College of Basic Medicine was founded in 1956. The college has good disciplines and a strong faculty team. With many year's progress in scientific development, teaching reform and professional training, the college is now at the forefront of basic medicine in China.
College of Basic Medicine currently has 170 faculty members. Of the faculty members, 52 are professors, 75 are associate professors and 43 are lecturers. Also, 95 of the faculty members are supervisors of masters and 23 supervisors of both masters and doctors. Many teachers of the college hold prestigious awards such as State Council Special Allowance (6 experts), National Excellent Teacher (1 teacher), Ministry of Education New Century Excellent Professional Award (3 teachers), Backbone Teachers (2 teachers, Young/Middle-aged Experts (2 experts), Distinguished Young Scholar of Chongqing (1 teacher).
In addition, the college has one teacher with Chongqing Lifetime Teaching Contribution Award, three Chongqing Outstanding Teachers and two Chongqing Famous Teachers.
College of Basic Medicine has 10 Chongqing Academic Technology Leaders, 6 Academic Technology back-up Candidates, 4 teachers in Chongqing Municipal Excellent Professionals Support Program and one in Project 322.
Several teachers from the college also hold key stakeholder or membership positions in external consultancies including vice-chairman of the International Stereoscopic Society, nine executive directors and directors of the national first-class society, eleven directors and vice-chairmen of the provincial society.