PhD in Internal Medicine

General

Program Description

Student of the study program internal diseases must learn during the study the basic scientific principles: literature research preparation, the optimal choice of groups of patients or the experimental groups, get to know some diagnostic methods (laboratory, immunoanalytical, imaging). Work topics will include etiopathogenesis of the cardiovascular diseases, cancer diseases, endocrinology diseases, diagnostics and therapy of the acute conditions in the internal medicine and the issues related to the vitally essential organs and function replacement.


Description of verification and evaluation criteria

The entrance examination takes the form of an interview in which technical and language skills are examined primarily as well as the readiness of candidates for independent scientific work in their chosen field.

Interviews comprise:

  1. English language (0-20 points)
  2. Specialized topic (0 -40 points)
  3. Examination from the field (0-30)
  4. Publications, lectures (0-10 points).

The passing of an entrance interview with at least 70 points.


Conditions for admission

Admission to Doctoral studies is conditioned by successful completion of a Master's study program.

Verification method: entrance exam
Confirmation date (of entrance exam) from: 01.06.2019 until: 30.06.2019
Alternative date (of entrance exam) from: 08.07.2019 until: 22.07.2019


Recommended literature, sample questions

Guidelines European Society of Cardiology for non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndromes 2007

Uhlenbush-Korwer I et al: Understanding membranes and dialyzers. 2004, Pabst Science Publishers


Graduate Profile/Career Prospect

A postgraduate of the program of Internal Diseases gets acquainted with principles of scientific work: formulation of the literature search, selection, and optimization of a group of patients or an experimental group. The student is also made familiar with diagnostic methods. The main topics of papers are especially the following: etiopathogenesis of cardiovascular diseases, tumor diseases and endocrinology diseases, diagnosis and the treatment of acute states in internal medicine and problems of the replacement of vital functions and organs.

Last updated April 2019

About the School

The Faculty of Medicine, CU in Plze? is one of seventeen faculties of the venerable Charles University in Prague. It was established by Decree No. 135 of 27th October 1945 issued by President Edvard B ... Read More

The Faculty of Medicine, CU in Plze? is one of seventeen faculties of the venerable Charles University in Prague. It was established by Decree No. 135 of 27th October 1945 issued by President Edvard Beneš. Read less