On December 6th 2013, prof. Yvan Vander Heyden received an honorary doctorate from the MUG. The ceremony took place at the Narkiewicz Auditorium Primum. more »
Wdzydze Kiszewskie, a town Ii the heart of Kaszuby region, was the location of the first-ever meeting of the Deans of medical faculties at Polish medical universities on November 14-15th 2013. At the invitation of prof. Maria Dudziak, Dean of MUG Faculty of Medicine, the followind Deans attended the meeting: prof. Leszek Domański (Pomeranian Medical University in Szczecin), prof. Irina Kowalska (Medical University of Białystok), prof. Jan Zejda (Medical University of Silesia), dr hab. Katarzyna Pawlak-Osińska (Nicolaus Copernicus University Collegium Medicum in Bydgoszcz), prof. Marzenna Zielińska (Medical University of Łódź), prof. Ryszard Maciejewski together with prof. Krzysztofem Celiński (both from the Medical University of Lublin) and prof. Maciej Misiołek (Medical University of Silesia, Katowice). more »
Operating on a teddy bear was the main attraction during the recent edition of GUMed Kids, a series of events for little scientists. Over 250 children participated in the the activities on November 15th 2013. The first lecture was delivered by Szymon Hofman (10 years old) who introduced the audience to one of the most advanced and free educational systems khanacademy.org and convinced the audience that mathematics are a lot of fun. Whereas dr hab. Stanisław Hać (MUG Department of General, Endocrine and Transplant Surgery) told the children about the secrets of being a surgeon and invited them to perform an operation on a teddy bear. The little surgeons did an excellent job – the operation was successful.
The next edition of GUMed Kids will take place on December 13th and will be conducted by dr Michał Brzeziński and prof. Barbara Kamińska, both from the MUG Department of Pediatrics, Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition. The GUMed Kids events are part of… more »
On November 18th 2013, the “Fundacja z Pompą – Help the Children with Leukemia” donated medical equipment worth 15000zł to the Pediatric Hematology Ward of the MUG Pediatric, Hematological, Oncological and Endocrinological Clinic. The Ward received two infusion pumps, pulseoximeters, intravenous catheters and 100 bionectors for central venous catheters. Children from the theater group Bajkolandia at the Elementary School Nr 1 in Gdańsk performed during the donation ceremony.
The Pediatric Hematology Ward at the University Clinical Centre in Gdańsk treats patients from the entire Pomorskie region. It is the only ward in the region where neoplastic diseases of the hematopoietic system (leukemias and lymphomas) of children are treated.
Members of the Student Scientific Clubs at the MUG Department of Oncological Surgery and the MUG Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care participated in the V edition of the Gdańsk Biega (Gdańsk Running) event on November 3rd 2013 by the pier in Gdańsk-Brzeźno. The students measured blood pressure, blood glucose levels, taught breast self-examination and encouraged healthy lifestyle. In addition, students demonstrated on mannequins what to do in case of choking, how to open the airways, ventilate and even how to insert a cannula into the vein.
The event was organized in the “run for fun” format, therefore there were no fees, start numbers, time-keeping or final results. Participants could choose from the distances of three and six kilometers and also had an option to run with their dogs. more »
In accordance with the tradition, MUG researchers received their doctor habilis degrees in medical sciences and pharmaceutical sciences at the Arthur’s Court in Old Town Gdańsk on October 25th 2013. At this ceremony, the doctoral candidates also received their doctorates in medical sciences, health sciences and pharmaceutical sciences. more »
MUG students examined 113 patients during a White Saturday in Skorzewo on October 26th 2013. The event was co-organized by the Student Scientific Club at the MUG Department of Oncological Surgery, the Academic Oncology Society and the Kościerzyna commune administrator Mr. Grzegorz Piechowski. more »
Bogumiła Sutkowska, student of the MUG public health programme, was re-elected Chairman of the Commission for Higher Medical Education at the Student Parliament of Poland. Her term will last the 2013/2014 academic year. Robert Szczepara from Kraków was elected Vice-Chairman. The elections took place on October 25th-27th 2013 in Wrocław.
Last update: 07.12.2013, 19:10