On November 14, on the eve of the 210th anniversary of teaching medicine in Warsaw, the university, faculty and administrative authorities laid flowers under a stone Obelisk, commemorating the beginnings of existence of our university.
Ablation treatment with the support of ECMO taking place at the 1st Chair and Department of Cardiology
The team from the 1st Chair and Department of Cardiology, chaired by prof. Grzegorz Opolski, joined a small group of european medical centres performing ablation with the support of ECMO (extracorporeal membrane oxygenation).
On October 28th, 2019, Professor Marek Krawczyk – former Rector of our University and a professor at the Department of General, Transplant and Liver Surgery, as well as, former President of the Polish Transplant Society and President of the Polish Surgeons Society, received the American College of Surgeons Honorary Fellowship during the Clinical Congress 2019 in San Francisco, California. Professor Krawczyk is the fourth Polish who has received this title since 1913, when the American College of Surgeons was founded.
On October 28th, Hidehiko Maruyama, MD, PhD, from the National Center for Child Health and Development in Tokyo shared his knowledge and experience with MUW students and faculty in his lecture “Short-term outcome of preterm infants”. The lecture took place in the Pediatric Teaching Clinical Hospital.
Piotr H. Skarżyński, PhD hab., from the Department of Heart Failure and Cardiac Rehabilitation at Medical University of Warsaw was elected to the prestigious WHO Roster of Experts for Digital Health. The advisory group will provide high-level global strategic advice and support to the WHO Secretariat in developing its digital health vision and strategy.
Our specialist received the title Honorary Clinical Fellow from the Inherited Cardiac Conditions Royal Brompton Hospital
Tomasz Książczyk, MD, from MUW's Department of Pediatric Cardiology and General Pediatrics, received the title in recognition of having completed his 1,5 year internship at Royal Brompton Hospital.
On October 21, Professor Jolanta Małyszko’s election for a position in the Executive Committee of KDIGO was confirmed. Prof. Małyszko, from the Department of Nephrology, Dialysis and Internal Diseases at MUW, is the only polish representative in the 20-person management body of KDIGO.
On Monday, October 21, the Senate of MUW passed the draft Statute for the Federation of UW and MUW. The same Statute was passed a few days earlier by the Senate of UW. The draft Statute will now be reviewed by the Polish Ministry of Science and Higher Education.
The first MUW Open Fulbright Lecture took place on Friday, October 18 at Medical University of Warsaw’s Main Library. Students from the English Division and ERASMUS as well as other auditors filled the lecture room to listen to Dr. József Böröcz’s talk on the Sociology of Global Health and Inequality.