Chongqing Medical University

Medical Internship at Chongqing Medical University, China

Chongqing Medical University has 6 affiliated hospitals directly under its administration, which are all rated as “Upper First-class Hospitals” in China. There are more than 8,900 beds in the hospitals. The annual outpatient visits reach 7 million and the annual inpatient visits 290,000. Besides, the university has over 30 teaching hospitals and other 9 affiliated hospitals which are not directly under its administration. Other two affiliated hospitals are now under construction. The 6 directly affiliated hospitals are The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, The Affiliated Children’ s Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, The Affiliated Hospital of Stomatology of Chongqing Medical University, The Affiliated Yongchuan Hospital of Chongqing Medical University and The Affiliated University-Town Hospital of Chongqing Medical University. These affiliated hospitals provide international students with medical training and clinical rotation to lay the foundation for their qualification as a doctor after graduation. International students can finish internship in China or finish it when back to their home country.

For MBBS and BDS programs, the last year is for internship or rotation after 5 years’ theory study. Internship is of great importance since the practicality of medicine, which is compulsory to acquire MBBS/BDS degree. Professional skills will be greatly improved after 1 year internship, which will lay the foundation for being a doctor in the future. An examination needs to be passed after 1 year practice to get degree. 
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