Eight-year medical program
As the Second Clinical Hospital Affiliated to Peking University Health Science Center (PKUHSC), PKUPH have been committed the clinical education of the last 5 years of eight-year medical program. There are about 300 medical students of eight-year program study in our hospital and about 50 of them will graduate and get MD. Each year. Meanwhile, we choose several excellent medical students to receive joint education for PhD outside China mainland for 3-4 years before the cultivation of Clinical Medicine Stage II; once they get the PhD, they need to come back and receive the training of Clinical Medicine Stage II and thus graduate with MD and PhD.
We apply multiple instructional methods to cultivate medical students‘ knowledge, skills and attitude.
1.Strengthen the ability of self-directed learning：
We employ PBL , CBL and “Flipped Classroom” etc. to cultivate students’ teamwork spirit, communication skills and ability of self-directed learning.
2.Emphasis the ability of clinical skills:
1) Simulation education: we integrate the simulation based medical education into existing curriculum to improve medical students’ clinical skills and patient safety and quality of medical care.
2) Bedside practice: we have over 1600 beds, over 3 million outpatients and about 70000 patients discharged each year. The resources of Clinical education are sufficient.
3.Emphasis the cultivation of professionalism:
1) Professionalism education of clinical medical students of 8-year program is carried out throughout the curriculum. Well-known experts and professors are invited to perform quality-oriented education in 7 models, such as culture, moral, innovation, psychology, professionalism and etc., a total of 172 hours.
2) Relying on the “Department of Medical Social Work and Volunteer Service”, medical students here conduct a unit of medical volunteer service every 2 months (24 hours per year, compulsory). With scientific and humanistic management, students can participate in volunteer servicesaccording to their own arrangement. The volunteer service is closely related to students appraising and will contribute a lot to those hoping to work in the hospital after graduation. This activity has earned the reorganization of the National Health and Family Planning Commission, Chinese Medical Doctors Association and Chinese Medical Association as well as social
4.Emphasis assessment and feedback of medical education:
We use 360°- Network Assessment System and Teaching Quality Real-time Network Monitoring and EvaluationSystem to assess and evaluate the teaching and learning effect. We emphasis both formative assessment and summative assessment.