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In 1900, Tongji Hospital was founded by Dr. Erich Paulun, a German doctor, in Shanghai, and then moved to Wuhan in 1955. After 120 years of construction and development, it has grown into a modern hospital integrating medical care, teaching, scientific research and talent training with a complete array of disciplines, a distinguished gathering of experts, exquisite medical techniques, state-of-the-art diagnostic and therapeutic equipment, outstanding research capabilities and sophisticated scientific management.As the priority has always been given to scientific innovation, the Hospital has introduced a series of incentive policies, greatly stimulating the initiative of medical staff in scientific research. Besides, the Hospital's remarkable attainments in scientific research were acclaimed “the Tongji Phenomenon” in the medical field. In May 2019, a new scientific research building of 80,000 m2 was put into formal use for the comprehensive improvement of research condition and...
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Undergraduate Studies
Tongji Hospital has been undertaking the teaching tasks for more than 100 years. In 1907, Dr. Erich Paulun founded Shanghai German Medical College based in Tongji Hospital. The Medical College's undergraduate curriculum was a 5-year program, i.e. 2 years' pre-med study (i.e. pre-medicine) and 3 years' med study (i.e. post-medicine). The program was taught in German, so most Chinese students had to take 3 years to learn German. So, it was in fact an 8-year program. In 1915, Germany's Ministry of Education officially recognized the medical graduates of the Tongji Hospital academically equal to those of the German medical universities. In 1927, Medical and Engineering School was renamed Shanghai Tongji University. In 1930, it was renamed National Tongji University, and its medicine faculty was renamed Medical School of Tongji University. Tongji Hospital remained its base for medical...
Graduate Studies
I. Overview of Degree ProgramTongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science & Technology (formerly the Second Affiliated Hospital of Wuhan Medical College), resumed its graduate programs in 1978. Since 1981 and 1984, the State Council has authorized it to confer master's and doctoral degrees of Clinical Medicine (1002) for the second and third class disciplines, making it one of the first batch of doctoral and master's degrees awarding units with such authorization. In 2003, the State Council authorized it to confer master's and doctoral degrees of Clinical Medicine (1002) for the first class disciplines.  It offers 7 first-level doctoral degree programs (biology, basic medicine, clinical medicine, integrated traditional Chinese and western medicine, pharmacy, nursing and stomatology), and 2 first-level professional doctoral degree programs (clinical medicine and stomatology). At present, there are 1009 graduate students and 695 doctoral students in the...
International Students
Since 1985, the hospital has enrolled foreign students including undergraduates, graduates and short-term exchange students. Over the past decade, 265 foreign graduates have been studied in our hospital, mainly from over 30 countries such as United States of America, United Kingdom, Germany, Korea, Egypt, South Africa, Mozambique, Vietnam, Rwanda, Mauritius and so on. To create a world-class university and expand its international exchanges and influence, in 2017, Huazhong University of Science & Technology started the enrollment of international students for Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) 6-year program in Clinical Medicine. By the end of 2019, Tongji Hospital has enrolled 282 MBBS students from 117 countries and regions in the world. Tongji Hospital boasts strong faculty resources. At the end of 2019, there were 2,254 teachers, among whom 620 are senior teachers....