About The Affiliated Hospital of Zunyi Medical University
The Affiliated Hospital of Zunyi Medical University (AHZMU) located in a famous historic city, Zunyi, and originally known as Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University. In 1969, the hospital moved to southern China, Zunyi, to assist the development of southwestern China under the assignment of the State Council. It is the first top tertiary general hospital and one of the medical centers in Guizhou province.
Currently, the total construction area of the hospital reaches 240,000 square meters. The number of inpatient beds is 2000, while the hospital offered in practice 3500 beds.
Departments and faculty
There are 21 administrative departments, 46 clinical departments, and 14 technological departments. AHZMU has 3,851 employees, among which 651 with senior titles, 1 ten thousand plan - National high level talents special support plan. 3 middle-aged and young experts with outstanding contribution under the NHFPC, 16 enjoying the special subsidy of the State Council, and 15 Provincial Core Experts and Provincial Experts.
In the first half year in 2019, the hospital serves more than 1.16 million outpatients and emergencies. There are 69.3 thousand discharged patients and 31 thousand operations. The average days of hospitalization is 8.87.
The hospital has 8 specialized hospitals, namely, Guizhou Geriatric Rehabilitation Hospital, Guizhou Ophthalmic Hospital, Guizhou Aesthetic Plastic Surgery Hospital, Guizhou Children Hospital, Tumor Hospital, Orthopedic Hospital, Digestive Diseases Hospital, Cardiovascular Diseases Hospital. Anesthesiology, Plastic Surgery and Clinical Nursing have been recognized by the Ministry of Education as “National Key clinical Disciplines”. The Clinical Medicine is the First-class Discipline in China. There are 4 provincial key disciplines, including Clinical Medicine, Internal Medicine, Surgery, and Anesthesiology; 8 provincial key clinical disciplines/specialties, including Anesthesiology, Gastroenterology, Chest and Cardiovascular Surgery, Burn and Plastic Surgery, Neurology, Pediatrics, Respiratory( TB) Division and Pediatric Surgery; 2 provincial key laboratories (key lab of cell engineering of Guizhou province, Guizhou key lab of anesthesia and organ protection).
There are 11 national training bases:
Digestive Endoscopic Diagnosis and Treatment Technology Training Base under the Ministry of Public Health;
Thoracoscope Treatment Technology Training Base;
Cerebral Stroke Screening and Prevention Base;
Clinical Pharmacist Training Center;
Primary Blood Purification Treatment Training Base;
Coronary Heart Disease Intervention Training Base;
Cervical Cancer Prevent and Control Technology Training Base;
China Primary Trauma Care Training Base;
Sight First China Action Training Base;
Residency Training Base;
Cardiovascular Disease Specific Nursing and Technology Training Base.
And 10 provincial medical quality control centers:
Anesthesia Medical Quality Control Center;
Hematology Medical Quality Control Center;
Cosmetology Medical Quality Control Center;
Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracoscope Medical Quality Control Center;
Gastroenterology and Gastroendoscope Medical Quality Control Center;
Urology Medical Quality Control Center;
Ophthalmology Medical Quality Control Center;
Pediatric Surgery Medical Quality Control Center;
Plastic Surgery Medical Quality Control Center;
Brain Injury Evaluation Quality Control Center.
And 11 provincial training centers:
Cosmetology Training Center;
Intensive Care Unit(ICU) Specialist Nurse Training Center;
Emergency Specialist Nurse Training Center;
Operating room Specialist Nurse Training Center;
Blood Purification Treatment Specialist Nurse Training Center;
Oncology Specialist Nurse Training Center;
Diabetes Specialist Nurse Training Center;
Pediatric Specialist Nurse Training Center;
Accouche Specialist Nurse Training Center.
Infusion therapy Specialist Nurse Training Center.
Orthopedics Specialist Nurse Training Center.
