O.O.Bogomolets National Medical University
| Medical Faculty of Kyiv University, reorganized in 1920 in Kyiv Medical Institute, was founded in April 1840 ,22 medical students who entered the department, listened to the first lecture on anatomy September 9, 1841.
Due to lack of proper premises for placement of medical faculty it was scheduled for 1842, when it was planned to finish the construction of the main university building. However, the need for doctors, especially in connection with the widespread distribution of epidemics in the country, was so great that in December 1840, Minister Uvarov to amend the previous decree proposed the administration of the University of Kiev with the beginning of 1841/42 on. To open the 1st course of the medical faculty.
According to the Charter of 1842, intended solely for the University of Kiev, the medical faculty had consist of the following departments: 1) The anatomy of the physiological with micrography; 2) Physiology of a healthy person; 3) Physiology of the sick person, or pathological physiology with pathologic anatomy; 4) General therapy and “intensive management” with the necessary instructions on toxicology; 5) Operative surgery with surgical clinic; 6) theoretical surgery with ophthalmology; 7) Private therapy in full; 8) Therapeutic Clinic with semiotics; Obstetrics theoretical and practical, obstetric clinic; 10) State likrelogy, which includes: a) forensic medicine; b) Medical police with hygiene; b) Medical legislation, i.e. a summary of the case, the order of service, as well as information on civil service and jurisprudence in necessary for the doctor volume; d) Veterinary police with epizootic diseases.
Successes of the medical Faculty of Kyiv University are largely caused by by the fact that its development, as well as the birth of the faculty, is connected with the name of Pirogov. In the “Diary of an old doctor” Nikolai Ivanovich, talking about his activities as a member and commission at the Ministry of Education, says: “All This is the same as Vybory Medicinskih faculties all Russian University school passed through our hands. Especially, in the name of Vremya Medicine, the Faculty of Kievskogo University, start Vsezcello Uchrezhdsya and Izgathersya in our “.
A Direct influence on the development of the medical faculty was M. I. Pirogov at the time when he was the curator of the Kiev Educational district (1858-1861 biennium).
In 1875 a city Alexander hospital was opened in Kyiv, which became the base for a number of clinics of the medical faculty.
In the late XIX-early XX art. A number of departments were led by the great scientists – M. I. Stukovenkov, V. V. Pidvysotskyi, V. E. Chernov, O. D. Pavlovsky, S. M. Revytsky, M.m. Volkovych, V. P. Obraztsov, F. G. Yanovsky, V. Vysotkovich, М. M. Diteria, K. E. Dobrovolsky, A. P. Krymov, O. V. Korchak-Chepurkivskyi, V. Y. Chahovets.