In 1951, the People's Government of New China took over West China Union University; in 1953, the department was adjusted to Sichuan Medical College, and the hospital was renamed the Affiliated Hospital of Sichuan Medical College; in 1985, Sichuan Medical College was renamed West China University of Medical Sciences, and the hospital was renamed West China Medical University.
The First Affiliated Hospital of the University; Sichuan University merged with West China Medical University in 2000, and the college/hospital was renamed West China Medical College of Sichuan University/West China Hospital. Looking back at history, from the western medical clinic in 1892 to the current clinical medical schools and hospitals with complete disciplines, strong teaching staff, superb medical technology, advanced diagnosis and treatment equipment, and strong scientific research capabilities, all generations of Western Chinese have passed more than 120 years of experience With unremitting efforts, especially the rapid development since the reform and opening up, the West China Medical College of Sichuan University/West China Hospital, which is now China's first-class and world-renowned, has been built.
The college/hospital attaches great importance to the construction of disciplines and talent teams and has achieved remarkable results. In the 2017 first-level discipline evaluation of the Ministry of Education, clinical medicine and nursing are ranked A-, and integrated traditional Chinese and western medicine ranks B+; there are currently 9 national key disciplines of the Ministry of Education and 2 key cultivation disciplines; there are national health and family planning commissions There are 32 key clinical specialties, ranking first in the country in terms of number; Fudan University has ranked second in the country for eight consecutive years in the ranking of the best specialties and best hospitals in China. Leading talents: 1 academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, 3 chief scientists of 973, 10 Yangtze River scholars, 14 winners of the National Science Fund for Outstanding Youth, 49 national "Thousand Talents Program" experts (including 36 youths), national 3 experts in the "Ten Thousand Talents Program", 49 experts in the "Thousand Talents Program" of Sichuan Province, 121 provincial academic and technical leaders; 39 people served as chairmen and vice chairmen of national societies/associations, and 216 served as provincial societies /The chairman and deputy chairman of the association.