2022: Special Issue
Special Issue

Dear Readers,

It is our pleasure to introduce the special issue of the Journal ”Wiedza Medyczna” dedicated to postgraduate education in the medical professions prepared by the team from the School of Public Health, Centre of Postgraduate Medical Education (CMKP).

The volume openss with four articles presenting the state of postgraduate education of doctors and dentists in Poland in 2010-2020 in selected 23 fields of medicine.

The first article presents the situation of education in the fields of key importance in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, i.e. postgraduate training in public health, epidemiology and infectious diseases. The next article focuses on nine surgical specialties, i.e. pediatric surgery, thoracic surgery, vascular surgery, general surgery, plastic surgery, cardiac surgery, neurosurgery, orthopedics and traumatology, and ophthalmology, as well as anesthesiology. The third article concerns the state of education in six specializations related to oncology, i.e. surgical oncology, pediatric oncology and hematology, clinical oncology, hematology, anatomical pathology, and radiotherapy. The fourth article was devoted to the situation of postgraduate education of dentists in the following seven specializations: conservative dentistry with endodontics, pediatric dentistry, orthodontics, dental surgery, periodontics, dental prosthetics and maxillofacial surgery.

The presented special issue is open. New articles concerning on the postgraduate eduacation of health proffesionals will be published in this issue on an ongoing basis.

On behalf of the team of the School of Public Health CMKP

Wojciech Stefan Zgliczyński

Janusz Ostrowski

Jarosław Pinkas

Original papers

Justyna Grudziąż-Sękowska, Alicja Baska, Magdalena Kapica, Jarosław Pinkas, Urszula Religioni, Mariusz Ruiz, Aurelia Ostrowska, Bartosz Kobuszewski, Wojciech Stefan Zgliczyński
Education in the fields of public health, epidemiology and infectious diseases in Poland in the perspective of the COVID-19 pandemic
Justyna Grudziąż-Sękowska, Agnieszka Bauman, Magdalena Kapica, Piotr Jankowski, Małgorzata Wywrot, Urszula Religioni, Aurelia Ostrowska, Jarosław Pinkas, Janusz Ostrowski, Wojciech Stefan Zgliczyński
Specialization training of doctors in the surgical specialties in Poland
Janusz Kocik, Marta Moczydłowska, Magdalena Mazurek, Wojciech Stefan Zgliczyński, Jarosław Pinkas, Urszula Religioni, Jacek Pruszyński, Janusz Ostrowski, Justyna Grudziąż-Sękowska
Trends in postgraduate education of doctors in oncology in Poland in 2010-2020 in the face of demographic and epidemiological challenges
Justyna Grudziąż-Sękowska, Janusz Kocik, Magdalena Kapica, Sara Shamsa, Magda Mazurek, Małgorzata Wywrot, Urszula Religioni, Jarosław Pinkas, Wojciech Stefan Zgliczyński
Postgraduate education of dentists in Poland - current state and perspectives

Other subjects

Małgorzata Staszkiewicz
Surgical treatment for Bell's palsy - review