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Chongqing Medical University (CQMU), formerly Chongqing Medical College, was founded in 1956 by partially relocating Shanghai First Medical College, which is now Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University. After over 60-year development, CQMU has grown into a state-funded medical university jointly supported by the Ministry of Education, National Health Commission and Chongqing Municipal Government. CQMU joins the Initiative of Pilot Universities of International Cooperation of Chongqing.

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History

1956

​Shanghai First Medical College (now Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University) moved partially to Chongqing, and established Chongqing Medical College.

1979

Chongqing Medical College was authorized to confer master's degrees by the State Council Academic Degrees Committee of China. It was among the first group of master-degree-granting institutions in China. It began recruiting master's students in 1979. Chongqing Medical College was listed by Chongqing local government as the first group of Institutions Opening-Up.

1981

Chongqing Medical College was authorized to confer doctoral degrees by the State Council Academic Degrees Committee of China. It was among the first group of doctoral-degree-granting institutions in China. It began recruiting doctoral students in 1981.

1985

Chongqing Medical College was renamed Chongqing Medical University (CQMU).

1989

Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases) was listed as a National Key Discipline.

1995

The first Postdoctoral Fellowship Programme for Research (Clinical Medicine) was initiated.

1999

High-intensity Focused Ultrasound (HIFU) was developed by Prof. Wang Zhibiao and his team at CQMU in 1999. HIFU technology is in line with the trend of minimally invasive and noninvasive medicine. Prof. Zhibiao Wang's team invented and developed a Focused Ultrasound Tumor Therapeutic System with full proprietary intellectual property right. In 2002, HIFU equipment was exported to Oxford University, the first Chinese medical equipment exported to western countries.

2002

Pediatrics and Clinical Laboratory Diagnostics were listed as National Key Disciplines.

2007

Neurology was listed as a National Key Discipline. The Jinyun Campus of Chongqing Medical University was completely constructed and put into use.

2012

CQMU was listed in the first group universities which were supported by the Basic Capacity Building Project for Universities in the Central and Western China, the first Pilot Institutions for Outstanding Medical Talents Training, and one of the Chinese Government Scholarship Institutions.

2013

CQMU was named as a Demonstration Bases for International Education in China.

2015

The Chongqing Municipal People's Government, the National Health Commission (the formerly National Health and Family Planning Commission) and the Ministry of Education of China started to jointly support CQMU.

2019

CQMU was approved to establish the National Child Health and Disease Clinical Medical Research Center.

2020

CQMU was approved to establish the State Key Laboratory of Ultrasound Medical Engineering.

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Affiliated Hospitals

  • The First Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University (The First Clinical College) was established in 1957 by some prestigious staff from the Affiliated Hospital of the First Medical College Shanghai (now Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University). Now, the hospital has become a top-ranked national comprehensive teaching hospital integrating medical treatment, teaching, scientific research, prevention, health care for domestic and international patients. The hospital is comprised of one main hospital and three branch hospitals, namely the first branch hospital, the Jinshan Hospital, and the Qinggang senior care center. The hospital is well-known in the South...

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  • The Second Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, originally known as “Chungking General Hospital” founded in 1892, is a centuries-old hospital with a glorious history spanning three centuries. Forabout 128 years, the hospital has gradually formed the concept of “Care, Concentration and Innovation”, and become a 3A-level hospital that integrates medical services, teaching, scientific research, disease prevention and health care. There are currently two hospital districts, Yuzhong District and Jiangnan District, with more than 3,500 available beds in total. The hospital in Yuzhong District is located at the Jiefangbei Central Business District, No.7...

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  • Children's Hospital of Chongqing Medical University is a comprehensive 3A pediatric hospital with medical care, scientific research and teaching. In 2019, it was approved to be the National Child Health and Disease Clinical Research Center. The hospital offers Master and Doctoral education as well as post-doctoral cultivation. It owns National Key Discipline of Pediatrics, key laboratory of Ministry of Education, National First-class Undergraduate Discipline, National Continuing Medical Education Base, National pediatric standardized training demonstration base, National Teaching team, National Excellent Course, National Food and Drug Administration Drug Clinical Trial...

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  • Stomatological Hospital of Chongqing Medical University (also the College of Stomatology) is a Grade A, Level III stomatological hospital that integrates medical treatment, education and scientific research. It has two branches (in Yuzhong and Yubei Districts, respectively) and three outpatient departments (in Shapingba, University Town and Yubei, respectively). At present, the hospital has 500 chairs for dental treatment and 100 beds, serving 1.11 million patients annually. At present, the hospital has 1,042 staff, among which 913 are professionals in dental medicine.

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  • Yongchuan Hospital​, a national 3A comprehensive hospital affiliated to Chongqing Medical University, integrates teaching and research with medical treatment, emergency medical care, prevention, and health care. It is the network hospital of the International Emergency-relief Center recognized by the National Health Commission, a regional medical center of Chongqing Municipality, the Yongchuan...

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  • University-Town Hospital of Chongqing Medical University is a national level-three hospital integrating medical treatment, teaching, scientific research, prevention, and health care. It is currently under construction according to the standard of class III grade-A hospital, with 1,480 beds planned, covering an area of 22.4 acres and serving nearly 2 million people. The hospital is located at the Western Science City, which is linked to an economic circle of Chengdu and Chongqing. According to the blueprint of the health care industry, the hospital has access to rich resources with policy supports, such as the "double first-class" construction of Chongqing Medical Unive...

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  • The Affiliated Rehabilitation Hospital of Chongqing Medical University, also Chongqing Rehabilitation Hospital, is the only non-profit tertiary rehabilitation hospital integrating disease prevention, rehabilitation, treatment, scientific research, and teaching, and is one of the national cardiac rehabilitation Centers.

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  • The Third Affiliated Hospital of Chongqing Medical University is located in the first batch of National Airport Economic Demonstration Zones, regarded as an important anchor of China (Chongqing) Pilot Free Trade Zone. The hospital occupies a prime location in the Yubei District, Chongqing, and is close to Jiangbei International Airport and many highways, subway lines and transportation hubs nearby. The hospital covers an area of nearly 200 acres, with a construction area of 150,000 square meters. The hospital can accommodate 1,350 beds, 20 laminar flow operating rooms, 40 central ICU beds, and 130 hemodialysis beds. As a regional medical center, it serves more than 1.8...

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