Shandong First Medical University(Shandong Academy Of Medical Sciences), located in Taian, Shandong, China, was founded in 1891.Shandong First Medical University(Shandong Academy Of Medical Sciences) covers an area of 200 hectares with a construction area of 780,000 square meters. The students have access to 2,560,000 books including 1,170,000 e-books. The university has one affiliated hospital, 11 non-direct affiliated hospitals and more than 230 practice and internship bases.
The University has 1,500 faculty and staff members. There are 1,100 full-time teachers, of which 450 are assistant professors and above, 14 enjoy special governmental allowances financed by the State Council. We have 10 young outstanding contribution experts and the best medical system talents of Shandong province, 7 state teachers of excellence, 6 famous provincial teachers and one professor titled “Taishan Scholar”. Shandong First Medical University(Shandong Academy Of Medical Sciences) also has 15 academicians serving as our university’s professors.
Shandong First Medical University(Shandong Academy Of Medical Sciences) passed the Undergraduate Teaching Standard Evaluation by Ministry of Education in November 2006 and received an award for excellence. The University has 19 scientific research institutes.During the "Eleventh Five-Year Plan", we have undertaken 1,200 science and research projects, of which 24 are nation-level projects, 61 are province-level projects and 261 are city-level projects. Shandong First Medical University(Shandong Academy Of Medical Sciences) received 137 scientific research awards, published more than 3,000 scientific and teaching research articles, of which 80 can be retrieved in SCI and EI. Our University has published over 200 written textbooks on a wide range of medical topics. Our teachers are editors-in-chief or associate editors of 30 Ministry of Public Health and Ministry of Education planning books. We are proud to have more than 30 patents.
The University develops international cooperative education, scientific research, medical, cultural exchanges and cooperation, establishes relatively stable academic exchange and cooperative relationship with universities of 22 nations and regions like the U.S., Japan, Korea, UK, Ukraine, Singapore. We select outstanding teachers and researchers to go abroad to give lectures and seminars each year, and have exchange programs for undergraduate and postgraduate students with Japan and Korea.
Moreover, we receive overseas students. In the year 2010, the university was listed by the Ministry of Education as one of the Medical Undergraduate Education (offered in English) Institutions for overseas students. In June 2011, the university was authorized by national Hanban to hold tests for Chinese Proficiency Test (HSK). The university was recognized as one of the first 16 academies and colleges to accept the overseas student scholarship issued by Shandong Province. We positively develop cooperative education programs with foreign countries. Cooperating with the University of Hertfordshire, We recruit students majored in Medical Imaging, Nursing, Pharmacy and Marketing Management; cooperating with the University of Chonbuk National University, we recruit students majored in Clinical medicine; cooperating with Yonsei University, we recruit students majored in Medical imaging.
The University always pays strict attention to education and teaching, eternally focusing on teaching quality. Shandong First Medical University(Shandong Academy Of Medical Sciences) follows the spirit of our mottos: “Scale the heights” and “understanding morality and conduct, discovering the essence of knowledge, studying the truth, and insisting on the truth”. Our university also gets many annual honors from the Publicity Ministry, the Central Commission of China Youth League, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Health and Shandong Province. Senior middle school students make Shandong First Medical University(Shandong Academy Of Medical Sciences) their first choice compared to similar universities in the province. Our graduates also have better chances in acquiring a job, and are very popular employees at their respective firms.