History of Faculty of Medicine, Ondokuz Mayıs University
Our faculty, which started its educational and academic structuring within the body of Hacettepe University as a Faculty of Medicine in 1973, was affiliated to its own university with the establishment of Ondokuz Mayıs University in 1975. When the students studying at Hacettepe reached the 5th and 6th grades, they started to study at the Faculty of Medicine, which started to provide services in a part of Samsun Chest Diseases Hospital as of 1978. All of its classes started to study in Samsun after 1982, and after moving to its new buildings in the Kurupelit campus in 1986, it accelerated its development and took its place among the prestigious Medical Faculties of our country.
Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Medicine, which has gifted approximately 5721 physicians to the medical world, defines its mission with the trilogy of "education", "research" and "service". There are 274 lecturers, 137 of whom are Professors, 72 Associate Professors, 48 Assistant Professors, and 17 Specialists, in 43 Departments affiliated to the Departments of Basic Medical Sciences, Internal Medicine and Surgical Sciences. Since its establishment, the number of physicians who have completed their specialty training at Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Medicine is approaching 2115. Department of Neonatal, Cardiology, Allergy, Nephrology, Hematology, Oncology, Neurology, Endocrinology, Gastroenterology and Genetics under the Department of Child Health and Diseases, and Nephrology, Gastroenterology, Oncology, Endocrinology and Hematology under the Internal Diseases Department. branch specialization training can be given.
A total of 1966 students, 370 of whom are foreign nationals, are currently studying at the Faculty of Medicine of Ondokuz Mayıs University, which determines the purpose of pre-graduate medical education as "to train physicians who can respond to the needs of society and to provide individuals who want to pursue advanced academic education". In the Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Medicine, which has developed its education program in parallel with the developments in medical education in the world and in Turkey, a new education program, in which student-centered, problem-based learning (PBL) is the main element, has been applied to newly enrolled students since 2003-2004. The first three years of the new program, which is 6 years after one year of preferential English preparatory class, consists of PBL sessions, presentations, vocational skills training, clinical skills training, practices and other supportive training programs.
Before encountering real patients, students develop their professional skills on 368 types of models in two vocational skills laboratories and receive clinical skills training with simulated patients in 19 clinical skills laboratories. In the 4th and 5th years of the training program, they encounter real patients in the "tasks" applied in the clinic, and they complete their 6th year with an internship period that lasts 12 months. In the new system, while the students continue their education in a positive and pleasant environment; It is aimed to train them as physicians who question, solve problems, and have good communication with patients and their relatives. For this purpose, the technical and cognitive infrastructure of the library, classrooms and computer rooms, especially the learning resources center, are constantly updated.
Health Practice and Research Hospital, located in Kurupelit campus of Ondokuz Mayıs University Faculty of Medicine, is the largest and most equipped hospital in the Black Sea Region and still serves with a bed capacity of 1037 (registered and unregistered). The hospital has 45 services. The Emergency Service and Intensive Care Units of the hospital, where approximately 24400 operations are performed annually in 21 operating rooms in total, have been modernized and renewed in recent years, while the operating rooms have been equipped with devices for minimally invasive surgeries. The pediatric intensive care service reached a capacity of 19 beds, while the neonatal service was modernized to have a capacity of 33 patients. Almost all of the advanced technology diagnostic and treatment devices (Multislice CT, high-speed MR, Digital Angio systems, Linear Accelerator, ESWL device, Holmium and Greenlight Laser systems, etc.) serve in the hospital. In vitro fertilization center and pediatric stem cell transplant center are other units that serve our patients.
Turkey's most modern oncology-chemotherapy application unit was brought to our hospital again. Again, chemotherapy and dialysis services have been provided in a building in the city center since December 2005. With the renovation works carried out in the hemodialysis unit, the capacity of 40 beds has been reached. The transition to financial and medical full automation has been completed at Ondokuz Mayıs University Health Practice and Research Hospital, where international accreditation and standardization studies of health services continue intensively.
The Faculty of Medicine, which is located in the Kurupelit campus of Ondokuz Mayıs University, which has a unique natural beauty of 7000 acres, is considered as one of the few Medical Faculties of our country in the evaluations made with measurable criteria. DEANS THAT HAVE WORKED FROM ITS FOUNDATION TO THE DATE
Prof. Dr. Sevinç Nejat ORAL
Prof. Dr. Muhsin SARAÇLAR
Prof. Dr. Gürler İLİÇİN
Prof. Dr. Emin U.ERKOÇAK
Prof. Dr. Arman BİLGİÇ
Prof. Dr. Ercihan GÜNEY
Prof. Dr. Naci GÜRSES
Prof. Dr. Mete KESİM
Prof. Dr. Cemil RAKUNT
Prof. Dr. İhsan ÖGE
Prof. Dr. Kayhan ÖZKAN
Prof. Dr. Fulya TANYERİ
Prof. Dr. Şaban SARIKAYA
Prof. Dr. A. Haydar ŞAHİNOĞLU
Prof. Dr. Süleyman KAPLAN
Prof.Dr. Ayhan DAĞDEMİR