Founded in 1938, after more than 70 years of providing education in pharmacy, medical laboratory science, preventive medicine, nursing and clinical medicine，Guiyang Medical University (GMU) has grown into a multi-disciplined comprehensive medical university. It also offers courses in arts, science, law, and commerce.
Over 70 years of trail-blazing and accumulation, GMU holds a united force of 2465 staff member, including 223 professors and 523 associate professors. As to the academic degree, there are 162 doctors and 499 masters. In this way, GMU has cultivated an outstanding team of teaching staff with high academic level, reasonable age structure and high competence to meet the demand of various levels of teaching、medical treatment and scientific research.
Located in the centre of Guiyang, GMU boasts of a beautiful and comfortable campus with well-lined trees covering an area of 51 hectares. Well-equipped teaching buildings, library, experimental buildings, and student dormitories make it an ideal place for education. To ensure the quality of teaching, GMU has facilitated itself with advanced instructional and laboratory equipments. A FM broadcasting station is also established to help students to improve their English. The GMU library holds a collection of 710,000 volume of books and was equipped with an efficient and convenient computer network and management system. GMU is also the home to Guizhou Provincial Key Lab of Medical Molecular Biology, Guizhou Provincial Center for Experimental Animals, Guizhou Provincial Medical Literature Center and Guizhou Provincial Medical Information Retrieval Center.