办学规模及机构设置。学校总占地面积1000余亩，主校区位于辽宁省会城市沈阳，分校区分别位于滨城大连和药都本溪，形成“一校三区”办学格局，确立了“南药北医中基础”发展布局，协调推进学校事业高质量发展。设置医、理、工、管、文、法等 6个学科门类，25个本科专业，现有各类学生25000余人。内设 17 个学院、4 所直属附属医院、1个教学部、3个教学实验中心、1个实验动物中心、1所科学院、3所研究院、2所图书馆，是辽宁省唯一一所培养中医、中药、针灸推拿、中西医临床医学、高级护理和医学相关人才的高等院校。
学科与学位建设。中医药主干学科全部位列省一流学科，拥有 1 个国家重点学科、26 个国家中医药管理局中医药重点学科、4个辽宁省高等学校一流学科、21 个辽宁省中医药重点学科；有3个博士后科研流动站、1个博士后科研工作站和 1 个辽宁省博士后创新实践基地；有 3 个一级博士学位授权学科、16个二级学科博士学位授权点、4个一级硕士学位授权学科、23个二级学科硕士学位授权点、1个博士专业学位授权点、3个硕士专业学位授权点。
教育教学。拥有 1 个国家级教学团队、4 个国家级特色专业建设点、4个国家级一流本科专业建设点、1 个国家级专业综合改革试点项目、1 个国家级人才培养模式创新实验区、2 个教育部国家中医药管理局卓越医生（中医）教育培养计划改革试点项目、1个国家级大学生校外实践教育基地、3门国家级精品课程、3 门国家级精品资源共享课程、3门国家级一流课程、5项国家级教学成果奖、6个省级实验教学示范中心、2个省级虚拟仿真实验教学中心、7个省级教学团队、22门省级精品课程、6门省级精品资源共享课程、1门省普通高等学校本科精品视频公开课、34门省级一流课程、9个省级大学生实践教育基地、1个省级大学生创新创业实践教育基地、4个省级高等学校综合改革试点专业、7个辽宁省普通高等学校一流本科教育示范专业、5个省级一流本科专业建设点、54 项省级教学成果，主编 111部国家级、行业规划和特色创新教材，获批 8 部省级精品教材、10部省级优秀教材，是国家中医药管理局中医药高层次人才培养综合基地、国家医师资格考试实践技能考试与考官培训基地（中医类别）、全国中医师资格认证中心考试工作基地、全国“标准化病人”（SP）实践教学示范基地、中国SP社区辽宁省分会、全国中医药外语培训基地，在应用型、师承型、创新型中医药人才培养方面形成办学特色。
人才工作。在国家人才层面，拥有2名国医大师、2名全国名中医、2名“岐黄学者”、2名国务院学科评议组成员、3名国家百千万人才工程人选、1名“973 项目”首席科学家、1 名全国中医药杰出贡献奖获得者、1名岐黄中医药传承发展奖获得者、1名教育部高等学校教学指导委员会副主任委员、2名教育部高等学校教学指导委员会委员、1名全国专业学位研究生教育指导委员会高校委员、79名全国老中医药专家学术经验继承指导教师、6名国家卫生计生委有突出贡献中青年专家、64名享受政府特殊津贴专家、2名全国优秀教师、2名国家中医药高等学校教学名师、1名全国普通高校百名“两课”优秀教师、55名全国中医（基础、临床）优秀人才、1名教育部高校“双带头人”。在省级人才层面，拥有 1名辽宁省院士后备人选，2名辽宁省高等学校攀登学者、2名辽宁省领军人才、11名辽宁省优秀专家、23名辽宁省教学名师、12名辽宁中医大师、98名辽宁省名中医、31名辽宁省青年名中医；12 人次入选省高校“高端人才队伍建设工程”特聘教授、17人次及2个团队入选省“兴辽英才计划”、2个团队入选省高校“黄大年式教师团队”，46人次入选省“百千万人才工程”百人层次、87人次入选千人层次。
科学研究。拥有 1 个国家地方联合工程实验室、1个教育部重点实验室、1个国家中医临床研究基地、3个国家药物临床试验机构、3个国家中医药管理局重点研究室、11个国家中医药管理局科研三级实验室、1个全国科普教育基地、1个省科协科技成果转化服务基地、1 个省级人文社会科学重点研究基地、1个省级协同创新中心、30个省级重点实验室（工程中心、工程实验室）、1个省高等学校重大科技平台、2个省临床医学研究中心，3个国家药物临床试验机构。主办3种中医药学术期刊，《中华中医药学刊》是中国中文核心期刊、中国科技核心期刊，位列全国中医药科技期刊分级目录T1 级；《辽宁中医杂志》《辽宁中医药大学学报》是中国科技核心期刊，位列中医药科技期刊分级目录T2 级。
校园环境及条件。聚焦“健康校园、美丽校园、现代校园”理念，不断推进人文校园、节约校园、平安校园、智慧校园建设，为高质量办学提供服务保障；拥有基于云计算的高效、安全的数据中心，建立了较为完备的网络安全防护体系，实现了覆盖沈阳、大连、本溪三个校区的高性能网络基础设施，不断提升数据信息化服务能力。学校在沈阳校区和大连校区设置 2 所图书馆，在本溪校区设立图书借阅室和电子书刊阅览室，馆藏图书期刊及电子信息资源丰富，为广大师生的工作和学习提供了优质服务保障。
Introduction of Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine
Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (LNUTCM) was established in 1958 as Liaoning College of Traditional Chinese Medicine, and it is the only institution of higher education in traditional Chinese medicine in Liaoning Province. Approved by the Liaoning Provincial Committee, Liaoning TCM Training School (established in 1955) and Liaoning TCM Hospital (established in 1956) combined into the present Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine (LNUTCM). In 2006, with the approval of the Ministry of