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Peking Union Medical College

Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH), an institutional Faculty of Clinical Medicine affiliated to both Peking Union Medical College (PUMC) and Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences (CAMS), is a renowned general hospital in China with a prestigious historical background.


Founded by Rockefeller Foundation in 1921, the hospital, with its gathering of notable experienced physicians, medical professionals and scientific researchers of various specialties, has maintained its leading position as one of the top-ranked hospitals in China for over 80 years. PUMCH consists of a complete spectrum of specialties with excellent, strong clinical foundations and expertise.


As PUMC's Faculty of Clinical Medicine, the hospital places great effort upon basic and continued medical education and training, emphasizing upon basic principles, methodology, training individual independence. Resident on the job training programs as well as post-graduate training programs arc amongst the most intensive and competitive nationwide. For several decades, the hospital trained numerous outstanding medical professionals, displaying an important and leading role in the development of medical sciences in China.


As the CAMS Institute of Clinical Medicine, the hospital has always attached great importance to scientific research. In the past 20 years, over 20 research projects received National Science and Technology Progress Awards, and 95 research projects receive ministry level or provincial awards. Within recent 5 years, the hospital conducted over 120 research projects at state level and over 130 projects at a ministry/ provincial level, including 84 projects funded by the NSCF (National Natural Science Foundation of China). Over 4000 research papers published in major Chinese or foreign medical journals within recent years.


The hospital has 71 doctor degree mentors for 13 programs and 149 master degree mentors for 19 programs. PUMC post-doctoral training program in clinical medicine is located within PUMCH. As one of the national top-ranked clinical training centers, the hospital provides advanced training to over 600 physician fellows and 300 nursing fellows from various nationwide hospitals annually.

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All medical records from history are meticulously preserved since hospital establishment, PUMCH's library stores a prolific amount of medical records and papers in various languages, and numerous professors arc acting as national leaders in various medical specialties.

Campus life

The PUMC Hospital consists of two campuses comprising over 170,000m2 of clinical and research working area, 1800 hospital beds, with more than 40 medical equipments and apparatus valuing over RMB 2 million as well as approximately 10 medical apparatus valued over RMB 10 million. There are 40 clinical departments and 15 adjunct departments, including 10 national key disciplines (in 12 departments) and 2 municipal key disciplines.

Within the last decade alone, PUMCH received about 20 medals or certificates from Central Government agencies and local government agencies, such as "Top Ten Hospitals in Beijing" and "Top 100 National hospitals", bestowing great honor and pride upon the hospital for its outstanding medical service and quality patient care.

Beijing, Beijing, China


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