The head of the department of the Regional Infectious Diseases Hospital, Yuri Gerasimov, became the best doctor in 2020. Summing up the results of the regional stage of the professional skill competitions, the press service of the government reported this on Friday, January 29.
Our 2020 competition was held in difficult conditions, in a difficult epidemiological situation, and nevertheless, we are glad to see that there are still many who want to take part in such a competition, show their professional skills, and share their experience. For almost the entire past year, our colleagues have been at the forefront of the fight against coronavirus, giving all their strength, knowledge and competence to work. And it is very symbolic that the winners of the competition this time were those who were among the first to encounter this disease - representatives of the ambulance station and the infectious diseases hospital, "said the regional health minister Alexander Kravchenko.
Yuri Gerasimov has been the head of the first infectious (boxed) department of the Regional Infectious Diseases Hospital for 16 years. His unit received the first covid patients, and before that, it quickly rebuilt to work with COVID-19. The regional Ministry of Health noted that thanks to the professionalism and skill of Gerasimov, "to effectively organize all processes in the most difficult conditions, the staff works well and smoothly."
In total, 60 employees of institutions from all over the region took part in the competition - 23 doctors and 37 specialists with secondary medical education.