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Official Name: West China School of Medicine and West China Hospital, Sichuan University

Location: #37 Guoxue Alley, Wuhou District, Chengdu, Sichuan Province, P.R.China

Founded: 1892

President: Professor Li Weimin

Party Secretary: Professor Zhang Wei

Beds: 4,300

Employees: >10,000

Clinical Departments: 44

Non-clinical & laboratory departments: 9

Outpatient visits: 5.32million (2017)

Inpatient visits: 243,200 (2017)

Surgical procedures: 161,200 (2017)

Surgical rooms: 99

Average Length of Stay: 8.72 days

Advanced areas: Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation, Lung Cancer Surgery, Mini-Invasive Therapy, Cardiac Intervention, Treatment of Severe Pancreatitis by TCM Combined with Western Medicine, Minimally Invasive Gastrointestinal Surgery, Clinical Anesthesia, Medical Imaging, Nuclear Medicine, etc.

Campuses: 3 including Main Campus (4,100 beds) + Wenjiang Campus (200 beds) + Shangjin Campus (fully mandated, 1,170 beds)  

Student enrollment: 8,951 including 2,285 undergraduates (620 international students), 1,849 graduates, 2,230 residents and 2,587 advanced trainees

Undergraduate programs: Clinical Medicine (both 5-year and 8-year), Nursing, Medical Laboratory, Optometry, Rehabilitation Medicine

Faculty: 275 doctoral advisors, 325 master advisors, 33 doctoral programs, 35 master programs