Nanjing First Hospital is the initially evaluated three levels of first-group comprehensive hospital authorized by Ministry of Health. The hospital was founded in 1936. Now it is staffed with 1,835 employees and has 1,500 beds in total. In 2008, it received a large number of 1,425,300 patients, and 191,500 outpatients. With all departments completely set up, the hospital has one national-level and one provincial-level medical key disciplines, two key disciplines of Nanjing Medical University, 13 provincial-level or municipal-level clinical key specialties, 17 teaching and researching offices and 35 training points for carrying out master and doctor education. In addition, it is equipped with the third clinical medical school of Nanjing Medical University, Nanjing Cardiovascular Disease Hospital, National Drugs Clinical Testing Unit, Coronary Intervention training base of Ministry of Health, Endoscopic Treatment Technology Training Base of Ministry of Health, Jiangsu Provincial Center for Cardiovascular drugs clinical trial service, Jiangsu Provincial General Practioner Training Base, Jiangsu Provincial Residency Standardized Training Base, Nanjing Diabetes Prevention and Control Center, Nanjing Rehabilitation Center for Work Injury, Nanjing Clinical Nuclear Medicine Center, Nanjing Red Cross Eye Bank.