The clinical base of the Department of Clinical Neurology, Psychiatry and Narcology of the School of Medicine is the State Organization “Institute of Neurology, Psychiatry and Narcology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine”, with a 95-year history of its development.Summing up the 95th anniversary of the Institute, it must be said that a very important prerequisite for its organization was the presence in Kharkiv of one of the oldest provincial psychiatric hospital in Ukraine, opened in 1796. Such talented psychiatrists as P. O. Butkovskyi, P. I. Kovalevskyi, M. V. Krainskyi, V. O. Gilyarovskyi, Y. O. Popov, K. I. Platonov, V. I. Yushchenko, M. I. Mukhin and others worked on the basis of this hospital (Saburova dacha),which made an invaluable contribution to the development of neurology, psychiatry and narcology as a science in Ukraine.
8 academics came out of the Academy and the Institute, 2 corresponding members, 12 professors became Honored Scientists, 25 research associates headed the departments of institutions of higher medical education in 23 cities of Ukraine and abroad. Since 2000, the Institute has been under the jurisdiction of the NAMS of Ukraine. From 1977 to 2017, the Institute was headed by Dr. P. V. Voloshin, MD, Professor, Honored Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine, Laureate of the State Prize of Ukraine. Since 2017, the Institute is headed by the Doctor of Medicine, full professor I. V. Linskyi.
The structure of the State Organization “Institute of Neurology, Psychiatry and Narcology of the NAMS of Ukraine” is represented by the following departments:
More than 20 doctors of medicine, professors and about 80 candidates of medicine work at the Institute. Three Institute staff members became laureates of State awards of Ukraine ; 6 employees awarded the title of "Merited Worker of Science and Technology of Ukraine"; 8 employees became “Merited Doctor of Ukraine”; 4 employees were awarded the title “Merited Worker of Health of Ukraine”; O.R. Dovzhenko was awarded the title "Nation Doctor of the USSR".
Address of the State Organization “Institute of Neurology, Psychiatry and Narcology of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine”: Academika Pavlova Street, 46 , Kharkiv, 61068, Ukraine.
At the clinical base, lectures, practical and laboratory classes, clinical analyzes with the participation of teachers, doctors of the Institute, students are held, due to which practical skills are formed and the obtained theoretical knowledge is consolidated.
Clinical work of the Department of Internal Medicine conducted by employees of the department at clinical sites with the involvement of students in the study of relevant disciplines.
A common practice is a multimedia clinical reviews that prepares by students with the support of teachers and after the presentation on clinical conferences are published on the website of the Department, in the depository of the University and in the form of articles in professional medical journals of Ukraine.