Hebei Medical University, located in Shijiazhuang, Hebei Province, North China Plain, was established in 1894, basically founded from the London Hospital by the British people in 1879. In 1881, it offered the medical school to cultivate the medical talents. It is one of the oldest universities in China. It consists of the original Hebei Medical College, Hebei Provincial College of Traditional Medicine and Shijiazhuang Advanced Medical College.
Currently, Hebei Medical University has become a comprehensive medical university composed of western medicine, traditional medicine, pharmacy and other subjects. There are 14 majors of undergraduate, 2 majors of joint undergraduate and postgraduate, 56 majors of postgraduate, 16 majors of doctorate, and four main subjects have been built for post-doctorate research mobiles, including Biology, Basic Medicine, Clinic Medicine and Integration of Traditional Chinese Medicine & Western Medicine. And the last one is the national-level subject.
The current enrollment is about 20,000. There are 9781 full-time students in school, 6728 adult students, and nearly 50 foreign students from South Korea and Japan and so on. Now it has been qualified to enroll students from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macao.
Hebei Medical University has a body of high quality teaching staff. The total number is over 7100, the faculty is made up of 867 professors, senior researchers and chief physicians, 1350 associate professors. Among them, there are 1 academician of China National Engineering Research Institute, 2 candidates of the Institute and 112 experts who can enjoy the State Council Special Pay. A group of experts and professors of great attainments are well-known within the province and even the whole country, 18 excellent experts at the provincial level, 16 outstanding young experts at the provincial or national level, 25 excellent teachers at the provincial or national level, and nearly 40 have taken the positions of the standing or committee members of the national specialties associations.
At present, Hebei Medical University is turning on a new look and making great efforts to establish a superior comprehensive medical university with local characteristics to meet the needs of socialist construction.