On March 25, 2022 on the basis of the FSBEI HE Voronezh State Medical University named after N.N. Burdenko of the Ministry of Health of Russia held the XVI International Scientific and Practical Conference of Young Medical Scientists “SOVA-2022” in a remote format.

The conference was organized in cooperation with Kursk State Medical University. Representatives of leading higher medical education institutions met to exchange experience and scientific knowledge. This year young scientists from 8 higher educational institutions of medical profile and medical institutions of Kazan, Kursk, Tver, Ivanovo, Moscow, Minsk, Grodno, Tashkent participated in the conference.

Opening the conference, Vice-rector for Scientific Work and Innovative Development of KSMU, Professor Vyacheslav Alexandrovich Lipatov, made a welcoming speech. He noted the fruitful cooperation and development of scientific relations between universities for many years. The program of the conference included a plenary session and 6 breakout sessions, which considered topical issues within the framework of the scientific directions of modern science. On the results of the conference, a collection of scientific papers was published.

According to the tradition, the event included the transfer of the Green Owl statue to a representative of the university, where the next conference will be held.