China (IFMSA-China) - Wuhan University School of Medicine
LC GENERAL INFORMATION
30000
10000
Acupuncture, Anaesthesia, Dermatology, Emergency Medicine, Female Cancers, Geriatrics, Hematology, Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine-Cardiology, Internal Medicine-Endocrinology, Internal Medicine-Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine-General, Internal Medicine-Hematology, Internal Medicine-Nephrology, Internal Medicine-Pulmonary, Internal Medicine-Rheumatology, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Neurology, Oncology, Ophthalmology, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatrics, Psychotherapy, Radiology, 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-Shoulder & Elbow Surgery, Surgery-Thoracic Surgery, Surgery-Vascular Surgery, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Urology
September, November, following March, following April, October
4 SCOPE STUDENTS
2 SCORE STUDENTS
It depends on which attached hospital you are going to. Zhongnan Hospital (near Han Street):2 Student Canteens(Chinese food , Turkish Food, Thai Food, Indian Food and Muslim Food) ,stores and snack restaurants. Renmin Hospital(near the Yellow Crane Tower
It depends on which attached hospital you are going to Zhongnan Hospital (Student Hostel ), Renmin Hospital& Dental Hospital(Student Dorms): Wifi(whole school covered); public laundry and independent washroom.
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LEOs
Yingxue Li
OVERVIEW
       Located at the foot of Luojia Mountain and surrounded by the East Lake, WUSM is a picturesque land decorated with luxuriant greenness and mellow fragrance of flowers. With its origin traced back to Hubei Provincial Medical College in 1943, Wuhan University School of Medicine changed its name to Hubei Medical College and Hubei Medical University in 1993, and was finally renamed Wuhan University School of Medicine (WUSM) in 2000. Seventy years of inheriting and developing has brought forward remarkable achievements.
       Under WUSM, there are nine subordinate schools and centers: School of Basic Medical Science, First School of Clinical Medicine, Second School of Clinical Medicine, School of Stomatology, School of Pharmacy, School of Public Health, HOPE Nursing School, A3 Laboratory and Animal Experiment Center, Vocational and Technical College; 3 affiliated hospitals: Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University, Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan University Hospital of Stomatology; and 11 non-directly affiliated hospitals. Abundant specialties for medical students are provided here, including Clinical Medicine (five-year, seven-year, eight-year), Stomatology Medicine(five-year, seven-year, eight-year), Preventive Medicine, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Nursing. At the present, WUSM has a total number of 5273 studying students, among which 2125 are undergraduates, 660 are seven-year students, 230 are eight-year students, 1198 are post-graduates, 375 are Ph.D candidates, and 685 are oversea students.
       WUSM has a group of well-structured faculty with strong teaching, medical, and scientific strength. 1125 teachers are with senior professional titles, and 161 teachers are Ph.D supervisors, among which, there are one Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences; two winners of the National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars; two oversea-introduced scholars under National Thousand Talents Introduction Plan; two State-level Teaching Teams; two State-level Outstanding Teachers; two Ministry of Education Yangtze River Scholars; 18 Luojia Distinguished Professors, Candidates for National Millions of Talents Project, and Chutian Scholars; five National Young Experts with Outstanding Contributions; 72 experts with Special Government Allowance issued by the State Council; three National May Day Labour Medal winners; one National Medical Ethics Models; four National Outstanding Teachers; two winners of China Medical Doctor Award; three Advanced Workers of National Health System; 26 Hubei Provincial Young Experts with Outstanding Contributions.
UNIVERSITY AND HOSPITALS

     WUSM has three Level-A Doctoral Disciplines (Basic Medical Science, Clinical Medical Science, Stomatology Medical Science); three Post-doctoral Research Centers (Basic Medical Science, Clinical Medical Science, Stomatology Medical Science); 37 Master's Degree Disciplines; one National Key Subject (Stomatology Basic Medical Science); one National Key (Cultivating) Subject (Cardiovascular Disease of Internal Medical Science); two Level-A subjects (Basic Medical Science, Stomatology Medical Science); six Level-B also Provincial Key Subjects (Surgery, International Medical Science, Oncology, Medical Laboratory Science, Pharmacology, Occupational and Environmental Health ); four 211 Construction Projects and 985  Second-stage Extension Projects; one Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Stomatology Biomedical Engineering; as well as one National Level-C TCM Laboratory. 
       International education cooperation is greatly highlighted. Wuhan University co-founded HOPE Nursing School with the World Health Foundation, and invited world-renowned Nursing expert Dr. Marcia as the Dean. In 2008, Dr. Marcia was rewarded International Friendship Medal by the Chinese government; established by WUHSC and French University of Lorraine, Sino-French Seven-year Medical Pilot Class has already sent 84 students to study in France; with the co-effort from WUHSC and The University of Chicago, Clinical Medicine Education Reform Pilot Class is opened, and has sent 27 students to Georgia, U.S. for Ph.D studies. Meanwhile,  30-40 oversea students from famous universities in the U.S., France, Germany, Japan, and other countries are admitted to study here every year.
       In the last two decades, WUSM has successfully applicated for nearly 1700 national, provincial scientific research projects; made over 450 significant scientific and technological achievements; and cultivated over 360 national, provincial, and municipal prize-winning scientific and technological fruitful results. Among them, there are one First Prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award (year 2006), five Second Prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award (year 2011, 2004, 2009, 2011, 2012), one Second Prize of National Technology Invention  Award (year 2000), and three Third Prize of National Science and Technology Progress Award (year 1997, 1999, 2000). WUSM also published eight medical journals.
       Renmin Hospital of Wuhan University (renamed Hubei Province Renmin Hospital in 1987), Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University, Wuhan University Hospital of Stomatology are all National Level-A Hospitals, Baby-friendly Hospitals, as well as National Top Hundred Hospitals. The three hospitals have a total number of over 5000 beds. Renmin Hospital and Zhongnan Hospital are clinical medicine education hospitals, as well as the medical centers of Hubei Province and the mid-southern China.

RESEARCH PROJECTS AND LABS

      WUSM has first-class Animal Experiment Center, Medical Structural Biology ResearchCenter, Anatomy Teaching and Laboratory Building, and Stomatology Medical LaboratoryCenter. 
      Animal Experiment Center is of 4300 square meters. Its two major functions are animal production and animal experiment. The biggest and most full-function big animal laboratory in the country-A3 Animal Laboratory is in the Center.
      Medical Structural Biology Research Center is multi-functional. It can be used for basic medical science research, application research, research and development, as well as science and technology services. Medical Molecular Biology Research Laboratory, Medical Immunology Research Laboratory, Brain Science Research Laboratory, and Structural Biology Research Laboratory are located there.  
     The International advanced and domestic leading Teaching and Laboratory Buildingprovides a solid basic technology platform for nurturing outstanding medical students.WUSM will inherit the profound culture and values from Wuhan University, promote complementation and integration among disciplines, and continue to exert great efforts to cultivate more medical talents with better quality and stronger abilities.

BOARDING
Zhongnan Hospital (near Han Street):2 Student Canteens(Chinese food , Turkish Food, Thai Food, Indian Food and Muslim Food) ,stores and snack restaurants.
LODGING
Zhongnan Hospital (Student Hostel ) : Wifi(whole school covered); public laundry and independent washrooms.
TRANSPORTATION
Tianhe Airport-Shuffle Bus Route No.1[get off on Youth(Qingnian)Road Airport Station]- Subway Line No.2 to Hongshan Square Station exit at C2 gate - Hongshan Road Station(Bus No.701/411/578 till 21:00)-Get off at Zhongnan Hospital Station .
Wuhan high-speed railway station- Subway Line No.4[HuanjinKou(Golden Gate) Direction]-Get off at Chuhehanjie(Chu River, Han Street)Station-Bus No.14 (to Zhongnan Hospital Station).
Wuchang railway station-Subway Line No.4(Wuhan Railway Station Direction, get off at Hongshan Square Station C2 exit gate)-Bus No.701(to Zhongnan Hospital).
Hankou railway station-Subway Line No.2(Hongshan Square Station C2 exit gate)--Bus No.701(to Zhongnan Hospital).
SOCIAL PROGRAM

Wuhan is a charming city whose long history gives birth to colorful culture. This is a great place for tourists. Yellow Crane Tower, The most famous sighting, has a long history. Many poets wrote pretty poems for it. Walking along the Chang jiang River is also perfect. Wuhan is called “A city with thousands of lakes” because of many beautiful lakes, such as East Lake, the biggest city lake in China. There are many delicious snacks worth tasting, like Hot-dry noodles, Jingwu duck neck, small lobster and Shaomai. We believe you will have a memorable exchange experience in Wuhan.
Wuhan high-speed railway stationFor More Social Activities PLEASE download Wechat app and subscribe WuhanSocialApp or visit WuhanSoical.com

MUST SEE
Visa Requirements :
Please apply ONLY for student visa (Type X2) , and after filling a simple application form on Wuhan University Online Registration System, we will provide all supporting materials needed for applying the visa as listed: 1) Admission letter from Wuhan University 2) JW202 form

Special Remarks:
- Specific details on Online Registration System will be sent by email after CA and PLEASE contact your CP to finish the registration as soon as getting your CA.
- Supporting materials will be sent within a month after registration.
- Visa types including F, L are not accepted in our LC.

For tourists:
Please pay attention the local weather forecast and bring enough clothes with you .(Either in a very hot Summer day or in freezingly cold Winter time.)
Highly recommand the Han Street,the shopping and entertainment center in the west of where WUSM stands(American friends said it is another Las Vegas for its Oriental-Western integrated architectural style) and Happy Valley(an amusement park) in the east. Also the Tan Hualin (Canna Ally) is boasted of the vally of fantastic handwork artists.
Not to mention the Han Kou District with the famous Yellow Crane(Animal) Tower and amazingly beautiful  Changjiang River night scene with the background of exotic foreign settelment buildings.
OTHER IMPORTANT INFORMATION
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us :
WHUMSA@163.com