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We are the Department of Pediatrics №1 and Neonatology of KhMNU! The Department of Pediatrics № 1 and Neonatology (name since 2008) is one of the oldest departments of pediatrics in Ukraine. Its history dates back to 1892.
Since 2015, the department is headed by doctor of medicine, prof. Margaryta Gonchar who is a follower of the traditions of the Kharkiv Pediatric School.
The main activities of the department include educational, pedagogical, medical, scientific, advisory work.
The teaching staff of the department includes: 4 professors, 13 associate professors, 10 assistants professors.
Applicants of the III level of higher education in the specialty 228 "Pediatrics" - 5, teacher assistants - 4
The department conducts educational and pedagogical work on the basis of 7 specialized departments.
The discipline 228 "Pediatrics" is taught at the Department of Pediatrics № 1 and Neonatology in the following sections:
For the 5th year
• Pediatric endocrinology
• Neonatology
• Medical practice
For the 6th year
• Differential diagnosis of the most common respiratory diseases in children.
• Differential diagnosis of the most common diseases of the circulatory system in children.
• Differential diagnosis of the most common diseases of the digestive system in children.
• Differential diagnosis of the most common diseases of the urinary system in children.
• Dispensary supervision of healthy and sick children in the clinic.
• Differential diagnosis of the most common diseases of organs
• Hematopoiesis in the practice of a pediatrician and neonatologist.
• Emergency care for major emergencies.


For ukrainian and international students of 5th and 6th years of I, II, III, IV, V, VI, VII medical faculties (in 3 languages - Ukrainian, English, Russian). The main directions of the department's work are based on the latest scientific information of the European level, which is closely intertwined with the provisions of academic integrity, decency, mutual respect.
Elective courses for 5th year
Simulation practices for a pediatrician / family doctor.
Area of knowledge 22 Health care. Specialty 228 Pediatrics. The second master's level.
Simulation practices for a pediatrician / neonatologist.
Area of knowledge 22 Health care. Specialty 228 Pediatrics. The second master's level.
Methods of functional diagnostics in the practice of a pediatrician.
Area of knowledge 22 Health care. Specialty 228 Pediatrics. The second master's level.
Emergency care in pediatrics.
Area of knowledge 22 Health care. Specialty 228 Pediatrics. The second master's level.
Current trends and modern approach to research in pediatrics.
Area of knowledge 22 Health care. Specialty 228 Pediatrics. The second master's level.
Industrial practice (outpatient) management of children with special needs.
Area of knowledge 22 Health care. Specialty 228 Pediatrics. The second master's level.
Industrial practice (outpatient) management of newborns.
Галузь знань 22 Охорона здоров'я. Спеціальність 228 Педіатрія. Другий магістерський рівень.
Industrial practice (outpatient) management of adolescent children.
Галузь знань 22 Охорона здоров'я. Спеціальність 228 Педіатрія. Другий магістерський рівень.
Elective courses for 6th year
Current issues of pediatric rheumatology.
Area of knowledge 22 Health care. Specialty 228 Pediatrics. The second master's level.
Current issues of pediatric gastroenterology.
Area of knowledge 22 Health care. Specialty 228 Pediatrics. The second master's level.
Practical issues of pediatric cardiology. Functional diagnostic methods in pediatrics.
Area of knowledge 22 Health care. Specialty 228 Pediatrics. The second master's level.
Critical conditions in neonatology.
Area of knowledge 22 Health care. Specialty 228 Pediatrics. The second master's level.
Endocrinology of development.
Area of knowledge 22 Health care. Specialty 228 Pediatrics. The second master's level.
Physiological and clinical nutrition of different agedchildren. Fundamental of pediatric palliative care.
Area of knowledge 22 Health care. Specialty 228 Pediatrics. The second master's level.
The most important issues in pediatrics (preparation for EDKI).
Area of knowledge 22 Health care. Specialty 228 Pediatrics. The second master's level.
Fundamental of evidence-based pulmonology and vaccination standards in pediatrics.
Area of knowledge 22 Health care. Specialty 228 Pediatrics. The second master's level.
Treatment of childhood diseases on the foundation of evidence-based medicine.
Area of knowledge 22 Health care. Specialty 228 Pediatrics. The second master's level.
Development of young children. Medical care for children with special needs.
Area of knowledge 22 Health care. Specialty 228 Pediatrics. The second master's level.
Evidence-based neonatology.
Area of knowledge 22 Health care. Specialty 228 Pediatrics. The second master's level.
Interns are trained at the Department of Pediatrics every year in such fields:
«Pediatrics»
«Neonatology»
"General practice - family medicine"
"Obstetrics and gynecology"
Our advantages
Interdepartmental simulation classes
the use of simulation techniques that allow you to simulate a variety of clinical scenarios, to practice practical skills of diagnostic and therapeutic manipulations.
Material and technical equipment of the department
2 projection devices, 6 TV sets, 16 computers, 298 lectures in the form of multimedia presentations are used for maintenance of pedagogical process.
Improvement of doctors
The department conducts 15 cycles of thematic improvement for pediatricians, neonatologists, pediatric cardiorheumatologists, pulmonologists, endocrinologists, gastroenterologists, family doctors.
Research activities
The scientific activity of the staff of the department is focused on topical issues of modern pediatrics.
For the last 5 years the staff and collaborators of the department have defended 5 candidate dissertations and 2 doctoral dissertations. Currently, 2 candidate dissertations and 6 Doctor of Philosophy degree have been completed. Received 18 utility model patents and more than 400 implementation acts. The department has published more than 500 articles and about 600 abstracts of reports at scientific forums of various levels.
Grants
Every year, employees receive grants for training and internships abroad: as well as participate in international congresses, conferences and congresses.
Preparation
Masters of medicine, doctors of philosophy, doctors of medical sciences are constantly trained.
Let's keep in touch!
On our site you can get acquainted in detail with all areas of the department, find useful information for students, interns, graduate students, doctors.