Professor Wojciech Maksymowicz M.D., Ph.D., Vice-Rector of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at UWM was awarded with Portraits of Polish Medicine 2016. The award was given in the category of Health Market Leader.
Portraits of Polish Medicine were presented on October 26 at a gala crowning the first day of the 12th Health Market Forum. Awards have been given for the past eleven years in the editorial vote by journalists from Monthly and portal/webpage Health Market.
Professor Maksymowicz M.D., Ph.D., Vice-Rector of the Faculty of Medical Sciences at UWM had been awarded the Polish Portrait of Medicine 2016 in the category of Health Market Leader. Jury awards that justify its verdict: List the achievements of Professor Wojchiech Maksymowicz include both achievements in the field of neurosurgery, as well as the organization of treatment and training of medical personnel. Among other things, thanks to his efforts at University of Warmia and Mazury which educates medical doctors he created from scratch the Faculty of Medical Sciences. In May 2016 in Olsztyn Professor Maksymowicz and a team of neurosurgeons under guidance of Japanese specialist Professor Isao Morita conducted a pioneer surgery in Poland implantation of electrical stimulators to coma patients. In August 2016 in the Clinical University Hospital in Olsztyn opened a Center for Experimental Medicine, designed not only for researchers and students but for patients with spinal cord injury.
Other winners: Manager of Health Market (public institutions)-General Brigadier Professor Grzegorz Gielerak, Director of the Military Medical Institute in Warsaw; Manager of Health Market (private institutions)-Anna Rulkiewicz, CEO of Lux Med Group; Physician of Health Market- Professor Andrzej Kübler, Head of the Clinical Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care at Medical University in the name of Piasów Śląskich in Wrocław; Event Health Market: Achievements of Prenatal Care in Poland-Dagmara Korbasińska, Director of Department of Mother and Child Health Ministry, Professor Stanisław Radowiciki, a national consultant in the field of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Gynecological Endocrinology, Medical University of Warsaw Clinical Hospital in name of Princess Anne Mazowiecki in Warsaw, Wojciech Zawalski, Director of the Department of Health Care Services of the National Health Fund, Professor Mirosław Wielgoś, Rector of Medical University of Warsaw, national consultant in the field of Perinatology, President of the Polish Gynecological Society, Health Market Personality (Special Mention)-Marek Posobkiewicz, Chief Sanitary Inspector.
After the Portrait awards were given at the ceremony Rock Constellation (Consulation) 2016-a small festival, during which the rock groups were composed exclusively of physicians: Kardioband, Reanimators New with Kuba Sienkiewicz-leader of the band playing on electric guitar, every day neurologist-a unique formation of Physician Band.