Peking Union Medical College
Peking Union Medical College (Chinese: 北京协和医学院; pinyin: Běijīng Xiéhé Yīxuéyuàn), founded in 1906, is one of the most selective medical colleges in China. It is a Chinese Ministry of Education Double First Class Discipline University, with Double First Class status in certain disciplines. The hospital has been ranked 1st in China for 10 consecutive years by the Hospital Management Institute of Fudan University in 2018. It has one joint 8-year clinical medicine science program with Tsinghua University.
Peking Union Medical College students in the 8-year clinical medicine program could receive a Peking Union Medical College diploma and degree signed by both the Peking Union Medical College and Tsinghua presidents. It was merged with the Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences in 1957 and operates as one single institution with two names directly under the Ministry of Health, now the National Health Commission. It is the first medical school in China to introduce the 8-year M.D. program.
The Hospital and College is located at No.9 Dongdan 3rd Alley, Dongcheng, Beijing, next to the Wangfujing shopping area.See more