Inauguration Ceremony of National Center of Health Professions Education Development held
MAY . 23 2018
Peking University, May 21, 2018: On May 16, 2018, “Medical Education in the New Era: Reform & Development”: Peking University Health Science • Education Forum (2018) and Inauguration Ceremony of National Center of Health Professions Education Development were held at Yingjie Overseas Exchange Center. The ceremony invited famous medical education experts from all over the country to Peking University, in hope that they could build consensus for the development of medical education in China and provide strategic support for the long-term development of education, medical care and health service at home and abroad. About 300 government officials and medical education experts were present at the ceremony.
Lin Jianhua, president of Peking University, delivered a welcome speech and expressed his gratitude to the guests present at the ceremony. He pointed out that Peking University would fully support the development of the center with the aim of building a national-level platform for medical education research and exchange to help implement the Healthy China Strategy and spare no effort to promote cooperation between health science and other disciplines in the future.
Han Qide, former vice chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress , underlined the importance of establishing the National Center of Health Professions Education Development. He hoped that the center would advise the government in the future and represent the medical education system to assist the reform of medical education in China.
Zeng Yixin, vice minister of the National Health Commission , congratulated on the establishment of the center. He believed that the establishment of the center was of vital importance to the promotion of the development and reform of medical education in China.
After the speeches, the National Center of Health Professions Education Development was inaugurated. Han Qide then issued appointment letters to the leaders of the Center.
The inauguration ceremony
Zhan Qimin, president of Peking University Health Science Center, introduced the main functions, goals and tasks of the National Center of Health Professions Education Development.
All the guests
In the afternoon, Zhan Qimin hosted the Forum on Medical Education Reform and Development in the New Era. 9 experts with backgrounds in medicine, education, engineering and artificial intelligence jointly discussed the future reform and development of medical education.
Written by: Ma Yaoli
Edited by: Hu Rong
Source: PKU News (Chinese)