History of department
The Department of Internal Diseases No. 3 of the Tashkent Medical Academy (TMA) was established in 2016 on the basis of the department of training general practitioners of the Tashkent Medical Academy. In turn, the department of training a general practitioner was organized in 1996 at the First Tashkent State Medical Institute. Over the years, the department has become one of the leading educational and methodological centers in the Republic of Uzbekistan for the training of qualified general practitioners.
The educational activities of the department include teaching under the higher education program (bachelor’s degree) to 6th year students of the medical and pedagogical faculty of the Tashkent Medical Academy in the discipline “Internal Medicine”, teaching under the higher education program (magistracy) in the specialty “Cardiology”, as well as in clinical residents in the specialty “Therapy”.The main educational bases of the department are the departments of cardiology, cardiac resuscitation and cardiac rehabilitation of the multidisciplinary clinical hospital of the Tashkent Medical Academy, as well as the 3-city clinical hospital, family polyclinics No. 9 and No. 16 in Tashkent. Since 2017, the 22-village family polyclinic of the Zangiata district of the Tashkent region has been attached as an additional training base, which allowed future doctors to better master the skills of medical practice in the primary health care system.
The first head and organizer of the department is A.G. Gadaev, Doctor of Medical Sciences, Professor, Honored Health Worker of the Republic of Uzbekistan. He is one of the few who actively participates in the formation of general medical practice as a separate discipline in the country. Under his leadership, new pedagogical technologies were introduced into the educational process, and the department’s staff focused on the study of topical issues of cardiovascular and renal diseases.
Currently, the head of the department is Kh.S. Akhmedov, Doctor of Medical Sciences. Under his leadership, the department created and introduced modern information and communication technologies in the educational process and efforts were focused on the problems of rheumatological diseases.