TheFirst Affiliated Hospital of Jinan University (also known as Guangzhou OverseasChinese Hospital and the First Clinical Medical College of Jinan University) isthe directly affiliated hospital of Jinan University, the first overseasChinese university and double first-class university in China.The hospital under theUnited Front Work Department is an AAA general hospital integrating medicaltreatment, medical training, scientific research, disease prevention, healthcare and rehabilitation service, one of the first Internet hospitalsin Guangdong Province, and one of top 10 South China general hospitals in term ofgeneral strength (Fudan Ranking in South China). The hospital has been rated as "Baby FriendlyHospital", "International SOS AssistanceHospital", "Guangdong Cultural Advanced Hospital", "Top 10of AAA Guangzhou Hospitals", "Advanced National Overseas ChineseEnterprise", "National Excellent Hospital of High Quality NursingCare Service" and "one of the Most Popular AAA GuangzhouHospitals".
The hospital is located in central CBD of Tianhe District in Guangzhou City, comprising 2 divisions (the hospital headquarter, the Dongpu division), 4 clinics (the hospital headquarter clinic, the Dongpu clinic, the Jinan University clinic and the South Campus clinic of Jinan University), with 1922 beds in total, nearly 1.8 million annual emergency and outpatient visits, about 40,000 annual inpatients and approximately 70,000 annual discharge patients.The hospital serves for patients based on Guangzhou, extending to Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, other regions of China and overseas.
The hospital has more than 2,800 staff, including 323 staff with senior title, leading experts such as academicians, Guangdong leading talents, the Yangtze River scholars, distinguished young scholars, specialists who enjoy the State Council Special Allowance, the Pearl River scholars, Guangdong medical leading talents and Guangdong outstanding young medical talents, as well as a group of clinical medical experts and backbones with influence in China.
The hospital has a full range of disciplines and specialist departments with distinct characteristics,and consists of four major "flagship disciplines" including neurology department, orthopedics department, general surgery department and medical imaging department, wherein emergency medical service and standard prevention and treatment for cerebrovascular diseases, minimally invasive repair of arthrosis, laparoscopic weight loss and application of molecular imaging in major brain diseases and tumors have reached national leading level and enjoyed a high academic position and influence in China.
The hospital has 18 provincial and ministerial key disciplines and key clinical departments.Among them, surgery, ophthalmology, imaging medicine and nuclear medicine belong to characteristic & key disciplines in Guangdong Province; orthopaedics, neurology, medical imaging, urology, nephrology, obstetrics, pediatrics, rehabilitation, ophthalmology, stomatology, orthopedics, anesthesiology, pain management and clinical care belong to clinical key special departments in Guangdong Province.Meanwhile, the hospital is one of top 10 Guangdong Emergency Centers for Critical Puerpera, Demonstration Unit of National General Hospital in Chinese Medicine Work and Leading Unit of Clinical Collaboration Pilot Program with Chinese and Western Medicine Treatment on Major Refractory Diseases specified by State Administration of Traditional Chinese MedicineThe hospital has been in domestic or provincial advanced level with respect to various microinvasive surgery, delicate spinal surgery, cardiovascular intervention and microinvasivecardiosurgery, peripheral vascular intervention, brain hybrid surgery, neonatal resuscitation, hemodialysis, comprehensive intervention of blood diseases, sleep disorders and diagnosis, intervention and rehabilitation of other mental diseases and comprehensive treatment of tumors.
The hospital offers a first-class clinical PhD program, two first-class clinical and nursing master's degree programs and post-doctoral mobile research center, which is one of the first Reform Trial Unit on Education Mode of the Master's Degree of Clinical Medicine Program, one of the first Trial Units of the Outstanding Doctors' Training Program, General Practitioner Training Center Program, National Training Base for Resident Doctors and one of the first Guangdong Training Bases for Specialist Physicians.The 2,000m2 clinical skills comprehensive training center is one of the first National Clinical Teaching & Training Demonstration Centers, and has state-level high-quality courses and virtual simulation experimental programs.
