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Wenzhou Medical University is a provincial general institution of higher learning in Zhejiang Province. The school can be traced back to the Zhejiang Medical College, founded in 1912, and was established in August 1958 by Zhejiang Medical College from Hangzhou to Wenzhou. It was originally named "Zhejiang Second Medical College" and later named "Wenzhou Medical College" after the location of the school. Hospital” was renamed “Wenzhou Medical University” in 2013 and became a university jointly established by the Zhejiang Provincial Government, the National Health Commission, and the Ministry of Education in 2015. In 2017, it became a key construction university in Zhejiang Province.


The school began enrolling five-year undergraduate students in 1958 and enrolled postgraduates in 1978. It is the first batch of master's degree-granting units in the country and has the right to grant doctoral degrees. Existing clinical medicine, basic medicine, pharmacy, biomedical engineering first-level discipline doctoral programs and clinical medicine professional doctoral programs, clinical medicine, nursing, Chinese pharmacy, biology, biomedical engineering, basic medicine, integrated traditional Chinese and western medicine, pharmacy 12 first-level master programs including medical technology, stomatology, public health and preventive medicine, and public management, and 8 majors including clinical medicine, biomedical engineering, stomatology, nursing, public management, pharmacy, public health, and applied psychology Master's degree authorization point; there is a mobile station for post-doctoral research in clinical medicine and pharmacy. The school ranks 73rd in the ESI National University Rankings. Seven disciplines including clinical medicine, pharmacology, and toxicology, biology and biochemistry, molecular biology and genetics, materials science, chemistry, neuroscience, and behavior have entered the ESI global Ranked in the top 1%, among which clinical medicine majors enter the top 1.374‰ of ESI global rankings. It has 1 national key laboratory jointly established by the province and ministry, 1 national engineering technology research center, 1 national clinical medicine research center (ophthalmology disease), and 1 national medical equipment and drug clinical research and evaluation key experiment for the ophthalmology diseases Office, 2 Ministry of Education and Ministry of Education jointly built collaborative innovation centers, 2 national international science and technology cooperation bases, 29 provincial and ministerial scientific research platforms. 2 Zhejiang “First-class Disciplines”, 3 Zhejiang First-Class Disciplines, 6 Zhejiang First-Class Disciplines, 10 Zhejiang Provincial University Key Disciplines, and 2 Zhejiang Provincial Key Construction Disciplines.


The school adheres to the social needs as the guidance and the people's satisfaction as the purpose and strives to cultivate outstanding medical talents who are sentimental, confident, able to do things and innovate. The school currently has 30 majors for undergraduate enrollment, involving four disciplines including medicine, science, engineering, and management. There are 13,936 undergraduate and junior college students (full-time, excluding independent college-Renji College of Wenzhou Medical University), 4303 postgraduates (including 302 doctoral students), and 864 foreign students with academic education. The school has formed an all-around, multi-level talent training system from undergraduates to masters, doctoral students, and post-doctoral students, from full-time to adult education, international students, and students from Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan. The quality of personnel training has been steadily improved, and the passing rate of clinical medicine graduates in the national medical qualification examination has consistently ranked among the top 10% in the country. According to the data of the Provincial Education Examination Institute in 2020, the school ranks among the undergraduate colleges in Zhejiang Province in three total items including the career development and talent training quality of the graduates of the class of 2019 (one year after graduation), the satisfaction of the graduates' alma mater, and the satisfaction of the employer. First; 2017 (three years after graduation) undergraduate graduates ranked first in the overall employment competitiveness of undergraduate colleges in Zhejiang Province; in the results of the two graduate surveys, won the first in 4 out of 5 total items, 1 is third, 21 core individual indicators are the first.


The school currently has more than 14,000 faculty and medical staff (including affiliated hospitals), of which more than 1,800 have senior professional and technical positions. There are 1609 full-time teachers in the school headquarters, of which 425 have senior professional and technical positions, 526 have associate senior professional and technical positions, and 1,172 have doctoral degrees. There is 1 academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, 1 academician of the Canadian Academy of Health Sciences, and 3 winners of the national "Outstanding Youth" project; a group of outstanding talents has been selected as "National Ten Thousand", young and middle-aged science and technology innovation leaders of the Ministry of Science and Technology, and provincial special-level experts, etc. A group of teachers won the National Science and Technology Progress Award, the Guanghua Engineering Science and Technology Award, the Healing Heli Foundation Science and Technology Award, the National Outstanding Teacher, the National Model of Teacher Ethics, and the National March 8th Red Banner Bearer. It has one innovation team from the Ministry of Education, one Huang Danian-style teacher team from national colleges and universities, and two colleges and universities subject innovation and intelligence introduction bases (111 bases) of the Ministry of Science and Technology. The school was rated as an advanced unit of provincial emphasis on talents.


