International Collaboration and Exchange Program

A program directed by: Dr. Anette Wu

To donate or support please contact: aw2342@cumc.columbia.edu

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National Taiwan University

NTU College of Medicine

National Taiwan University College of Medicine (NTUCM) was founded as the Taipei Hospital Medical Training Institute in 1897 by the Japanese government to offer medical education and to train medical doctors. NTUCM consists of 7 schools (including Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Medical Biotechnology), 25 graduate institutes, 5 research centers.  NTUCM is the leading college of medicine in Taiwan and aims to become a college of excellence in the Asia-Pacific region. The strength of NTUCM lies in its outstanding students as we recruit the best students in the country every year. NTUCM is a training institution for cultivating the paramount medical professionals as well as leaders to promote the advancement of our society.

 

Taipei

Taipei City is the capital as well as the political, economic, educational, and cultural center of Taiwan. It is a beautiful city blended with ancient and modern cultures, with antique buildings and streets located amidst sky-scrappers (including Taipei 101) and bustling night markets. It is also surrounded by natural sceneries, where people often go for a hike up the Elephant Mountain, visit the Shifen Waterfall, or relax themselves at the Beitou hot springs. Public transport is highly available and it is very convenient to travel around the city. Food-trip is a must to understand the Taiwanese, where you can lay your hands on interesting snacks like oyster omelet, fried chicken fillet, peanut-roll with ice-cream, stinky tofu, pearl milk tea, and many others!