At the Open Cathedral Council, which was held in the auditorium of the University Hospital “St. Catherine ‘on November 22, the Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care has solemnly celebrated its 50th anniversary.

The event was honored by the rector of Medical University – Sofia Prof. Dr. Victor Zlatkov, MD, the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine Correspondent member Prof. Dr. Ivan Mitov, MD, many lecturers and guests.

In his welcoming address Prof. Dr. Victor Zlatkov, MD noted the importance of the specialty Anesthesiology and Intensive care, the importance of the department for the development of medical personnel, the role of continuity in building the institution and the introduction of the specialty as part of the educational process of other higher medical schools in the country. On the occasion of the anniversary, on behalf of the Management of MU-Sofia, Prof. Zlatkov presented to the Department the diploma and the “Rector’s Honorary badge” with wishes for health, boldness, new professional and creative success.

The head of the department, Prof. Dr. Sylvie Georgiev, MD presented a report on the stages of development – from the beginning in 1968 to the present day. Later, awards and plaques were presented to the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Fellows in the 50th Anniversary of the Faculty, and the lecturers who made a serious contribution to the development of the department, among them Prof. Plamen Kenarov, Assoc. Prof. Panayot Dimitrov, Assoc. Prof. Stefan Hinev , Assoc. Prof. Dr. Elenka Taneva, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Theodora Koeva, Dr. Olga Petrunova, Dr. Todor Kovachev, Dr. Zhivko Cherkezov and others.

Happy anniversary, dear colleagues!