The opening ceremony of a new Stomatology and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinic as the educational base of the Faculty of Medicine, UPJS in the Akadémia Košice, n.o. was held on Friday, June 1, 2018. It was in the presence of former President Dr. h. c. Ing. Rudolf Schuster, PhD., Deputy Prime Minister of the Government of the Slovak Republic for Investment and Informatisation- Richard Raši, M.D., PhD., MPH, Chairman of Košice Self-governing Region- Ing. Rastislav Trnka, Vice-Rectors of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice - prof. Mgr. Ján Gbúr, CSc. and prof. Pavol Jarčuška, M.D.,PhD., Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, UPJŠ- prof. Daniela Pella, M.D., PhD., Head of the Academic Senate MF, UPJS- prof. Peter Jarčuška, M.D. PhD. and other faculty representatives and other important guests.
A practical training of students of the Faculty of Medicine, UPJS in the study programme Dental Medicine in Slovak and English language have been held since February of this year at this workplace. Akadémia Košice, n.o. offers modern facilities for performance in the field of dental and maxillo-facial surgery, equipped with top equipment for diagnosis and treatment of facial, oral and adjacent organs and structures. The great local patriots - Rudolf Schuster and Richard Raši, together with the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, UPJS prof. Daniel Pella, M.D., PhD. and the director of Akadémia Košice, n.o. Dr.h.c. prof. Andrej Jenča, M.D., CSc., MPH undertook the ceremonial ribbon cutting.
"Since the clinic was built specifically for the diagnosis, treatment and practical training in the dental medicine, it certainly offers the most representative premises in Kosice and it also includes special premises - quality phantom rooms for practical skills training without patients. Therefore, this new clinic is a naturally welcomed enrichment of the possibilities of practical teaching of our students of the Dental Medicine," says the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, UPJS prof. Daniel Pella, M.D., PhD.