Ivano-Frankivsk National Medical University is an integral part of the socio-economic sphere of Prykarpattia.  On April 19, the university's rector, Roman Yatsyshyn, spoke at a session of the Ivano-Frankivsk Regional Council. During the meeting, Roman Yatsyshyn provided information about the current activities of the university and plans for the future.

 "We provide high-quality education and training for doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and other healthcare professionals. This is important for ensuring the healthcare system," said Roman Yatsyshyn.

IFNMU educates 4740 students, including 2450 students studying at the medical faculty. In 2024, about 350 future doctors will graduate from the medical faculty.

Roman Yatsyshyn informed those present about the current achievements of the university in establishing and expanding cooperation, work in the field of physical rehabilitation, and training the region's community in providing emergency medical care.

In addition, IFNMU conducts training for reserve officers of the medical service, and over 100 doctors from the region have been retrained as physical and rehabilitation medicine specialists.

The rector of IFNMU outlined the university's scientific and medical work and made a number of proposals, including the creation of joint projects with medical institutions in the city and the implementation of a project on mental health.

During the session, three scientists from IFNMU received awards: the head of the Oncology Department, Professor Anna Kryzhanivska;  the head of the Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Department, Professor Ivan Titov; and the head of the General and Vascular Surgery Department, Ivan Hudz.