The Russian German Medical Summer School is an annual event organized by Tver State Medical Academy and University of Saarland in Tver and Homburg. While content of School may differ every year, the permanent and principal aim is to provide students with a leading learning experience in the key areas of medicine, as well as to facilitate international communication of youth from the two collaborating universities.
The second Russian German Medical Summer School was hosted by Tver State Medical Academy from September 9 till September 14, 2013. 20 students from TverSMA and University of Saarland were brought together for comprehensive study of selected urgent conditions in internal medicine and surgery under guidance of experienced professors from Tver and Homburg. The conditions were discussed in detail in respect with their pathogenesis, evidence-based approaches in diagnosis and treatment, and the participants had opportunity to improve their practical skills during sessions with the use of modern dummies. One of the important features of the Summer School 2013 was the field trip to the mobile hospital of EMERCOM of Russia located in Moscow region.
The next Russian German Medical Summer School is scheduled for 2014 in Homburg, Germany.