Wannan Medical College(皖南医学院) is located in Wuhu City, Anhui Province. It is a full-time general higher education institution focusing on medicine and multidisciplinary development. It is a doctoral degree authorization project construction unit in Anhui Province and a comprehensive reform of the “Three Alls Education” in Anhui Province. In 2019, the “Prospective single-arm clinical study of organoid-induced tumor-reactive T cells in the treatment of castration-resistant prostate cancer” hosted by Professor Huang Houbao from the First Affiliated Hospital of the college was approved as an Anhui Province Science and Technology Major Special Project.
The college was founded in 1958 as Wuhu Medical College. It was merged into Anhui Medical College in 1970 and renamed to the Wannan Branch of Anhui Medical College in 1971. In 1974, it was established independently with the approval of the State Council and named Wannan Medical College. In 1981 and 1982, the school successively became the first batch of master and bachelor’s degree-granting units of the State Council. In 1963 and 2012, Yijishan Hospital and Xuancheng District People’s Hospital successively became affiliated hospitals directly under the college.
Wannan Medical College currently has more than 4,840 faculty members and medical staff (including directly affiliated hospitals), including 1,393 full-time teachers and 798 professor titles. It has built a reasonable structure and high-quality teaching staff. In recent years, 7 teachers have won the national, Honorary title of outstanding teachers in the province, 11 teachers won the honorary title of provincial-level teaching teachers, 13 people enjoy the special allowance of the State Council, 2 people enjoy the special allowance of the provincial government, 4 provincial academic and technical leaders, and 11 reserve candidates. In the long history of running, the college has a group of well-known tireless professors.
Wannan Medical College has initially formed a multi-level school structure with medicine as the mainstay, coordinated development of multiple disciplines, reasonable layout, and distinctive characteristics. Its clinical medicine discipline has entered the top 1% of ESI’s global ranking. There are currently 28 undergraduate majors and 2 junior majors, covering 6 disciplines of medicine, science, engineering, management, economics, and law, including 1 national-level characteristic major, 9 provincial-level characteristic majors, and 6 provincial-level first-class majors, 1 national-level professional comprehensive reform pilot major, and 11 provincial-level professional comprehensive reform pilot majors.
Wannan Medical College has three campuses: Yinhu Campus, Binjiang Campus, and Jhelum Campus, covering an area of more than 700 acres and more than 400,000 square meters of various buildings. Among them, the new campus is close to the Yangtze River, surrounded by green water, complete facilities, a beautiful environment, Huizhou architectural style, and a modern atmosphere, and it is also the main campus of the college. The college has a School of Clinical Medicine, School of Anesthesiology, School of Medical Imaging, School of Forensic Medicine, School of Stomatology, School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, School of Humanities and Management, School of Public Health, School of Laboratory Medicine, School of Medical Information, School of Public Basics (Innovation and Entrepreneurship School) ), 16 secondary departments including the School of Basic Medicine, the School of Marxism, the Graduate School, and the School of Continuing Education.
In 2018, Wannan Medical College was approved for 91 off-campus vertical scientific research projects at all levels, including 10 from the National Natural Science Foundation of China, and 1 humanities and social science research project from the Ministry of Education. The annual approved vertical scientific research funding exceeded 10 million yuan for the first time. Cooperation to create a new situation, signed 4 new horizontal scientific research project cooperation agreements, with an agreement of 6.359 million yuan. Won 3-second prizes of the 2018 Anhui Science and Technology Progress Award. SPF animal laboratory passed the acceptance, and the college has no “experimental animal license” The history of the certificate.
Application fee 1,000 RMB (Approx. 150 U$D) Non-Refundable after issuance of Admission Letter.
This third tier city is the second largest prefecture city economy of Anhui (after Anhui’s capital Hefei), centrally located about a 150km drive south-east from Hefei, 100km south from Nanjing, capital of Jiangsu province and 350km west from Shanghai.
With a prefecture population of 3.6 million inhabitants, Wuhu is situated at the south bank of the Yangtze river and the fifth largest port of Yangtze River water transportation.
Wuhu is known to have been inhabited since at least 770 BCE and became a strategically important town during the Three Kingdoms period (220-280 AD). Under the Ming dynasty (1368-1644), Wuhu developed into a major trade port for rice, tea and wheat until early last century. Along with Wenzhou in Zheijiang province, the city became a treaty port in 1876 with the Roman Catholic cathedral, St. Joseph’s Cathedral dating from this time.
Wuhu is home to over 47 ethnic minorities, the largest being the Hui Muslim minority. Other larger ethnic minorities are Yi, Tujia, Miao, Zhuang, and Manchu.
Wuhu (along with Anqing city) is known for the Yanjiang cuisine, specializing in freshwater fish and poultry with special techniques of chopping, shaping, and colouring. Flavors of Yanjiang dishes are often characterized by sweetening and smoking.
In recent decades Wuhu has strongly developed as one of the key cities under the Yangtze River Delta urban and business agglomeration development plan with among others Nanjing and Hefei. The new airport Wuhu Xuanzhou Airport opened April 2021 while the Wuhu Rail Transit system opened late last year with 2 lines. The city is accessible by high speed train connections from among others Shanghai, Nanjing and Hefei.
In Wuhu, the summers are hot, oppressive, wet, and mostly cloudy and the winters are very cold and partly cloudy. Over the course of the year, the temperature typically varies from 31°F to 90°F and is rarely below 24°F or above 96°F.