Capital Medical University was founded in 1960. It ranks among the top academic medical institutions in China, and is considered as one of the key municipal universities in Beijing. The founding President, Professor Wu Jieping, was a world renowned urologist, member Chinese academy of sciences & Chinese academy of Engineering. The current President is Professor Lu Zhaofeng. CMU consist of 10 schools, 14 affiliated hospitals & 1 teaching institution. The university & the affiliated hospitals have a staff of about 20,000. Among the staff, there are 6 members of the Chinese academy of Sciences or the Chinese academy of Engineering, over 1,000 Professors, and over 2,000 associate professors. The university has over 9,000 enrolled students. CMU provides a wide range of educational programs for Doctorates, Masters, Bachelors & certificates.
The Faculty physicians at CMU train annually several thousands of clinical residents & fellows.
Over the years, the university has graduated a large number of academic leaders & general parishioners for Beijing & the whole Country.CMU is well known academic institution for its strong competence in scientific research High caliber national & municipal research & training centers & institutes are founded here, covering a wide range of fields including General practitioner Training, Clinical Medical, Basic Medicine, Neurosciences, Ophthalmology, Geriatrics, urology, cardiology, Toxicology, Traditional Chinese medicine, Health policy & so on. CMU provides excellent international exchange programs. It has partnerships & agreements with more than 20 countries & regions. CMU is proud to be at the forefront in the medical education, biomedical research & patient care. I do hope CMU will develop quickly & well in the century.