of Russian doctors note that a number of positions in health care continue to be supported at a high level due to Soviet experience, i.e., strong scientific schools and highly skilled professionals.
Although the majority of surveyed respondents who are associated with the healthcare sector believe that medical education meets modern standards for healthcare workers, 24% of doctors and 30% of teachers at medical schools cite poor quality training. While education provides good theoretical knowledge, schools do not have enough faculty clinics. Furthermore, their educational structure involves practical specialization by students only during an internship or residency training.
It’s impossible to imagine modern medicine without engineering and computer solutions. The HSE Master's programme ‘System and Software engineering’ deals with the development of such innovations. 2018 graduate, Alexandra Gureeva, talks about her project focusing on electronic medical records and which has already been tested at a Moscow clinic.
‘Private investment is ready to enter the social sphere – if supported by the state them,’ said Yaroslav Kuzminov, HSE Rector, at ‘Russia Calling’, an investment forum organized by VTB Capital.
Second Plenary Session of the XIV HSE April Conference: The Social Sphere in Search of Money and Ideas
The second day of the XIV HSE April Conference started with a plenary session on ‘Institutions and New Social Policy’. Problems of education, healthcare, and the labour market were discussed by Russian Deputy Prime Minister Olga Golodets, HSE Rector Yaroslav Kuzminov, the Russian Minister of Education and Science Dmitri Livanov, Professor Simon Marginson of the University of Melbourne, and Russian First Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov.