On December 2, 2020, the Department of Oncology successfully completed the training on the cycle of specialization in "Oncosurgery", which lasted 3 months. The cycle trained 26 trainee doctors, 2/3 of whom lived and worked in the "red" epidemic zone. Therefore, we consider it necessary to analyze the organization and implementation of the educational process, highlight the weaknesses, share with colleagues the experience gained.

Comprehending any problem, be it simple or complicated, expects to “find a solution to a difficult or complex question or situation; to engage in the actions or thoughts necessary to discover solutions to problems“, as the Oxford Dictionary has it.

The Lecturers’ advanced training course started in September 2016.

The purpose of the Course was to attract medical workers who have a wish to participate in international conferences as well as to improve the ability to use language accurately and appropriately while interacting with learners.

Practical skills play a central role in the daily clinical practice of the anesthesiologist. Inadequate training in the development of clinical skills is a serious problem of modern medical education. In addition, many procedures performed by anesthesiologists are potentially dangerous because of their invasive nature, so they are difficult to study. In this regard, simulation-based learning is playing an increasingly important role in medical education around the world.

This year, at  the end of November , an international congress of modern technologies in treatment and diagnosis patients with diabetes (Diabetes Technology Congress) was held in virtual format. Using new technologies, such as continuous glucose monitoring, pump insulin therapy and other methods, open up new possibilities for achieving and maintaining disease compensation in patients with type 1 and 2 diabetes.

Damage to the nervous system, diabetic neuropathy, is the most common complication of diabetes mellitus, occurring in more than half of patients suffering from this disease. However, many issues of diagnosis and treatment of this complication of diabetes are highly controversial. At the end of November, a 2-day virtual workshop was held with the participation of 10 leading international experts in the field of diabetic neuropathy, such as Professors Andrew Bolton (UK), Dan Ziegler (Germany), Roy Freeman (United States of America) and others.