In March 2015, the departments of physiology and pathological physiology of Donetsk National Medical University were merged into one department.
The Department of Physiology and Pathological Physiology has a branch in Kropyvnytsky.
The staff of the department is constantly working on the improvement of educational and methodical work. During the previous academic year, methodical instructions for students were prepared (in Ukrainian, Russian, and English), as well as manuals for practical sessions. The updating of the lecture material is constantly carried out. Every semester methodical material is updated.
Various methods of checking students' knowledge are used: tests, open-ended tasks, electronic tasks, and oral questioning. During the distance learning period, faculty members of the department developed a bank of problems and lectures for the Google Classroom. Online students were able to attend lectures, solve problems, and seek help from professors if a particular material was unclear.
At the Department of Physiology and Pathological Physiology organized student scientific circle in order to identify the most capable and talented, inclined to research work of students; Employees of the department annually organize the "Week of Physiology and Pathological Physiology", participate in the preparation of the quest "Battle of Nations", conduct non-standard classes.
The department is known for its hard work and desire to develop and discover new opportunities.