医院大力实施科教兴院战略，现有国家药物临床试验机构专业21个, 三级科研实验室1个，二级实验室3个，财政部中央与地方共建实验室2个，省级重点实验室1个，省级科普基地1个。近5年来，医院承担各级各类课题 1690项，其中国家自然科学基金课题 65 项，部省级课题 122 项，厅局级课题 239 项；获省部级及以上科技进步奖9项；发表中文核心期刊及以上刊物学术论文910篇，其中SCI收录123篇。出版学术著作 21 部；申报专利 66 项。创建我国第一个省级中医药循证平台“四川省中医药医学循证中心”，获批“中医内分泌代谢疾病”和“中医心脑血管疾病”两个省级临床医学研究中心，有力推动了医院向研究型医院转变。
Hospital of Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital of Sichuan)
Established in 1957，Hospital of Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (Traditional Chinese Medicine Hospital of Sichuan) was one of the four earliest-established affiliated hospitals of TCM universities in China. It is National TCM Clinical Research (Diabetes) Base, National Clinical Trial and Research Center for Chinese Materia Medica (GCP), National TCM Inheritance and Innovation Base, National Senior TCM Practioner Training Base and International Cooperation and Exchange Base of TCM. Characterized by TCM, our hospital is a medical, science, education and disease-prevention center with complete clinical disciplines, innovation, significant regional impact and strong overall strength in central and western China.
As the clinical medical school of Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, our hospital takes the teaching and training work of undergraduate students, postgraduate students (TCM), international students and residents. We have 3 national key disciplines, 13 key disciplines authorized by National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1 national experimental teaching demonstration center (TCM), 2 national characteristic specialties (TCM, integrative clinical medicine), 3 post-doctoral research stations (TCM internal medicine, TCM emergency medicine, TCM ophthalmology). We are authorized to award doctor’s degree on 2 disciplines (TCM, integrative medicine), master’s degree on 20 disciplines and conferred doctoral students the first doctor’s degree on TCM gynecology and TCM ophthalmology and otorhinolaryngology in China. TCM and integrative clinical medicine was approved first class undergraduate discipline nationwide. In 2017, we passed the undergraduate teaching evaluation by the Ministry of Education. In the same year, the 2 t first class disciplines (TCM, and integrative medicine) stand out in the fourth-round national discipline evaluation, which laid solid foundation for TCM to enter the "Double First-Class" national program. At present, there are 126 doctoral students, 1255 postgraduates, and 3659 undergraduates on campus. The hospital also has a TCM vocational school, Acupuncture and Moxibustion School with more than 10000 students on campus.
Our hospital covers an area of 70,000 square meters with total building area over 160,000 square meters. As a Level A Grade three TCM hospital, (the highest level in Chinese hospital classification), it incorporates medical service, teaching, scientific research, health preservation, health care and rehabilitation. Its comprehensive service capacity has been continuously improved. We have 3000 beds, 43 clinical departments, 11 medical technique departments and 38 TCM characteristic inpatient sections. 420 TCM practioners provide outpatient service on 40 medical specialties and 64 diseases. We carry out 82 TCM diagnosis and treatment techniques. We now have 15 different forms of hospital made preparation with 107 varieties, among which 97 are of TCM characteristics. Our hospital adopts “one person one prescription” principle and develops the ancient method of making decoction and paste. We set up online pharmacy to achieve online appointment, registration, payment, examination inquiry, medicine decoction and distribution. In March 2020, our new attempt to promote Internet plus medical service model, Internet Hospital officially opened, which provides patients easier access to medical service.
Our hospital has outstanding advantages on specialties. We have 5 national, regional medical centers (intensive care medicine, gynecology, endocrinology, ophthalmology and anorectal medicine,), 6 key clinical specialties (TCM) approved by National Health Commission (former Ministry of Health) and 13 key specialties approved by National Administration of Traditional Chines Medicine. It is National TCM Ophthalmopathy Medical Center, National TCM Emergency Medical Center, the Emergency Clinical Base of Integrative Medicine and Infectious Diseases of the State Administration of Traditional Chines Medicine, and the Heart Failure Center of the Chinese Medical Association. As the leading hospital of the national pilot project of integrative medicine on the treatment of major diseases—diabetes and its complications, our hospital has carried out research on treating diabetes and its complications with the combination of TCM and western medicine together with West China Hospital of Sichuan University. Moreover, Haifu JC200 focused ultrasound oncology treatment system was introduced and the only "Haifu plus TCM Treatment Center" in Sichuan Province was established. We have also built a hemodialysis center with Chinese medicine characteristics.
