Zhejiang University School of Medicine was first founded as Chekiang (Zhejiang) College of Medicine in 1912. It became the Medical School of Chekiang (Zhejiang) University later, and again separated from the university and eventually developed into Zhejiang Medical University in 1960. In 1998, former Zhejiang University, Hangzhou University, Zhejiang Agricultural University and Zhejiang Medical University were merged to form a new Zhejiang University. The following year, School of Medicine (ZUSM) was re-established and became the largest school among 22 schools and colleges of Zhejiang University. Although ZUSM has changed its names and locations several times, it remains the most eminent medical institutions in the region. Today it ranks as one of the top ten medical educational institutions in China, whose dynamics and strengths in medical education, scientific research and clinical practice are well recognized.
The school currently has seven affiliated hospitals, more than 20 research centers, 13 national and provincial key laboratories and seven departments including: department of Basic Medical Sciences, Department of Public Health, Department of Stomatology, Department of Nursing and three departments of Clinical Medicine. Both undergraduate programs and postgraduate programs are provided, fields covering Biomedicine, Public Health, Clinical Medicine, Stomatology, Nursing, and etc.
ZUSM boasts rich human resources, reliable, well-established, and capable of fulfilling educational, academic or health service missions. There are more than 1,000 full-time or part-time professors and associate professors including four members of National Academy of Science and Engineering devoted to undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The school currently offers five-year program for bachelor degree , eight-year M.D. program and six -year MBBS (in English Media) in medicine.
ZUSM has established international links with scores of medical institutions in Asia, Europe, Australia and North America. Programs like collaborative research projects and exchanges of faculty and students have been launched.
The program takes six years to complete.
1st Academic Year
Basic Mathematics for Medicine I, Introduction to Modern Biological Science,General Physics, Basic Mathematics for Medicine Ⅱ, Chinese Ⅰ
General Physics Lab, Cell Biology, Organic Chemistry,Chinese Ⅱ,History of Medicine,Global Health,Early Exposure To Clinic
2nd Academic Year
Biochemistry,Histology & Embryology,Systematic Anatomy,Chinese Ⅲ
Biochemistry Lab,Medical Genetics,Physiology,Regional Anatomy,Medical Psychology,Chinese Ⅳ
3rd Academic Year
Medical Immunology,Pathology,Medical ,Microbiology
&Parasitology,Survey of China,Medical Chinese
Pathophysiology,Pharmacology,Forensic medicine ,Internal Medicine Ⅰ,Medical Chinese Ⅰ,Biostatistics
4th Academic Year
(Pre-Clinic and Clinic)
Biomedical Informatics,Basic Traditional Chinese Medicine,Surgery I,Preventive Medicine,Social Medicine & Ethics, Epidemiology,Medical Chinese Ⅱ,Basic Medical Sciences Exam
Surgery Ⅱ,Radiology,Obstetrics & Gynecology,Internal Medicine Ⅱ,Medical Chinese Ⅲ
5th Academic Year
Pediatrics,Internal Medicine Ⅲ,Surgery Ⅲ,Communicable Diseases,Community Medicine,Medical Chinese Ⅳ
,Emergency Medicine, Medical Chinese Ⅴ
6th Academic Year
*The students must score 190 in HSK(Hanyu Shuiping Kaoshi, the Chinese Proficiency Test) Level Ⅳ or above and pass HSKK(HSK Speaking Test) Intermediate Level before taking the senior clerkship in China.
*More than top 20% students can get outstanding academic performance scholarship every year.