Dr.Games.H.Mecaitney established the Second Clinical College and Affiliated Hospital (SCCAH), Chongqing Medical University (CQMU), on October 2, 1892, (then named Kuan Ren Hospital -- the Hospital of Benevolence). With a history of 110 years, SCCAH has developed into a modern teaching hospital covering modern medicine and medical research. It has a registered capacity of 805 beds, and is employing 1200 staffs, 86% of whom are medical specialists and 224 of whom are professors or associated professors. SCCAH runs 54 clinical and technical divisions or departments. Among them, the department of Infectious Diseases and the Institute for Viral Hepatitis are the key component of the National Key Department of China for Infectious Diseases. Among the key departments of Chongqing are Gynecology and Obstetrics, General Surgery, Neuro-Medicine, Neuro-Surgery, Orthopaedics, Cardiovascular Medicine, Respiratory Medicine, Digestive Medicine, Biomedical Engineering Geriatrics, Endocrinology and the Science of Metabolism. All of them are the nation¨s pioneers in clinical medicine and research and have developed 10 medical centers of Chongqing.
SCCAH was affiliated with Chongqing Medical University in 1962, making significant contributions to educating the caregivers of tomorrow. The college operates the Department of Clinical Medicine and the Department of Imaging Medicine of CQMU. It is not only responsible for the teaching of students of various levels in 9 majors from 7 departments of CQMU, but also the cultivation of Msc candidates, PhD candidates, and postdoctoral researchers. She offers 29 Master¨s Degree programs and 18 Doctor¨s Degree programs with about 100 supervisors of MSc and PhD candidates. Each year, over 100 postgraduates (MSC, PhD and MD) graduate from SCCAH. She owns the Base for Drug Clinical Trial of State Food and Drug Administration, Chongqing Key Laboratory for Molecular Biology of Infectious Diseases, Chongqing Key Laboratory of Biomedical Engineering, as well as Institute for Viral Hepatitis, CQMU and Institute of Ultrasound Engineering in Medicine of CQMU.
SCCAH is also the sponsor of three journals: Chinese Journal of Hepatology, Journal of Ultrasound in Clinical Medicine, and Liver Doctor. In recent years, SCCAH has got over 400 science and research projects from province and state, and has won about 100 Scien-Tech Progress Awards.
With the longest history in Chongqing and western of China, SCCAH has been making efforts to become a first-class hospital in China. Over the years, generations of committed individuals have dedicated their careers to achieving the vision of being the best hospital and teaching center in the Chongqing area and the southwestern part of China. On a mission to improve the health of the residents of Chongqing and surrounding communities, SCCAH is dedicated to delivering healthcare services in a personable, convenient, and compassionate manner, with respect for the dignity of patients and their families.