Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Kosice - Faculty of Medicine


Faculty of Medicine life

The Dean awarded the exceptional students

The Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, UPJŠ prof. Daniel Pella, M.D., PhD. awarded ten students for their excellent study results and five students for their active volunteering in COVID-19 testing on the occasion of the International Students’ Day...

Medical students helped with testing the population for COVID-19 in the Bardejov district

The students of the FM UPJŠ are ready to help with mass testing of Slovaks for COVID-19 on October 31, 2020, and November 01, 2020, and November 7-8, 2020. About a hundred of them have already passed the general exam thanks to pilot testing in the Bardejov district. The members of the student part of the Academic Senate of the FM UPJŠ helped with the recruitment of candidates to the sampling teams and several of them also tried testing

Our students help with the health monitoring of homeless people

Students of the Faculty of Medicine of Pavol Jozef Šafárik University in Košice help people without a home in a project called  „Homeless not hopeless“. They perform regular screening in a facility for people without home Oáza near to Košice. Their 10-member team has made 3 visits in this shelter, during which the students of General medicine UPJŠ FM took an anamnesis of clients and did a basic medical examination...

Little students learned and had fun in the lecture rooms at our Faculty

While the lecture rooms of the Faculty of Medicine, UPJŠ were empty most of the summer semester because of the situation with the new coronavirus, they were filled with non-traditional students on Tuesday, July 28, 2020. The Faculty blossomed out with children's laughter, as it was visited by 36 primary school pupils in the frame of the project University without Border, UPJŠ 2020.

New professors of the Faculty of Medicine, UPJŠ

On 14th of July the President of the Slovak Republic, Zuzana Čaputová, appointed 54 new university professors, including the employees of the Faculty of Medicine, prof. PhDr. Anna Bérešová, PhD. (in the field of social work) and prof. František Sabol, M.D., PhD. MPH MBA (in the field of surgery). Congratulations!


Our faculty helps university hospital with diagnostics of the new coronavirus

The Faculty of Medicine of UPJŠ in Košice lent to the University Hospital of L. Pasteur Košice the necessary equipment to work in the laboratory in the diagnosis of the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 causing the disease COVID-19. These are two laminar boxes from the Faculty of Medicine originally purchased for scientific purposes, one provided from the Associated Tissue Bank and the other from the Institute of Medical and Clinical Microbiology...

Our medical students are helping as volunteers at university hospital

If necessary, our students are ready to give the helping hand to medical facilities when testing patients for the new SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus by treating patients or any other suitable way. Since Tuesday, 17 March 2020, medical aid has been needed to select patients at the central reception of the L. Pasteur University Hospital in Košice, as well as to manage patients who have contacted the Call Center and are planning to visit the hospital...