Popularization of the healthy way of life (HWL) at the medical institutes is a crucial problem, since on the one hand, the medical institute is to train good specialists in terms of their own health and, on the other hand, these specialists are to popularize the HWL among the community. The paper is a summary of the experience of 10 clinical departments of the Vladivostok Medical Institute, gained with popularization of the HWL. The purpose lies in the training of the specialists in the methodology and techniques by which the HWL is to be introduced in the consciousness of the community. The realization of the purpose involves the use of conventional and original methodological approaches to the organization of the training and educational process and their differentiation at certain stages. The program and plan of the training include the use of both required and facultative forms of the training, active participation of the students in carrying out health measures among the community.