On February 14, 2020 at the Department of Topographic and Clinical Anatomy named after prof. N.A. Khlopova together with the Student Government the first lesson of the school “Basic skills of the surgeon” was held for students of 3, 4 courses of the specialty “General Medicine”, which were adopted according to the selection results. The theme of the first lesson was “The Study of Surgical Instruments”, which covered in details the questions of the theoretical and practical parts, where students got acquainted with surgical instruments. The lesson was held by teacher of the department O. Van in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere.