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China Medical University (CMU) was the first medical school established by the Chinese Communist Party. Its precursor was the Chinese Workers’-Peasants’ Red Army Military Medical School and Chinese Workers’-Peasants’ Red Army Health School founded in Ruijin city, Jiangxi province in 1931. After the Long March with the red army, it moved to Shan-bei. In 1940, proposed by comrade Mao Ze-dong and approved by the central committee of Chinese Communist Party, the name of the school was changed to China Medical University. In July, 1946 the university was ordered to enter north-east China with the army and reached Xin-shan city(now He-gang city),Hei-long-jiang province. In November,1948 the whole north-east China was liberated and the university was ordered to move to Shenyang. It merged the former national Shenyang Medical College founded in 1911 and the former private Liaoning Medical College founded in 1892 (both in Shenyang city).

Over 50,000 senior specialized medical personnel have been educated by CMU since its establishment. Its graduates are all over China and some countries and regions of the world. It nurtured so many famous medical experts and leaders of national health administration and education.

CMU now has 18 colleges, faculties and sections, 130 departments, 34 disciplines(specialties) were authorized to grant doctor degrees and 49 were authorized to grant master degrees; 11 specialties for undergraduates and 10 specialties for higher professional techniques; one affiliated health school; a center for Japanese language training and a center for rural doctors training (both directly under the Ministry of Health); 2 national key laboratories and 3 (health) ministerial laboratories;1 national clinical study base for drug development and 1 national laboratory for research of traditional Chinese medicines; 3 post-doctoral mobile stations; 10 provincial key disciplines, 8 provincial research and treatment centers, 3 municipal research centers; 21educational and research institutes or centers, 8 central laboratories of the university or its colleges; 15 independent research laboratories; 3 companies of science and technology. There are 2856 beds in CMU’s 3 affiliated comprehensive hospitals and one specialty hospital.

The total staff of CMU now is 6138, and 80% are professionals of different specialties. Among them are: one academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, 350 professors, 545 associate professors, 188 tutors for doctoral and 460 tutors for masters students. 2 are members of evaluation group of academic degree committee of the state council, 15 are chairman or vice-chairman of national academic societies. Among young and middle-aged teachers 16 have been granted national young talents or other funds, 86 were chosen for provincial training plan for outstanding personnel, 38 were named as provincial young leaders of discipline or distinguishing key teachers.

The total number of registered students is now 15,107, among them are 581 doctoral postgraduates, 2013 masters students, 3899 undergraduates, 1088 for professional training. 2056 are for undergraduate and professional training by tele-education, 4935 are receiving adult education for undergraduate and professional training, 461 are for secondary professional training. 74 are from foreign countries and Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan.

CMU occupies a total land area of 1,930,000 square meters with 743,000 sq.m of building area. The library with its more than 600,000 volumes of collection is the northeast regional center of National Medical Literature Resources Sharing Network of the Ministry of Health, northeast knot of China Medical Information Network, a national health science and technology referee unit for checking novelty. The laboratory animal center of CMU is also the provincial centers of laboratory animals and their quality control, breeds 23 species and strains of experimental animals for teaching and research.

So far CMU has established good exchange and co-operation relations with 45 universities, institutes and institutions in Japan, USA, UK, France, Russia, Korea and Canada etc. 195 internationally famous scientists have been conferred honorary titles of CMU, 3487 teachers have been sent abroad for research or advanced training. 48 international co-operative projects have been conducted recently.


China Medical University (CMU) is the key build research university which is built by national health and Family Planning Commission, Ministry of education and Liaoning Province People's Government tripartite. It is the first batch of national "Midwestern university foundation ability construction project", "excellent doctor education training program selected universities,and bear the" top-notch innovative personnel training project is a national key university. As of January 2016, China Medical University possesses 708 Professors, 1008 associate professors, 1012 graduate tutors , including 533 doctoral tutors . 4 subjects including clinical medicine, pharmacology and toxicology, neuroscience and behavioral science, biology and biochemistry, whose academic influence into the world's top 1% in ESI.

It has three affiliated hospitals: the First Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University, Shengjing Hospital affiliated to China Medical University, the Fourth Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University.

The First Affiliated Hospital of China Medical University is a large comprehensive three A-level hospital, which was born in the early twentieth Century. There are 4 national key disciplines, including 1 national key cultivation disciplines , 22 national key clinical specialty construction projects ,7 won the national science and Technology Progress Award . It consists of PET-CT, high-energy electron linear accelerator, 256 slice CT and dual multislice CT, 3.0T high-grade nuclear magnetic resonance of the world's most advanced equipment. The existing staff is more than 4000 people, including 1 academician of the Chinese Academy of engineering, 2 Ministry of education of the Yangtze River scholar Professors , more than 500 associate professors, and 193 passengers experts worked in the Chinese Medical Association. There are also 8 directors, 8 vice chairman, and 35 people will be appointed as chairman in Liaoning province medicine.

