Capital Medical Universitywas founded in 1960. It ranks among the top medical institutions in China, and is considered as one of the key municipal universities in Beijing. The founding President, Professor Wu jieping, was a world-renowned urologist, member of both the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Chinese Academy of Engineering. The current President is Professor Lu Zhaofeng.
CMU consists of 10 Schools, 14 affiliated hospitals and 1 teaching institution. The university and the affiliated hospitals have a staff of about 20,000. Among the staff, there are 6 members of the Chinese Academy of Sciences or the Chinese Academy of Engineering, over 1,000 professors, and over 2,000 associate professors. The university has over 9,000 enrolled students. CMU provides a wide range of educational programs for Doctorates, Masters, Bachelors and certificates.
The faculty physicians at CCMU train annually several thousands of clinical residents and fellows. Also, the faculty members also provide continuous medical education to physicians and other health professionals through seminars, teaching rounds, and tutorials on and off campus. Over the years, the university has graduated a large number of academic leaders and general practitioners for Beijing and the whole country.
CMU is a well known academic institution for its strong competence in the scientific research. It hosts many national and municipal key disciplines, laboratories and some exchange stations for post-doctoral research. High-caliber national and municipal research and training centers and institutes are founded here, covering a wide range of fields including General Practitioner Training, Clinical Medicine, Basic Medicine, Neurosciences, Ophthalmology, Geriatrics, Urology, Cardiology, Pain Medicine, Toxicology, Biomedical Engineering, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Reproduction, Health Policy and so on. We have achieved national and international recognitions in many areas such as Neurobiology, Cytobiology, Immunology, Medical Iconography, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Cardiology, Cardio-vascular Surgery, Kidney Transplantation, Respiratory Disease, Digestive Medicine, Oral-Maxillofacial Surgery, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology and Pediatric Hematology, among others.
CMU provides excellent international exchange programs. It has partnerships and agreements with many universities and institutions with more than 20 countries and regions, supporting activities such as faculty and student exchange programs, joint education and joint research projects.
Since 2001, Capital Medical University had assumed more than 300 projects of National Basic Research Program of China (973 Program), The National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program), national Scientific fund project, municipal Scientific fund project, Beijing Municipal Science and Technology Commission Research fund and received over 70 National and Municipal Awards.
Capital Medical University was approved by MOE as qualified to offer MBBS program in English in 2008. Now about 380 international students from 40 countries are studying on campus.
CMU is listed in the WHO World Directory of Medical Schools and the graduates of MBBS program are eligible to take the Medical Licensing Examinations held by the medical councils in different countries such as CMC, MCI, MMC, NMC, MCC etc.
If international students would like to do the internship in China, Capital Medical University would help student choose a hospital. The students will do the internship in the 14 affiliated hospitals and 1 teaching institution with a total of nearly 10,442 beds:
1. Xuan Wu Hospital, Capital Medical University
2. Beijing Friendship Hospital, Capital Medical University
3. Beijing Chao Yang Hospital, Capital Medical University
4. Beijing Tong Ren Hospital, Capital Medical University
5. Beijing Tian Tan Hospital, Capital Medical University
6. Beijing An Zhen Hospital, Capital Medical University
7. Fu Xing Hospital, Capital Medical University
8. Beijing You An Hospital, Capital Medical University
9. Beijing Children’s Hospital, Capital Medical University
10. Beijing Stomatological Hospital, Capital Medical University
11. Beijing An Ding Hospital, Capital Medical University
12. Beijing Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Capital Medical University
13. Beijing Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital, Capital Medical University
14. China Rehabilitation Research Center
15. Beijing Center for Disease Prevention and Control