An integrated research environment that combines the resources from TMU and all three affiliated hospitals.
A wide variety of research topics including clinical diagnosis, mechanism construction, pharmacology, physiology, microbiology, molecular biology, immunology, etc.
Continuous publishments on international academic journals.
World-class researchers as adjunct lecturer to aid students in their clinical studies
Annually evaluated budget and equipment purchase to ensure students and teachers have the essential resources required.
International cooperation to maximize efficiency.
Lecturers actively participate in international medical conferences to enhance their teaching/research quality.
Future plans including：Multigene diagnosis of the Salmonella and the study of its antibiotic resistance, extreme-low weight preterm infant BPD prevention, VRE prevention and treatment via probiotics, studies on pediatrics SDM, Rotavirus vaccination, hemophilia cancer treatment, etc.
Education Objectives of our medical students in our division:
A. Knowledge to be gained
To understand the pathophysiology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis and management of Pediatric problems, with emphasis on the commonly seen by a specialist in the out-patient clinic setting.
To be familiar with the clinical manifestations and principles of treatment of major Pediatric emergencies, including pediatric triangle, dehydration, convulsion, respiratory distress, shock, acute surgical condition.
To get familiar with the indications, principles, complications, and interpretation of Pediatric diagnostic tests, that include rapid infectious disease tests, blood tests, serology and immunology tests, multiple sites culture tests, image study of multi-organ.
B. Skills to be acquired
To have ability to take a good medical history and perform a careful and accurate physical examination that include infants and children.
To be able to write concise, accurate and informative histories, physical examinations and progress notes that include infants and children.
To be able to formulate comprehensive and accurate problem lists, differential diagnoses and plans of management.
To be able to write concise, accurate, informative and helpful consultation notes, clearly outlining the recommendations and explaining their rationale.
To be able to search efficiently and evaluate the medical literature, including print and electronic media, in order to find pertinent and accurate information about a patient or condition.
C. Desirable behavior
Able to interact with patients and families in a professionally appropriate manner.
Able to learn by participation in ward rounds, teaching conferences and other educational activities.
Willing and able to teach medical students.
Willing and able to help the requesting physician in a consultative or co-management capacity, according to the needs of the situation.
To be able to have a habit of considering the cost-effectiveness of diagnostic and treatment strategies.
Able to appreciate social context of illness.
D. For Foreign Clinical Observer:
Clinical observer from other countries will participate together with our 5th and 6th year medical students during the rotation period.
Applicants need to be current medical students or graduates from a university or an equivalent institute in another country.
All submitted application forms must be written in English or Chinese.
Applicants need to provide health records and current immunization records in addition to proof of personal health/accident insurance with overseas coverage, or proof of national health insurance.
For safety reasons, students are strictly prohibited from making any clinical decisions or physician behavior; including inquiring or touching the patient, diagnosing or giving advised on any medical issues during the program, even if the applicant holds a medical doctor license in a foreign country.