Medical students of the UPJŠ organized the second annual event the Medic Run on Wednesday, April 5, 2017. The students ran 3.2 km long run not just for the joy of movement, but also for the pleasure of helping others because the collected money (registration fees) was given to the account of the Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine UPJŠ FM and DNF Košice and will be used to improve the environment for leisure activities and games for child patients.
"Medic Run was organized by the Club of Education in Medicine of the Association of Medical Students of Košice and was attended by 147 runners - 71 men and 76 women, including foreign students and a few teachers. The total amount of collected money from registration fees and donations was 520 euro, which was handed over to the Head of Department of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine - MUDr. Eva Sádová after the event," said a 4th year student of medicine at the Faculty of Medicine,UPJŠ Nicolette Zavillová.
"I am delighted that we have such active medical students who join together the usefulness of healthy exercise, social activities and charitable aim," said the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, UPJŠ prof. MUDr. Daniel Pella, PhD.