The hospital implements the strategy of seeking development through science and education. There are 21 specialties in national drug clinical trial institutions, a BSL-3 laboratory, 3 BSL-2 laboratories, 2 laboratories jointly built by the Ministry of Finance and local government, a provincial key laboratory and 1 provincial popular science base. Over the past five years, we have undertaken 1690 scientific research projects, among which are 65 projects of National Natural Science Foundation, 122 provincial projects, 239 bureau level projects. We have been presented 9 science and technology progress awards of or above provincial level. 910 papers have been published in Chinese core periodicals, with 123 papers included in SCI. 21 academic work have been published and 66 patents applied. Sichuan TCM evidence-based medical center, the first provincial TCM evidence-based platform in China was built. Our hospital was also approved as provincial clinical medicine research centers of TCM endocrine and metabolic diseases and TCM cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases, which greatly promoted our transformation into a research-oriented hospital.
We have made remarkable achievements in building a high-level faculty team. We now have a staff of 2318, including 387 with senior titles, 3 TCM masters, 2 national famous TCM practioners, 1 national famous TCM university teacher, 46 experts enjoying the special government allowances of the State Council, 1 member in the discipline evaluation group on TCM and Chinese materia medica of Academic Degree Committee of the State Council, 16 national new drug sichuansreviewers, 2 national science and technology management experts(young and middle-aged group) with outstanding contributions, six medal winners (the 70th anniversary of the people's Republic of China celebration medal). At the same time, through the establishment of studios of famous TCM experts, we are committed to the inheritance, development and innovation of TCM, and the building of a medical, teaching and research faculty with high level techniques and strength.
Depending on key specialties, our hospital extends its impact to members of regional medical consortium and hospitals receiving our medical guidance. We collaborate with 58 hospitals in Sichuan, Chongqing, Shanxi, Guangxi, Shaanxi and other provinces. We take the lead in building western China medical alliance on endocrinology, intensive care medicine, ophthalmology, gynecology, etc. Rehabilitation department and geriatrics department lead the building of 19 medical alliances within Sichuan province. We stick to patient-centered service and optimize the referral platform of regional medical consortium to achieve medical appointment within 48 hours and receiving patients transferred from lower level hospitals within 24 hours. Modern hospital management is implanted into hospitals within our regional medical consortium, so as to realize the homogenization of culture, management, techniques and service within our regional medical consortium members. General practitioners carry out training programs in health community centers.
With the further development of the internationalization and popularization of TCM under the "one belt and one road" initiative, we have made great progress in international exchange and cooperation. We have trained more than 5000 professionals on TCM, acupuncture and tuina for over 30 countries and regions. The number of per year oversea students for short period study maintains around 300. More than 5000 visitors from over 30 countries and regions such as the United States, Germany, Portugal, etc have been received. We have been continuously promoting international cooperation in TCM thus approved as the International Cooperation Base by National Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine. In recent years, several branch hospitals have been founded in Podgorica, the capital of the Republic of Montenegro, Redlin, Bavaria, Germany, and Gomel, Belarus. In 2017, China-Montenegro TCM Center, the second TCM center in Europe officially opened.
Our hospital has won a series of honors such as the national TCM demonstration hospital, the advanced hospital on medical ethics in health sectors nationwide, the national advanced hospital in medical and health system, and the national advanced hospital on TCM emergency. One TCM practioner was awarded the "Knight Independence Day Medal" by Djiboutian Prime Minister Kamil for his contribution in fighting COVID-19 in Djibouti. Our hospital was named "Advanced Hospital on Targeted Poverty Alleviation 2019" by Sichuan Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China. For its designated assistance work in 2019, our hospital passed the assessment (classified as good) by the general office of the Sichuan Provincial Committee of the Communist Party of China and the general office of the provincial government. Under the guidance of “staying true to our original aspiration and founding mission”, our hospital will endeavors to ensure public welfare and build a modern comprehensive top TCM hospital with international fame.