ix International Symposium on Bioethics "Health, Medicine and Philosophy: Survival Strategies" will be held on April 15—16, 2021 online.  The Symposium is organized by the Department of Philosophy of Shupyk National Healthcare University of Ukraine in cooperation with the Ukrainian Association of Bioethics, Nicolae Testemitanu State University of Medicine and Pharmacy of the Republic of Moldova, the International Sakharov Environmental Institute of Belarusian State University, Tashkent State Dental Institute, and South Kazakhstan Medical Academy

On February 23, 2021, Olena Sharikadze, Associate Professor of the Department of Pediatrics 1, successfully defended her dissertation for the degree of Doctor of Medical Sciences. Research supervisor — a well-known in Ukraine and abroad specialist in pediatrics, pediatric allergology and rheumatology, Professor O. Okhotnikova.

An intermediate certification of interns in the specialty "Surgery" 1st year of studying have been held at the Department of Surgery and Vascular Surgery of the Shupyk National Healthcare University of Ukraine (head of the Department — Professor S. Savoliuk) on February 24, 2021..

The studying at the clinic of the Department of Surgery and Vascular Surgery Shupyk NMAPE attracts young professionals, without a doubt, its innovative nature in terms of approaches and organization of scientific, educational and medical work of the department with emphasis on the introduction of modern trends and technologies in the educational and medical-diagnostic process.

The stably high indicators of scientific and innovative activity of the Department of Surgery and Vascular Surgery (Head of the Department - Professor Savoliuk S.), which provide high rating indicators of the department, are achieved by joint work of the all team, in particular by training promising scientists, including of effective reserve for the positions of assistants from among the postgraduate students of the department.

Today's challenges to the domestic health care system and postgraduate education in the context of the global COVID-19 pandemic require systemic changes in approaches to the choice of methods and formats of training for medical professionals in cycles of thematic improvement.