Guangzhou Medical University (GMU), formerly known as Guangzhou Medical College, founded in 1958, is a medical institution which offers a full range of programmes at undergraduate and graduate levels. GMU has two main campuses. The Yuexiu campus is located in the downtown centre of Guangzhou City, near Liuhua Lake Park and Yuexiu Mountain. The Panyu Campus, is a new 247 acre campus, situated in Panyu District of Guangzhou City near the Pearl River, an ideal place for learning and research.
GMU proudly presents 21 schools: School of Basic Medical Sciences, School of Public Health, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, School of Stomatology, School of Nursing, GMU-GIBH Joint School of Life Sciences, Nanshan School, School of Mental Health, School of Pediatrics, School of Health Management, School of Marxism, School of International Education, School of General Practice & Continuing Education, Kingmed College of Laboratory Medicine, Graduate School, First Clinical School, Second Clinical School, Third Clinical School, Fifth Clinical School, Sixth Clinical School, The Clinical School of Guangzhou First People’s Hospital.
GMU has 7 directly affiliated hospitals and 10 non-directly affiliated hospitals, specialising in respiratory diseases, neuropathy, cardiovascular diseases, gynecology and obstetrics, cancer, dental care, rehabilitation, minimally invasive surgery, primary care and more.
Furthermore, GMU owns 21 research institutes, 1 national clinical medical centre. In particular, The Sino-French Hoffmann Institute is a joint project with the 2011 Nobel Laureate Jules Hoffmann.
The clinical medicine discipline of GMU is ranked top 1% in the world for ESI rankings (Essential Science Indicators).GMU boasts 1 state key discipline and 9 state key clinical specialties and numerous provincial disciplines and specialties. Among them, respiratory medicine ranks 1st and ranks 6th for thoracic surgery in China. GMU places great emphasis on attracting talented faculty from home and abroad to develop the University. GMU has a strong faculty led by Prof. Zhong Nanshan, a member of Chinese Academy of Engineering. The faculty is comprised of 115 supervisors for PhD candidates, 1044 supervisors for master students.
GMU attaches importance to training professionals with innovative and hands-on skills. The University aspires to provide quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. GMU offers 20 full-time undergraduate programmes: Clinical Medicine, TCM and Western Medicine, Medical Imaging, Anesthesiology, Rehabilitation Therapy, Stomatology, Medical Laboratory Technology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Nursing, Preventive Medicine, Applied Psychology, Clinical Pharmacy, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Biomedical Engineering, Biotechnology, Health Administration, Marketing, Law, Food Quality and Safety.
In addition to its quality undergraduate programmes, GMU offers excellent M.Sc. programmes and Ph.D programmes. GMU also hosts a postdoctoral research station for clinical medicine. GMU started recruiting international students for the MBBS programme (Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery) in English in 2010. Today, we have enrolled 185 international students from 19 countries.
As a university with global vision, GMU has carried out extensive collaborations in research, teaching, and training with renowned universities such as University of Edinburgh, University of Strasbourg, University of Birmingham, University of Wolverhampton, University of Toronto, California State University Northridge, University of South Carolina, Harvard Medical School, San Francisco State University, Arkansas State University, Columbia University, Maryland University, Johns Hopkins University, Yonsei University College of Dentistry, National University of Singapore, University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology, and Massey University, Hong Kong University, Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Taiwan University, Chung Shan Medical University, I-Shou University, Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau, City University of Macau. A substantial number of experts from prestigious universities home and abroad are engaged with the University as adjunct professors, distinguished professors and visiting professors.
For six decades, Guangzhou Medical University has undertaken substantial progress in medical education, research and health care. In the future, GMU will continue to advance the university with employing top faculty, developing quality disciplines, and delivering signature programmes. GMU is committed to making greater efforts in education, scientific research, health care and cultural legacy innovation for the future of China and the world.
Guangzhou Medical University was established in 1958. It is a high-level university in Guangdong Province that has developed doctoral, master, and undergraduate talents for the advantages and characteristics of medicine. According to the comprehensive ranking of the four most authoritative international universities in 2018 (USNews, ARWU, THE, and QS), Guangzhou Medical University ranks 1285th in the world for comprehensive strength and 107th in universities across the country.
