From February 16 to 21,2016, Secretary of CPC Xi’an Medical University Committee Fan Bing, Dean He Xinying,Director of Personnel Department Xu Xi and Professor Wang Yang visited several famous universities and medical institutes in Melbourne, Australia.
The delegation visited La Trobe University, Victoria Health Care Association, University of Melbourne, East Health Department of Victoria, Box Hill Hospital, and Health Care Network Organization in Australia. Through the four-day visit, delegation members gained a better understanding of clinical medicine and general medicine education, teaching and talent cultivation modes in Australia; their successful practices to cultivate qualified and dedicated general practitioners; as well as the constitution and functions of Australian primary health care system. Moreover, the delegation had verbal agreements with La Trobe University and University of Melbourne on cooperative education in fields of Nursing, Public Health, Health Management and General Medicine; they also discussed the possibilities of cooperating with Box Hill Hospital in medical services.
During this visit, the delegation made connections with La Trobe University, University of Melbourne, and Australian Chinese Medical Association, paving the way for our faculties to visit and study in Australia. The whole visit was tightly scheduled, but well organized and highly rewarding. The University plans to created more chances for our faculties to study abroad and actively promote the international communication and cooperation in education and research.