Having committed to developing leading-edge medical technologies, AHZMU witnessed the yearly increase of new technologies and programs. The hospital applied for 381 new technologies or projects in 2018, among which 294 were approved. Several medical programs, including intervention, minimally invasive, Laparoscopy and endoscopy technology are in the advanced level in Guizhou and even the southwestern China. The hospital pays highly attention to organ transplant. It has successfully carried out the first live kidney transplant operation, first kidney transplantation with donated organ in Guizhou. In the first half year in 2019, There were 118 cases of organ donation, and 359 large organs were obtained,132 cases of kidney transplantation was carried out. The work of brain injury assessment, organ donation and transplantation is in a leading position and has won the honorary title of "advanced organ donation unit" in guizhou province
AHZMU also carried out such various kinds of training for undergraduate & graduate students, medical residents, and extension program for advance students. There are 1 national demonstration center (Clinical Skills Teaching Demonstration Center), 3 national characteristic specialties (Clinical Medicine, Anesthesiology and Nursing), 1 national excellent course (Anesthetic Pharmacology), 2 master programs were accredited as first class discipline including Clinical Medicine and Nursing. 18 clinical departments provide master program, namely, internal medicine, surgery, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatrics, ophthalmology, otorhinolaryngology, neurology, psychiatric and mental health, dermatology and venereology, imaging and nuclear medicine, clinical laboratory diagnostics, oncology, anesthesiology, emergency medicine, intensive medicine and regenerative medicine, rehabilitation medicine and physical therapy, health service management. The hospital passed the specialty certification of clinical medicine from Ministry of Education, with the valid of 7 year. Only 4 out of 16 universities been inspected this time in China got such result.
As one of the first batch of national residency training base in Guizhou, the hospital has enrolled more than 2500 trainees in total, of which 1364 graduated, and 1,203 in training, exceeding any training base in Guizhou in enrollment, trainee retention, graduation and budget. The hospital has ranked first for three successive years in Guizhou provincial supervision for residency training. Cardiovasology, general surgery and Pediatric anesthesiology have been accredited as the first group to be the Specialized doctor standardization training base.
Over the last five years, AHZMU was awarded 159 projects by the National Natural Science Foundation of China. There are also more than 300 provincial and ministerial scientific research projects, 10 Provincial Science and Technology Innovation Teams, 39 science and technology achievement awards at different levels (20 of which are third prizes or above of ministerial and provincial-level). The hospital was continuously honored with the first prize of Guizhou Science and Technology Progress Award in 2015 and 2016 among the 7 first prizes in the whole province. The Clinical Medicine were In the top 1% of ESI globally.
The hospital is equipped with various kinds of advanced medical equipment, including clinical linear accelerator, automatic testing line, 3.0 nuclear magnetic resonance, dual source CT （DSCT）and PET-CT. All these take an active role not only in improving the ability of overall medical treatment and emergency intensive care disposal but also in assuring clinical diagnosis and treatment.
AHZMU was honored with many awards as follows: “Baby-Friendly Hospital under the Ministry of Health”, “100 Best Hospitals under the Ministry of Health”, “Award of the Hospital Reform and Innovation under the Ministry of Health”, “National Medical Aid Contribution Prize”, “National Model Hospital for Medical Service Improvement in 2016”, “National Management Innovative Hospital in 2017”, “National Advanced Residency Training Base of General Practice in 2018”, “National Model Hospital for Health Education in Diabetes Mellitus Management in 2018”, “National Advanced Unit in Hospital Infection Control”, “National Advanced Unit in Discipline Inspection and Supervision in Health System”, “Advanced Institution for Urban-rural Partnership Assistance” in the Project of “Ten Thousand Physicians Supporting Rural Health under the Ministry of Health”, “National Excellent Management Team of Primary Trauma Treatment Training”, “2016’ Guizhou Advanced Unit for Organ Donation”, “Guizhou First Model Hospital for Charging Transparency”, “Guizhou Meritorious Institution for High-quality Medical Service” and “Guizhou Advanced Unit in Professional Ethics in Health System”.
Advocating its motto of being “Benevolent, Accommodating, Professional, Virtuous”, it will uphold the medical ethics and revolve around its tenet— “Respect Life, Heal the Wounded and Rescue the Dying, Work in the Interests of the Public”. In inheriting Affiliated Hospital of Dalian Medical University and carrying forward the spirit of predecessors, Affiliated Hospital of Zunyi Medical University endeavors to build itself into an Guizhou leading and domestically and internationally renowned teaching and research hospital.
(All data renewed to June 2019.)