University description (as per official university website)
School of Basic Medical Sciences
School of Public Health
The First School of Clinical Medicine
The Second School of Clinical Medicine
The third School of Clinical Medicine
The Fourth School of Clinical Medicine
Gulou School of Clinical Medicine
School of Stomatology
School of Nursing
School of Pharmacy
School of Medical Policy and Management
School of Foreign Language
School of International Education
School of Continuing Education and Higher Vocational Technical
Now situated near Wu Tai Shan Sports Center and Xin Jie Kou central business district in central Nanjing, Nanjing Medical University was originally founded in Zhenjiang in 1934 as National Jiangsu Medical College. The college was moved to Nanjing in 1957 and renamed Nanjing Medical College. In 1962, it joined the first group of medical universities in China to offer six-year programs, and was approved to award doctoral and master's degrees in 1981. In 1993, it was renamed Nanjing Medical University with the approval of the State Educational Committee. Currently a comprehensive university with the disciplines of Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Biology, Management and Law, Nanjing Medical University enjoys high regard at home and abroad.
Nanjing Medical University consists of two campuses, Wutai and Jiangning, and is comprised of 14 schools: the School of Basic Medical Sciences, the First School of Clinical Medicine, the Second School of Clinical Medicine, the Third School of Clinical Medicine, the School of Gulou Clinical Medicine, the School of Stomatology, the School of Public Health, the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, the School of Nursing, the School of Medical Policy and Management, the School of International Education, the Kangda School, the School of Continuing Education, and the School of Higher Vocational and Technical Education. It has 17 affiliated hospitals in Nanjing, Changzhou, Wuxi, Suzhou and Huai'an.
Nanjing Medical University has 3 post-doctoral programs, 1 first-level doctoral program, 35 second-level doctorate programs, 42 second-level master's programs, two six-year dual bachelor's degree programs, and three seven-year programs. In addition, we offer 1 key laboratory at ministry level, 2 key laboratories co-established by the ministry and the provincial government, 3 national key disciplines, 7 provincial key disciplines, and 7 provincial key laboratory/ research centers. At the university, there are 11 research institutes and 16 research centers. As Jiangsu Province' primary medical library and the medical literature center of its universities' literature service system, our library has an inventory of 1,040,330 volumes and 10,000 individual periodical titles.
Today Nanjing Medical University has 198 full professors, 549 associate professors, 94 supervisors of doctoral programs and 278 supervisors of master's programs. Student enrollment is over 10,000.
Nanjing Medical University takes an active role in developing relationships with higher- education institutions in China and abroad. Since the 1980s, the university has conducted academic exchanges with hospitals and medical institutions in the U.S.A, Japan, Canada, France, Germany, U.K, Austria, Australia, Russia, Hong Kong, and elsewhere. Several prestigious experts and scholars have been conferred Nanjing Medical University Honorary or Guest Professorships. The university has sent 500 faculty members abroad for short visits or long-term study.
In its 70-year history, Nanjing Medical University has trained over 1,500 PhD and Masters postgraduates, and over 40,000 graduates. Most work at hospitals, disease control centers, and medical research institutes throughout Jiangsu Province and other parts of the country. Many have distinguished themselves as medical experts and scholars.