The Matriculation ceremony of the 1st year students of Bachelor's and Slovak and English Doctoral study programmes General Medicine and Dental Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of UPJS took place in the Assembly Hall of the Medical Faculty on Wednesday, November 16, 2016. Almost all of first-year students from a total of 550 accepted were present at the event. The Dean Prof. MUDr. Daniel Pella, PhD., the Vice-dean Prof.MUDr. Eva Mechírová, PhD., the Vice-Dean doc. MUDr. Želmíra Macejová, PhD., MPH , mim. prof. , representatives of the Academic Senate FM,UPJŠ, the Study advisors and the Chairmans of the student associations were also present at the ceremony.
The students at the ceremony took a vow by which they promised to perform their study duties, to respect the decisions of the Academic Senate, University and the Faculty, to study the best way to bring all-purpose benefit, to honour, protect and spread reputation of the Medical faculty of UPJŠ and to not commit anything to damage it.
The Dean prof. MUDr. Daniel Pella, PhD. reminded the students that after being admitted to the great famly of medical students FM, UPJŠ, they are at the beginning of a stage of life which will not be easy, but which will bring nice moments and joy. "Matriculation is also an opportunity to think about what to expect, establish aims and to make resolutions that will accompany them throughout the study," said the Dean and whished all students to keep this period filled with fruitful work and hunger for knowledge. He also wished them a lot of personal happiness and success in their studies. "I wish the time that you will spend at our Alma Mater will be the best time of your life’’ said Dean prof. MUDr. Daniel Pella, PhD.