Education, the university was renamed “Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine”, the present name. In 2013, LNUTCM added the new title of “Liaoning Academy of Traditional Chinese Medicine” with the approval of Liaoning Provincial Government. LNUTCM led to establish “Liaoning TCM Health Industry School-Enterprise Alliance” in 2017 and “Liaoning Institute of Technological Innovation in Traditional Chinese Medicine Industry” in 2019, and in 2020 LNUTCM set up the “Liaoning Provincial Museum of Traditional Chinese Medicine”.
LNUTCM is one of the first universities to confer doctoral and master's degrees, one of the first universities qualified to receive foreign students, and students from Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan, and one of the first universities entrusted with the cultivation of the “Silk Road” Chinese government scholarship program . Also, LNUTCM is among the list of the first national TCM service export bases, the first national TCM clinical research bases and ranks among National Basic Ability Construction Project of Western and Central China list and the first batch of national TCM literature search sub-center.
Party Building and Honors
Focusing on the fundamental task of “fostering moral integrity and educating people ”, the Party Committee of LNUTCM cultivates socialist builders and successors with comprehensive development in moral, intellectual, physical, social and aesthetic aspects Firmly grasping the direction of socialist education, LNUTCM conscientiously implements the Party’s education policy and closely combines the characteristics of TCM with Party building. Adhering to the spirit of “inheriting the essence, keeping the innovation” and the “student-centered and teacher-focused” concept, with the leadership of the Party, LNUTCM has established and enhanced its spirit marked by “phenomenon of good people of LNUTCM”.
LNUTCM has received many honors successively, such as the National Advanced Grassroots Organization of CCP in the Campaign of Contending for Excellence, the National Advanced Collective of the Educational System in Discipline Inspection, the National Civilized Unit, the National May First Labor Award, the National Advanced Collective in Health and Family Planning System, the Advanced Grassroots Party Organization of Liaoning Province, the Advanced Collective of Liaoning Province, the May First Labor Award of Liaoning Province, Pioneer Workers of Liaoning Province, the Advanced Party Committee of Liaoning Educational System, the Advanced Collective of Liaoning Educational System, the Civilized Unit, Civilized Campus and Safe Campus of Liaoning Province as well as other awards.
