On morning of August 19th, professor Kar Keung Cheng who is academician of Academy of Medical Sciences of Britain, dean of Institute of Applied Health Research at Birmingham University, director of General Medicine Development Research Center at Peking University visited XMU with Peking University professor Chi Chunhua, Miao Yide, Yao Mi and manager Hu Lin. The team was welcomed by Party Secretary Fan Bing, Vice-president Yao Wenzhu and representatives from affiliated hospital, institute and community health center.
Secretary Fan Bing giving a speech
Secretary Fan Bing first gave an introduction of the General Medicine discipline of Xi’an Medical University. He said, recognizing that general practitioners are an important, supporting role of provincial medical system, XMU endeavors to educate talents for communities and establishes cooperation with universities overseas. Hopefully, XMU would enhance cooperation on discipline construction, personnel training and research with University of Birmingham and Peking University. Director Li Yajun of affiliated 1st hospital made a comprehensive report of General Medicine of XMU.
Professor Cheng sharing his insights
Professor Cheng expressed high praise for the efforts made at XMU, followed by his analysis of General Medicine’s role in national medical services and an introduction of GP evaluation and management in UK; said he would help promote collaboration between Birmingham, Peking and XMU. Professor Chi Chunhua and Miao Yide also shared cases as well as personal expedience on General Medicine with participants.