140 for 140 Global Recruitment Campaign

The Faculty aspires to be a global leader in teaching and learning, research and discovery, clinical service and knowledge exchange in the professional domains of medicine, nursing, public health, pharmacy, Chinese medicine and in the biomedical and social sciences that underpin these professions. At the same time, we aim to nurture outstanding students who would go on to serve the people locally, nationally and around the world, thus leading to sustainable social development through better health. HKUMed is the largest faculty with HKU, with around 450 full-time academic staff and 1,500 research and research-related support personnel. There are approximately 3,300 undergraduate and 1,600 postgraduate students. The Faculty receives substantial financial support for research activities from competitive grants, commissioned grants, contract research grants, conference grants, HKUMed is Hong Kong’s oldest and most prestigious faculty of medicine and a leader in pioneering medical education, training and research. It has continually set the benchmark for excellence in Asia, and ranked in 20th place worldwide for clinical and health subjects in the 2022 Times Higher Education World University Ranking. In terms of its exceptional research, 17 HKUMed academics were named as “Highly Cited Researchers” by Clarivate Analytics in 2021, a record high for the Faculty. LKS FACULTY OF MEDICINE fellowships offered by the Government and various local, national and international funding agencies, and donations made by professional and industrial bodies and individual benefactors. The Medical Campus on Sassoon Road accommodates teaching departments/ schools and their research laboratories, as well as state-of-the-art facilities which are among the best in the world. The Faculty is also anticipating the launch of our new CryoEM facility and the HKUMed Laboratory of Cellular Therapeutics on advanced therapeutic products (ATPs) and stem cell-based therapy projects with Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) compliance. The GMP facility will serve as the first training centre in Hong Kong for qualified key personnel, in preparation for the future establishment of more GMP-compliant ATP manufacturing facilities in the region. 140 FOR 140 GREAT MINDS FOR GRAND CHALLENGES