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Beihang Signs Strategic Cooperation Agreement with Peking Union Medical College
Release time:May 22, 2023 / Lu Meili

On May 18, Beihang University and Peking Union Medical College signed a strategic cooperation agreement at Ruxin Conference Center.

Academician Wang Chen, President of Peking Union Medical College and Vice President of Chinese Academy of Engineering; Vice President Li Qing; Deputy Secretary of Party Committee Zhang Qin; Cai Jun, Vice President of Fuwai Hospital of Chinese Academy of Medical Sciences; Wang Jing, Party Secretary of Institute of Basic Medicinal Sciences; Wang Ke, Party Secretary of Institute of Materia Medica; Zhong Mei, Director of Education Department of Cancer Hospital; Zhao Changlu, Party Secretary of Beihang University; Academician Wang Yunpeng, President of Beihang University; Deputy Party Secretary Cheng Bo and Vice President Lyu Weifeng attended the ceremony.

Zhao Changlu and Wang Yunpeng extended a warm welcome to the delegation and expressed their heartfelt thanks to Peking Union Medical College and its affiliated hospitals for their long-term care and support for Beihang University. Wang Yunpeng presided over the signing ceremony. He introduced the basic situation of Beihang University in talent cultivation, discipline construction, scientific and technological innovation, teaching staff and medical discipline development. He said that Peking Union Medical College is the top medical research institution and the top medical education institution in China, producing a large number of talents and fruitful achievements, and has made important contributions to the establishment and development of China's modern scientific and medical system. The cooperation between Beihang University and Peking Union Medical College has been going on for a long time. Both sides have distinct characteristics and advantages, and have broad prospects for cooperation in the construction of medicine-engineering disciplines, high-end medical equipment, and high-level medical talent cultivation. It is hoped that both sides will take the signing of the agreement as an opportunity to further deepen all-round cooperation in education, science and technology, and human resources, accelerate major innovation in the medical field for people's lives and health, help train top-notch innovative medical talents, and make greater contribution to the comprehensive implementation of the Healthy China initiative. Efforts will be made to transform the results of thematic education into high-quality development of the university.

Wang Chen expressed his heartfelt thanks to Beihang University and praised its outstanding contributions in the fields ofaeronautics and astronautics. He pointed out that medical science is based on multiple sciences, integrating the great achievements of human knowledge, technology, art and academia. Modern medical science takes the health of humanity as the ultimate goal and embodies all the advanced scientific achievements and technologies. Medical education determines the future of medical health. It is hoped that the two sides will take this opportunity to further integrate their superior resources in talent cultivation and scientific research, establish a "Union Medical class" based on Beihang University’s medical-engineering disciplines, jointly explore the internal law of interdisciplinary talent cultivation, and jointly carry out research on education and teaching reform. The two sides will enroll those who have a real passion for the medical cause, train them into top-notch medical talents with multi-disciplinary background, and help them become "master doctors" after graduation, making new contributions to the development of Chinese medicine and medical-engineering disciplines as well as medical innovation.

Wang Chen and Wang Yunpeng signed the agreement on behalf of Peking Union Medical College and Beihang University respectively. Li Qing, Zhang Qin, Cai Jun, Wang Jing, Wang Ke, Zhong Mei, Zhao Changlu, Cheng Bo, Lyu Weifeng, President Assistant Zhang Yaotian and Zhao Weisheng, and Fan Yubo, Dean of School of Biological Science and Medical Engineering and School of Medical Science and Engineering witnessed the signing.

Reported by Wang Qing and Shi Yue

Photographed by Di Bailu

Reviewed by Li Jianwei

Edited by Jia Aiping and Lu Meili

Translated by Lu Meili

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