The Minister of Health JUDr. Ing. Tomáš Drucker and the State Secretary assoc.prof. Andrea Kalavska, M.D.,PhD. had a meeting with the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, prof. Daniel Pella, M.D., PhD., the Vice-Dean Silvia Timková, M.D., PhD. and the Chairman of the Academic Senate MF UPJS prof. Petrer Jarčuška, M.D., PhD. on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at the Ministry of Health of the Slovak Republic.
The minister Drucker has been particularly interested in the field of teaching dental medicine and internal medicine and their undergraduate and postgraduate teaching at the negotiation. The representatives of the government department and the faculty concerned the question of the quality and quantity of teaching, the qualification of pedagogical staff and the need of extending the teaching with simulators.
The Board of the Faculty of Medicine was extremely pleased that the Minister of Health considers the very important professional growth of the employees of the FM UPJS to be directed at being able to guarantee individual faculty specializations in both offered medical study programmes- General Medicine and Dental Medicine. The Dean of the faculty Daniel Pella also pointed out the interest of the Minister of Health to include the Slovak Republic through the Faculty of Medicine into the European Clinical Research Infrastructure Network (ECRIN).