There are 53 departments at Ukrainian Medical Stomatological/Dental Academy (UMSA) :
Zhdan Vechislav M.
Rector of Ukrainian Medical Stoamtological/Dental Academy,
Honoured Doctor of Ukraine,Professor,Doctor of Medical Science,
Academician of Academy of Sciences of Ukraine,
Head of Department of General Practice - Family Medicine.
The problem of training dentists in Russia is particularly exacerbated in the XIX century. Zubolikarska care provided to patients is not due to lack of staff, because they are not prepared or in Russia (until 1881) nor in Ukraine (in 1900). In this regard, a prominent surgeon of that time, MV Sklifosovsky the VI Congress of naturalists and physicians were substantiated proposal to the need for dentists with higher medical education in medical faculties of universities. But after the First World War the issue of training of medical staff dentist who can provide specialized help kfalifikovanu, began to take real shape.
Ukrainian Medical Stomatological Academy (UMSA) is the leading state higher educational institution in training both physicians and dentists. The Ukrainian Medical Stomatological Academy (UMSA) started its activity in 1921 as the Odontologic Faculty of the Kharkiv Medical Academy. In 1967 the Institute was transferred to the city of Poltava and renamed as the Poltava Medical Stomatological Institute, which in 1994 was granted the highest (IV) accreditation level and the status of the Ukrainian Medical Stomatological Academy (UMSA). Its accreditation level IV was confirmed in 2004.