|Clinical Department at Ruijin Hospital|
Ruijin College of Clinical Medicine is based in RuijinHospital affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School ofMedicine. With the long history and tradition of Ruijin Hospitalreflected by its motto of “building with emphasis on quality,consolidating by relying on new talents and flourishing throughscience and education” and by virtue of its professional andacademic strengths, the college has trained thousands ofoutstanding medical professionals for thecountry.
Ruijin College of Clinical Medicine has 35 teaching andresearch departments. It has the biggest student number and campussize among all colleges of clinical medicine in Shanghai Jiao TongUniversity School of Medicine. The college has 894 clinicians,including 190 professors and chief doctors, as well as 316associateprofessors and associate chief doctor. About 700 medical studentsare grouped into 12 classes. The college offers clinical trainingto students in programs of clinical medicine, laboratory sciences,and advanced nursing programs.
As a feature of this college, the program of clinicalmedicine with French as the major teaching language has been inexistence for more than 20 years. It has now become a cooperativeproject jointly sponsored by the Chinese and French governments, ahighlight thatreceives full support from the two governments.Around 50% of students from this program have the prospect of goingto France for postgraduate clinical training. Besides, the collegeaccepts overseas students from France and Canada.
The program of medical laboratory sciences wasestablished in 1983, the first of its kind that offers education inlaboratory sciences to undergraduates. It has been upgraded toconfer master’s degrees. Currently, the program has more than 30full-time teachers and contract professors from other affiliatedhospitals.
Professor Li Hongwei is now the president of RuijinHospital Affiliated to Shanghai Jiao Tong University School ofMedicine,dean of Ruijin College of Clinical Medicine, Shanghai JiaoTong University School of Medicine, director of Shanghai Instituteof Digestive Surgery, professor and surgeon-in-chief in theDepartment of Surgery, Ruijin Hospital, and tenured professor ofRuijin Hospital and tutor of Ph.D. students.
Graduated from Shanghai Second Medical College in 1961,Prof. Li Hongwei has been engaging in general surgery and research,especially in surgical treatment of portal hypertension, liverdiseases, and rescue and monitoring of critically-ill patients. Thefirst liver transplantation of a cleavage type in China and thefirst multi-organ transplantation in Asia were performed by Prof.Liand his colleagues with full success.
Professor Li has held many major academic positions,including board member of Surgical Branch of Chinese MedicalAssociation, vice president of Portal Hypertension Branch ofChinese Medical Association; president of Shanghai Association ofSurgery; honorary member of French Surgical Association. He hasedited, written, and translated seven special educational books andpublished more than80 papers in major clinicaljournals.
Professor Li was among the first group cited as ExcellentPresidents of Hospitals in Shanghai and Excellent HospitalPresidents in China. He has won a Third World Prize for Progress inScience and Technology. In 1998, he was awarded the French KnightHonorable Medal, and in 2003, he won a National Prize forOutstanding Contributions to Management ofHospitals.
Under the leadership of Prof. Li, adhering to the spiritof” solidarity, practice, strictness, and innovation” and thestrategy of “building with emphasis on quality, consolidating byrelying on new talents and flourishing through science andeducation", Ruijin Hospital has gained fruitful achievements in allaspects of medicine, teaching, and research and made outstandingcontributions regarding hospital management.
Professor Zheng Minhua, male, born in 1963, has graduatedfrom a
special program of medicine with French as the majorteaching
language in Shanghai Second Medical University in 1986.Then hewent
to Strasbourg, France, as an overseas residentsponsored by the
government, followed by the completion ofattending surge on
training within six years. In 1992, heintroduced minimally invasive
techniques in surgical operations anddeveloped laparoscopic
cholecystectomy and colon resection, aftercoming back to Ruijin
Hospital. For these special achievements, hewas promoted as an
exceptional case to deputy director andsurgeon-in-chief
consecutively. Now he is the vice president ofRuijin Hospital, and
deputy director of Ruijin College of ClinicalMedicine, Shanghai
Jiao Tong University School of Medicine. He isalso director of
Shanghai Minimally Invasive Surgery Center,professor of general
surgery and tutor for PhDCandidates.