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Welcome to the Med’oPolo Medical Rotation Program of Tongji University School of Medicine at the Shanghai East Hospital

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The International Medical Rotation Program of Tongji University Medical School at the Shanghai East Hospital is consulted and organized by the team of Med’oPolo – closely working together with the International Student Office of Tongji University School of Medicine and the Education Office of the Shanghai East Hospital. In addition to the education of the medical students from Tongji University, the Shanghai East Hospital offers international medical students the possibility to do clinical rotations in all departments for the past decade.

You can find all application information here.

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The Education Office of the Shanghai East Hospital, together with Tongji University School of Medicine (TUSM) and Med’oPolo International Student Programs, has established the largest and leading International Medical Rotation program in mainland China and is proud to offer medical students from all over the world the possibility to experience clinical routine in the most vibrant setting within the city of Shanghai. Due to the Tongji Universities history and the founding of the Medical School by the German Doctor Bolon in Shanghai 1907, the Shanghai East Hospital, an affiliated teaching hospital of Tongji University Medical School, is actively promoting and supporting the international exchange of medical students and is presently offering not only the largest, but also the most comprehensive and well known Medical Clinical Rotation Program in mainland China.

To ensure a continuous standard of excellence and proper mentoring for every single international student, the Education Center was founded in 2001. The teaching language is English and international medical students are not required to speak Chinese to successfully do their clinical rotations – even though basic knowledge of the Chinese language will be beneficial. Due to legislative changes, The Shanghai East Hospital or Tongji University School of Medicine does not offer international student housing as of 2020 anymore.

The tutors of the Med’oPolo Program at the Shanghai East Hospital has collected experience with tutoring over 600 students over the last decade and thus has great experience with the clinical education of international medical students. Since every student is different, our tutors can provide the students with exactly what they individually need – shadowing of the expert doctors on the one hand is just as common as active participation in the patient care on the wards and in the Operation Theatre. Our entire team is greatly looking forward to welcome you to the Shanghai East Hospital and get to know the everyday life of the doctors and medical professionals in the most modern city of China.

Looking back on 10 years of experience with the organization and quality control in the Shanghai Hospital, you have an experienced partner by your side throughout the planning of your rotation and during your time in Shanghai. Since we have been able to solve the vast majority of any problems that arose in the past, we encourage every single one of our students to contact us in case of any problems that are seemingly unsolvable or any concerns or discomforts that may arise. We are there for you and will be happy to do everything we can to find a quick and suitable solution to any situation that may arise.

Please browse our webpage prior to your application and familiarize yourself with all the information about our program. We are looking forward hearing from you and to receive your distiguished application.

Please note that this website is NOT the the Official Homepage of the Shanghai East Hospital and does not represent the Shanghai East Hospital in any way!