Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Education
发表时间:2014-11-22 阅读次数:6162次

1. The Objective
To nurture the students to be cooperative and competitive medical talents who possess leading temperament, international view, humanistic mentality and research capacity.
2. Majors, Courses and Systems  

The School is equipped with two majors of basic medical sciences and forensic medicine, and it also offers the basic medical courses to the majors in clinical medicine, preventive medicine, health management, pharmacology and nursing. For the majors in clinical medicine, there are five-year program, six-year program (MBBS) and eight-year program, respectively. Both of theprograms of basic medical sciences and forensic medicine last five years.    
Taking the comprehensive advantage of Fudan University, the School adopts general education and major-related courses (compulsory and selective which is divided into three stages. At the first stage, the undergraduates take general education courses on humanities and social sciences, the basic theories of natural sciences, etc. Next, they move on to take courses of human anatomy, histoembryology, cytology, genetics, biochemistry, physiology, pathology, pharmacology, pathophysiology, immunology, microbiology and parasitology as their major base courses. to build a solid foundation for their future practice and research. After that, the advanced students are engaged in some core major-related studies and practices. Those who major in clinical medicine are supposed to take the courses of internal medicine, surgery, gynecology and obstetrics, pediatrics, etc, which are accompanied by clinical practice in the teaching hospitals. Those who major in basic medical sciences and forensic medicine are to improve themselves in the theory and practice of scientific studies within the department, respectively.
3. Educational Reforms and Accomplishments
The School spares no effort in building its curriculum system in terms of faculty, textbook, pedagogy and evaluation. Since 2004, it began to develop bilingual courses and courses in English; integrated the courses of basic medical sciences for the majors in basic medical sciences, pharmacology and nursing; improved the experimental curriculum provision and teaching method; established a virtual experimental platform; and offered the programs of scientific research training integrating morphology, functional disciplines and molecular biology. Recently, the School has been engaged in developing flipped classroom and other web-based learning activities.
Since 2009, the School has received 9 national and municipal awards for the achievements and accomplishments in medical education; coauthored 16 textbooks of the 11th and 12th five-year plan; and won the recognition of 4 medical programs, including medical genetics, as the national elite course and of 14, including molecular biology, as the municipal elite course.
4. Comprehensive Ability Training
The School is actively involved in the international exchanges with 61 colleges and universities from 19 countries, including Yale University, Stanford University, University of California, University of Edinburgh, Waseda University, Kyoto University. To promote this, the School has established special scholarships for students to apply; consequently, the number of such students has reached over 10%.    
Placing an emphasis on nurturing students’ scientific originality, the school won 7 national and municipal projects of scientific innovation in the total amount of RMB6, 530,000.00 in the past three years. Furthermore, the School implements a whole process mentorship so as to expose students to scientific research in early stage and arouse their interests. Under mentorship, the number of the students who have been involved in scientific research has reached over 90%, and one third of them have managed to be funded on and off campus.
In the past five years, the students have published over 100 scientific papers and reviews in the domestic and international peer-reviewed journals.
Additionally, the School encourages students to participate in extracurricular activities such as Medical Navigation Plan, Growth Project, Humanities and Liberal Arts, and Youth Leagues with a view to promoting their self-improvement and self-renewal; consequently, the participation rate has reached 100%.

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