The First Affiliated Hospital


Jiangsu Provincial People’s Hospital is also known as the First Affiliated Hospital of Nanjing Medical University, Jiangsu Clinical Medicine Research Institute, and the Red Cross Hospital of Jiangsu. The hospital, formerly a clinic affiliated to Jiangsu Provincial Medical Management College, was founded in 1936 and has a history of more than 70 years.

The hospital is by far the largest Level Three Class A general hospital in Jiangsu. It has three major tasks – medical treatment, education, and research. The hospital has a land area of 20 hectares with a total floor space of 270,000 square meters and a total fixed asset of 2 billion yuan and has more than 4,000 employees. At present there are 3000 beds available for patients in the hospital.

The hospital is under the direct supervision of the Department of Health of Jiangsu Province. Its party affairs are under the supervision of the CPC Committee of Nanjing Medical University.

The hospital offers a complete range of clinical and technical services, with technical excellence in its key departments. Currently the hospital has 1 academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering (Prof. Wang Xuehao of Liver Transplant Center), 1 national key discipline (the discipline of cardiovascular diseases), 12 units for national key clinical specialties development (Dept. of Vasculocardiology, Dept. of Hematology, Dept. of Endocrinology, Dept. of Gastroenterology, Clinical Laboratory, Dept. of Gynecology and Reproductive Medicine, Dept. of Clinical Nursing, Dept. of Occupational Disease, Dept. of General Surgery, Dept. of Urology, Dept. of Respiratory Medicine, and Liver Transplant Laboratory), 1 Ministry of Health key laboratory (Key Laboratory of Living Donor Liver Transplantation), 4 provincial level key disciplines, 2 clinical medicine centers and 16 key medical disciplines and labs of Jiangsu Provincial Project of “Promoting the Health Service through Science and Education”, 5 provincial level medical diagnosis and treatment centers, and 23 provincial level key clinical specialties.

The hospital offers clinical medicine doctoral degree and postdoctoral research programs and is eligible to confer doctoral and master’s degrees in clinical medicine. The First School of Clinical Medicine of Nanjing Medical University is located right inside the hospital. The school has 5 departments and 45 teaching and research sections and more than 200 teachers carry out the work of clinical medicine and teaching here.

The hospital is active in international communication and has set up friendly cooperation relations with hospitals and laboratories in the US, Japan, Canada, Australia and Italy etc.