Based on the strategic orientation of "school for overseas Chinese + elite school", the clinical medicine major in the First Clinical Medical College of the University has become one of the preferred majors for medical students in overseas, Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan regions.75% of practitioners in Macao public hospitals have received clinical medical education and training from the hospital.Among Hong Kong practitioners that haven't been trained locally, more than one-tenth of Clinical medical students were graduated from the Jinan University.
医院建有临床医学研究院，聘请中国科学院院士刘允怡院士为荣誉院长及首席科学家，拥有一批海内外引进的高水平专职研究人员，专用研究场地4000多平方米；拥有省部级重点实验室——广州市分子与功能影像临床转化重点实验室，配备9.4T小动物核磁共振、回旋加速器、流式细胞仪等一批高尖端研究设备。获国家科学技术进步二等奖1项，省部级科研成果一等奖5项、二等奖25项、三等奖45项，在Nature、NEJM、Cell Mol、Nature Communication等国际著名期刊发表原创论文。暨大临床医学进入ESI全球排名前4‰。
The hospital has a clinical medical research institute that has hired Liu Yunyi, the academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences as honorary president and chief scientist, and has introduced a group of high-level full-time researchers from home and abroad, and has set up a dedicated research site covering about more than 4,000m2; provincial and ministerial key laboratory, Guangzhou Key Laboratory of Molecular and Functional Imaging Clinical Transformation, which is equipped with 9.4T animal nuclear magnetic resonance, cyclotron, flow cytometry and other highly sophisticated research equipment.The hospital has won one national second prize of science and technology progress, five first prizes, 25 second prizes and 45 third prizes of provincial and ministerial scientific research achievements, and published original papers on international famous journals such as Nature, NEJM, Cell Mol and Nature Communication.The clinical medicine major of the Jinan University has ranked the top 4 in ESI globally.
The hospital has a large number of high-end medical facilities, including PET/CT-3.0T MR multi-mode diagnostic system, 320-row 640-layer dynamic volume CT, digital integrated intervention hybrid operation room, laminar flow operating room meeting international standards, tumor radiotherapy devices such as linear accelerator and gamma knife, fully automated informational clinical testing lines, smart pharmacies, etc.
The hospital has international medical departments and a comprehensive area (VIP wards) established based on standards of star-rated hotels for providing medical treatment, health care and rehabilitation service for various personnel in China, foreign guests, compatriots from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan and VIP customers.
In the journey of the new era, all the staff in the hospital will uphold the service philosophy of "faithfulness, seriousness, absolute sincerity of a great physician", shoulder the sacred mission of curing the sickness and saving the patient, teaching and educating" and strive to make progress and advance bravely for building our hospital into internationally well-known "famous hospital + overseas Chinese hospital" with distinctive characteristics, advanced diagnosis and treatment level, leading comprehensive strength.
Introduction of four flagship disciplines in the hospital:
Neurology department is the vice president of the Chinese Stroke Association, the deputy director of the Stroke Prevention and Control Committee of the Chinese Preventive Medicine Association, the chairman of the International Brain Edema and Cellular Injury Association (2017-2019), and the co-editor unit of the "Chinese Cerebrovascular Disease Clinical Management Guidelines", and one of the first Comprehensive Stroke Centers and Demonstration Units of Intravenous Thrombolysis for Cerebral Infarction, and forms medical characteristics with treatment of cerebrovascular diseases leading the treatment of other major brain diseases such as Parkinson's, dementia, epilepsy, neurosis and neuroimmunity.Among them, for cerebrovascular diseases (especially cerebral infarction), the neurology department with new mode establishment of emergency green channel for stroke, thrombolysis in time window and early emergency of interventional thrombectomy, creation of regional stroke treatment network, endovascular treatment for intracranial and carotid artery stenosis , and construction of stroke centers as technical advantages has enjoyed a very high reputation and academic status in China and reached international advanced and domestic leading level.
