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China Program Office

The UMass Medical School China Program Office (originally named UMMS-China Translational Research Initiatives Office) was established in 2008 as part of the mission of UMass Academic Health Sciences Center - to advance the health and well-being of the people in the Commonwealth and the world through pioneering advances in education, research and health care delivery.

The China Program Office is committed to help establishing leadership position for UMMS in the trend of US Medical School/Health System globalization by

  • contributions to medical education in Chinese medical institutions
  • providing our medical students with opportunities of international culture exposure and more intensive medical training
  • establishing and maintaining alliance with top Chinese academic institutions for biomedical research, expanding our resources in facility, research funding and intellectual talents 
  • marketing UMMS IPs in China


Clinical rotation opportunities in China are available to UMMS students.  If you are interested and would like to have additional information, please

Contact China Program Office