April 30, 2019, Perm, Russia
Lincoln American University, School of Medicine (LAU) has achieved a new milestone in the aspiring journey of becoming a leading institution for medical education in South America and providing its students with the finest possible medical education in Guyana.
On April 28, Lincoln American University and Perm State Medical University of Russia (PSMU) have joined forces to extend the medical and career opportunities for their students.
To make the collaboration official, Signing Ceremony was held at PSMU Campus in Russia. In the ceremony, Air Marshal (Dr) Pawan Kapoor, AVSM, VSM, and BAR (Retd), Former Director General of Medical Services (IAF), Vice Chancellor of Lincoln American University and Irina Koryukina, Rector and Professor at Perm State Medical University signed the solemn agreement. On the spectacular moment, Dr. Vikas Saxena, Deputy Dean (Department of Foreign Medical Students) at PSMU and other dignitaries of both the universities graced the occasion with their presence.
Air Marshal (Dr) Pawan Kapoor, Vice Chancellor of Lincoln American University (left) and Irina Koryukina, Rector and Professor at Perm State Medical University (right) shake hands during Signing Ceremony
The new arrangements between LAU and PSMU will provide the following facilities for the entire University stakeholders:
- Smooth transfer of medical students (Student Exchange Program)
- Transfer of semester credit hours
- Exchange of knowledge and research
- Mutual co-operation and progress
Above facilities will make it possible for the medical students of LAU and PSMU to explore the opportunities in Guyana & Russia, collaborate with a diverse set of people, explore a different culture and get medical education in a more worldly manner.
The holistic and diverse set of opportunities emerging out of collaboration will let the students tap international opportunities and gain the global exposure required for the international practice of medicine. Further, students will also get to know the medical challenges and needs of a different country while developing solutions together which will provide better and innovative resolutions for existing health issues and will ultimately benefit the healthcare sector.
The collaboration between LAU and PSMU is a testimony to cordial relations maintained between two leading universities and will ensure mutual co-operation and progress. Further, working together will result in synergy efforts which will facilitate better research, optimum usage of University resources, diverse set of opportunities, flexibility, and a culmination of the culture of two great countries.
Lincoln American University expresses its gratitude towards Perm State Medical University and all its members for stepping forward to this significant milestone. We, at Lincoln American University, are looking forward to a shared journey with Perm State Medical University members which will be a win-win for the stakeholders of both the organizations and will ensure a glorious future for the medical aspirants.
About Perm State Medical University
Perm State Medical University was founded in 1916 and is one of the oldest and top medical universities in Russia.
In the state of Russia, Perm State Medical University holds the largest number of patents for invention and utility models in comparison to other universities.
PSMU offers a 6-Year MBBS Program taught in Russian language and students are admitted subject to clearance of an entrance examination.
Perm State Medical University is well-recognized by Medical Council of India (MCI), certified by Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), registered with Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) and listed in World Directory of Medical Schools (WDOMS).
A total of more than 500 medical professors and scientists work at PSMU and provide education to students who come from more than 21 countries and are enrolled in various undergraduate and postgraduate medical programs offered by the University.
About Lincoln American University
Lincoln American University, School of Medicine (LAU) is a private medical university offering quality medical education in Guyana, the only English-speaking country in South America.
LAU was established in 2016 to bridge the gap between means and ability to become a doctor and provide affordable and quality medical education in South America to students from all around the world.
LAU is well-recognized University which is listed in the WDOMS, registered with National Accreditation Council of Guyana (NAC, Guyana) and FAIMER, certified by ECFMG and recognized by MCI.
To get admission at LAU, no entrance examination is held. Instead, students are admitted based on their performance in School Examinations. The medium of instruction at the LAU is English.
Since its inception, the University has made impressive progressive. Currently, 150+ students from Africa, the Caribbean, and countries across Asia and other regions worldwide are enrolled in LAU’s 5-Year MD Program and pursuing their dream medical career.