The Association of medical faculties has been led by the Dean of UPJS MF Dr.h.c. Prof. MUDr. Leonard Siegfried, CSc. since November 2013. The Association was established in order to improve mutual cooperation and the promotion of common interests of the three Slovak medical faculties – the Medical Faculty of Comenius Universty in Bratislava, The Jessenius Medical Faculty in Martin of Comenius University in Bratislava and the Medical Faculty of UPJS in Košice. The function of its president is a rotating one – in the forefront of the Association is a dean of another faculty each year. Dr.h.c. Prof. MUDr. Leonard Siegfried, CSc., the dean of UPJS MF, took over the president function in Prague on the November´s meeting of the Czech and Slovak medical faculties.