Pudong Medical Center is also known as Shanghai Pudong Hospital, whose history dates back to 1932. It had been called Nanhui Central Hospital of Pudong New Area before it became the 11th affiliated hospital of the University. The Hospital, the largest health care provider in the south Pudong New Area, has been selected as the priority hospital for development by the government of Pudong New Area in its “12th Five-year Plan.”
The Hospital serves not only as a health care provider but also an educational institution, a research center and a center for disease prevention. It is a member of the International SOS, the Baby Friendly Hospitals, and the Red Cross Society. Educationally, the Hospital is the teaching center of Shanghai Medical School of Fudan University and Shanghai University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and the Standardization Training Center for Residents of Shanghai Municipality. Academically, the Hospital prides itself on a bunch of programs funded by National Natural Science Foundation of China and several others funded by Shanghai Municipality as key research programs. The academics is strongly supported by, among other highly qualified medical professionals, 113 professor and associate professors, 3 doctoral advisors, and 7 master advisors. The Hospital has been active in academic exchange and cooperation with medical institutes worldwide, including Duke University, Stanford University, University of California San Francisco and Cleveland Clinic in the USA, and Chiayi Chang Gung Memorial Hospital in Taiwan.
The Hospital has always adhered to its mission of providing patient-centered quality medical services and committed itself to its core value of “Integrity, Humanity, Realism, Innovation, Unity, Dedication, Harmony, Entrepreneurship”. It endeavors to firmly foot itself in Pudong, to expand services citywide, and to gain recognition nationwide.