The second clinical hospital of CMU is a comprehensive educational hospital affiliated to the Health Ministry.It bears the responsibility of medical treatment, education, research, leader- training etc. Meanwhile it plays an important role in the diagnosis and emergency treatment of the majority part of northeast region.

Now, the hospital has 1000 beds and has estabolished 39 department such as department of inernal medicine, department of surgery, department of gynecology and obstetrics and department of paediatrics etc. The annual outpatient value is 840 thousand and the inpatient value reaches 24154. The appratus in the hospital are in the lead in the world. Now we have two nuclear magnetic resonance therapy apparatus, ?????CT, ??????ECT, ??????, X-ray diagnosis appara- tus,CR,three-dimensional image Doppler's ultrasonic diagnosis therapy apparatus,three-dimensi onal color ultrasonic diagnosis apparatus,dynamic ECG,electric magnetic stone-ground machine, and a series of fine quality ICU,CCU etc.

Our hospital has solid strength on science and technology. Now we have 2006 staff, including 235 professors and vice professors, 5 doctorate degree awarding spots, 22 masterate degree awarding spots, 17 supervisors of doctor degree and 90 supervisor of master degree.Now our hospital had one key lab of Health Ministry and 10 clinical medicine research offices.In recent years,we have taken charge of research projects of national?provincial and municipal institute .In detail,10 strategic project, 25.5 national natural science fund, 40 science and research fund of Health Ministry, 18 national eductional committee fund and 150 natural science funds of Liaoning Province .Up to now,we have gained 68 prizes of all institutes and have initiated more than 50 items of new technology some of which have been in the lead in the world. For example, the diagnosis and treatment of disease of pediatric internal medicine and pediatric surgery are on the top in our nation.Our hospital is one of the most important emergency treatment centers of the paediatric and the newborns in our nation.The department of radiography is the earlist specialization estabolished in Health Ministry affiliated hospitals.We are on the top of the diagnosis of the disease in this field. The diagnosis and treatment technology of liver disease, digestive tract disease, ano-rectal disease, lower position rectal carcinoma,intervention treatment, construction of artificial vagina with the sigmoid colon, perinatalogy, r-knife stop addiction,kyphosis and severe hapatitis have found their nitch in the medical field.Liaoning phonation Disorder Research Center,Liaoning Baby borne Consulltion Center,CMU Pediatric Institute are all located in our hospital.At the same time , we have published some journals.

In the course of construction of spirtual civilization,we gained the honor of "3A" hospital in 1992 and also gained prizes of nation,province several times. During the process of "100 good hospitals" our hospital pay much attention to the improvement of service quality which leads to the farther advance of our work.

The 3rd affiliated hospital of CMU is the clinical training base where the education items of the Clino-Japanese Medical Educational Center are applied,and it is also called the affiliated hospital of the Clino-Japanese Medical Educational Center.The hospital was opened in June 2nd, 1994.The pre-minister of the Public Health Department,Comrade Chen Minzhang wrote the hospital sigh himself.

   The hospital is built in the Huaxiang inhabitable area in Tiexi District,Shenyang City,whose whole area is 70,000m2 and the building area is 19,000m2.There are internal medicine?cardiology? obsetrics and gyuecology?pediatrics?ophthalmology?orthopaedics?neurology?neurosurgery?dental department?otorhinolaryngology,etc.There are 208 beds temporarily because the hospital is developing.All the staff and workers came from the 1st and 2nd affiliated hospital and the basic department of the cmu.

   The hoapital owns many large advanced instruments provided free-chargely by the Japanese government,more than 54 million yuan totally,such as CT?C-armed X-ray mechine?color dopplar? trans-cephalo dopplar?beta-ultrasound mechine?blood dialyzer?automatic biochemical analyzer? eyelite laser,which are the best in the whole country.

   The hospital has developed its character in many fields,such as the paling-off of the hepatic large vasculoma?electro-chemical therapy of late carcinoma?health of femal climacteric period? estrogen replacement therapy?analgesic abortion PEA and plantation of IOL.

   All the staff and workers believe that the patient is the center,and the social effect is the most important.They are providing the best service for all the patients.

With good teaching conditions, long history and culture,  strong academic atmosphere and full clinical practice, China Medical University will go farther and farther.


