Founded in 1946 during the Liberation War, Jinzhou Medical University (JZMU) went by Liaoji Military Region Health School in Taonan, Jilin Province. It moved to Jinzhou, Liaoning Province in 1949, and developed into Jinzhou Medical College in 1958. It was renamed as Liaoning Medical College in 2006 and Jinzhou Medical University in 2016. JZMU covers an area of 994,987.60 square meters.
With 76 years’ development, JZMU has become a provincial institution of higher education focusing on medicine with various forms and multi-categories: Higher Education, Continuing Education and International Education. Under these categories, 27 undergraduate programs in 6 primary disciplines, namely medicine, engineering, agriculture, science, management and education were set up. Presently, JZMU has 8 A-level disciplines and 59 B-level disciplines to grant academic master degree as well as 5 disciplines to grant professional master degree. In 2021, JZMU ranked 28thin medical and pharmaceutical universities of China with Clinical Medicine, Pharmacology and Toxicology topping 1% of ESI rankings.
JZMU has 3 national-level talents, 1 winner of the National Famous Teacher Award, 4 members of the Teaching Steering Committee of Education Ministry, 1 national-level candidate of the New Century National Hundred, Thousand and Ten Thousand Talent Project, and 23 recipients of Special Government Allowances from the State Council. Besides, we also have 3 outstanding experts in Liaoning Province, 4 candidates of Liaoning Provincial Higher Education Climbing Scholars Support Program,16 winners of Liaoning Provincial Famous Teacher Award, and 6 provincial teaching teams.
Presently, we have 2 national first-class construction sites of undergraduate programs, 1 national characteristic program, 1 national comprehensive reform pilot program, 10 provincial first-class construction sites of undergraduate programs, 3 provincial comprehensive reform pilot programs, 1 provincial reform pilot program for engineering talent training, 1 provincial reform pilot programs for innovation and entrepreneurship education, 3 provincial demonstration programs, and 5 provincial characteristic programs. Furthermore, we have 14 provincial Excellent Courses, 7 provincial Resource-sharing Courses and Video Open Courses, 8 provincial experimental teaching demonstration centers, 5 provincial virtual simulation experimental teaching demonstration centers, 6 provincial virtual simulation experimental teaching projects, and 12 provincial practical education bases for students.
JZMU has been approved by Liaoning Province to construct 2 major science and technology platforms, 13 key laboratories, 1 Engineering Laboratory, 1 Engineering Research Center, 2 Professional Technology Innovation Centers, 2 Clinical Medical Research Centers and 1 Collaborative Innovation Center.
Currently, JZMU has more than 12,000 full-time students coming from 31 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities across the country. JZMU gained approval by the Ministry of Education as the qualified medical universities of “English Taught Bachelor of Medicine/ Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) and the qualified university for accepting Chinese Government Scholarship for International Students. Now the university has engaged in the Belt and Road strategy, thus the total number of recruitment countries has reached 62.
At present, the university has 129 practical teaching bases for all programs, including 3 directly affiliated hospitals and 6 non-directly affiliated hospitals, which have made much contribution to the regional health and medical service. In the process of fighting against the COVID-19, the medical teams composed of medical staff from the First and Third Affiliated Hospitals rushed to Wuhan, Dalian and other places to heal the patients. Their heroic deeds were reported by CCTV and other media, and many medical workers were commended by the State Council and the health system.
We adhere to the principle of “Establishing the university on quality, strengthening the university on discipline, developing the university with talents, regulating the university through principles, and running the university by law”. Under the leadership of CPC committee, JZMU will strive to construct a distinctive high-level medical university with full enthusiasm, effective measures, and the pragmatic attitude!