School Facilities

The School of Chinese Medicine (SCM) of the University of Hong Kong is located on Sassoon Road in Pok Fu Lam. It has well-equipped teaching and clinical training facilities such as lecture rooms, Multimedia Learning Center, Chinese Medicine Specimen Laboratory, Chinese Medicine Teaching and Research Laboratory, Specialists Clinical Center for Teaching and Research, and a Chinese Medicine Clinical Skills Laboratory located at Pauline Chan Building. SCM is a subsidiary of Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine of the University of Hong Kong and has access to their teaching resources, which include the Laboratory Block, its teaching hospital - Queen Mary Hospital and Yu Chun Keung Medical Library. This provides students with favorable conditions for medical learning and practicum.


With continuous development and increasing student population, the School is committed to expand its clinical training bases by setting up a Clinical Centre for Teaching and Research at Central District and five Clinical Centres for Teaching and Research in partnership with the Hospital Authority and other non-profit organizations. These expansions give more opportunities of practicum training and clinical research for the students and at the same time, providing quality Chinese medicine outpatient service to the general public in Hong Kong. These help the School build a strong foundation in the development of education, medical care and research.

Teaching Venues

Spacious environment with comprehensive teaching facilities.

Chinese Medicine Clinical Skills Training Centre

The Centre is equipped with skill training equipments to enhance students' clinical skills.

Chinese Medicine Specimen Laboratory

Chinese herbs and medical samples are organized systematically to facilitate students' learning.

Chinese Medicine Teaching and Research Laboratory

The laboratory is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities to promote the development of Chinese medicine research.

Clinical Centres for Teaching and Research

The centres provide clinical training bases for the students.

Laboratory Block of the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine

The building consists of technologically-advanced facilities such as human anatomy laboratory and human specimen showroom, which allow students to gain basic knowledge of western medicine.

Queen Mary Hospital

A teaching hospital of the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine. It serves as clinical practicum base for western medicine training.

Gleneagles Hong Kong Hospital

The Clinical services of the Chinese Medicine Clinic is provided by teaching staff of the School of Chinese Medicine, HKU with rich clinical experience. The clinic provides high quality clinical services in Chinese Medicine including internal medicine, acupuncture, tui-na and bone-setting.

The University of Hong Kong – Shenzhen Hospital

The Chinese Medicine Clinic, which specializes in pains, neurology, connective tissue diseases, cancer and other diseases including endocrinology, psychiatry, gynecology, pediatrics and dermatology, is led by HKUSCM Director Prof. Lixing Lao. It will later provide clinical training not only for Chinese Medicine students, but also to other students in the Faculty of Medicine.

Yu Chun Keung Medical Library

The library houses a rich collection of medical information and provides the latest and the most detailed medical resources.