1866 Boji Medical School –the earliestschool of western medicine in China founded by Peter Parker, American physician and missionary who introduced Western medical techniques into China. Dr. Sun Yat-sen, Democratic Father of China, studied medicine here.
1953 Zhongshan Medical School (Dr. Lin KE, a prominent medical educator in China, served as the first president
1985 Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences
2001 Sun Yat-sen University of Medical Sciences merged with former Sun Yat-sen University (founded in 1924 by Dr. Sun Yat-sen), and has become Zhongshan School of Medicine ever since
100th Anniversary Ceremony (2010)