HISTORY OF KSMA
On July 5, 1996, by the Decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Kyrgyz State Medical Institute was transformed into the Kyrgyz State Medical Academy. In the Institute organization, invaluable assistance showed the 1st Moscow, Leningrad, Almaty, Tashkent and other medical institutes. They rendered advisory and organizational assistance, provided with medical literature and directed pedagogical cadres for a permanent job at the institute. There were organized chairs of CPSU history and political economy, normal anatomy, biology, histology, general chemistry, physics, foreign languages and others for which worked 16 teachers. During the Great Patriotic War in Kyrgyzstan were evacuated the 2nd Kharkov medical and stomatologic institute and the Moscow stomatologic institute which joined KSMI. Burdens of a wartime complicated institute work.
In connection with structural changes in 1996 by the Decree of the President of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Institute is reorganized into the Kyrgyz State Medical Academy. The rectorate carries out measures for academy transition to conditions of market economy. There is a contract system of training. There is a modernization of educational, methodical and scientific research process.
Since 2000 in KSMA begun introduction of the new training programs adapted for the international standards. Now in KSMA, there are medical, pediatric, stomatologic faculties, faculty on the training of foreign citizens and Institute of the pharmacy, higher nursing education, management and public health care, medical school. Besides, the Institute of post-graduate training of KSMA, Research Institute of fundamental problems of medicine and biology and the Center of the International cooperation are functioning. The academy prepares doctors for the countries of far and near abroad; training is conducted in Russian and English languages.