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Introduction to Southwest Medical University

Southwest Medical University (西南医科大学, website) is a general institution of higher learning in Sichuan Province. It is located in Chuzhou, a national historical and cultural city and a national civilized city in the combined region of Sichuan, Chongqing, Yunnan, and Guizhou. Its predecessor, the Chuannan Medical School of the Southwest District, was founded in 1951. It was upgraded to Luzhou Medical College in 1959. It was upgraded to an undergraduate college and renamed Luzhou Medical College in 1978. The unit started to jointly train doctors in 2001, and began to carry out education for undergraduates studying abroad in 2004. In 2010, it was approved to set up a postdoctoral research station, and in 2015 it was renamed Southwest Medical University. The school is a recommended unit for exempting undergraduate graduates from studying for postgraduates. It is a model school for running schools according to law in Sichuan Province, a civilized campus in Sichuan province, and a model school for educational informatization in higher education in Sichuan province. In 2014, it was included in the project construction plan for newly awarded doctoral degree awarding units in Sichuan Province, and in 2016 it was included in the project construction unit.

The establishment and development of Southwest Medical University received the kind care and support of party and state leaders. In 1963, Chairman Zhu De visited the school and made an inscription: “Inherit the medical heritage of the motherland, learn modern medical science, and serve the people.” It pointed out the direction for school construction and development. In the long-term school-running practice, our school has formed a fine tradition of “unity, hard work, and hard work,” adhering to the school motto of “honesty, fine industry, benevolence, and the world” and the spirit of “self-improvement, integrity and innovation” The school philosophy of “excellent industry, compatibility and openness” has formed the school characteristics of “double moral education and equal emphasis on Chinese and western medicine”. Since the establishment of the school, the school has trained more than 160,000 specialized personnel at all levels and made positive contributions to the national medical and health undertakings.

Southwest Medical University has two campuses in Zhongshan and Chengbei, covering an area of 2011 acres. There are 19 colleges (departments) under the school, with nearly 20,000 undergraduates, graduate students, and international students. The library has a rich collection of resources, with 1.643 million printed documents, 2.46 million electronic documents, and 1028 types of Chinese and foreign paper journals, which can fully meet the reading and learning needs of teachers and students.

Southwest Medical University currently has 7 first-degree master degree authorization points and 9 professional degree authorization points; clinical medicine, pharmacy, and integration of traditional Chinese and western medicine are the school’s strengths and distinctive disciplines. Clinical medicine and pharmacy are Sichuan’s first-class construction disciplines and clinical medicine disciplines. 61.05% of the top 1% of ESI institutions worldwide. There are 31 general undergraduate majors, covering 7 disciplines such as medicine, science, engineering, management, education, literature, law, etc. Among them, there are 3 national specialty majors (clinical medicine, Chinese and western medicine clinical medicine, anesthesia) , 3 provincial specialty majors (stomatology, preventive medicine, pharmacy), 5 provincial applied demonstration majors (clinical medicine, traditional Chinese and western medicine clinical medicine, nursing, pharmacy, law), provincial first-class undergraduate professional construction point 11 , Five dual-degree majors, and vigorously promote the combination of “medical engineering, medical science, medical literature” to build a medical professional education system that covers the “life cycle, health process”.

Southwest Medical University has undertaken the National Excellent Doctor Education and Training Plan Project and the Excellent Doctor (Traditional Chinese Medicine) Education and Training Plan Project. It is a national comprehensive reform pilot of clinical medicine and the first batch of pilot universities for reforming the training model of master’s degree in clinical medicine. The province’s first batch of outstanding legal talents education training plan demonstration practical teaching base. Our university has won 1 special prize, 6 first prizes, 3 second prizes and 4 third prizes in the national finals of the National College of Medical Sciences in the Northwest and Northwest China. The initial employment rate of graduates has remained above 90% for 10 consecutive years. The passing rate of the national medical qualification examination and judicial examination is higher than the national average. In the past 3 sessions, it has won 15 provincial teaching achievement awards, including 5 first prizes.

Southwest Medical University has three affiliated hospitals, with more than 8,000 medical staff and 1,254 full-time teachers. Among them, 548 have senior titles, accounting for 43.7%, and 575 have doctorates, accounting for 45.85%. There are 35 doctoral supervisors and 835 master supervisors. There are 6 academicians with dual appointments, 3 nationally-appointed professors, 1 lecturer from the Yangtze River Scholars of the Ministry of Education, 1 professor from the Chinese Academy of Sciences “Hundred Talents Program”, 29 “special government subsidy experts”, and “New Century Excellent Talents Support Program” “4 selected persons, 2” National Outstanding Teachers “, 1 talent from the” Hundred Talents Plan “of Sichuan Province, 4” Thousand Talents Plan “from Sichuan Province, 22” Sichuan Provincial Academic Technology Leaders “,” Sichuan Province has There are 34 outstanding experts who have made outstanding contributions, and 4 famous doctors in Tianfu in Sichuan Province’s “Tianfu Ten Thousand People Program”.