Affiliated Departments of the College of Basic Medical Sciences

 Department of Mathematics

Department of Physics and Biophysics

Department of Chemistry

Department of Biomedical Engineering

Department of Human Anatamy

Department of Histology and Embryology

Department of Physiology

Department of Biochemistry

Department of Pharmacology

Department of Clinical Pharmacology

Department of Pathology and Pathophysiology

Department of Pathophysiology

Department of Medical Genetics

Department of Immunology

Department of Pathogenic Biology

Department of Cell Biology

Department of Neurobiology

Department of Computer

Department of Physical Education

Research Laboratories & Institutes

of the College of Basic Medical Sciences

 Key Lab of Cell Biology Affiliated to Ministry of Public Health of China

Institute of Medical Molecullar Biology

Institute of Brain Research

Neurophysiology Research Laboratory

Neuropsychology Research Laboratory

Body Temperature Research Laboratory

Research Laboratory of Experimental Pathology

Research Laboratory of Cardiovascular Pharmacology

Research Laboratory of Immunology

Research Laboratory of Microscopic Anatomy

Hearing Research Laboratory

Medical Electronical Research Laboratory

Microcirculation Research Laboratory

PartII of the Central Laboratory

China Medical University Key Disciplines

I.National Key Disciplines

  1. Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
  2. Internal Medicine (Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases)
  3. Internal Medicine (Respiratory disease)
  4. Surgery (General Surgery)
  5. Dermatology and Venereology


  1. The National Key Disciplines (Under Construction)
  2. Medical Imageology and Nuclear Medicine


III. The Characteristics of First-class Disciplines in Liaoning Province

  1. Clinical Medicine
  2. Biology
  3. Public Health and Preventive Medicine
  4. Basic Medicine
  5. Stomatology
  6. Nursing


Key Laboratory

I.Co-sponsored By Province and Ministry, State Key Laboratory Breeding Base:


                Key Laboratory of endocrine diseases in Liaoning Province


II.Ministry of Education Key Laboratory:


                Key Laboratory of Medical Cell Biology

                Immune Dermatology Laboratory


III.Key Laboratory of the Ministry of Health:


                Key Laboratory of Cell Biology, Ministry of Health

                The Ministry of Health immunization Dermatology Laboratory

                The Ministry of Health Key Laboratory of Pediatric Congenital Malformation

                AIDS Immunology Laboratory


IV.Liaoning Province Key Laboratory:


                Liaoning Provincial Key Laboratory of Organ Transplantation

                Transgenic Laboratory Animal Research in Liaoning Province

                Key Laboratory of Endocrine Diseases in Liaoning Province

                AIDS Immunology Laboratory of Liaoning Province

                Liaoning Province Diagnostic Imaging and Interventional Therapy Laboratory

                Liaoning Provincial Key Laboratory of Medical Imageology

                Key Laboratory of gynecological cancer and high-risk pregnancy of Liaoning Province

                Key Laboratory of Lens in Liaoning Province Science

                Key Laboratory of Arsenic Poisoning and the Biological Effects of Arsenic of Liaoning Province

                Key Laboratory of Molecular Pathology of Gastric Cancer of Liaoning Province

                Key Laboratory of Respiratory Diseases in Liaoning Province

                Key Laboratory of Molecular Pathology and Early Diagnosis of Lung Cancer of Liaoning Province

               Key Laboratory of Immune and Dermatology of Liaoning Province

                Key Laboratory Cancer Drugs and Biological Therapy

                Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases of Liaoning Province

                Key Laboratory of Research and Evaluation of Molecular-Targeting Anticancer Drugs Pharmacology of Liaoning Province

                Key Laboratory of Big Data of Neurological Disorders of Liaoning Provincial

                Key Laboratory of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Liaoning Province


V.Liaoning Province Key Laboratory of colleges and universities:


                Key Laboratory of Cell Biology

                Key Laboratory of Dermatology

                Key Laboratory of AIDS

                Key Laboratory of Molecular Pathology and Epidemiology of Gastric Cancer

                Key Laboratory of Interventional Therapy and Equipment Developing of Liaoning Province

                Key Laboratory of Congenital malformation

                Key Laboratory of Medical Imageology

                Key Laboratory of Immune-related Respiratory Diseases

                Key Laboratory of Autoimmune Endocrine Diseases

               Key Laboratory of  Molecular Biology and Organ Preservation Under Low Temperature

                Key Laboratory of Obstetrics and Gynecology

                Key Laboratory of Lens

                Key Laboratory of Oncology Drugs and Biological Therapy

                Key Laboratory of Transgenic Technology and Biotechnology of Experimental Animals

                Key Laboratory of Cancer Causes and Prevention


VI.Shenyang Key Laboratory:


                Key Laboratory City of Experimental Laboratory Animal gene transfer

                Key Laboratory of Neurobiology of Shenyang

                Key Laboratory of Organ Transplantation

                Key Laboratory of Cancer Biotherapy

              Key Laboratory Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine of Shenyang City


Providing lunch in student canteen.
Xingshun night market, Xita street and Shenyang street is available to get characteristic food of Shenyang.

Characteristic food in Shenyang

1.Braised Pork with Vermicelli 
2.Ethical food 


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ADD: No.92 of Beima Road, Heping District, the city of Shenyang in Liaoning Province
Nearby Shenyang Railway Station.
Bus: 115, 210, 220, 231, 264, 277, 282
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