Poltava Ukrainian Medical & Stomatological Academy as Poltava State Medical and Dental Academy in English is a tertiary education institution in Poltava, Ukraine which was founded in 1921. It is a part of the Poltava State Medical and Dental University (UMSA). The academy offers courses in English Medicine(MB/BS), Dentistry and Nursing
UMSA was founded in Ukraine 1921 as Poltava State Medical and Dental University by the Odontologic Faculty of the Kharkiv Medical Academy. In 1967, the academy moved to Poltava and was given its current name. In 1994, it was granted the sixth highest accreditation level in Ukraine, as well as the status of a Poltava State Medical University (PSMU), because of its low surgical death rate. As of 2004, PSMU had reached a confirmed level IV accreditation.
The Ukrainian Medical Stomatological Academy participated in both the “Modern Education in Ukraine” and “Education and Career” exhibitions, where they presented various achievements in the organization of educational processes, such as scientific and methodological innovations, modern information and telecommunications, multimedia learning systems, etc. For these accomplishments, the academy was awarded gold, silver, and bronze medals and diplomas.
At the Third International Exhibition and Presentation, “Innovative Learning Technology”, the academy won a prize for the contest “Innovation in the Learning Process”. The academy was awarded “Leader of Modern Education” for its innovative teaching. While a member of the Ukrainian project “Best Institutions of Medical Education in Ukraine – Medical Olympus”, the academy was awarded a diploma from the Ministry of Health of Ukraine and the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, for its significant contribution to the development of medical education. The academy team was also awarded the Certificate of Merit by the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine for their significant contribution to the development of medical education and science.
According to the “Top 200 Ukraine,” a ranking of higher educational institutions in Ukraine, the HSEIU “UMSA” is ranked forty-first.