Kazan State Medical University (KSMU) officials visit to India - March 2016

KSMU, Kazan is considered as one of the most prestigious medical colleges in Russia already but its prestige grew up even more when the top officials from university decided to pay a visit to India this March. The delegation comprised of Rector A.S. Sozinov, Dean E.S. Koshpaeva & Prof. T.R. Akhmetov.

The aim of this was visit was to establish deeper ties with renowned Indian hospitals so as to create a platform for students studying in Kazan for practice in these hospitals during their last years of MBBS in Kazan. The university has made this effort so as to make it easier for students to be well prepared for the MCI Screening Test that they have to clear after completion of their MBBS in Kazan. Not only student practice & internship programs were signed, but also some major exchanges involving medical research & medical faculty exchanges between Russia & India.

MOU was signed between KSMU & some major hospitals in New Delhi like Indian Spinal Injuries Centre, CIMBS, etc. The Kazan delegation even paid a visit to the campuses of these hospitals so as to ensure that the proper standards are met for future exchange programs. Official meetings were organized with the directors of hospitals and MOU's were signed which are already in effect now.

Apart from these official works, a separate meeting was organized for alumni of Kazan State Medical University to pay homage to the delegation. A huge number of doctors who had passed out from KSMU in recent years attended this meeting. Doctors residing in New Delhi as well as nearby regions visited this meeting as it revived their experiences of life in Kazan. A "Letter of Thanks" was also presented by the alumni to the delegation as a token of remembrance.

Kazan State Medical University Visit to India - 2016