Dalian Medical University
Founded in 1947, with former name of Kanto Medical School, Dalian Medical University was incorporated into Dalian University in 1949 and named Medical School of Dalian University. It was separated from Dalian University in 1950 and named Dalian Medical School. In 1969, it was immigrated to Zunyi, Guizhou Province and called Zunyi Medical School. While Dalian Medical School was reestablished in the originaladdress in 1978 and renamed as Dalian Medical University in 1994. Now it has been a medical university with main feature of medicine education and comprehensive development of several subjects including science, engineering, management, art, law and philosophy, etc.
It is located at No. 9 of the west section of South Lvshun Road, Dalian, Liaoning Province, occupying an area of 1,510,000m2, with a construction area of 532,000 m2. Fixed assets of the school achieves 2.013 billion Yuan, among which total value of educational and research instruments is as high as 0.316 billion Yuan. The library comprises about 1,010,900 volumes. It totally has 21 colleges (departments) , 18 affiliated hospitals and 23 undergraduate programs.
Main campus of the school has more than 1,300 permanent teaching and administrative staff. It has 1 national “Thousand Talents Plan” candidate, 4 distinguished professors of “Cheung Kong Scholars Program.of the Ministry of Education; 4 holders of “National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars”, 1 leading pioneer of national “Ten Thousand Talent Program”, 5 candidates of New Century National Talent Project, 1 candidate of national “Youth Thousand Talent Project”, 2 holders of “National Science Fund for Excellent Young Scholars”, 2 national middle-aged and young experts with outstanding contributions, 5 middle-aged and young experts with outstanding contributions of Ministry of Health, 3 candidates of “NewCentury Excellent Talents Supporting Plan” of Ministry of Education, 75 experts enjoying the State Councilspecial allowance; 17 “Climbing Scholars” of Liaoning institutes of higher education, and 28 Distinguished Professors of Liaoning Province. Teaching and administrative staff and medical personnel are totally more than 8,600 in the university, among which more than 800 are of senior professional title and almost 900are of vice senior professional title, Doctoral tutor of more than 160 people,postgraduate and doctoralsupervisors are more than 1,300.
The university is the first batch of experimental unit of national “Outstanding Doctor Education & Training Project”, currently , it has 3 national characteristic specialty construction center,comprehensive reform experimentation major, 1 talent training mode innovation experimental area, 2 college students practice education bases, 2 experiment teaching demonstration centers, 4 Teaching Achievement Awards, bilingual teaching demonstration course. It has 5 provincial-level demonstration majors, 3 comprehensive reform experimentation majors, 1 key supporting major, 1 innovation education reform experimental major, 1 curriculum system internationalization experimental major, 1 college students innovation practiceeducation base, 6 college students practice education bases, 6 experiment teaching demonstration centers and 4 virtual simulation experiment teaching centers, in addition, it has 18 prominent educators, and 6 teaching teams, as for the Higher Education Achievement Award, it has 13 first prizes, 28 second prizes and 21 third prizes, and for the outstanding achievement award for Educational Research, it obtains 4second prizes and 18 third prizes, it has 17 exquisite courses, 2 exquisite video open class, 8 exquisiteresource sharing classes, 2 bilingual teaching demonstration courses and 5 excellent teaching materials During the period of the 12th “Five Year Plan”, it has participated in compilation of 270 planning teaching materials beyond the provincial and ministerial level, among which 38 as chief editor, 47 as vice chief editor and 185 as editor.