Shanghai University of traditional Chinese medicine was founded in 1956. It is one of the first universities of TCM established by the state after the birth of new China. It is also a Chinese Medicine University jointly established by the Ministry of Education and local government, and a high-level university which is the key construction of Shanghai.
The school is located in the scientific research and education zone of Zhangjiang High Tech Park, Pudong New Area, covering an area of more than 500 mu, with complete teaching facilities and a beautiful environment. As a university located in the core plate of Zhangjiang Science City, the university takes the initiative to connect with national strategy and the construction of a science and technology innovation center with global influence. It takes advantage of the existing disciplines and comprehensive advantages to bear the responsibility of deepening the reform of higher education of traditional Chinese medicine, promoting independent innovation of traditional Chinese medicine and leading the development of TCM.
The school has more than 1300 teaching staff, 4 academicians of the two academies, 2 national medical masters, 2 national TCM, 69 Shanghai Municipal TCM, more than 700 senior experts and professors. It has trained and delivered all kinds of Chinese medicine professionals at all levels for the country, with nearly 8000 full-time students and alumni in more than 60 countries and regions. The school is a construction University of "talent training mode innovation experimental area" and "characteristic specialty" of the Ministry of education of the people's Republic of China. It has three primary disciplines, i.e. TCM, Chinese medicine, Chinese and Western medicine, and 1 professional degree category (field) Doctoral Degree Authorization point of TCM, 6 first-class disciplines of TCM, Chinese medicine, Chinese and Western medicine, science and technology history, medical technology and Marxist theory, and TCM 5 professional degree categories (fields) of Chinese medicine, nursing, translation and public health, 3 post-doctoral stations, and doctoral degree-granting covering all the TCM disciplines; There are 15 major and specialty, besides the undergraduate major of traditional Chinese medicine, Chinese medicine and Western medicine, there are also nursing, food hygiene and nutrition, rehabilitation therapy, pharmacy, biomedical engineering, preventive medicine and other specialties; There are 8 major in the primary and specialized education; More than 50 overseas colleges, medical research institutions and international organizations in 20 countries and regions have established cooperation relations in scientific research, teaching and medical treatment. The first Confucius Institute of traditional Chinese medicine in the United States has been established, and two Sino foreign cooperative schools are set up, namely, Sino British cooperative pharmacy and Sino British cooperative nursing.
The school has four key national disciplines: Chinese medicine surgery, Chinese medicine, traditional Chinese medicine medicine medicine and bone injury science; There are two key subjects (cultivation) of the state: literature of TCM history, acupuncture and massage; 38 key subjects of the State Administration of traditional Chinese medicine; There are 4 subjects of the peak plateau in Shanghai. There are 1 Research Center of modern Chinese medicine preparation technology, 3 key laboratories of Ministry of education, 3 key laboratories of Shanghai, 8 key research rooms of State Administration of traditional Chinese medicine and 2 national clinical research bases of traditional Chinese medicine; The two disciplines of traditional Chinese medicine and traditional Chinese medicine were successfully selected into the list of national "double first-class" construction disciplines. Among the fourth round of subject evaluation results published by the Ministry of education, all three disciplines of TCM, Chinese medicine and integrated Chinese and Western medicine all entered the highest level a+ file, and it was the only university in the national TCM universities to obtain 3 a+ disciplines.
The school has been improving its medical scale and medical serviceability. It has 8 affiliated hospitals, covering all three-level hospitals of traditional Chinese medicine and integrated Chinese and Western medicine in Shanghai. The total building area of affiliated hospitals is about 67000 square meters, with a total bed number of 6300, and the annual service for patients from all over the world is about a 17million. The school has responded to one's country's "one belt, one road" initiative, and has established overseas Chinese medicine centers in Czech, Malta, Morocco and the United States, and has continuously promoted the internationalization of Chinese medicine.
The school aims at building a world-class university of traditional Chinese medicine, adheres to the school running philosophy of "not emphasizing its advantages, emphasizing its characteristics, emphasizing its name and fact". After more than 60 years of construction and development, the university has become a leading University of traditional Chinese medicine in teaching and research strength and major disciplines.