Zhejiang University School of Medicine (ZUSM) founded in 1912, is one of China’s top higher medical education institutions, as well as one of its oldest. Located in Hangzhou – one of China’s most picturesque cities – the school is organized across 4 departments (Basic Medical Sciences, Brian Science & Brain Medicine, Public Health and Nursing) , seven clinical medical schools (School of Clinical Medicine,School of Obstetrics and Gynecology, School of Pediatrics, School of Stomatology) and partnership health care network. It is home to more than 16,000 full-time faculty members and over 6,500 students.
ZUSM is commitment in developing and empowering future physician-scientists,medical leaders and public health pioneers to meet tomorrow medical revolution. The 8-year MD program, piloted in China with the “4+4” model provide Medicine+X possibilities and multiple pathways. Moreover, in collaboration with University of Oxford, University of Toronto, Yale University, University of Edinburgh etc., we are exploring new path of medical education and striving to educate medical students with global vision and better understanding the basis of health and disease.
All members of the ZUSM community are engaged in creating new knowledge. Researchers and clinician-scientists at ZUSM and its affiliates work across disciplines to expand the frontiers of scientific understanding while moving the most promising breakthroughs into tangible health. Laying claim to its research strength, the basic medical science discipline was selected for China’s “Double First-class” Initiative, also, the clinical medicine discipline was graded A+ and ranked the first in national assessment organized by Chinese Ministry of Education.As part of comprehensive ZJU, ZUSM is pride to engaging in intersection of disciplines research with its 8 institutes and centers included among them are such as medical center, Institution for Translational Medicine, Institute of Neuroscience and Technology, Institute of Genetics, Cancer Research Center. While 2 projects (Precision Medicine and Intelligence Convergence) are selected as the Initiatives-Innovation 2030 of ZJU, aiming at solving future challenges puzzled all mankind by cross-disciplinary innovation and sparking lights in tomorrow's medical breakthroughs.
The health and well-being of the local, regional, national and international community remains our highest priority. ZUSM 7 affiliated hospitals with its health care partnership networks (10 non-direct affiliated hospitals and 5 reginal cooperated hospitals) provide patient care and medical training to communities trying to build a community of shared future for mankind. Not only are we deeply engaged in many partnerships and collaborations that share a broad reach across Hangzhou, Zhejiang and the nation, but also joined the global fight during COVID-19 pandemic as well as sending medical experts’ team to Mali, Libya, the Republic of Namibia and remote areas in China for medicine supporting.
We believe that every global partner is unique and each project is irreplaceable. ZUSM has partnerships in place with more than 40 universities and institutions worldwide. With more than 500 international students, and around 1,350 faculty and students participated annually in various overseas mobility programs.
With vast medical talent, alumni, extensive network of affiliates, ZUSM is dedicated to translate discoveries into medicines and programs that will alleviate suffering caused by disease and improve future health worldwide from understanding biomedical mechanism to developing clinical therapies and interventions; from understanding the availability of health care to developing systems to populations and ambitious to steer medicine education and research in directions that will benefit locally, nationally and globally.
Updated as of Feb. 2021