China (IFMSA-China) - Tongji Medical College, Wuhan
Paediatrics-Cardiology, Surgery-Cardiothoracic Surgery, Surgery-Cardiovascular Surgery, Surgery-Gastrointestinal Surgery, Surgery-General, Surgery-Hand Surgery, Surgery-Head and Neck Surgery, Surgery-Neurosurgery, Surgery-Orthopedics, Surgery-Plastic Surgery, Surgery-Thoracic Surgery, Surgery-Vascular Surgery, surgery-pancreatic, surgery-Hepatobiliary, Surgery-Thyroid Breast, infectious-department, obstetrics and gynecology department
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Tongji Medical College is one of the top medical schools in China. In fact , Tongji Medical College was founded by Dr. Erich Paulun in 1907 as German Medical School in Shanghai. In 1927, it became the medical school of National Tongji University. In August 1955, the Medical School changed the name to Wuhan Medical College during rearrangement of Chinese Higher Education system. And then Tongji Medical University, it became part of the newly established Huazhong University of Science and Technology in 2000. 10 graduates of the medical school have been awarded prestigious memberships to the Chinese Academy of Sciences and/or Chinese Academy of Engineering.

The Medical College now has one member in the Chinese Academy of Sciences, more than 1,400 full and associate professors, over 1,800 lecturers, and over 7,500 staff. Doctorate degrees can be conferred in 31 subjects and specialities, with 116 tutors for doctoral candidates, and there are 51 subjects and specialities for which master's degrees can be granted with over 540 tutors for graduate students. Post-doctoral mobile stations have been set up in basic medicine, public health, preventive medicine and clinical medicine.


Wuhan is the capital of Hubei province, China, and is the most populous city in Central China.It lies in the eastern Jianghan Plain at the intersection of the middle reaches of the Yangtze and Han rivers. Arising out of the conglomeration of three cities, Wuchang, Hankou, and Hanyang, Wuhan is known as "Jiusheng Tongqu (the nine provinces' leading thoroughfare)"; it is a major transportation hub, with dozens of railways, roads and expressways passing through the city and connecting to major cities in Mainland China. Because of its key role in domestic transportation, Wuhan was sometimes referred to as the "Chicago of China."

Holding sub-provincial status, Wuhan is recognized as the political, economic, financial, cultural, educational and transportation center of central China. The city of Wuhan, first termed as such in 1927, has a population of 10,220,000 people (as of 2013). In the 1920s, Wuhan was the national capital of a leftist Kuomintang (KMT) government led by Wang Jingwei in opposition to Chiang Kai-shek,as well as wartime capital in 1937.At the 2010 census, its built-up (or metro) area made of 8 out of 10 urban districts (all but Xinzhou and Hannan not yet conurbated) was home to 8,821,658 inhabitants.


Wuhan Union Hospital is a comprehensive teaching hospital affiliated with the Ministry of Health, founded by London Missionary Society and the Methodist Churches of Great Britain in 1866. The hospital is affiliated with Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, consisting of First Clinical College of Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Asia Emergency Assistance Center, Emergency Center of Hubei Province, Telemedicine Center of Hubei Province. It has been assessed as “Third-Class-A Hospital”, the first in China. In the past years, it has won a lot of honorable titles such as “National Top 100 Hospital”, “National Advanced unit for Spiritual Civilization Construction”, “National Labor Certificate”.


The hospital is comprised of Main District, Cancer Center (North District), West District and Jinyinhu Union Hospital, with 4800 sick beds in total. It has 43 clinical departments (including 7 state key disciplines, 13 state key specialties, and 14 province key disciplines), 14 medical laboratories, 15 treatment centers. In 2010, there were more than 2.81 million out-patients visits, 99.6 thousand in-patients and 53 thousand operations.


Currently, Union Hospital has near 5,000 staff and workers. There are nearly 500 medical workers with senior professional title, 94 experts receiving Government Allowance from the State Council, one chief expert for the national 973 project, one "double-employed" academician, two distinguished professors with the title “Changjiang Scholar” from the Ministry of Education, 5 young and middle-aged experts with “Outstanding Contribution” from the Ministry of Health, 5 doctors receiving grants from National Science Foundation for Distinguished Young Scholars of China, 8 people with “New Century Excellent Talents” from the Ministry of Education. In this hospital, 16 experts act as vice-chairman or higher position in various national societies, and 44 experts serve as chairman in provincial and municipal professional societies.

Hospital canteen

In Tianhe Airport, take “airport bus 1” and get off the bus at station “qingnian road hangkong road”, or take subway line 2 and get off at station "Qingnian Road". (Taking subway is strongly recommended!)



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Xuan OuYang, LEO +8617720489865
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