The Chinese medicine, which has a long history, is a unique school of its own. The medical major of the following five universities in Beijing have a good reputation all over China. If you are interested in Chinese medicine and willing to have further study in Beijing, they may give you a clear reference.
Peking University Health Science Center has developed 20 disciplines that have gained national recognition. Besides, it has 1 national key laboratory, 11 ministry-level key laboratories, During the period of 1993-2004,PUHSC has assumed some national key program of different projects as “the Eighth Five-Year Budget Period Research Project ”, “the Ninth Five-Year Budget Period Research Project ”, “863 Project”, and ”973 Project”, and has received more than 1000 grant supports from various domestic foundations. It produced satisfactory outcomes, winning 30 prizes for excellent researches at national, ministry, or provincial levels, and the publications of the researches are widely cited. PUHSC has been ranking the first in receiving research grants from the National Natural Science Foundation for the past 11 years.
Relying on the overall advantages of Tsinghua University as a comprehensive university, the School of Medicine is committed to training a group of medical scientists, senior clinicians, medical educators and senior medical management personnel who can be engaged in research, medical service, teaching and management. Besides the recruitment of famous medical professors and doctors, the school will strive for recruiting excellent young medical talents from home and abroad. In addition, it has and will continue to hire a batch of famous professors and doctors as guest professors and consultants.
Capital Medical University
Capital Medical University ranks among the top academic medical institutions in China，and is considered as one of the key municipal universities in Beijing. 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. 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.
Beijing University of Chinese Medicine
Founded in 1956, Beijing University of Chinese Medicine is one of the earliest established institutions of higher learning of TCM in China and the only one that is incorporated into the “211 Project” among the universities and colleges of TCM. The university has 2 first lever national key disciplines, 14 second lever national key disciplines, 10 ministry level key disciplines and 3 Beijing key disciplines. In the past 50 years, the school has trained more than 30,000 senior talents of TCM for China and over 13,000 professional talents of TCM for 87 countries and regions all over the world.
China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences
At present, China Academy of Chinese Medical Sciences is the largest research organization on TCM throughout the country, which has all the necessary disciplines of TCM, advanced equipment and solid scientific research strength. The staff of CACMS, in total, is over 4,000, including 3,200 professionals in various fields. Over the past 50 years, remarkable achievements have been obtained in the Academy in the fields of basic theory of TCM, prevention and treatment of prevalent diseases and R&D for new herbal medicines. By the end of 2004, nearly 900 achievements have been made, among which nearly 300 achievements have been awarded on the national and ministerial levels.