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Zhejiang Medical University () was a former university in Hangzhou, Zhejiang Province, China. In 1998, was merged into Zhejiang University to become its Medical School.

History

In 1952–53, due to the Adjustment for University Colleges and Departments (中国高校院系调整), Zhejiang University was dissociated, and its medical school was merged with Zhejiang Provincial College of Medicine to form Zhejiang Medical College (). In 1960, Zhejiang Medical College was promoted to Zhejiang Medical University. In 1998, Zhejiang Medical University was merged into Zhejiang University to become the School of Medicine, Zhejiang University.

The campus

The university originally located aside the famous West Lake in Hangzhou. Its campus was the Hubin Campus, which later became a main medical campus of Zhejiang University. Due to the new civic plan for Hangzhou downtown, the campus was sold to the Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts (Robert Kuok, 郭鶴年/郭鹤年) at a price of 2.46 billion Chinese Yuan. The main teaching building of the university was the highest skyscraper around the West Lake, and was one of the tallest in Hangzhou City. The teaching buildings were torn down by explosions. The land of the campus is planned to build a luxurious hotel and currently under dense constructions.

The university

The university and its teaching hospital originally had a total faculty of more than 9000, including one academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) and three from Chinese Academy of Engineering (CAE). The whole university faculty and students were merged into the Zhejiang University in 1998, and became the School of Medicine of Zhejiang University. The reunification was finished in 1999.

President

List of Presidents:


See also

* Zhejiang University * Zhejiang Provincial College of Medicine * Hubin Campus, Zhejiang University

Famous Graduates

Jin Guanyuan, acupuncturist

References

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