Children's Hospital of Fudan University

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Children's Hospital of Fudan University
Fudan University
Children's Hospital of Fudan University Logo - High Res.jpg
Entrance of CHFU.jpg
Entrance of CHFU
Geography
Location 399 Wanyuan Road, Minhang, China
Coordinates 31°08′22.70″N 121°23′42.70″E / 31.1396389°N 121.3951944°E / 31.1396389; 121.3951944Coordinates: 31°08′22.70″N 121°23′42.70″E / 31.1396389°N 121.3951944°E / 31.1396389; 121.3951944
Organisation
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university Fudan University Shanghai Medical College
Services
Standards National-level Tertiary Hospital
Emergency department Yes
Beds 711
History
Founded 1952
Links
Website ch.shmu.edu.cn/eng.asp
Lists Hospitals in China

Children's Hospital of Fudan University (abbreviation: CHFU, Chinese: 复旦大学附属儿科医院, colloquially Fudan Children's Hospital) is a national-level tertiary[1] children's hospital in Shanghai, China. It is a university hospital affiliated to Fudan University Shanghai Medical College. The hospital is located in Minhang District with an outpatient clinic located in Xuhui District.

It has been consistently ranked as the top children's hospital in China,[2] and the first children's hospital in Asia to be accredited by Joint Commission International.[3]

Birdseye view of CHFU

History[edit]

The Children's Hospital of Fudan University was founded in 1952 and was located on Fenglin Rd in Xuhui District, Shanghai. In 2008, the hospital was moved to its current campus in Minhang District, with its new facility having a space of 80,000 square meters.[4]

Ranking and Performance[edit]

Nationally, the hospital is consistently ranked first for general pediatrics, first for pediatric medicine, and second for pediatric surgery.[5] It is licensed for 711 inpatient beds, with 35,000 admissions annually. Its outpatient clinics serve over 2.21 million patients annually.[6] As of 2013, the hospital has 1396 employees, with 118 senior staff physicians and 63 postgraduate student advisors.[7]

Clinical Departments[edit]

The hospital is a comprehensive medical center for children, and is a member of International SOS. Clinical departments in all areas of pediatrics are present in the hospital and is organized as follows:[8]

Medicine[edit]

Surgery[edit]

Pediatric Heart Center[edit]

Other Clinical Departments[edit]

Medical Technology Departments[edit]

Research Institutes[edit]

  • Pediatrics Research Institute
  • Integrative Medicine Research Institute

Department of Pediatrics[edit]

Research[edit]

The hospital has an extensive research program with 470 projects undertaken between 2004 and 2014, with 200 million yuan of funding provided by national organizations, including the Chinese Academy of Sciences and the Ministry of Health of the People's Republic of China.[9]

Between 2003 and 2013, the hospital has published 550 internationally peer-reviewed articles, and is the publisher of the Chinese edition of Pediatrics (journal).[10]

Education and Training[edit]

CHFU is the home to the Department of Pediatrics of Fudan University Shanghai Medical College, and is responsible for the training of 400 undergraduate medical students annually. It is also responsible for the training of over 200 postgraduate fellowship pediatricians annually. It is also licensed as a site for residency training by the Shanghai Municipal Health Bureau.[11]

References[edit]

External links[edit]