Fujian Medical University is at present the only university of modern medical science in Fujian Province. It is located at the foot of Wushi Hill in the center of Fuzhou City. The campus covers about 170,100 square meters, with total construction space of 130,000 square meters.
Since its establishment in 1937, the school has fostered more than 20,000 graduates with BS degrees and associate degrees, over 200 post graduates and more than 10,000 adult and graduate students. Now the graduates can be found in medical and health circles at home and abroad. A number of well-known experts and scholars are constantly emerging after their study in china.
There are 2 colleges, 2 divisions, 5 departments (Clinical Medicine, Preventive Medicine, Stomatology, Medical Laboratory and Nursing) in the university. The school is authorized to confer 2 Ph.D. degrees and 27 MS degrees, and also MS degrees for those who still at their posts with the same education level. The school offers 7 full-time undergraduate specialties with 5-year program and 6 with 3-year program. There are 8 specialties for adult education. Now there are 6,056 on-campus students. The university has been established into a multi-discipline, multi-level and multi-category medical university which covers comprehensive range of education from Ph.D. degrees, MS degree, BS degree , Associate degree, preparatory courses to adult courses.
The school has 3 multiple affiliated hospitals with 2,570 beds and 1 stomatic hospital with 87 dental chairs.They are all rated as Class A of the national top level hospitals by the State's Ministry of Health , There are 23 teaching hospitals ,3 specialty teaching bases and 10 hospitals for practice.
There are 4,623 staff members of the school, 974 people of them are on campus. Among the on-post faculty, there are 124 professors, 226 associate professors, 103 chief physicians, 320 associate-chief physicians and 234 tutors for doctorates and postgraduates.
The school pays great attention to scientific research as well as teaching. At present there are 1 clinical pharmaceutical base of the State's Ministry of Health for study in china , 2 key constructive courses of Provincial "211 project", 43 province-level and university-level medical scientific research institutes undertake , respectively , the research tasks assigned by the state, the State's Ministry of Health and the province, and have made remarkable achievements. The school edits and publishes 3 nation-wide magazines—Journal of Fujian Medical University, Journal of Hypertension and Chinese Journal of Cardiovascular. The school library has the largest collection of medical science books in the province with 111,300 sorts, 316,300 volumes. The library is equipped with disc examining system and computer data-storage system.
The school keeps in contact with the outside world actively . In the last few years, more than 240 teachers and doctors have been sent to over 20 countries, such as the United States, Britain, etc to make on-the-spot investigations, give lectures and get advanced studies. At the same time, over 300 experts, scholars and professors from Hong Kong, Macao, Taiwan and foreign countries have visited the university, given lectures, proceeded scientific research and academic exchanges. The university have formally established academic exchange and cooperated relationship with Medicine Department of Nagasaki University, Japan. 13 foreign experts and teachers once taught English in the university successively. With the approval of the State Education Commission, the school may enroll the students from the foreign countries, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan as well as the postgraduates, undergraduates, 3-year program students and preparatory students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan.