Faculty of Postgraduate Professional Training of Physicians

The Faculty of Postgraduate Professional Training of Physicians was founded in 1989. Today it is comprised of 40 chairs.

The Faculty provides postgraduate training (internship and residency) in almost every medical specialty. PhD and other doctoral programs are also available.

A large variety of continuing education programs are available, ranging from 72 to over 500 academic hours. Every year, over 7,500 of physicians study at the Faculty.

The Faculty is headed by Prof. Evgenia V. Shih, M.D.

The faculty includes professors, academicians and corresponding members of the Russian Academy of Medical Sciences. Most faculty members have PhD or Doctor of Medicine research degrees.

The Faculty of Postgraduate Professional Training of Physicians provides training in patient care at the MSMU teaching hospitals, leading research institutions, major hospitals, maternity hospitals and out-patient clinics.


  1. Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  2. Chair of Obstetrics, Gynecology, Perinatology and Reproductology
  3. Chair of Anesthesiology and Critical Care
  4. Chair of Rehabilitation Medicine
  5. Chair of Haematology and Geriatrics
  6. Chair of Clinical Immunology and Allergy
  7. Chair of Clinical Transfusion Medicine
  8. Chair of Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy
  9. Chair of Dermatology and Venereology
  10. Chair of Radiology
  11. Chair of Manual Therapy
  12. Chair of Medical and Social Assessment and Primary Care
  13. Chair of Addiction Medicine
  14. Chair of Complementary Medicine and Clinical Physiology
  15. Chair of Emergency Internal Medicine
  16. Chair of Neurology
  17. Chair of Nephrology and Hemodialysis
  18. Chair of General Surgery
  19. Chair of Public Health
  20. Chair of Drug Supply Management and Pharmacoeconomics
  21. Chair of Oncology
  22. Chair of Otorhinolaryngology
  23. Chair of Pathological Anatomy
  24. Chair of Human Pathology
  25. Chair of Preventive and Emergency Cardiology
  26. Chair of Psychiatry and Psychosomatics
  27. Chair of Pulmonology
  28. Chair of Rheumatology
  29. Chair of Family Medicine
  30. Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery No.1
  31. Chair of Cardiovascular Surgery No.2
  32. Chair of Social and Forensic Psychiatry
  33. Chair of Dentistry
  34. Chair of Internal Medicine
  35. Chair of Trauma and Orthopedics
  36. Chair of Clinical Rehabilitation and Physiotherapy
  37. Chair of Phthisiatry
  38. Chair of Functional and Ultrasound Diagnostics
  39. Chair of Surgery
  40. Chair of Endocrinology

CME programs are also available at the following chairs of the Faculty of Medicine:

  1. Chair of Radiology and Radiotherapy
  2. Chair of Introduction to Internal Medicine
  3. Chair of Urology
  4. Chair of Pediatrics