The school consists of 21 colleges, 7 directly affiliated hospitals and 10 non-directly affiliated hospitals, 22 research institutions, 1 national clinical medical research center, 1 national key laboratory for respiratory diseases, 9 provincial and ministerial key laboratories , 22 municipal (department) level key laboratories. The school has 1 national key discipline, 9 national clinical key specialties, and a group of provincial key disciplines and key specialties, among which the respiratory medicine ranks first in the country, the allergy ranks third in the country, the thoracic surgery ranks fifth in the country, and the critical care The department ranks 10th in the country, and clinical medicine, pharmacology and toxicology enter the top 1% of the ESI ranking globally, and the comprehensive ESI ranking of the entire discipline ranks among the top 100 universities in the country.
The school adheres to the "talent school" strategy, bringing together academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, scholars from the Yangtze River, winners of the National Natural Science Foundation for Outstanding Youth, national candidates for talent projects in the new century, national teaching masters, and national experts with outstanding contributions Recognize outstanding teachers. There are 419 doctoral supervisors and 1044 master supervisors.
The school is the first batch of pilot universities in the “Outstanding Doctor Education and Training Program”, dedicated to training high-quality talents with humanistic sentiment, international perspective, innovative spirit and practical ability. 20 undergraduate enrollment programs were established, covering 5 disciplines including medicine, science, management, engineering, and law. Has 2 national specialty construction majors, 8 provincial comprehensive reform pilot majors, 3 provincial brand-name majors, 4 provincial specialty construction majors, 3 provincial key majors, 2 provincial specialty majors, of which 5 The professional ranking has entered the top 20 nationwide. There are 1 national quality resource sharing course, 1 national quality video public course, 1 national bilingual teaching demonstration course, 27 provincial quality resource sharing courses, 11 provincial quality video public courses, and provincial online 5 open courses; 1 national clinical teaching training demonstration center, 1 national virtual simulation experimental teaching center, 1 provincial virtual simulation experimental teaching demonstration center, 11 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers, 3 provincial pilot colleges .
The school has the qualification for exemption for graduate students. It has 1 post-doctoral mobile station for first-level disciplines, 2 doctoral authorization points for first-level disciplines, 8 authorization points for master's degree disciplines, 5 authorization for master's degree degrees, and 1 authorized degree master's degree for independent secondary disciplines. Each. The school currently has about 11,000 full-time undergraduate and graduate students. In the past five years, the overall employment rate of graduates has exceeded 97%, ranking the forefront of similar institutions in the province.
In the past five years (2014-2018), the school has undertaken more than 2500 vertical scientific research projects of various levels above the city (office) level, of which the National Natural Science Foundation has been ranked among the top 100 in the country for six consecutive years; it has won 2 national science and technology awards. More than 20 provincial and ministerial science and technology awards; published more than 6,500 SCI papers in world-renowned magazines including Nature Medicine, New Eng J Med, and Lancet. 80. Professor Ran Xinxin's team on the "Early Intervention of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease" project won the 2017 Top Ten Scientific and Technological Progress in Chinese Universities (the only project in the medical field). Medical Technology News. Professor Liu Jianqiao's team's research results on gene editing-"The first demonstration of the effectiveness of CRISPR editing of human embryos" was selected as the top ten domestic science and technology news in 2017 by Science and Technology Daily.
The school has extensively carried out foreign academic and educational exchanges and cooperation. It is a pilot unit for the reform of internationalization of undergraduate education in Guangdong Province. It has carried out education for foreign students in China. It has successively cooperated with the United States, Britain, France, the Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea, and Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau. Many universities and colleges in other countries and regions have established stable cooperative exchanges. The school cooperated with French Nobel Prize winner Professor Jules Huffman to establish the Sino-French Huffman Immunology Institute.
For more than half a century, the school has gradually formed a broad medical spirit of "hard work, down-to-earth, and pioneering spirit", and has established a school philosophy of "morality and skill, medical and cultural integration, teacher-student-oriented". In the new historical period, the school will base itself on Guangzhou, serve Guangdong, face the whole country, and look at the world. It will actively promote the three strategies of “talent-based school, discipline-based school, and characteristic school”. Strive to build the school into a high-level teaching and research medical university that ranks among the top independent medical institutions in the country, and strive to make greater contributions in personnel training, scientific research, medical and health services, cultural heritage and innovation!