Southwest Medical University Key Laboratory of Ministry of Education, National Postdoctoral Research Station, National Drug Clinical Trial Institution, Provincial Key Laboratory, Sichuan International Cooperation Base, Sichuan Engineering Laboratory, Sichuan 2011 Collaborative Innovation Center There are 59 scientific research platforms and 3 academician (expert) workstations. Since 2016, 30 science and technology innovation teams at the department level and above have been approved, and 10 science and technology innovation platforms have been approved; 28 science and technology achievement awards at the provincial or ministerial level or above have been awarded, including one second prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award and the Sichuan Science and Technology Progress Award 1 first prize, 6 second prizes, and 10 third prizes.

Southwest Medical University has established foreign cooperation and exchange relations with 24 countries and regions including the United States, Britain, Germany, Portugal, and Australia. Jointly cultivate doctorates with the University of Bonn, University of Erlangen, Chiang Mai University, Macau University of Science and Technology, and jointly cultivate undergraduate talents with the University of Texas Houston Health Science Center and Manchester City University University, Gettingen University, Australian University of Science and Technology and other foreign universities train teachers. International academic conferences such as the “Fifth International Ion Channel Academic Conference” and the “5th China Wine City International Cardiovascular Academic Conference” were successfully held. It has trained more than 500 postdoctoral, postgraduate and undergraduate students for countries along the “Belt and Road” such as India, Bangladesh, and Pakistan.

Southwest Medical University has 3 directly affiliated hospitals (affiliated hospitals, affiliated traditional Chinese medicine hospitals, and affiliated stomatological colleges), with a total of 7,550 beds, a national clinical teaching training demonstration center, and a national college student off-campus practice teaching base. There are 35 national, provincial and ministerial key medical disciplines (specialties), are national “chest pain center”, “advanced stroke center”, “heart failure center”, national traditional Chinese medicine clinical research base construction unit, Sichuan gynecology and breast disease treatment center It is the training center for coronary heart disease intervention of the National Health and Health Commission, and has established an international cooperation base for Chinese medicine in China and Portuguese-speaking countries and regions. The school’s affiliated hospitals have demonstrated strong emergency rescue and rescue capabilities and high success rates in the handling of public incidents and emergency rescues, such as the fight against SARS, earthquake relief, coal mine gas explosions, and foreign aid medical treatment. As a provincial medical center in the four southwestern provinces (cities) combined region, it has escorted the health of more than 70 million people in the Sichuan, Chongqing, Yunnan, and Guizhou combined region, and made positive contributions to regional and national medical services.

The party building and cultural building of Southwest Medical University have continued to strengthen and have gained popular support. Persist in taking poverty alleviation as an important part of party building, and do a good job of supporting 681 poor households in 24 counties (cities) including Hejiang County and Zhaojue County of Liangshan Prefecture. Up to now, the school and the Third Affiliated Hospital have invested a total of more than 16 million yuan in assistance funds. The 6 poverty-stricken villages that have been assisted by the entire village have achieved poverty alleviation in the entire village, of which 4 villages have been rated as “four good villages” at or above municipal level Honorary title; Huidongqiao Village was awarded the municipal village demonstration village. The school has been awarded the honorary title of the advanced collective for poverty alleviation in Sichuan Province in 2018; the affiliated hospital has been awarded the honorary title of “The Sichuan Province Helps the Tibetan Yi District Advanced Collective in 2018”.

Entering the new era, Southwest Medical University has thoroughly studied and implemented internships in the new era of socialism with Chinese characteristics and the strategic deployment of the Provincial Party Committee’s “one branch, multiple branches, five districts” development strategy. “136” development strategy, clear “one development vision”: comprehensively build a high-level western medical university with distinctive characteristics; complete “three strategic tasks”: achieve breakthroughs in doctoral research, complete “general regulations”, and modernize governance capabilities ; Implement “six key projects”: Party building culture leading project, comprehensive education reform project, discipline professional brand project, social and economic service project, open cooperation project, and condition support guarantee project. The school is accelerating the construction of “double first-class”, striving to push Shu Xingchuan to a new level, and work hard to realize the Chinese dream of the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation!


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