|Administrative Measures of “Clinical Medicine (Through-Type Cultivation) of Tongji University|
With the approval of the “Pilot Reform of the Medical Talents Cultivation Mode” by the Ministry of Education, the clinical medicine of the Medical School, guided by the “Cultivation Program for Excellent Doctors” of the Ministry of Education, has established a cultivation mode committed to cultivate outstanding clinical medical talents, particularly top-notch innovative medical talents. With the approval of the University, “Clinical Medicine (through-type cultivation)” was officially launched in 2013. To ensure the implementation of the project, the measures are formulated here:
1. Enrollment and Cultivation
1.1 Enroll high school graduates for the “Clinical Medicine (through-type cultivation)” program.
1.2 The "Clinical Medicine (through-type cultivation)" is designed to cultivate qualified clinical medical doctoral talents on the basis of its cultivation program.
1.3 "Clinical Medicine (through-type cultivation)", created with the principle of "phased requirements and through-type cultivation," is divided into the undergraduate phase (the first 5 years) and the doctoral phase. Students who have completed the undergraduate study and met the requirements of application for doctoral study will have direct access to the medical doctoral study (five-year cultivation for a science degree).
2 Administration of Student Status
2.1 The corresponding administrative department is responsible for undergraduate and doctoral students’ registration, including enrollment and tuition payment.
2.2 At the beginning of the 5th academic year, the Academic Affairs Office will collect undergraduate students’ learning data in different phases and submit to the Graduate School those students who meet the requirements of direct access to the doctoral study. The Graduate School is responsible for the review of their qualifications, as well as getting them preparing for the doctoral admission at the end of the fifth academic year.
In order to ensure the quality of the "clinical medicine (through-type cultivation)," the process assessment and phase-diversion system were implemented.
3.1 In the undergraduate stage, students will be diverted to Clinical Medicine (V) if any of the following situations occur:
(1) Failure in any course during the annual review.
(2) Failure during the first-phase comprehensive assessment (including medical basic courses, Medical English) at the end of the 6th semester.
(3) Failure during the second-phase comprehensive assessment (including clinical comprehensive courses, Medical English) and the scientific research cultivation project at the beginning of the 9th semester.
(4) Failure in meeting the requirements of direct access to the doctoral study; Failure in admission by any doctoral supervisor even though qualified for direct access and the doctoral selection.
3.2 In the doctoral stage, the doctoral cultivation follows the regulations of the University on the direct-access doctoral study.
4. Conferring degrees
4.1 According to the “Clinical Medicine (through-type cultivation)” program, students who have completed the undergraduate cultivation and met the requirements are conferred with Undergraduate Graduation Certificate and Bachelor's Degree Certificate in Medicine.
4.2 According to the “Clinical Medicine (through-type cultivation)” program, students who have completed the doctoral cultivation and have met the requirements are conferred with a Doctoral Graduation Certificate in Medicine and Degree Certificate in the Doctor of Medicine (science degree).
4.3 According to the “Clinical Medicine (through-type cultivation)” program, students who, as determined by the Disciplinary Committee, are not suitable for pursuing a doctoral degree, but qualified for postgraduate study of master's degree, will be admitted after review and approval. The postgraduate cultivation follows the regulations of the University on the study of a master’s degree. Students who have completed the postgraduate cultivation and have met the requirements are conferred with a Postgraduate Graduation Certificate in Medicine and Master’s Degree Certificate in Medicine (science degree).
5. These measures, approved by the vice president, have been put into trial for students of Year 2015, and the implementation, shall be interpreted by the Academic Affairs Office and the Graduate School.