Guangdong Medical University

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A statue of ancient Chinese physician Hua Tuo at the Dongguan campus.

Guangdong Medical University ( simplified Chinese: 广东医科大学; traditional Chinese: 廣東醫科大學; pinyin: Guǎngdōng Yīkēdàxué) is a medical school in Guangdong province, China.


Guangdong Medical College, the former Zhanjiang Branch of the Sun Yatsen Medical College, was established on May 23, 1958. In February 1964, the college was renamed Zhanjiang Medical College, then in September 1992, with the approval of the Provincial Government of Guangdong, it was renamed Guangdong Medical College.

In March 2016, Guangdong Medical College was renamed Guangdong Medical University by the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China.[1]


GDMU has two campuses. The Zhanjiang campus is located in the seaport city of Zhanjiang. The Dongguan campus, which admitted its first students in 2003, is located in the scenic Songshan Lake Science and Technology and Industry Park in southern Dongguan.


  1. ^ "广东医学院更名为广东医科大学". 广州日报. May 4, 2016. 

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Coordinates: 23°07′58″N 113°15′20″E / 23.132869°N 113.255465°E / 23.132869; 113.255465