Ust Kamenogorsk branch of SSMU was established on June 19, 2018 on the basis of the department of further medical education. Until August 2017, Vice-dean of the department, Doctor Habilitated, Professor, Academician of the International Academy of Human Ecology and Safety Zeinulla Sultanbekov was the head of the branch.
Nowadays, Aizhan Mukazhanova is the Director of SSMU Ust Kamenogorsk branch (work experience – 20 years).
In 1996, she graduated from Semey State Medical Institute where she majored in Pediatrics.
In 2011, she defended her thesis for the Degree of Candidate of Medical Science on the theme: “Public health monitoring of the population living in the impact area of launch vehicle Proton-M in East Kazakhstan region.” She has published 30 research papers.
Yerzat Aimukjambetov – Vice-dean (work experience – 13 years).
Ainur Baltabekova – Faculty member of Teaching and Clinical Center.
Gulnar Kaliyeva – Records Manager.
Galiya Zhimbekova – Master in Teaching and Clinical Center, Dormitory Supervisor.
There were 89 interns in 2013-2014 academic year. In 2017-2018 academic year, there were 242 interns and 57 residents who study at the Ust Kamenogorsk branch of Semey State Medical University. In 2018-2019 academic year, there are 211 interns and 65 residents at the branch.
The branch has its clinical base in 16 treatments facilities of Ust Kamenogorsk: East Kazakhstan Regional Hospital, Mother and Child Care Center, East Kazakhstan Regional Specialized Medical Center, East Kazakhstan Cancer Center, East Kazakhstan Regional Dermatovenerologic Dispensary, East Kazakhstan Regional Tuberculosis Dispensary, East Kazakhstan Regional Mental Health Insitution, Ust Kamenogorsk City Hospital #4, Ust Kamenogorsk City Policlinic, Menovnoe Village Outpatient Clinic, Eye Microsurgery Clinic, Ust Kamenogorsk City Center for Emergency Medical Services, Vita-1, East Kazakhstan Regional Narcological Dispensary, Left Bank Clinic.
The branch expands every year. There is dormitory for 35 students under clinical center.