Henan Medical School was originally founded in 1928 and located in Kaifeng,which is a beautiful and famous city with long history and rich cultural resources.As the capital city of eight dynasties in Chinese history, Kaifeng has attracted many talents and scholars from home and abroad owing to its favorable geographical location.
Henan Medical Higher Education originated from National fifth Sun Yat-sen University, predecessor of Henan Univerity. In 1928, Henan Medical Special School, founded in 1902, was incorporated into Henan University. Therefore,Medical College was officially established in Henan University and was one of the top five colleges in henu at that time.
After the outbreak of the Anti-Japanese war, Henan University, including Medical College, had to relocate to many places, maintaining its running, and returned to Kaifeng after the victory of the war. With broad mind and great ambition, Henan University has run a medical school with high level in Central China.
In 1952, during the adjustment period of universities and colleges across China,Medical College independently set up asHenan Medical School, having made significant contributions to provincial and national medical and health career undertaking. In the autumn of 1958, Henan Medical College and its affiliated hospitals moved to Zhengzhou. In 1984, it was renamed Henan Medical University and merged with Zhengzhou University in 2000. Meanwhile, at the same year, the Kaifeng Medical College was incorporated into Henan University,which opening a new medical education in Henan University once again.
In 2016, a new Henan Medical School was built in cooperation with People’s Hospital of Henan Province, a prestigious hospital with over a hundred years of history.Going through more than a century’s hardship and progress, People’s Hospital of Henan Provinceand Henan University kept and showed their charm in Kaifeng, the capital city of eight dynasties. Over the past 100 years, People’s Hospital of Henan Province has saved many patients with the development of medical virtues and skills; Henan University has always acted upon the university motto of “to illustrate illustrious virtue; to renovate the people; and to rest in the highest excellence”. Both of them are always making contributions to our country and it’s people in different fields.
Henan University and People’s Hospital of Henan Province join their hands together; forming a powerful combination to construct a modern medical school featured “high starting point, international and research-oriented”.The cooperation between them displays that Henan Medical School becomes powerful once again, opening a brand-new chapter of mutualconsultation, co-construction, share and win-win of the two sides.
In 2017, Henan University was selected as the national “Double First-class”university, and the school put the “biomedicine”into the first-class discipline construction groups,bringing new opportunities and challenges for the development of Medical School once again.
Going through the vicissitudes of history and cultivating a great number of talents,Henan Medical School, as the main body of medical education in Henan, whose name changed several times in the glorious course of a century, but the original purpose, benefiting the people in Central Chinaby medical education,has never changed. She was the first school in our province to receive doctorate authorization, and the first one to carry out international exchanges and cooperation. It also nurtured a large number of renowned medical experts and medical workers such asZHUDeming, ZHANGXiaofang and HU Peilan, and made significant contribution to the medical and health undertakings of Henan and even the whole nation.
At present, Medical College possesses seven sub-schools which are Basic Medical Sciences School, Pharmacy School, Nursing School, Clinical Medicine School, Stomatology School, Ophthalmology & Optometry School, Experimental Animal Center and Biomedical Science Institute.Meanwhile, it also has four affiliated hospitals which arePeople’s Hospital of Henan University, Huaihe Hospital of Henan University, the First Affiliated Hospital of Henan University and Hospital of Henan University.Henan Medical School offers 7 undergraduate majors,69 authorized units for master degree and 2 doctor’s degree authorized units, with more than 4,500 undergraduates and over 800 graduate students.
By strengthening discipline construction, training and introducing high-level talents and increasing enrollments,Henan Medical School is earnestly strengthening the construction of high-level talents team. Medical College now has thousands of staff in teaching, scientific research, medical care and other fields. Among them, over 1400 people with senior titles,12 academicians of Chinese Academy of Sciences and Chinese Academy of Engineering, specially appointedprofessors, Yellow River scholars, experts in national administration and provincial distinguished professor accounting for more than a hundred people, and over 600 master’s supervisors and doctoral supervisors.
Medical College possesses 1 national engineering laboratory, 11 national clinical key disciplines, 39 provincial key disciplines, 20 provincial and ministerial key laboratories and research centers and 6 academician workstations. In recent years,the College has hosted more than 300 national-level projects and published more than 5,000 academic papers.
In the near future, Medical College will construct the national “Double First-class” university as requested,seriously implement the Vitalizing Plan of Henan University (An Elite University for 10 Decades) and vigorously carry out the discipline-revitalization project. In addition, it will actively explore a more flexible running mode, innovate and enrich the system and mechanism of management, promoting the deep integration and common progress of medical disciplines and other disciplines; setting the grand goal of “the leading in Henan, the first-class in China and orerseas internationally”, we will make efforts to build Henan Medical School a high-level talents training base, a high-level output base of scientific research results, a high-level talents gathering base and an important base for high-level international cooperation.