As a key clinical discipline and specialty in Guangdong Province, the Department of Orthopaedics Surgery focuses on joint replacement, spinal orthopedics and reconstruction of limb function. Recently, we have carried out a series of difficult surgeries including complex artificial joints replacement of hips and knees, minimally invasive knee- and hip- preserving surgery, orthopedics for spinal deformity, anterior and posterior spinal decompression and internal fixation of spine, minimally invasive spinal surgery, minimally invasive arthroscopy of the joints, orthopedics for limb deformity and functional reconstruction, severe trauma repair, as well as other conventional, complex, and precise surgeries in orthopaedics. At present, Department of Orthopaedics Surgery has divided into several subspecialty, through which forming a specialized development model of "different subspecialties have different characteristics and each surgeons have their own strengths". In particular, we have accumulated much more clinical experience in orthopedics for complex spinal deformity, severely deformed hip or knee replacement, revision surgery, and Latarjet surgery for rotator cuff injury using arthroscopy, reaching the international advanced and domestic leading level. Our Department is also a predominant members of the Orthopaedic Branch of Guangdong Medical Doctor Association, Artificial Organs and Materials Engineering Research Center of the Ministry of Education, Bone and Joint Diseases Treatment and Research Center of Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area, Spinal Disease Treatment and Orthotics Center at advanced international level and the leading Joint Disease Treatment Center in China, all these established a great reputation and academic status both at home and abroad.
General Surgery is the Training Base of Endoscopic Diagnosis and Treatment Technology under Ministry of Health, the Training Base of Laparoscopic Physician under Chinese Medical Doctor Association, the China Obesity Metabolic Surgery Training Center, the Training Center of IFSO-APC, the Characteristics of Key Discipline Project in Guangdong Province, and has Runliang Minimally Invasive Surgery Research Institute of Jinan University, Obesity and Metabolism Institute of Jinan University , China Weight Loss and Metabolic Surgery Clinical Medicine Research Center, Jinan University-Hong Kong University Joint Laboratory of Metabolic Medicine, Editorial Office of Chinese Obesity and Metabolism E-Magazine, Thyroid Surgery Invasive Surgery Training Center. It is Chairman Unit of the Obesity and Diabetes Surgeon Committee under the Chinese College of Surgeons and Candidate Chairman Unit of the IFSO-APC .The general surgery is characterized by being one of the first laparoscopic minimally invasive surgery units in 1991 in China, which was invited to promote various laparoscopic minimally invasive surgeries in hundreds of hospitals at home and abroad; minimally invasive precise bariatric surgery for obesity complicated with diabetes and other metabolic diseases (the earliest gastric bypass surgery in China, accumulated with thousands of experiences); endoscopic thyroid surgery without scars in the neck via breast areola approach and oral vestibular approach (the earliest in the world, accumulated with thousands of experiences),standardized minimally invasive surgical treatment for hepatobiliary, pancreatic, spleen and spleen gastrointestinal diseases, especially for various tumors, standardized breast cancer surgery and other comprehensive treatment, standardized nutrition support on internal and external intestinal tract and minimally invasive hemorrhoid surgery with rich experiences. The department has established standardized discussion and consultation system for intractable and critical cases and MDT diagnosis and treatment system for cancer patients.
The medical imaging and nuclear medicine discipline in Jinan University has been awarded the characteristics of Key Discipline Project, Key Clinical Specialties and the Pearl River Scholars in Guangdong Province. Relying on the advantages of medical imaging equipment as well as molecular and functional imaging technology, this discipline has established a novel visualizing research system for deep understanding of pathological mechanism, accurate diagnosis and prognosis evaluation of various tumors and neurological diseases via multi-discipline crossing research including basic medicine, molecular biology, pharmacy, chemistry and computer science. In particular, the basic and clinical research in this discipline has reached advanced level in the fields of quantitative early evaluation of tumor therapy response based on the PET/CT-MRI multimodal imaging system, multimodal neuroimaging investigation of cerebral ischemic, brain neoplastic and psychiatric diseases, clinical application of tumor radiomics as well as radiopharmaceutical development and clinical transformation, etc. As a member of the standing committee and the leader of PET & molecular imaging unit in the Chinese Society of Nuclear Medicine, this discipline enjoys a high reputation and academic status in China.
(The above data and information are dated as of July 2019)