Residency is part of a multi-level system of higher professional education of medical workers and in-depth postgraduate training of graduates of higher educational institutions in the field of medicine by the approved program of medical specialties.

Residency at ISM IUK operates in a structural unit of the university – the Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (MAPE) ISM IUK.

The Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education (MAPE) ISM IUK conducts training for residents in the following areas:

  • 050 Cardiology (cardiologist) – 3 years of study
  • 149 Endocrinology (endocrinologist) – 3 years of study
  • 128 Traumatology and orthopedics (traumatologist and orthopedist) – 3 years of study
  • 084 Public Health (Public Health Doctor) – 2 years of study
  • 143 Surgery (surgeon) – 3 years of study

Residency at the Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education ISM IUK provides postgraduate professional education based on the following regulatory documents:

In its activities of postgraduate professional education (residency), MAPE operates by the following regulatory documents:

The volume of the residency program of MAPE ISM IUK, implemented in one academic year, is 52 weeks with one-year training, including:

– training – 46 weeks (classroom classes, clinical practice, and independent work)

– certification – 2 weeks (semi-annual, transfer, or final)

– vacation – 4 weeks (vacation in August).

The maximum volume of a student’s academic workload is set at 48 hours per week, including all types of classroom and extracurricular work.

The total teaching load for 1 year of a full course of study is 2304 academic hours.

The academic calendar of residency at MAPE ISM IUK:

The residency of the Medical Academy of Postgraduate Education ISM IUK carries out admission based on the following document:

Admission plan for residency (DGP internship) for the 2023-2024 academic year

Deadlines for admission to residency (DGP internship) for the 2023-2024 academic year from August 28 to September 15, 2023

Documents provided upon admission to residency (DGP internship):

– application addressed to the rector

– passport (copy)

— for foreign citizens — passport with the appropriate visa (copies)

— university diploma (copy)

— when transferring from another medical university, an academic certificate is provided

– personal personnel record sheet

— resident registration card

— autobiography

— certificate of health in the established form

— two photographs size 3⨯4

— military ID (provided upon availability)

— workbook (if you have work experience, the original one is provided,

If you have not previously registered a workbook, a new one is provided for you to fill out directly.)

The basic professional educational program of postgraduate medical education MAPE ISM IUK– a program for training highly qualified personnel in residency, is a normative and methodological document regulating the content and organizational and methodological forms of training in the postgraduate professional education of doctors.

Goal— training of a qualified resident doctor with a system of general cultural and professional competencies, capable and ready for independent professional activity.

The resident’s training is aimed at deepening professional knowledge and skills, developing clinical thinking, and developing practical skills through his participation in clinical rounds of professors and associate professors of the department, morning clinical conferences, in the work of treatment and control and expert commissions, scientific and practical conferences, societies of therapists, congresses, congresses, residency work.

The resident must master the issues of prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients with various diseases, including related pathologies in a hospital setting, clinics, principles of clinical examination, at-risk patients and patients with chronic disorders, provision of emergency care at the pre-and hospital stages of medical care.


  1. To form an extensive and deep volume of basic, fundamental medical knowledge that forms the professional competencies of a doctor capable of successfully solving his professional tasks.
  2. To form and improve the professional training of a medical specialist who has clinical thinking, is well versed in the pathology of diseases of internal organs, and has in-depth knowledge in related disciplines.
  3. To develop skills in mastering the latest technologies and techniques in the field of professional interests.
  4. To prepare a specialist for independent professional diagnostic and treatment activities, who can conduct a differential diagnostic search, provide full medical care, including in urgent conditions, and carry out preventive and rehabilitation measures to preserve life and health at all age periods of patients’ lives, able to successfully solve professional problems.
  5. Prepare a medical specialist who has the skills and medical procedures to provide emergency and first aid.
  6. To form and improve a system of general and specialized knowledge and skills that allow the doctor to freely navigate issues of organization and economics of healthcare, insurance medicine, and medical psychology.

The main educational programs of the residency of MAPE ISM IUK:

GEP “Public Health”

GEP “General Medical Practice”

GEP “Traumatology and Orthopedics”

GEP “Endocrinology”

GEP “Cardiology”

OOP “Surgery”

The training program for clinical residents at MAPE ISM IUK is carried out in 5 areas and includes a mandatory part (basic) and a part formed at the resident’s choice (variable).

The residency curricula of the MAPE ISM IUK consist of the following blocks:

– theoretical training (disciplines/modules) is no more than 10%, includes a basic and variable part;

– practical training is at least 90%,

– final state certification, which fully relates to the basic part of the program and ends with the assignment of qualifications

– the curriculum for the first year of study corresponds to the training program for general medical practice.

The volumes of mastering the components of the curriculum are from the total volume of hours:

– general clinical disciplines – up to 20%;

– clinical discipline in a narrow specialization – at least 70%;

-humanities and general education block (elective disciplines) – up to 10%.

Residency curricula MAPE ISM IUK:

Curriculum in the field of “Cardiology”

Curriculum in the field of “Endocrinology”

Curriculum in the field of “Surgery”

Curriculum in the direction of “Traumatology and Orthopedics”

Curriculum in the direction of “Public Health”

For the first year, all residents (of all educational organizations) in all narrow specialties undergo a single standard program “Fundamentals of General Medical Practice”.

It is recommended that 50% of practical training be provided in outpatient settings, to master basic knowledge and practical skills of general medical practice.

It is recommended that 50% of residents be sent to the regions to complete 1 year of residency. Allocation should occur centrally, based on available data on the needs of clinical sites for residents and their ability to accept residents.

Residents must receive instructions within 2-4 weeks about completing residency and the main organizational aspects (filling out a diary, filling out evaluation forms, feedback from departments, interaction with clinical mentors, distance learning, etc.).

The implementation of the curriculum may vary within 5-10% at the discretion of the educational/scientific organization, based on the capabilities of the organization and production needs.

The main course of lectures is recommended to be conducted in person and remotely, throughout the year.

Lecture material on the most important topics of the discipline is presented in the form of webinars lasting 2 academic hours once a week. Subsequently, the recording of the video lecture is placed on the website in the electronic library for free access.

Seminars and practical classes are held at the departments according to the schedule for the rotation of residents in the blocks “Therapy in General Hospital”, “Surgery in General Hospital”, “Pediatrics in General Hospital”, and “Obstetrics and Gynecology in General Hospital”. Training is carried out in the form of full-time modules “Introduction to the Specialty”, “General Practitioner” and the module “Selected Issues of Therapy, surgery, pediatrics and Obstetrics, and Surgery” lasting 11 weeks. Pre-hospital emergency care course lasting 1-2 weeks. carried out at an emergency medical service station or hospital reception blocks in the form of duty. In addition, the “Simulation Course” module is carried out according to schedule, lasting 1 week. in the clinical skills center, where classes are provided with the necessary visual material, models mannequins, and equipment.

During the practical preparation of training, when passing general clinical disciplines, the resident, according to an individual plan and rotation schedule, undergoes practical training in the appropriate department of the hospital/FMC.

Rotation schedule for 1st year residents of MAPE ISM IUK