China-Japan Union Hospital of Jilin University is supervised by the National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China and affiliated to Jilin University which is under the direct jurisdiction of the Education Ministry of China. It is a Triple A hospital, which includes Integrating Medical Care, Education, Research, Disease-prevention, Health Care and Rehabilitation. It also is legal entity of Rehabilitation Medicine of Jilin Province. Meanwhile, the hospital obtains the honorary title as National Hundred Reform and Innovation Hospitals, Advanced Group of National Medical and Health System for three consecutive years, and won the first place in Evaluations and Assessment of Jilin Provincial Medical Institutions for two consecutive years. The hospital has the reputation as The Surgeon Cradle of Jilin Province.
With its predecessor being the Third Clinical College of Norman Bethune University of Medical Science, the hospital was founded in November 1949, when it had been named Surgical School of Changchun Medical University of the People’s Liberation Army. Thereafter, it experienced its growth periods of the Third Clinical College of the Third Medical University of the People’s Liberation Army, the Third Clinical College of the First Medical University of the People’s Liberation Army, the Third Clinical College of Jilin Medical University, the Third Clinical College of Norman Bethune University of Medical Science successively. In July 1993, the main body of the hospital moved to the Economy and Technology Development Zone of Changchun City. The new hospital was constructed with the joint efforts from both China and Japan. It was granted land from Jilin Provincial Government and Changchun Municipal Government, and received investment for capital construction from the National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China and gratis donation of 2.6 billion Japanese Yen for state-of–the-art medical equipment from the Japanese Government. In memory of the friendship between the two countries, it was named the Third Clinical College of Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences (China-Japan Union Hospital). In June 2000, Jilin University, Norman Bethune University of Medical Sciences and three other institutions of higher learning merged to form the current Jilin University, and the hospital changed its name to China-Japan Union Hospital of Jilin University.
Since its establishment 70 years ago, the hospital has reached excellent achievements. The hospital has formed a one-headquarter and three-branch structure with its main body located at 126 Xi’antai Avenue, its second part at 829 Xinmin Street（Xinmin Branch）, its third part at 1028 Nan Hu Xin Cun Dong Jie Street(South Lake Branch) and the fourth part at the crossroad of Mingkesi Road and Longsheng Street(Beihu Branch). The hospital occupies 372.7 thousand square meters, and its floor space covers 344.6 thousand square meters. The hospital has become one of the foremost medical centers in Jilin Province as well as in the Northeast China in the fields of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Therapy, Precision Tumor Radiation Therapy, and Rehabilitation and Health Management.
At present, the hospital has 4,519 employees; 709 Senior Professional Titles; 55 Doctoral Degree Supervisors; 244 Master’s Degree Supervisors; 2 Double Employed Academicians; 1 Selected Expert in Thousand Talents Program; 1 Selected Experts in Ten-thousands Talents Program; 1 Selected Expert in New Century Talents Project; 15 Specialists who have National Allowance by State Council; Also the hospital has 1 Deputy Chairman of Chinese Medical Association; 6 Standing Committees of Chinese Medical Association; 3 Deputy Chairmen of Chinese Medical Doctor Association; 6 Deputy Chairmen of Special Committee of Chinese Medical Doctor Association; 12 Standing Committees of Chinese Medical Doctor Association; 1 Deputy Chairman of Chinese Nursing Association; 15 Chairmen of Medical Association of Jilin Province; 21 Chairmen of Medical Doctor Association of Jilin Province; 7 Chairmen of Nurses Association of Jilin Province.
The hospital has 2,950 in-patient beds, 53 clinical and medical technological departments, which has thousands of equipment that includes Pet/Ct, 3.0T Magnetic Resonance Imaging Scanner (MRI), Orthopedic Robot Systems; EDGE, Artis-Zeego Flat Panel Robotic-Based Angiography System, All-digital Electronic Linear Accelerator, 3-dimensional Digital C-Arm X-ray System, Real-time 3-D Cardio Supersonic Imaging System, Total Laboratory Automation System, Flow Cytometer, etc. Each year, the number of out-patients is approximately 1.84million, and the number of inpatients discharged after recovery is about 132,200. There are around 77,200 surgical operations per year.
The hospital is the National CHD Interventional Diagnosis and Treatment Training Base, the National Arrhythmia Interventional Diagnosis and Treatment Base, the National Peripheral Vessel Interventional Diagnosis and Treatment Training Base, Clinical Pharmacist Training Base, National Health Management Demonstration Bass, National ‘Comfort Medicine’ Training Bass, National Preventive VTE Demonstration Base. It also is the National Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Training Base, the National Dermatology and Cosmetology Demonstration Base. Thereafter, the hospital is the first MDT treatment experimental hospital declared by National Atrial Fibrillation Center; National Heart Failure Center and National Advance of Comprehensive Stroke Center. Otherwise, the hospital also is the first Thyroid Surgery Specialist Training Center in China; the first National Neurosurgery Specialist Training Center; the first National General Surgery Training Base of Resident Doctors; the only Neurology Endoscopist Training Base in Jilin Province; the only Rehabilitation Nursing Clinical Nurse Specialist Training Base in the three provinces of China.
