The Second Clinical School, integrating medical treatment with education, research and prevention, was founded on the principles of Dongfeng Hospital. The Second Medical School could offer a bachelor’s degree beginning in 1997. The School values a pioneering attitude, self-discipline and sticks to the principles of ability cultivation, all-around development and moral education first. This School is the setting for teaching reform and innovation management, and aims to construct a model clinical school featuring a smooth system, quality resources, standardized management and coordinated development of medical education, research and treatment.
The School offers 3 specialties; clinical medicine, dentistry and nursing and runs as an independent medical school for undergraduates. The School consists of 15 teaching and research sections and 3 teaching laboratories. The teaching staff is comprised of 89 experts with the title of professor or associate professor who teach clinical theories, 102 clinical teachers who are in charge of the students’ clinical internships, one Chutian Scholar, two experts with the state council special allowance, two college star teachers and 29 full-time and part time master’s supervisors. Professor Dai Zongqing, the National Model Work, the winner of the Bethune Medal and famous surgeon is an excellent representative.
The Second Medical School aims to use innovative of teaching and research to cultivate medical talents with a solid theoretical foundation, excellent skills, high-spirited medical ethics and a comprehensive knowledge. The teaching reforms clinical internships on multi-type diseases and whole process of diseases based on the ward shift has been explored and initiated. The Tutor Panel System has been adopted for the undergraduates, and we focus on the students’ clinical practice abilities as well as the research innovation abilities. In the last five years, students from the School have applied for about 40 research projects and published 19 papers, 10 students had been awarded the second and third Outstanding Achievement Award for Hubei college students, 4 students obtained the third prize of Hubei Challenge Cup Extracurricular Academic Technical Works Competition of College Students and, 3 students acquired the first prize for the Hubei Clinical Skills Contest. Employment rate at the Second Medical School are among the highest at Hubei University of Medicine for last 8 years. In 2012 and 2013, 32.6% and 45% of the students passed the national postgraduate entrance examination. The graduate employment rate has now reached 96.8% for 2013.
The School seeks to expand the students’ horizons and cultivate their noble ideas by sticking to the principles of an education oriented school that puts moral education first and serves society and the local area. Wang Fen, a student from the School of Medical Science, was honored the Star of Self-improvement for Chinese College Students. Shortly thereafter Kang Liang, the founder of 21st Century Medical Science Website, won the Award Nomination of the 2008 Star of Self-Improvement of Chinese College Students. Zhang Fubao and Zhou Hao was awarded as the Hubei Provincial 3-A Excellent Student and Excellent Student Leaders respective. Wu Yingxia and Xiong Tao also won honors as Hubei’s Top Ten College Students of Career Plan Design Final Contest; Zhang Xiaohua also won a prize in the Netizen Singer Competition of Hubei College Students. Cao Xianzhao, a student of 2007 was honored as a School’s Excellent Party Member, Shiyan Moral Models and Hubei Model of Volunteers.