The Faculty of Medicine of UPJŠ organized a meeting of representatives of 12 medical faculties from the Czech and Slovak Republic at Štrbské Pleso in days 3. - 4. 10. 2014. A part of the program was opening ceremony and plenary session at the Congress Hall of Hotel Patria. It was followed by negotiations of deans, vice-deans for individual sections, bursars, representatives of academic senates and students in the sections devoted to specific topics.
As stated Prof. Daniel Pella, PhD., on behalf of Dean of UPJŠ MF, at the negotiations have been opened more pressing problems of Czech and Slovak medical faculties, which include also the preparation of the law on university hospitals in the Czech Republic and Slovakia, determined positions of the Heads of Departments, the issue of parallel specialized study of PhD. students, and the need for unification of the rules of management and to increase mutual awareness on the use of funds gained for common research activity with the faculty, respectively university hospitals.The Dean of the Faculty of Medicine in Hradec Králové Prof. MUDr. RNDr. Miroslav Červinka, CSc. commended perfect organizational preparation and content of meeting of Czech and Slovak medical faculties representatives at Štrbské Pleso organized by the Faculty of Medicine of UPJŠ in Košice. In his speech he also expressed the belief that it is necessary to keep this long tradition of meeting of medical faculties representatives from the Czech and Slovak Republic and also to develop it because negotiations in sessions can bring many inspiring information and representatives can tell each other about possibilities how to solve problems.