Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (LNUTCM), founded in 1958, is the only institution for higher learning in Liaoning Province to train and educate professionals in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Chinese Pharmacy, Acupuncture and Moxibustion, Chinese Massage, Integration of TCM and Western Medicine in Clinical Practice, Senior Nursing and other related disciplines. The university’s main campus is located in
During the past 50 years, LNUTCM has developed its own characteristics in aspects of cultivating talents who are good at international communication, experimental creativity and traditional Chinese medicine. It is a base of examination work for the
LNUTCM has 5 disciplines of Medicine, Science, Engineering, Management and Arts, including 32 undergraduate majors (or orientation of majors). It has an enrollment of over 10,000 students. There are 15 faculties, 4 directly affiliated hospitals, 2 teaching departments, 2 experimental & teaching centers, 3 research institutes, 6 research divisions, 2 libraries and 1 museum in the university.
It has 1 state key discipline, 12 state key disciplines of TCM, 1 provincial key discipline (including 12 second-class disciplines), 3 upgrading scheme projects of the provincial-level, 1 top key discipline of the provincial-level, 1 advanced and specially featured key discipline of the provincial-level, 21 provincial key disciplines of TCM, 3 post-doctoral programs, 3 first-class disciplines authorized to grant doctorate degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Pharmacy and Integration of TCM and Western Medicine, 16 second-class disciplines authorized to grant doctorate degree, 3 first-class disciplines authorized to grant master degree and 18 second-class disciplines authorized to grant master degree.
There are 4 State-level featured majors, 1 innovative experimental zone for cultivating national talents, 1 State-level teaching team, 3 State-level classic courses, 4 State-level awards for teaching achievements, 6 provincial-level model (characteristic) majors, 3 provincial-level model centers for experimental teaching, 5 provincial-level teaching teams and 22 provincial-level classic courses. LNUTCM is the chief-editor institution for more than 30 national planned textbooks and 8 provincial classic textbooks. It is authorized to run 19 projects of basic labs or featured and priority labs which are sponsored by both the central and local governments. Currently, LNUTCM has developed cooperative relationships with more than 80 higher education institutes and agencies from more than 20 countries, such as Europe, the United States, Eastern Asia, Southeastern Asia, etc, which has quickened the pace of opening up and international cooperation.
LNUTCM has 1 national clinical research base of TCM,
It has 10 key clinic specialties or special diseases care centers appraised by the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine of the People’s Republic of
LNUTCM has the authorized review rights in 5 subjects, namely, Traditional Chinese Medicine, Basic Medicine, Pharmacy, Chemistry and Integration of TCM and Western Medicine. There is 1 nationally outstanding teacher, 1 national master physician of TCM, 16 mentors for training qualified TCM doctors to carry on the experience of veteran medical experts, 6 provincially outstanding teachers, 5 faculty leaders in
Having gone through hardships and difficulties, LNUTCM has cultivated many qualified TCM personnel. In the process of innovation and development, it has adopted a school philosophy “To Strive for the Strongest Rather Than the Largest”, and implemented the strategy “To Stand Based on the Key Disciplines, to Invigorate Depending on the Talents and to Develop Relying on Scientific & Technological Research”. Through comprehensively enhancing its own construction of culture, LNUTCM has shaped its own characteristics and advantages, which has played an important role in revitalizing the age-old