Tongji hospital comprises 52 clinical and paramedical departments with a total of 4,000 beds, among which 8 are national key disciplines, and the Department of Rehabilitation is designated a training and research center of WHO. The medical orientation of the hospital is: building 1 center – Central China's center of medical and health care; establishing 3 bases – base for treating critical cases, base for surgical treatment, and base for the care of high-level intellectuals and officials; and playing a 4-fold role – as a center, as a model, as a guide, and as a radiant of medical service.
The main indices of the hospital's medical workload have been breaking Hubei's medical records. The number of outpatient and emergency cases takes the lead in Hubei Province for more than 10 successive years. In 2009, these indices amounted to 2.556 million outpatient and emergency cases, 81,000 discharged patients and 39,300 operations.
Among its 4,500 staff members are a great number of experts and scholars reputed at home and abroad, including 180 tutors of doctorate candidates, 92 holders of special government allowances from China's State Council, 2 chief scientists of the national "973" research projects, 3 Yangtze-scholars of China's Ministry of Education, 10 holders of the national funds for outstanding youth, 8 middle-aged and young experts with prominent contributions selected by China's Ministry of Public Health, and 9 excellent new-century talents selected by China's Ministry of Education. Nine academicians are specially appointed professors of the hospital.