It is one of the 30 medical universities (out of 120) which has
been authorized and qualified by Ministry of Education, China to
enroll overseas students in English medium for the MBBS course.
* It ranks third among all 118 medical institutions of China.
* It is one of the 8 key medical universities in China.
* This university has "Evidence Based Medical Center"
or cochrane center which is the only one in Asia and one of the
15 in the world.
There are only thirteen main centers all over the world.
* It's one of the three Medical Universities (including Beijing
and Shanghai Medical Universities of China which is to be developed
into World Class University by Chinese Central Government
i.e. It's the University of Chinese Central Government's "211
* This medical institution is a member of IIME( Institute for International
* It is a member of 'INCLEN' (International Clinical Epidemology
* This university is a member of International network of universities
* It has signed 42 co-operative agreements with reputed universities
and medical institutions from USA,Canada,UK,Germany,Holland,Japan,Finland,
Taiwan,Hong Kong , Australia, etc.
* WHO, UNICEF, The Rockefeller Foundation(USA), The Health Foundation
(USA), The China Medical Board of New York have supported the university.
* There are 5 affiliated university hospitals (First University
Hospital,Second University Hospital,Third University Hospital,Fourth
University Hospital and Hospital of Stomatology) and 14 other teaching
* The First university hospital is one of the single largest general
hospitals in China with 4000 beds and has been awarded as the "Class
A hospital of the highest grade" in China.
* The Second university hospital is the first specialised hospital
to be awarded
as the "Class A hospital of the highest grade" in China.
It is a women and children hospital.
* The International hospital of this university is the only official
international hospital in South West region.
* The Hospital of Stomatology is regarded as the cradle of modern
Stomatology in China.
* WCCMS teaches 14 disciplines to undergraduates,offers 40 Masters
Degree program,30 Doctoral degree programs and 7 post doctoral programs.
* It has 2 state level key disciplines and key labs of ministry
of health,12 research institutes,3 research centers and 28 research
* Every year the university sends more than 200 faculties to USA
and Canada for education and training.
* This medical institution has won 243 ministerial and provincial
prizes with 19 patent rights.
* 1700 research papers were published out of which 600 were published
in international journals.
* It has topped the list of Sichuan Scientific progress awards for
institutes of higher learning for 6 years in succession.