The Second Military Medical University (SMMU) (第二军医大学) is a public university in Shanghai, People's Republic of China that was founded in September 1949 and named in July 1951. Now it is the CPLA key institution of higher learning for training graduates and a key university supported by the state Project 211.
It was previously called People's Medical College of the East China Military Commanding Region. The building is adjacent to Fudan University and Tongji University and covers an area of nearly 1.1 square kilometres (270 acres). The premises have a total floor space of over 670,000 square metres (7,211,820 sq ft), including a complex of modern teaching buildings, a library, an experiment building and teaching hospitals of the first rate in China. The library itself covers an area over 11,000 square metres (118,403 sq ft) with a collection of over 500,000 book volumes.