The Catholic University of Lublin plans to open a clinical hospital in Lublin.
The rector of the Catholic University of Lublin Rev. Prof. Miroslaw Kalinowski looking for support of the Marshall of the Lublin Voivodship Jaroslaw Stawiarski in obtaining a location for a clinical hospital. From October 2023 KUL is planning to launch a medical faculty, as well as nursing and midwifery studies already underway.
As Marshal Stawiarski informed in his response, two locations have been preliminarily selected: at 21 Herberta Street and at 81-83 Lubartowska Street, they are currently used by the Stefan Kardynał Wyszyński Regional Specialized Hospital Independent Public Health Care Center in Lublin. At the moment underway is an estimate of the value of both properties and equipment on hand.
- We would like to thank Mr. Stawiarski for the fruitful cooperation, and we remain in contact with the management of the Regional Hospital. Analysis of the matter is in progress. We will present more precise information in the near future," said Rev. Prof. Kalinowski. He added that the KUL, by launching a medical faculty, is responding to social needs related to the education of doctors, and thus increasing the availability of medical services.
- We are already educating nurses and midwives, and starting next year we will also educate doctors. The launch of the Catholic University of Lublin's clinical hospital is also a way out to meet the expectations of the community of Lublin and the entire Lublin province, in service to patients and the sick. This is in line with the mission of our university which is the social teaching of the Catholic Church. We want to provide access to high-class specialists and modern medical equipment, appropriate conditions for hospitalization, keeping in mind that at the center of our activities is the human being," the rector of the Catholic University of Lublin noted.
Rev. Prof. Kalinowski informed that regarding the medical faculty and the clinical hospital, the Catholic University of Lublin (KUL) has established cooperation with, among others, the Medical College of Wisconsin in the USA, the Gemelli Polyclinic in Italy, "La Sapienza" University in Rome, Holy Spirit University of Kaslik in Lebanon and the School of Medicine and Medical Sciences there, the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain, and the Medical University of Lublin.
The medical faculty will be run by the Catholic University of Lublin at its campus in Lublin's Konstantynów district, where there are modern laboratories for the biotechnology faculty and specialized research infrastructure, which is being gradually supplemented. Training is scheduled to begin in the fall of 2023, initially for 60 students, with plan to to increase each year. There are also plans to launch this major in English.