Brief introduction of Tianjin Medical College
Tianjin Medical College, formerly known as Peiyang Women's Medical School, was founded in 1908 by Dr. Yamei Kin, the first Chinese woman to receive a medical degree in the United States. It is the first public nursing school in China. With a history of more than one hundred years of health vocational education, the college is the only health vocational college in Tianjin. Now, it has become one of the 100 National Model Higher Vocational Colleges, one of the top 50 colleges in National Teaching Management, and the top 50 colleges in national integration of production and education. At the end of 2019, it was rated as a high-level construction college of "High-level Vocational Schools and Specialty Construction Plan with Chinese Characteristics", making it the only health vocational college among colleges of the Plan. Five winners of the prestigious Florence Nightingale Medal from Tianjin are all outstanding alumni of the college.
Stay firm in the original aspirations to cultivate talents for medical and health undertakings.
After more than a century of construction, the college has cultivated a large number of medical and health professionals. Teachers and students of the college once went to the field to support the front lines in the War to Resist US Aggression and Aid Korea. A large number of role models from the college emerged during the critical period of the fight against SARS, earthquake relief, and COVID-19 prevention and treatment.
At present, there are 10 teaching and auxiliary institutions in the college, including the School of Medical Nursing, the School of Pharmacy and Biotechnology, the School of Medical Technology, the School of Health Management, the School of Marxism, the School of Continuing Education, the School of International Education, the Department of Physical Education and Public Courses, the Department of Basic Medical Sciences and Practice Training Center. The college has 2 scientific research institutions of Health Vocational Education Development Research Center and Tianjin Health Technology Institute, 5 affiliated hospitals, and more than 170 off-campus internship bases. With an enrollment of more than 8,000 students, 25 specialties, such as nursing, pharmacy, clinical medicine, stomatology, rehabilitation technology, and so on, enroll students from all over the country. The employment rate and the counterpart employment rate have also been above 90%.
Forge ahead with hard work and make remarkable achievements in education and teaching.
The college has a strong faculty, with 2 vocational education innovation teams at the national level, 1 national Huang Danian teaching team, 6 teaching teams at the municipal level (including 2 vocational education innovation teams), 2 specialists receiving special subsidies from the State Council, 1 nationally renowned teacher, 1 candidate from the first level of Tianjin "131 Talent Project", 4 winners of Huang Yanpei Vocational Education Award in Tianjin. The college attaches great importance to education and teaching reform and has achieved fruitful results in running the college. At present, the college has won 5-second prizes in the National Teaching Achievement Award and 7 first prizes in the Municipal Teaching Achievement Award. It presides over the construction of a national professional teaching resource bank for nursing and pharmaceutical preparation technology in higher vocational colleges. Moreover, the college offers 9 national high-quality resource-sharing courses, 1 national high-quality online course, 1 national ideological and political demonstration course, and national model courses of health services. The college has earned many honors in the National Teaching Informatization Competition and the National Teaching Ability Competition. It is the only health vocational college in China that has won 8 first prizes for six consecutive years.
Focus on health and serve the social development of the medical industry
Adhering to the college-running orientation of cultivating talents for the medical and health undertakings and the health industry, the college has achieved remarkable development in all its work and enjoys a high social reputation. At present, the college has become the deputy director unit of the National Health Vocational Education Teaching Steering Committee, the head unit of the Higher Vocational College of the Medical Education Branch of the Chinese Medical Association, the Tianjin Health Vocational Education Center, the Tianjin General Medical Education and Training Center, the Tianjin Continuing Medical Education and Training Center, the Tianjin Primary Comprehensive Medical Quality Control Center, the Tianjin Family Physicians Team Capacity Quality Control Center, the Tianjin Health Vocational Skills Appraisal Station, the team leader of Tianjin Post-Graduation Medical Education Quality Control Expert Group and General Practice Group, and one of the first pilot schools of national emergency education. The college provides the National Nurse Cultivation and Training Base for skill-oriented talents urgently needed and in short supply, the First national Training Base for the Occupational Skill Test and Examiners of Physician Qualification, and the National Occupational Skill Testing Base for Medical Practitioners. Promoting the "Healthy China Initiative", the college is committed to serving the medical and health undertakings, the health industry, and the elderly healthcare industry. In the meantime, the college offers talent to support and intellectual guarantee, especially for the cause of health development in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region.
Relying on the principle of "Innovation in inheritance and development in innovation", Tianjin Medical College will thoroughly implement the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping's series of important speeches, fully carry on the party's educational policy, adhere to the socialist school-running system, stress moral education as the fundamental task of the school, inherit its one-hundred-year historical culture, and provide health vocational education with which the people are satisfied, thereby cultivating socialist builders and successors with all-round development of moral, intellectual, physical, aesthetic labor education. It will strive to become a pioneer college in China's higher vocational education, a world-class vocational college with characteristics of medical and health vocational education, and a high-level college with one-hundred-year cultural inheritance and innovation, thus creating the glory of medical professionals in the new era.