Poltava Ukrainian Medical Stomatological Academy (UMSA), is one of the largest and best medical universities of the former USSR. Since then, over 40,000 highly skilled doctors, well-known scientists, researchers, health service organizers from Ukraine, Russia, other European countries, Asian, African and American countries have graduated from UMSA. Among them were more than 8,000 foreign students from all over the world including 3 Doctors and 70 Candidates of Medical Science, about 200 clinical post-graduates (residents).
By studying at UMSA, students gain their professional experience at 26 specialized bases-multifield medical and preventive organizations and research institutes and 28 specially equipped clinical bases-leading city hospitals, under the supervision of experienced specialists.
Modern treatment methods such as kidney transplantation, open-heart surgeries with artificial blood circulation, extracorporeal blood purification, biochem absorption and many others are applied in most of the clinics almost every day. Due to the high level of specialists training, UMSA is one of the best Ukrainian Medical Universities for foreign students. More than 4,200 students from USA, India, Russia, Germany, Poland, Greece, Israel, China, Malaysia, Turkey, Armenia, Georgia, Nigeria, Ghana, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Peru, Palestine, Iraq, Kuwait, Jordan, Syria, Tunisia, Lebanon, Mauritius, Pakistan and many other countries study at UMSA.
UMSA has been recognized as the best training-methodical centre among Ukrainian medical universities in 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and was awarded certificates from Ukrainian Health Ministry and Ministry of Education