The school has 4 national characteristic professional construction points, 16 national-level first-class undergraduate major construction points, 1 national-level teaching team, 1 national-level talent training innovation experimental zone, 2 national-level experimental teaching demonstration centers, and national-level practical education 1 base, 1 national clinical teaching training demonstration center, 1 national virtual simulation experiment teaching center, 5 national quality resource sharing courses, 1 national bilingual teaching demonstration course, 2 national-level English-taught branded courses for international students in China , 2 national high-quality online open courses, 6 national virtual simulation experiment teaching projects, 2 national offline first-class courses, 2 national online and offline mixed first-class courses, 1 national social practice first-class course, received education There are 5 pilot projects for the Ministry’s "Excellent Doctor Education and Training Program", 1 national professional comprehensive reform pilot project; 3 second-class national teaching achievement awards.


The school undertakes more than 1,200 national-level scientific research projects, and has won more than 170 provincial and ministerial awards for scientific research results, including 1 first prize of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, 5 second prizes of the National Science and Technology Progress Award, and second prize of the National Technology Invention Award 2 awards, 1 first prize and 3 second prizes of the Ministry of Education Science and Technology Award, 5 first prizes of the Chinese Medical Science and Technology Award, 1 first prize of the Chinese Pharmaceutical Association Science and Technology Award, and 1 Zhejiang Science and Technology Award for Major Contributions There are 19 first prizes of Zhejiang Science and Technology Award, 1 first, second and third prize of the Ministry of Education Humanities and Social Sciences Outstanding Achievement Award, 1 second prize of the National Educational Science Research Outstanding Achievement Award, and Zhejiang Excellent Achievement in Philosophy and Social Sciences There are 4 first prizes.


The school actively promotes the internationalization of education and has established good exchanges and cooperation with more than 140 universities and educational research institutions in 31 countries (regions), including more than 20 top 100 universities in the world, and exchanges and joint training of students abroad, and teachers Substantive exchanges and cooperation have been carried out in academic exchanges and scientific research cooperation, Sino-foreign cooperation in running schools, and the education of foreign students in China. There are 5 Chinese and foreign programs including the Sino-US Ph.D. education program in optometry, the Sino-US nursing undergraduate education program, the Sino-Swiss clinical medical doctoral education program, the Sino-Thailand nursing master degree education program, and the Sino-Korean pharmacy professional doctorate education program. Two of the cooperative education projects are listed as demonstration projects of Sino-foreign cooperative education in Zhejiang Province. The Alberta College of Wenzhou Medical University in cooperation with the world's top 100 universities, the University of Alberta, is currently the highest level of Sino-foreign cooperation in running medical schools in my country. Cooperated with Lublin Medical University in Poland to organize my country's first overseas clinical medical education project, and established overseas Confucius Institutes in cooperation with Eastern University in Thailand and the State University of New York in the United States. It was selected as the first batch of construction units for the "Young Backbone Teachers' Study Abroad Program" by the China Scholarship Council and the first batch of "Zhejiang Province Internationalized Universities".


The school currently has 3 campuses with a total area of about 1,900 acres. The library's collection of documents is about 2.09 million volumes. The school sponsors, edits, and publishes 5 academic journals and 1 academic newspaper. Among them, the academic journal "Eye and Vision" is included in the SCIE academic journals, and 3 journals are selected as "China Science and Technology Core Journals". The "Chinese Journal of Optometry and Vision Science" is the Journal of the Chinese Medical Association. The school has 5 affiliated hospitals, 4 of which are tertiary first-class hospitals, and 27 non-direct affiliated hospitals (clinical colleges). The Affiliated Ophthalmology Hospital, the First Affiliated Hospital, and the Second Affiliated Hospital were among the top 100 comprehensive hospitals in China in the evaluation of the value of science and technology in 2018. The Ophthalmology Hospital of the Affiliated Optometry Hospital ranked second in the country for three consecutive years, and its scientific and technological output indicators Ranked first in the country for three consecutive times.


The school upholds the school motto of “Being, diligent and simple, seeking truth and striving”, insisting on establishing the school with characteristics, strengthening the school with talents, and revitalizing the school with culture. It has gradually formed a “leading and driving overall development with characteristic disciplines, to promote the internationalization process and improve the level of running a school. The school-running characteristics of "service of local economic and social development with the integration of medical treatment and industry-university-research" has explored a way for local institutions of higher learning to become a strong school. In 2021, the school's comprehensive strength ranks 95th in the Wushulian University Rankings in China.


The development orientation of the school is: focusing on undergraduate education and actively developing graduate education; focusing on medical disciplines, multidisciplinary development; based in Zhejiang, serving the country, facing the world; distinctive, domestic first-class, internationally renowned high-level medical university.

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