Hainan Medical University (HMU), under the auspices of the Hainan Provincial Government, was founded in 1993 with the approval of the Chinese State Education Commission. The history of the University began with the integration of two medical schools in 1951, Haiqiang Medical Vocational School (founded in 1947) and the privately-owned Medical College of Hainan University (founded in 1948) combined into a new school -- Hainan Specialized Medical School.
In 1994, Hainan Medical University was accredited to grant Bachelor’s Degrees and in 1996 was accredited for undergraduate education by the State Education Commission. In 2004, Hainan Medical University began its joint program of recruiting graduate students with Peking University and other institutions of higher learning in China. In 2006, the University was again ranked by the State Ministry of Education as “favorable” in its undergraduate education program. With over 60 years’ experience of school administration, the University has adopted the school mottoes of virtue, rigor, knowledge, and harmony and the spirit of self-improvement, unity and, labor.
Presently on staff there are 1579 doctors, faculty or research staff members, among whom are 100 professors and 263 associate professors, 71 of whom have doctoral degrees; 309 have Master’s Degrees, 32 are advisers for Master Degrees in Medicine and 3 are adviser for doctoral degrees in medicine.
Most of the programs it offers to its students are targeting at the needs of health human resource in Hainan province, including clinical medicine, preventive medicine, TCM, nursery science and pharmacy etc. To date, HMU has enrolled over 10,000 Chinese students and hundreds of international students. Up to this time, more than 20,000 qualified medical workers have graduated from the University and have served the country and society.
The HMU now has 2 premier provincial labs (The Lab of Tropical Diseases in Hainan and the premier Research and Development Laboratory of Tropical Medicinal Plants in Hainan); 2 vital provincial medical courses (Gynecology and Obstetrics, Pharmaceutical Chemistry), and 4 vital provincial medical courses (Gynecology and Obstetrics, Neural Medicine, Diagnostic Radiology, Cardiovascular Medicine) for the public health system. The University was awarded 51 provincial-level science and technology awards, including 4 first and 10 second prizes.
The publications of are as follows: Hainan Medical University Journal; The Hainan Medical University Newspaper; the Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine and the Affiliated Hospital of Hainan Medical University Journal. The Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine (English Version) is the only international journal on tropical medicine published in English in China.
HMU has two campuses, located on Chengxi Road and Longhua Avenue, with nearly 60 hectares of land. There are four affiliated hospitals. Total number of beds in these four hospitals has been as high as 3722. HMU also has 32 other hospitals with an additional 14,076 beds and offers clinical instruction at these hospitals. Another 21 teaching facilities also offer their service to HMU.
HMU has built up a high speed backbone campus network reaching up to 10 Gigabit based on IPV6. The Cheng Xi Road campus also has a wireless network.
HMU is committed to ensure that: All staff, students, applicants for employment or study, visitors and other persons in contact with the College is treated fairly and have equality of opportunity, without regard to race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, age, marital or parental status, dependants, disability, sexual orientation, religion, political belief or social origins.
Hainan Medical University warmly welcomes international students wishing to study MBBS In China.
Admission in MBBS for March 2012 session is opened.
Admission in MBBS for September 2012 session is open now. Book your seat in advance.
(International Students Admission Center
(School of International Education)
Hainan Medical University,
Xueyuan Road, Longhua District,
Haikou, P.R. China; 571101
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