Zhongshan Hospital is a major teaching hospital affiliated to
the Ministry of Health of China. It was founded in 1937 in commemoration
of Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the great pioneer in the Chinese democratic
revolution. Affiliated to the State Medical College of Shanghai,
it was then the first large hospital run by the Chinese.
Through 76 years of development, Zhongshan
Hospital now covers an area of 95,892 M2 and has 356,206 M2 of
buildings. The hospital has 1,700 beds serving 84,000 inpatients
and 3,111,000 outpatients and emergency in 2013. Among its 3,433
medical staffs are 437 professors and associate professors, 1,219
physicians, 1,340 nurses, 401 technicians, 1 member of the Chinese
Academy of Sciences and 2 members of the Chinese Academy of Engineering.
The hospital has all medical divisions,
except pediatrics, excelling in the diagnosis and treatment of
cardiovascular diseases, liver cancer, renal and pulmonary diseases,
etc.18 disciplines have been designated as the National Clinical
Key Disciplines (gastroenterology, clinical lab, anesthesiology,
cardiology, endocrinology, thoracic surgery, cardiac surgery,
nursing, traditional Chinese medicine, pulmonary medicine, nephrology,general
surgery, ICU, oncology, medical imaging, organ transplantation,
emergency and neurology) and 2 as the Shanghai clinical centers
(cardiovascular diseases and liver cancer).Having their head offices
set up in the hospital, the Shanghai Institute of Cardiovascular
Diseases, the Liver Cancer Institute of Fudan University, the
Shanghai Institute of Radiology, the Shanghai Institute of Rehabilitation
with Integrated western and Chinese Traditional Medicine, the
Shanghai Institute of Hepatopathy, the Institute of Respiratory
Diseases of Fudan University, the Institute of Vascular Surgery
of Fudan University, the Institute of General Surgery of Fudan
University, the Institute of Endoscopic research of Fudan University
and the Nuclear Medicine Institute of Fudan University have become
the major research centers of the hospital. The Organ Transplantation
Center, Fudan University, is another feature of the hospital.
Renal, liver and heart transplantations have already become routine
practice. The Shanghai quality control centers for in-hospital
infection, ultrasound, respiratory diseases, cardiovascular diseases,
cardiology and general surgery are also attached to the hospital.
The hospital is also renowned for its strength in abdominal surgery,
orthopedics, interventional radiology, ultrasound diagnosing and
integrated treatment of western and traditional medicine.
Zhongshan Hospital is undertaking annually
some 100 major research projects supported by the Nation, the
Ministry of Education, the Ministry of Health and the Municipal
Government. Nearly 100 items have been awarded for distinguished
achievements in research by the central or local government in
recent years. As a cradle for the medical talents, the hospital
has 15 stations for Ph.D. students, 21 stations for master students,
1 post-doctoral mobile stations, 15 residency training bases and
19 specialists training bases authorized by the national or local
government. Over 50 series of national continuous education courses
are held inside the hospital each year.
Zhongshan Hospital is well installed
with advanced equipment including PET-CT, digital subtraction
angiographer, linear accelerator, multislice spiral CT, 3.0T magnetic
resonance scanner, single photon emission computed tomographer,
digital radiographer, high energy ultrasound treatment apparatus,
shock wave lithotripsy apparatus, duplex scanner, electro-gastroscope,
intensive care system, teleconsultation system and teleeducation
system. The hospital has achieved network administration.
Zhongshan Hospital is striving to become
a symbolized hospital in Shanghai. Under the leadership of the
Party, the hospital always places the patients¡¯ need as the top
priority and sets ¡°Prudent, Practicality, Unity and Offering¡±
as the discipline, dedicated to providing the highest standards
of clinical care for all kinds of patients.