Opening ceremony of the Workstation of Academician Zhongnanshan held in Suzhou Children's

From:Children’s Hospital of Soochow University    Release time:2019-04-24

On April 20, the launching ceremony of the Workstation of Academician Zhongnanshan was held in our hospital on Jingde Road. Zhong Nanshan (academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering), Tan Ying (director of Jiangsu Commission of Health), Cao Houling (vice mayor of Suzhou), Chen Weichang (vice president of Soochow University), Tan Weiliang (director of Suzhou Commission of Health) etc. attended the launching ceremony. Wang Jian, head of our hospital, heads of relevant departments and respiratory specialists attended the meeting. The ceremony was presided over by Lu Zuyuan, secretary of the Party Committee of the hospital.

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Wang Jian introduced the development of the hospital, and the development prospects of the Workstation of Academician Zhongnanshan and the hospital. Academician Zhong Nanshan is a well-known respiratory specialist in China and a leading figure in China’s fight against SARS. The successful introduction of Academician Zhong Nanshan’s team will further enhance the medical technology level and medical service capacity of the Respiratory Department of Children’s Hospital of Soochow University. It can benchmark the hospital as a first-class hospital in China and a hospital internationally renowned. Moreover, it helps enhance the construction of disciplines and talents, accelerates the hospital’s establishment of a provincial-level children’s medical center, and promotes the high-quality development of the regional cause of children’s health at the forefront of the entire province.

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According to Chen Weichang, vice president of Soochow University, the team of Academician Zhong Nanshan will carry out in-depth cooperation with Children’s Hospital of Soochow University, which is of great significance for promoting the development of the hospital’s respiratory department, the improvement of its technical level and the breakthrough of its scientific research capabilities. Soochow University has vigorously carried out reform on medical education, built a scientific research and innovation platform to further support the comprehensive and coordinated development of the hospital. It is hoped that Children’s Hospital of Soochow University will continue bearing the heavy responsibility of developing the regional cause of children’s health, bear in mind its original intention and seize the opportunity to constantly create a new situation for training pediatric medical personnel, scientific and technological development, and making innovative breakthroughs of the medical level.

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As said by Tan Ying, director of Jiangsu Commission of Health, we feel inspired with enthusiasm that the team of Academician Zhong Nanshan has settled in Children’s Hospital of Soochow University, which will remarkably enhance the ability of the hospital and even all the hospitals in the province to diagnose and treat respiratory diseases, promote the coordinated development of clinical medicine, teaching and medical research, and safeguard the health of children in the region. She hopes that the team of Academician Zhong Nanshan will strengthen the guidance on Children’s Hospital of Soochow University, help improve the hospital’s ability of diagnosis and treatment, and strive to build a regional and even national high-level clinical diagnosis and treatment center for children's respiratory diseases. She also hopes that Children’s Hospital of Soochow University will seize this opportunity to continuously deepen the reform and take a leading position in the high-quality development of medical care, provide high-quality services for children, so as to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the hospital with excellent achievements of high-quality development and jointly welcome the 70thanniversary of the founding of New China. 

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According to Zhong Nanshan, academician of the Chinese Academy of Engineering, on the basis of long-term cooperation, the two sides will rely on the adult respiratory diagnosis and treatment platform to carry out accurate diagnosis and treatment of children’s respiratory diseases, link adult diseases and childhood diseases, and conduct early preventive treatment by tracking disease manifestations in childhood and adolescents. Relying on the National Clinical Medical Research Center, based on big data and artificial intelligence, the two sides will jointly implement proposals of early prevention and early diagnosis, and further enhance the comprehensive development (clinical medicine, teaching and medical research) of the Respiratory Department of Children’s Hospital of Soochow University. Relying on the cooperation platform of the expert team, the hospital should try to build a precision diagnosis and treatment system for children's respiratory diseases leading in the province and well-known nationwide. Academician Zhong Nanshan hopes that Children’s Hospital of Soochow University will further strengthen its characteristics as a specialized hospital, give full play to the advantages of being a specialized hospital, strengthen academic research, and stick to the spirit of seeking truth and being pragmatic, working hard, persevering, and pioneering and innovating. The hospital should strive to become a first-class, internationally renowned and people-satisfied modernized children’s hospital, making unremitting efforts to achieve the dream of the children’s hospital!

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Subsequently, Academician Zhong Nanshan, Director Tan Ying, Vice Mayor Cao Houling, Vice President Chen Weichang, Director Tan Weiliang and Head Wang Jian unveiled the Workstation.

After the launching ceremony, Academician Zhong Nanshan delivered a special lecture and conducted academic exchanges with the respiratory specialists of our hospital.

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The cooperation direction of this Workstation: Standardized diagnosis and treatment of children's respiratory tract chronic diseases, standardized diagnosis and treatment of children's respiratory tract infection, children’s respiratory tractinterventional therapy, diagnosis and treatment of children's pulmonary interstitial, severe respiratory diseases and pulmonary vascular diseases. Cooperation goals: To establish a standardized and informatized clinical database and specimen library for children's respiratory diseases; to establish a high-level team of accurate diagnosis and treatment for children's respiratory diseases so as to carry out standardized treatment; to set up a regional diagnosis and treatment center for children’s respiratory disease; to build a clinical application, basic research center and a talent training base; to build the hospital into a leading precision diagnosis and treatment center for children's respiratory diseases in Jiangsu province and among the top ten diagnosis and treatment centers in China. 

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Zhong Nanshan is an academician of Chinese Academy of Engineering, chief scientist of the National Key Basic Research Program of China (973 Program), doctoral supervisor, and director of the National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Diseases. He has presided over more than 10 major projects of the 973 Program and the National High Technology Research and Development Program of China (863 Program), won more than 40 national invention patents, over 30 national patents for utility models, published nearly 400 SCI articles, and edited nearly 30 monographs. Moreover, he has won more than 20 awards at the national, provincial and ministerial levels, e.g. Second National Prize for Progress in Science and Technology, First Prize for Science & technology Development/Achievement of the Ministry of Education, and Guangdong Provincial Prize for Progress in Science and Technology.

The successful introduction of the team of Academician Zhong Nanshan will greatly promote the comprehensive level of the Respiratory Department of our hospital in terms of clinical medicine, teaching and medical research. In addition, we can better serve the children and parents in Suzhou, establish a high-quality medical and health service system, continuously improve the medical and health service capacity and technical ability of Suzhou, and provide quality medical services for the children!