About Bengbu Medical College (BBMC)
Bengbu Medical College (BBMC) was established in July 1958. It is state owned Medical College ( Owned by the Chinese Government). It is accredited by Ministry of Education of China and Ministry of Health of China. It is also listed in W.H.O. World Directory of Medical Schools.
Bengbu Medical College (BBMC) is located in Bengbu City (Between Beijing and Shanghai) beside the beautiful Dragon Lake, covering nearly 660,000m2 with 330,000m2 of building area. During the past 50 years it has been actively adapting to the needs of the society and continuously improving its educational standards.
At present BBMC has 8846 students, 7 majors for regular courses such as Clinical Medicine (including Mental Health Medicine), Laboratory Medicine, Nursing, Medical Imaging, Pharmacology, Preventive Medicine and Biology, and 5 majors for junior courses. The college nowoffers 34 postgraduate Specialities such as Human Anatomy , Histology, Embryology,Immunology, Pathogenic Biology, Pharmacology, Pathology and Pathophysiology, Clinical Laboratory Diagnosis, Oncology, Internal Medicine, Surgery, Pediatrics, etc. In year 2006 there are 242 postgraduate students.
BBMC attaches importance to teacher resources. In 2006 there’re 514 teachers including 37 Professors, 138 Associate Professors, 216 Lecturers. The college has 13 Top Talents of the Education Department of the Province and 38 Backbone Teachers of the province. 50 teachers enjoy the special subsidy of the State Council or the Provincial Government. More than 200 teachers have been honored by the Ministry, the Province or above for their prominent contribution. The college has 1 representative of the National and Provincial Congress respectively.
The teaching-oriented college puts effort to teaching research, teaching methodology reform and curriculum building to improve teaching quality. There are 2 demonstrating majors of teaching reform, 2 demonstrating centers of experimental teaching for fundamental courses and 4 important courses of province grade, etc. To cultivate the students’ practical ability, BBMC emphasizes the building and management of practical teaching bases. It has 9 Affiliated Teaching Hospitals and a group of practical training bases for clinical teaching. The college has produced nearly 20,000 medical professionals, including a member of China Academy of Sciences, Professors, Doctors , Chief, Research Supervisers of Master and PhD candidates and Deans of Medical Universities, etc.
BBMC lays stress on subject building and scientific research. It owns an Important Lab of Infection and Immunology of Anhui Province and is provincial level centre of 6 important subjects. It’s undertaking 153 scientific research projects of the province and above including National Natural Science Funds projects, and those commissioned by WHO, National Important Basic Research Development Plan (973 Plan), national radiation lab of Qinghua University, etc. The college has won over 100 prizes issued by the Province or the Ministry of Health for scientific research results. In recent years about 400 high-level academic articles have been published at home and abroad. The college has three academic publications: Journal of Bengbu Medical College, Anatomy & Clinical Medicine, and Practical General Medicine
The college actively develops international academic communications. It has set up cooperative relationship with some universities and academic groups in the US and France. Cooperating with US-Sino Business Institute it’s now running an international RN training program. Experts or scholars from US, Germany, Australia, etc. have been invited to give lectures. Some teachers have ever been sent abroad for research and training.