Donetsk, Dec 11 – DAN. Medics from the DPR Republican trauma center have been sent for a two-week internship to Russian Scientific Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics named after R.R. Vreden, said one of the assigned doctors Alexander Stoichev.

"My colleague and I have arrived in St. Petersburg for an internship in Russian Scientific Research Institute of Traumatology and Orthopedics. We shall work in the unit. I think it will be very productive and in future we shall use the experience of our Russian colleagues," he said.

The internship is to last till December 22. DPR medics are to participate in the meetings of the institute's key working body – the Academic Council, comprising 20 MDs.

Nowadays the Institute is Russia's largest clinical, scientific and educational institution in the field of traumatology and orthopedics, which includes 22 clinical and 10 scientific departments. There are 760 beds for the treatment and rehabilitation of patients with traumas and orthopedic pathology. Work collective counts 1340 employees, including 181 doctor, 386 nurses, 112 researchers, including 12 professors, 30 MDs and 71 PhDs. *ot