University Scale and Organization
LNUTCM covers a total area of more than 1000 mu, with the main campus located in Shenyang, the capital city of Liaoning Province, and the branch campuses located in Dalian and Benxi respectively, forming the “one university , three campuses” pattern. The university has set up 6 disciplines, including medicine, science, engineering, management, literature and law, with 25 undergraduate majors and more than 25,000 students. LNUTCM boasts 17 colleges, 4 directly affiliated hospitals, 1 teaching department, 3 teaching experiment centers, 1 laboratory animal center, 1 academy of science, 3 research institutes, 3 libraries, and it is the only institution of higher education in Liaoning Province that cultivates talents in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), Traditional Chinese Pharmacology, Acupuncture and Tuina, Chinese and Western Medicine in Clinical Practice, Senior Nursing and other medical related fields.
Discipline and Degree Construction
All the main TCM-related disciplines in the university rank among the first-class disciplines in Liaoning province, with 1 national key discipline, 26 key TCM disciplines of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 4 first-class disciplines of higher education institutions in Liaoning Province, 21 key TCM disciplines in Liaoning Province.
LNUTCM has 3 post-doctoral research stations, 1 post-doctoral research workstation and 1 post-doctoral innovation practice base of Liaoning Province. It has 3 first-level doctoral degree disciplines, 16 second-level doctoral degree programs, 4 first-level master degree discipline, 23 second-level master degree programs, 1 professional doctoral degree program and 3 professional master degree programs.
Educating and Teaching
LNUTCM has 1 state-level teaching team, 4 state-level feature major programs, 4 national first-class undergraduate major construction programs, 1 national specialty comprehensive reform pilot project, 1 state-level experimental zone for innovative talent cultivation, 2 pilot projects of Excellent Doctors (TCM) Training Program of the Ministry of Education and State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1 national extracurricular education base for university students , 3 national excellent courses, 3 national excellent sharing courses, 3 national top-level courses and 5 national awards for teaching achievements. Apart from all the above, the university has 6 provincial model centers for experimental teaching, 2 provincial virtual simulation centers for experimental teaching, 7 provincial teaching teams, 22 provincial excellent courses, 6 provincial excellent sharing courses,1 provincial excellent open course video of higher learning institutions of Liaoning province , 34 provincial first-class courses, 9 provincial practice education base for university students, 1 provincial innovation and practice base for university students, 4 provincial pilot specialty programs of comprehensive reforms in the institutions of higher education, 7 provincial programs of programs for initial top-class bachelor education demonstration, and 5 first-class undergraduate major construction projects.
LNUTCM has made 54 provincial teaching achievements. The University is also the chief-editor institution for 111 national, industrial and innovative teaching planned textbooks, of which 8 are provincial top-quality textbooks and 10 provincial excellent textbooks. LNUTCM is comprehensive training base for high-level talents of traditional Chinese medicine of the State Administration of traditional Chinese medicine, the base for Practical Techniques Test and Examiner Training of National Physician Qualification Exam (the category of TCM), and also the authorized National SP Teaching Demonstrating Base, China SP community Liaoning Branch and it is the base for National TCM Practitioner Certification Examination. LNUTCM is also the national training base for TCM-Specialized English. LNUTCM has established its unique educational characteristics, namely, strong in cultivating practical, inherited, innovational and extroverted talents.
Talents Recruiting and Training
LNUTCM has recruited and cultivated 2 National TCM Masters, 2 National famous doctors of TCM, 2 members of“Qi Huang Scholar”，1 member of the Discipline Assessment Group of the State Council，3 candidates of the National Hundred, Thousand and Ten Thousand Talents Project,1 chief scientist of “973”Program, 1winner of “Qi Huang Inheritance and Development of Chinese Medicine” prize, 79 guidance teachers of national senior TCM experts inheritance, 6 young and middle-aged experts awarded by National Health and Family Planning Commission for their outstanding contributions, and 64 experts receiving special national government allowances. Among the faulty, there are 2 national outstanding teachers, 2 National Outstanding Teachers in higher education institutions of TCM, 1 National Outstanding Teachers of “Two Courses” (Marxism theory course and ideological and political education course), only 100 teachers in institutions of higher learning nationwide, winning the title 55 National Outstanding Talents of TCM (theoretical and Clinical), and 1 ranking in the list who play the leading role in “Party building and academic research” of Ministry of Education.
