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Clinical residency

The Decision of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus dated 06.01.2009 under No. 2 "On some issues of training in clinical residency"

Clinical residency represents a form of professional training of medical specialists, persons who obtained a higher medical education outside the Republic of Belarus, based on the principle of individual training, in order to deepen professional knowledge and improve practical skills, learn state-of-the-art medical technologies and solve tasks of healthcare human resourcing.

Medical specialists can be trained in clinical residency in all specialties in the following medical educational institutions on contractual basis:

Belarusian Medical Academy of post-graduate training;
Belarusian State Medical University;
Vitebsk State Medical University;
Gomel State Medical University;
Grodno State Medical University;

for separate specialties – in specialized medical republican research and practice centres:

 Republican Research and Practice Centre «Mother and Child»;
 Republican Research and Practice Centre «Cardiology »;
 Republican Research and Practice Centre of Traumatology and Orthopedics;
 Republican Research and Practice Centre of Radiation Medicine and Human Ecology ;
 Republican Research and Practice Centre of Medical Examination and Rehabilitation ;
 Republican Research and Practice Centre of Otorhinolaryngology ;
 Republican Research and Practice Centre of Mental Health ;
 Republican Research and Practice Centre of Pulmonology and Phthisiology;
 Republican Research and Practice Centre of Oncology and Medical Radiology named after N. N. Alexandrov;
 Republican Research and Practice Centre of Neurology and Neurosurgery .

To take part in the competition for training in the clinical residency the medical specialists and those persons who obtained a higher medical education outside the Republic of Belarus, shall submit the following documents to the institution (organization) of education:

- an application addressed to the head of the educational institution (organization);- Medical University diploma and Diploma Supplement (original document);- the certificate of recognition of the academic credentials issued abroad  and establishing its equivalence (matching) to the academic credentials of the Republic of Belarus (if required they can be drawn up in the National Institute of Higher School, 15 Moskovskaya St., Minsk);

- copy of the document on internship training study (internships);

- copy of the document on availability of the qualification grade;

- a personal record card of personnel record keeping (with a photograph);

- autobiography;

- letter of reference (recommendation) from the previous place of employment;

- a copy of the work record book;

- medical certificate of health condition;

- 3 photographs (3 х 4 cm) if required.

Passport of citizen of the Republic of Belarus (residence permit in the Republic of Belarus or a refugee certificate) and a military ID must be submitted in person.  

Plans and programs of clinical residency