- For more information, consult the Erich Paulun article on the German Wikipedia.
Erich Paulun (simplified Chinese: 宝隆; traditional Chinese: 寶隆; pinyin: Bǎo Lóng) (born March 4, 1862, in Pasewalk – March 5, 1909, Shanghai) was a German naval surgeon. After leaving active duty in 1899, he founded together with the German doctor Oscar von Schab the Tung Chee Hospital for Chinese (Tung-Chee in Pinyin: Tongji). He founded the Shanghai German medicine school in 1907, the German government established the "German Medical School for Chinese in Shanghai". Paulun was the founding rector. Today, Tongji University in Shanghai and the Faculty of Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology in Wuhan rely on this foundation.