The First Affiliated Hospital of Anhui University of Traditional Chinese Medicine is located in the eastern Hefei, Anhui province. Hefei sits by the Xin’an river and is the hometown of Hua Tuo, a renowned physician during the Eastern Han Dynasty and Three Kingdoms era of China. It borders by east of the beautiful Yinghe scenery and by west of the magnificent Wu Li Fei Hong flyover overpass, enjoying the strategic location and convenient traffic.
Through the relentless pursuit by several generations over 50 years, the hospital sees a magnificent chapter in its development today, becoming a first class comprehensive hospital of the third grade. It commits to the important task of medicine health care, teaching, research, and disease prevention, developing into the cradle for clinical medicine talents training; the clinical research base of Chinese medicine; and the designated provincial medical institution for cadre’s health care.
The hospital covers an area of 66,000 square meters; construction area of 73,000 square meters; the preparation of 1000 beds; nearly 300,000,000 yuan in fixed asset; over 1000 employees including 220 of whom with senior professional titles; 60 supervisors of PhD and Master’s students; 100 PhD and Master’s graduates; 12 national and provincial famous Chinese medicine doctors; 5 Jiang Huai famous Chinese medicine doctors; 6 provincial academic and technical leader; 17 academic leaders and teachers by the provincial education department and the Department of Health; 15 hospital famous and specialty doctors; 17 young and middle-aged outstanding academic leaders. It sets up 20 primary clinical subjects; 12 secondary clinical subjects; 13 medical technology sections; 15 clinical teaching and research sections; 11 treatment service centers including Shu Guan clinic department﹑nature therapy centre﹑medical inspection centre﹑and famous doctors hall; 52 special clinic departments. It has 11 state-level and provincial-level key disciplines and specialties; 1 third-grade laboratory and 1 key laboratory by the the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine; 8 clinical subjects with the right to grand a master's degree.
The hospital now possesses nearly 1 billion worth of medical equipment including Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Multi-slice Spiral CT, DSA, Color Ultrasonic, Full-automatic Biochemical Analyzer, Blood Dialysis Machines, Cobalt 60, the Hyperbaric Oxygen Chamber, In Vitro Rock Broken Machine and Brian Color Ultrasonic (TCD), and so on. The key subjects laboratories has sections of immunology, high performance liquid, pharmacology, hemorheology, and animal behavior research, equipped with 200 million worth of experimental devices like PCR Gene Amplification Device, High-performance Liquid Analyzer and so on.
The hospital enforces “prospects through science and education” strategy and takes more than 60 research topics at national and provincial level; publishes 220 academic papers; edits 16 medical books; carries out 50 “Three-new” projects; and takes 14,000 clinical teaching hours for Anhui University of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
The hospital spent 12,000,000 yuan to build a medicine preparation center with the national GMP standard, which was scientifically designed to be able to produce more than 100 kinds of commonly used Chinese medicine. The medicine storage comply with the national GSP management standards and the purification level reaches 100,000.
The hospital is a garden-style hospital with a combination of traditional and contemporary. The trees, lanes, pavilion, sculptures, flowers, and green grass of the hospital form a rich and beautiful Chinese medicine culture atmosphere.
The hospital has received many awards at provincial level and was named “provincial trusted hospital”. In 2007, it received the honorary title of National Health System Advanced Collective. At present, the hospital is speedily developing with harmony and innovation.