The hospital is declared by National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China, United Nations International Children's Fund (UNICEF) and World Health Organization (WHO) to be Baby Friendly Hospital (BFH). Also, it is designated by the National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China as an International Emergency Aid Network Hospital, and National Clinical Research Base for Pharmacy. It is the Jilin Province National Center for SOS Emergency-Aid Training and Appraisal, and designated hospital for Emergency-Aid. Besides, many medical research institutes/centers of Jilin Provincial or Jilin University are located at or affiliated to the hospital, such as the Jilin Provincial Surgery Research Institute, Jilin Provincial Research Institute for Traumatic Orthopedics, Jilin Provincial Research Institute for Cardiovascular Diseases, Jilin Provincial Research Institute for Breast Diseases, Jilin Provincial Research Institute for Reproductive Medicine, Jilin Provincial Research Institute for Interventional Radiology, Jilin Provincial Center for Kidney Transplant and Blood Purification, Jilin Provincial Research Center for Medical Imaging Engineering and Technology, Jilin Provincial Center for Trauma and Orthopedics, Jilin Provincial Center for Artificial Joints, Jilin Provincial Center for Treatment and Prevention of Prostate Diseases, Jilin Provincial Quality Control Center for Orthopedics, Jilin Provincial Quality Control Center for Immunology of Rheumatism, Jilin Provincial Quality Control Center for Digestive Medicine, Jilin Provincial Quality Control Center for Radiological Diagnosis, Jilin Provincial Quality Control Center for Anesthesia, Jilin Provincial Quality Control Center for Blood Transfusion, Jilin Province Multidisciplinary Diagnosis and Treatment Center of Thyroid Disease, Jilin Province Multidisciplinary Diagnosis and Treatment Center of Urologic Diseases, Jilin University Center for Treatment and Prevention of Prostate Diseases, Jilin University Diagnostic and Therapeutic Center for Hand Surgery, Jilin University Center for Cornea Transplantation, Jilin University Diagnostic and Therapeutic Center for Mammary Gland and Thyroid, Jilin University Diagnostic and Therapeutic Center of Liver, Gallbladder and Pancreas Diseases, etc.
Neurology is approved by the Education Ministry as a key discipline；Orthopedics, and Otolaryngology and Neck Surgeries are key construction disciplines approved by the National Health Commission of the People’s Republic of China；Hand Surgery, Urinary Surgery, Medical Imaging Department and Immunology of Rheumatism were awarded National key discipline; Internal Medicine, Surgery, Ophthalmology, Pediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Oncology, Emergency Medicine and Clinical Laboratory Medicine are approved by the Jilin Provincial Education Department as key disciplines for institutions of higher learning. Orthopedics, Gastroenterology, Endocrine, General Surgery, Rehabilitation Medicine, Urology Surgery are approved by the Jilin Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission as key disciplines. The Hospital Research Center is a Class 3 Research Laboratory for Molecular Biology under the State Administration of Traditional Medicine, and is designated by the High Court of Jilin Province and the Middle Court of Changchun city as the Laboratory for Paternity Testing. The Hospital Medical Laboratory functions as the Clinical Gene Amplification Laboratory of the Ministry of Health Center for Laboratory Medicine. Jilin Provincial Key Laboratory for Clinical Molecular Biology, Jilin Provincial Key Laboratory for Rheumatology and Immunology, Jilin Provincial Key Laboratory for Cardiovascular Diseases, Jilin Provincial Key Laboratory for Digestive Diseases, Jilin Provincial Key Laboratory for Trauma and Orthopedics, Jilin Provincial Key Laboratory for Artificial Joint, Jilin Provincial Key Laboratory for Urologic Neoplasm, Jilin Provincial Key Laboratory for Plastic Surgery, Jilin Provincial Key Laboratory for Otolaryngology and Neck Surgery, Jilin Provincial Key Laboratory for Medical Imaging, Jilin Provincial Key Laboratory of Precise Multi-scale Diagnosis and Treatment of Senile Degenerative Diseases, Jilin Provincial Key Laboratory for Upper Airway Allergic Disease, Jilin Provincial Key Laboratory for Lymphatic Surgery, General Surgery as key test unit of Jilin Provincial Health and Family Planning Commission is also located at the hospital. The hospital is responsible for editing and publishing the Chinese Journal of Laboratory Diagnosis, which is a core scientific journal of China.
The hospital is also responsible for educating medical professionals. It has 20 teaching groups, offering undergraduate clinical medicine programs, and international medical student programs. Besides, the hospital has 8 authorized Doctor Degree Subjects, 21 authorized Master Degree Subjects and 1 Center for Clinical Medicine Post-Doctoral Studies.The hospital always attaches great importance to discipline construction and staff training, promoting the idea that everyone should has special skills; every department should has its own outstanding features. At the same time, the hospital spares no efforts to train medical experts with lofty morality and exquisite medical skills. The hospital has been strengthening its international exchanges and cooperation, and has built bridges with many well-known domestic and international medical institutes and hospitals.
Standing on the starting point of the new era, China-Japan Union Hospital of Jilin University will commit to the firm belief of building a university affiliated hospital that people are satisfied with, to the aim of building a high-level research hospital, and to the development philosophy of medical, teaching and research coordination. In the hospital spirit of ‘Benevolence and Expertise’ and by the hospital motto of ‘People Oriented Management, Pursuit of Excellence, Solidarity and Pragmatism, Innovation and Hard work’, it will make new contributions to safeguard people’s life and health with first-class management, first-class quality, first-class technology, first-class service, and first-class environment.
Mailing Address：No. 126 Xi’antai Avenue, Changchun City, Jilin Province