Department of Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics
The Department of Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics was founded at Belarusian State Institute for Advanced Medical Training on the 20th of April, 1970, when V.G.Kolb, Doctor of Medical Sciences, professor, was chosen as a head of the department and headed it until 1999. In July, 1970, V.S.Kamyshnikov started to work as an assistant at the department and in 1999, he became head of the department.
From 1970 to 1971, the department had its base at biochemical division of the Scientific and Research Institute for Tuberculosis of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Belarus. On the 20th of April, 1971, the department got a new base at laboratory and diagnostic division of Minsk Railway Hospital. On the 5th of March, 1987, the department was moved to a new building of the Central Scientific and Research Laboratory in Lesnoy village, which had been specially built for completing scientific researches.
The main forms of the training are lectures, seminars, and practical sessions. During their practical sessions, the trainees get acquainted with the technology of clinical and laboratory researches, master unified and special methods of laboratory analysis, get information concerning interpretation of the results received after the researches.
Physicians from Belarus and abroad are invited to undergo PhD courses (extramural and intramural forms of training), clinical residency courses on laboratory diagnostics.