First St. Petersburg State Medical University named after Academician I. P. Pavlov

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January 24, 2022

The First St. Petersburg State Medical University named after I.P. Pavlov (formerly the 1st Leningrad Medical Institute named after academician I.P. Pavlov) is a federal state budgetary educational institution of higher education of the Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation. Until today, the university has changed several names: Women's Medical Institute (1897). First Petrograd Medical Institute (1918). First Leningrad Medical Institute - 1 LMI, "1st honey" - the name that went down in history (1924). In 1936, the university was named after the Nobel Prize winner, Academician Ivan Petrovich Pavlov. In 1994, the institute was transformed into a university and was named Academician I. P. Pavlov St. Petersburg State Medical University. In 2013, the word "First" was returned to the name - the First St. Petersburg State Medical University named after academician I.P. Pavlov.

History

St. Petersburg Women's Medical Institute

The history of St. Petersburg State Medical University began with the creation of the St. Petersburg Women's Medical Institute, a private women's medical institution of higher education in the Russian Empire. The regulation on the St. Petersburg Women's Medical Institute was approved on June 1 (13), 1895. The opening of the institute took place on September 14 (26), 1897. The Institute became the first educational institution in Russia and Europe where women could receive higher medical education.

Post-revolutionary period

In 1918, the Women's Medical Institute was transformed into the 1st Petrograd Medical Institute. From the 1st Leningrad Medical Institute in the 1930s, the Chemical-Pharmaceutical and Pediatric Institutes separated into independent universities. During the war years, the Institute did not stop its work, its graduates fought on the fronts of the Great Patriotic War. In 1985, at the site of an unexploded bomb in the park of the institute, a monument to the fallen doctors was erected.

Historical Facts

In 1908, one of the first X-ray rooms in Russia was opened by Professor M. I. Nemenov in the clinic of faculty surgery. In 1918

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