brief introduction of wuhan union hospital
union hospital affiliated with tongji medical college of huazhong university of science and technology (also known as wuhan union hospital) was founded in 1866, and is a major general hospital under national health and family planning commission. over the past 150 years, the hospital has won a worldwide reputation for its ability to provide full range of medical services and solid technical strength. it was among the first “class-a hospitals” recognized by ministry of health and among
the hospital consists of the hospital proper, west campus,
by august 2016, the hospital has about 7900 staff members, among whom 595 are medical experts with senior professional titles, including 5 double-appointment academicians, 1 chief scientist of the 973 national program, 3 specially-appointed professors with the title “yangtze river scholar” awarded by the ministry of education, 12 professors with the title of “young and middle-aged experts with outstanding contributions” awarded by ministry of health, 6 winners of national science fund for distinguished young scholars, 95 experts who have won special allowance form the state council. it also has 10 key national disciplines (including key disciplines with national support), 25 key national clinic specialties (top 5 in terms of quantity in china), 8 departments and 23 teaching and research sections, 2 doctoral programs of level-1 disciplines, 23 doctoral programs of level-2 disciplines; 189 on-the-job ph d. supervisors, 524 master supervisors; 1 key laboratory under ministry of education and 2 provincial key laboratory. six national progress awards in science and technology were rewarded to its scientific research results.
in recent years,