University Representatives in Tel-Aviv
The Dean of International Relations and Study Centre Prof. Ingrida Janulevičienė, Dean of Postgraduation Centre Dr. Juozas Kupčinskas, International Programme Coordinators Ingrida Inčiūrienė ir Rūta Antanaitienė had visited Tel-Aviv in January, 2019.
The LSMU representatives took part in the Study Fair arranged by the agency M.D. International.
Professor I. Janulevičienė made the comprehensive presentation about the University, study possibilities, learning facilities and research activities, as well as the specifics of problem based learning and student exchange programme ERASMUS+.
The stand of LSMU was over-crowded by young people and their parents – enormous questions were answered by the University representatives. After few days the applicants of MD International sat the entrance test of LSMU and had showed good results – Offers to study at LSMU have been presented to 23 prospective students.
International Programme Coordinators Ingrida Inčiūrienė ir Rūta Antanaitienė visited the LSMU agency Overseas Medical Education-Tel Aviv Medical College and made an introductory seminar about the study possibilities, learning facilities and research activities at LSMU, as well as the specifics of problem based learning and student exchange programme ERASMUS+, answered the questions of young people studying in the College and planning to study at LSMU.
Professor Ingrida Janulevičienė and Dr. Juozas Kupčinskas visited the Rabin Medical Center Beilison Hospital and Schneider Children's Medical Center and had meetings with Hospital Managers and Deans of Tel-Aviv University, who are responsible for the clinical practises. Possibilities to do practise and take part in the clinical activities have been discussed during the meetings – information in native language is very much useful and the quality of clinical practise done in the local medical institutions is valuable, too. During the visit in Barzilai Hospital located next to Palestine area,University representatives were suprised that Emergency Department of the hospital is located under the ground level and all urgent and planned medical services could be provided safely in case of military operations. The Wolfson Hospital had impressed by high level medical equipment and treatment service, hospital has a great occupation, so, doctors would be happy to accept 6th year students of LSMU for a clinical practise.
LSMU representatives had met doctors speaking Lithuanian language during the visits in Tel-Aviv‘s hospitals – their professional readiness and assessment of collegues prove the competence and high level of medical education gained in the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences.
Text: Rūta Antanaitienė. Personal photos