North Sichuan Medical College

Why Study Medicine at North Sichuan Medical College, China

Brief Introduction

North Sichuan Medical College is a provincial medical school with campuses located in Shunqing District and Gaoping District, Nanchong city, Sichuan Province, China. North Sichuan Medical University is a government-run college of medicine in Sichuan Province and is located in the second largest higher education center of Sichuan Province, — Nanchong, a famous city, the origin of the Three Kingdoms Culture. Its two campuses occupy an area of over 823,693 square meters. NSMC has its national and international enrollment; its two campuses enroll nearly 10,000 students in undergraduate and postgraduate program. With the guidance of its motto, Commitment, Fraternity, Honesty, and Creativity, it has developed into an important national and provincial center of higher medical education, disease prevention, and rheumatism treatment since its establishment in 1951.

(1). History

North Sichuan Medical College, founded in 1951 as North Sichuan School of Medicine (southwest region of China), the school was renamed North Sichuan Medical College in 1985.

(2). Discipline Construction

North Sichuan Medical College provides 26 Master Degree Programs, 2 Doctoral Programs, 1 national key discipline, 3 provincial key subjects, 1 top quality course and 13 key courses on the provincial level. It also offers English medium undergraduate programs to international students.

(3). Campus Overview

North Sichuan Medical College has over 400 members of the faculty holding Master’s or Doctorate degrees. More than 300 faculties have obtained the academic title of Professor and Associate Professor. In addition, there are over 50 returned scholars and experts. Over 20 of them enjoy special government subsidies or have been given positions of national leadership in their field. The library has over 930,000 books and has subscribed to more than 1,567 Chinese, English and foreign periodicals in addition to over 17,000 electronic periodicals both in Chinese and foreign languages. The college has first-class clinical training center; an advanced multi-media courseware making system, a 1000m-campus network of leading technology. All classrooms are equipped with multi-media teaching facilities, occupying more than 45,000m2. The total value of the college’s equipment for teaching and scientific research has amounted to more than 400 million CNY. North Sichuan Medical College is famous for its Faculty of Medical Imaging, which is one of the first 5 medical imaging faculties in China. In 2005, North Sichuan Medical College began to enroll its first postgraduate students.

(4). Affiliated Hospitals

North Sichuan Medical College offers a good environment of internship and clinical rotation for international students. The college put emphasis not only on medical teaching, but also on medical practicing. 24 Affiliated Hospitals and 55 internship and teaching hospitals at North Sichuan Medical College, provide international students good condition for medical internship and clinical rotation. Affiliated Hospital of North Sichuan Medical College is a “National Class A-Grade III Hospital” makes a great progress on providing quality service and promoting the development of the work. Affiliated Hospital of North Sichuan Medical College, set up in 1974, a “National Class A-Grade III Hospital”, now is a provincial medical centre combination of medical, teaching and scientific research.

The hospital covering about 180,000 square meters opens about 2500 beds for patients, 35 clinical disciplines and 7 medical departments. The hospital is a comprehensive hospital with complete medical departments and powerful medical skills. The daily outpatient of visits is more than 1.23 million.

(5). Achievements

In recent years, the college has undertaken 8 national research projects, 5 projects from the Ministry of Education, Ministry of Public Health and State Chinese Medicine Administration, and 238 provincial key and scientific research projects. It has published 3,500 scientific research papers, 65 treatises, among which 54 papers have been embodied by SCI and ET.The rate of employment among graduates remains above 95%, the highest among colleges in Sichuan Province.

(6). Communication and Cooperation

North Sichuan Medical College has established good relationships with the United States, Britain, Canada, Japan and other countries of the research universities and educational institutions. 


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