Welcome to [Yangzhou University] Brief Introduction
Brief Introduction
Brief Introduction

College of Medicine, Yangzhou University (YZU) was founded in 1950. It is among the first batch of colleges across the country to establish the major of gynecology and obstetrics, and enroll undergraduates in the field of combined Chinese-Western medicine. It is also the only college setting up the major of clinical prevention and curing of dermatitis and venereal disease (VD). Since 1989, it is designated by the Ministry of Public Health as the base for cultivating professionals in preventing and curing dermatitis and VD, and by the Ministry of Justice as the base for cultivating professionals in penological medicine and restoring the mental health of criminals.

Under the college are established some 4- or 5-year undergraduate programs such as clinical medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, combined Chinese-Western medicine, basic nursing science, and pharmacy. Within clinical medicine, especially gynecology and obstetrics, dermatitis and VD are our characteristic majors. In 2006, the first oversea students were enrolled. For them, all courses are taught in English. There are 13 MA programs: anatomy and organ embryology, physiology, immunology, pathology and physiopathology, pharmacology, internal medicine, surgery, gynecology and obstetrics, prevention and curing of dermatitis and VD, medical imaging and nuclear medicine, traditional Chinese pharmacology, Basic of Combined Chinese-Western medicine and Western Medicine, Clinical Science of Combined Chinese-Western medicines.

Among them, combined Chinese-Western medicine has been granted the right to confer Ph.D. degree. At present more than 2,100 students are engaged in general education, and over 2,900 in adult education.

Five departments are established in our college, respectively clinical medicine, traditional Chinese medicine, basic nursing science, pharmacy, and basic medical sciences. Also established are teaching and experiment center of basic medical sciences and clinical medicine, 33 teaching and research divisions. Our college also includes 8 affiliated hospitals, such as Subei People’s Hospital of Jiangsu Province, Yangzhou No.1 People’s Hospital, etc.

In recent years, more than 40 projects are supported by National High Technology Research and Development Program of China, National Key Basic Research Program, National Natural Science Foundation of China and Natural Science Foundation of Jiangsu Province etc. Research areas in college mainly include clinical medicine, combined Chinese-Western medicine, tumor immunization, natural medicament, health toxicology, etc. Research in college is supported by state-of -art equipment, including facilities for cell culture, molecular and cellular biology,  molecular and cellular immunology, natural medicament extracting, purifying and analyzing, etc, which allow us to conduct research on topics at the frontier of medicine and life science.

Since the founding of YZU, the college has turned out more than 10,000 mid- and high-leveled professionals in the field of medicine and health care. They are working across the country and a considerable portion of them has become the backbone in their work units where they are highly appreciated for their keen inquiring nature, firm grasp of book knowledge, admirable ability to practice and plain style of behaviors.


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