LNUTCM has cultivated 1 alternate of academician of Liaoning Province, 2 members of “Pandeng scholars” of Liaoning Province, 2 leading talents of Liaoning Province, 11 outstanding experts of Liaoning Province, 23 outstanding teachers of Liaoning Province, 12 TCM masters of Liaoning Province, 98 famous TCM doctors of Liaoning Province, and 31 young famous TCM doctors of Liaoning Province. Up to now, 10 teachers have been selected as distinguished professors of “Advanced talent team construction program” in Liaoning for at least once, 17 teachers and 2 teams have been selected into the Liaoning Revitalization Talent Program, 2 teams have been selected into the Huang Danian-style teaching team in colleges and universities of Liaoning, 46 people have been selected into the hundred level group of the Provincial Hundred, Thousand and Ten Thousand Talents Project and 87 into the thousand level group.
LNUTCM has 1 national and provincial joint engineering lab, 1 key laboratory sponsored by the Ministry of Education, 1 national-level TCM clinical research base, 3 national-level clinical pharmacology bases, 3 key research centers of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 11 Grade III research laboratories of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, 1 national popular science base, 1 base of transformation of scientific and technological achievements of provincial association for science and technology,1 provincial key research base of, humanity and social science, 1 provincial collaborative innovation center, 30 provincial key labs (engineering centers and engineering labs ), 1 major science and technology platform for provincial institutions of higher learning, 2 provincial research centers for clinical medicine and 3 national drug clinical trial institutions.
LNUTCM also hosts three academic journals of TCM. Chinese Archives of Traditional Chinese Medicine is in the list of Chinese core journal and Chinese core science and technology journal, ranking T1 in the classification catalogue of Chinese traditional Chinese science and technology periodicals. Liaoning Journal of Traditional Chinese Medicine and Journal of Liaoning University of Traditional Chinese Medicine is in the list of core journal of science and technology in China, ranking T2 in the classification catalogue of traditional Chinese medicine science and technology journals.
International Cooperation and Education
LNUTCM is eligible to take international students with scholarship awarded by the Chinese government, Confucius Institute Scholarship as well as PHD scholarship awarded by Liaoning province It is the international cooperation base of TCM for Liaoning, China-Thailand and China-Central Eastern European countries, and the China - Thailand center of TCM. LNUTCM has established the Confucius Classroom of TCM in Slovakia Medical University. It has jointly operated education program in Nursing at the undergraduate level with Ara Institute of Canterbury, New Zealand. Focusing on Asia, facing Europe and the United States, expanding to Africa and taking a global view, the University has carried out extensive international exchanges and cooperation, and has established cooperative relations with universities, medical institutions or academic organizations in 35 countries and regions.
LNUTCM boats four affiliated hospitals, which are respectively titled Liaoning Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Liaoning Traditional Chinese Medicine Research Institute, Liaoning Proctology Hospital and Liaoning Integrated TCM and Western Medicine Hospital. LNUCTM has 11 national key clinical specialties of the Ministry of Health, 7 national TCM (specialized TCM) diagnosis and treatment regional centers, 21 key specialties of the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine and 43 provincial key specialties. LNUTCM also has 7 indirectly affiliated hospitals and 88 bases for clinical teaching.
Campus Environment and Infrastructure
Focusing on the concept of “healthy, beautiful and modern campus”, LNUTCM continuously promotes the construction of humanistic campus, energy-saving campus, safe campus and smart campus, and provides service guarantee for high quality running university. All the campuses are equipped with advanced and efficient network infrastructure supporting IPV6, based on the safe and efficient cloud -computing data center, and has established a relatively complete network security protection system, which will constantly improve data information service capacity, and facilitate the high quality development of the University.
Entering the new era, seizing the tide to seek development, LNUTCM has implemented Xi Jinping Thought on Socialism with Chinese Characteristics for a New Era, committed to the direction of socialist education, and adhered to the fundamental task of “fostering moral integrity and educating people”. With the motto of “Strive for virtue and knowledge，inherent the essence and keep innovation”, LNUTCM has promoted intensive development comprehensively, and enhanced the core strength in university management, and has also made important contributions to the comprehensive revitalization of Liaoning province and the cause of inheriting and developing traditional Chinese medicine. LNUTCM has been steadily stepping with great strides towards a high-level TCM university and will greet the bright future of traditional Chinese medicine with new and greater achievements!