Jilin Medical University
Jilin Medical University was previously known as Jilin Military Medical University (Jilin Air Force Medical University). The university was established in 1952 as Anshan Air Force Medical Middle School and then developed into Jilin Air Force Medical University. It was the only medical university of the Air Force. The university later merged with the largest of the military medical schools—the Forth Military Medical University of Chinese PLA. The school was renamed at that time as Jilin Military Medical University of the Forth Military Medical University of Chinese PLA. Until July 2004 it was one of the Chinese PLA (Peoples’ Liberation Army) Academies. The main purpose of the university was to train medical personnel for the Air Force. It was a military medical university with glorious history and fine tradition. In 2004 after the State Council and Military Commission reorganized the military medical schools the university became part of the national ordinary university system. It is now the only independent comprehensive medical university in Jilin province.
When the university reaches full enrollment there will be 10,000 full-time undergraduate students. The university recruits students from all over China . At present it has recruited more than 5000 students from 27 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions all over China . The university also takes part in the training of national defense students.
Jilin Medical University is located near the Songhua River in the beautiful northeastern Chinese city of Jilin . Jilin City was recently chosen as one of the most beautiful cities in China .
The University has a large campus with the modern buildings covering more than 360,000 square meters. The new teaching and research buildings are equipped with academic exchange centers, science halls, language labs, an electronic library reading room and on-line computer classrooms. All classrooms have modern multimedia teaching equipment. The university makes extensive use of multimedia teaching. The newly completed 48,000 square meter Experimental Medicine Center is furnished with advanced equipment and functions, it can accommodate more than 7,000 students at the same time.
Jilin Medical University has a well structured professional faculty with experienced teachers holding doctoral and master degrees. Jilin Medical University has relatively strong scientific research and academic research ability. The campus information network is rich. In our library, there are 300,000 columns of collections, over 50,000 electronic books and more than 600 different periodicals. The university’s library has been evaluated as an “excellent library” among universities in Jilin province.
Jilin Medical University ‘s affiliated hospital, 456 Hospital is a comprehensive hospital involved with medical service, teaching, research, preventive medicine and health care. It has advanced equipments such as MRI, DSA, poly-spiral CT, DR digital video camera, digital gastrointestinal machines, 24-hour Holter monitoring, color ultrasounds, full-automatic biochemical analyzer, high-energy focus ultrasonic knives, hyperbaric oxygen chamber and other equipment. The hospital can perform heart and lung transplants, bivalve replacement and major vascular surgery, PTCA, coronary artery bypass grafting (CABG) and open heart surgery for infants with complicated congenital heart disease.
The university has a first-class cultural and sports center. The comprehensive modern recreation center encompasses nearly 5000 square meters.The center has a standard shooting range, table tennis hall, basketball courts and fitness clubs.
The university’s outside sports field covers 40000 square meters with a football field, basketball courts, tennis courts, skating rink and running track..
The campus environment is beautiful and tree-shaded. It is a model “Green Unit.” The newly-built student campus, the comprehensive student dinning hall and the commercial center provide students with a superior quality, comfortable and convenient learning environment.
Jilin Medical University is making efforts to promote quality education in order to develop applied and skill-based talents.