Wuhan University School of Medicine is located in Wuhan, Hubei, China, and is administered by the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China. Formerly known as Hubei Medical University (HBMU), the medical school was founded in 1943 and merged with Wuhan University in 2000.
The university now has 5,000-odd teachers, including
- 3,000-odd professors and associate professors
- 570-odd doctorate supervisors
- 4 academicians of chinese Academy of sciences
- 5 academicians of the Chinese Academy of Engineering
- 2 academicians of the international Eurasian Academy of Sciences
It has 4,700 full-time students, including more than 2,000 graduate students.
The university has also 22 disciplines offering “the Changjiang River program awarding scholars” for the posts of the special appointed professors.
Benefited from the brilliant achievements achieved during the past hundred years, the four universities’ cream and the new favorable opportunities of development, and stimulated by the new challenge, Wuhan University is working hard for building a number of disciplines with the first-rate levels in the world, bring development in the relevant discipline circles of the world, achieving a large number of achievements in basic theoretical and high-technological studies, which are important, creative and even epoch-making, and fostering quite many personnel having high qualities and original ideas.
By the year of 2010, it will be built into a high-level university well known both at home and abroad as well as a main force for vitalizing China and Hubei through science and education. On this basis, still greater efforts are to be make to raise the teaching, scientific research and every other work of the university to international advanced levels so that the university can enjoy high position and great prestige in the international academic circles before the middle twenty-first century when Wuhan University will be built into a first-rate university of the world.