irkutsk State Medical University “ISMU”, along with the traditional ways of teaching, there is also a module study, and a through out program of students' practice. Constantly developing base of computerized equipment gives the possibility to use modern PC and world informative networks in the process of study.
Postgraduates at Irkutsk State Medical University “ISMU” are taught in English and Russian languages. We take into consideration and peculiarities of public health services of the state trainees come from. The duration of the post graduate courses is 2 years.
The main objective of the postgraduate training is to allow the students of medical institutions to continue their education and general practitioners to improve their skills for further certification and faculty is directed at the training and improvement of qualification and skills of specialists to master not only up-to date medical information but new modern technologies of today and tomorrow.
The Medical faculty of Irkutsk State Medical University “ISMU”, together with its teaching hospitals and other health organizations in Russia and abroad, will provide the necessary physical and human resources to create a scholarly environment appropriate for the training of medical graduates so that they acquire the knowledge, skills and attitudes to become accomplished physicians and surgeons with the highest moral and ethical standards.
The individual form of training is based on qualification characteristics, professional and position requirements, principles of realized perspective and doctor's pretensions. Detailed theoretical training is combined with learning practical skills, operative technique, and typical and complex operations.
To maintain its international role, the Medical Faculty of Irkutsk State Medical University “ISMU” intends by means of contractual arrangements with foreign countries, universities, and hospitals to train residents from other countries in its postgraduate training programs who will return to their home country upon completion of their training.