For more than fifteen years, Kursk State Medical University has been contributing to the development of the volunteer movement, a launching pad for popularizing the volunteer movement in Kursk, motivating participation in voluntary associations and developing social partnerships with educational and public organizations. The university has 30 professionally oriented volunteer groups, which involve more than 1,500 students. Since 2016, the Kursk Regional Department of ASM “Medical Volunteers” has been operating on the basis of the FSEI of HE KSMU. By the decision of the Ministry of Higher Education and Science of Russia, the Forum was included in the list of events of the Federal Innovation Platform implemented on the basis of KSMU. In 2021, the Forum will be implemented as part of the All-Russian competition “Region of Good Deeds”.

Federal State Budgetary Educational Institution of Higher Education “Kursk State Medical University” Ministry of Health of the Russian Federation

Forum partners:

Committee of Youth Policy of the Kursk region; Kursk regional branch of the All-Russian public movement “Medical Volunteers” ; Resource Center of Volunteerism of the Kursk region

The purpose of the Forum is to discuss current problems of the volunteer movement and exchange experience on the organization, functioning, and implementation of volunteer projects.

In 2021, the Forum will be attended by Deputy Chairman of the All-Russian Public Movement “Medical Volunteers” Maria Sergeevna Yakunchikova, Coordinator for regional development of the All-Russian public movement “Medical Volunteers” Elvira Rastyamovna Izhberdeeva.

Participants: students of the city’s schools who are just taking their first steps in volunteering, representatives of public volunteer organizations, representatives of city volunteer groups and professionally oriented groups of Kursk vocational schools and universities.

The forum formats include a plenary session, a scientific and practical conference, a dialogue on equal terms, a summit of coordinators, working platforms, and the “”Welcome is always Here” campaign.”