Xinxiang Medical University

Why Study Medicine at Xinxiang Medical University, China

Brief Introduction

A provincial public medical University, Xinxiang Medical University has been in operation since 1950 and been granted recognition by the WHO since 1958. Located in Xinxiang City, the University lies north of Yellow River and faces the Taihang Mountain in the south. Beijing-Guangzhou, Beijing-Zhuhai Railway and Xinxiang-He Railway all meet Xinxiang City, which lies at 113 degrees east longitude and 36 degrees north latitude, 90 kilometers from Zhengzhou International Airport.

1. History

Xinxiang Medical University was built on a profound cultural inheritance with a long history which predecessor can be traced back to the Western Medical Clinic by a British Missionary in 1896.

2. Discipline Construction

Now there are 19 departments, which cover medicine, literature, science, technology, management and so on. Twenty three specialties, namely Surgery, Psychiatry, Pediatrics, Applied Psychology, Mental Illness and Mental Health etc., have been established as Master’s degree subjects. Twenty one specialties, namely Medicine, Forensics, Anesthesia, Pediatrics, Rehabilitation Science, Information Management (for medicine), Neurology Science & Psychology, English Language (for medical sciences) and Engineering of Medical Biology are for undergraduates. The University has 86 departments, one postdoctoral research station and 10 Research Institutes for Tuberculosis, Ophthalmology, and Mental Diseases etc.

Totally there are over 53131 students, among them there are 15972 undergraduates, 691 postgraduates, 19927 adult education students, 54 foreign students.

3. Excellent Faculty

Presently there are 8366 staff including 939 professionals, among them there are 300 more teachers honored as national candidates of “New Century Project for Training Hundreds of Thousands of Persons with Ability and Innovation”, National State Subsides, National Excellent Teacher etc.

4. Campus Overview

The campus of Xinxiang Medical University covers 1.158 million m², among which architectural areas are 73.07 million m². The teaching equipment is worth 93.88 million CNY. A modern library was built with about 97.27 thousand books, facilitated with an exchange platform among 110 academic organizations from both domestic and foreign libraries. An anatomic specimen museum was built and collected around a thousand specimens. The university has five medical journals issued publicly to domestic and abroad: Journal of Xinxiang Medical University, Journal of Ophthalmic Recent Advances, Journal of Applied Clinical Pediatrics, and Journal of Clinical Psychosomatic Diseases.

5. Affiliated Hospitals

In order to meet the necessity of running this University, five affiliated hospitals were built with 9406 beds, and 16 teaching hospitals and more than 100 teaching intern bases as well. The university has established sound cooperation with many large hospitals covering Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou, Wuhan, Ji’nan and so on.

The First Affiliated Hospital is located Weihui County, Henan Province, which originated from the Christian Huimin Hospital founded in 1896. It is an “AAA” comprehensive hospital combining medical treatment, teaching and scientific research with more than 2800 beds.

6. Significant Achievements

Xinxiang Medical University adheres to developing with science and technology. There are 17 scientific research bases at the provincial and ministerial level, such as Collaborative Innovation Center of Henan Province in Molecular Diagnostics and Medical Laboratory Technology, Key Laboratory of Biological Psychiatry of Henan Province, Key Laboratory of Medical Tissue Regeneration of Henan Province, Postdoctoral Scientific Research Station, and Academician Station. In 2014, the third-party medical test center acquires medical institutions permit of Henan Province, and becomes the new clinical testing center to adapt to the medical system reform. In 2015, the research center of stem cell and biological treatment engineering of Henan Province is approved to be constructed; the provincial engineering research center achieves a historic breakthrough. Over the past five years, the National Natural Science Foundation of China support 107 projects, there are 1310 papers published in SCI.

7. Communication and Cooperation

Xinxiang Medical University has long been paying much attention to academic exchanges and cooperation and has sent many excellent teachers to conduct research, lectures and study in U.S.A., Japan, Australia, Canada, Britain, Germany, India, Nepal and Denmark etc. Xinxiang Medical University has set up good cooperative relationships with Lund University, Sweden, the University of New South Wales, Australia, and many other universities in the above mentioned countries. Meanwhile, there are many excellent teachers in this University have been sent Canada, America, Japan, Australia and other countries for academic exchanges annually, and we have invited some experts both domestic and foreign to come to our University and conduct academic exchanges.

Adjusting itself to the era of information, Xinxiang Medical University has realized the modernization of teaching methods through its efforts. The University has built a Computer Center, Several multi-media language labs, an Internet Information Center and a modern education technology center. Besides, the foundation of Peking University Xinxiang School of Medical Network Education is aimed at taking on a joint program of Long-distance Medical Education. The University has built a modernized library that can offer 24-hour services with the automatic network system of books and information. It has also set up a good inter-library relationship with some domestic and international libraries in the world.


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