Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine Pediatric Development Summit Forum was held and School of Pediatrics was set in School of Medicine

In order to better integrate the high-quality resources of Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine(SJTU-SM) and its affiliatedpediatric hospitals, it is necessary to comprehensively enhance the pediatric personnel construction. On the morning of September 29,the ceremony of Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine Pediatrics Development Summit Forum and the establishment of the School of Pediatrics was held in the auditorium on the second floor of YiDe Building. Cai Wei (Vice Chairman of Shanghai Political Consultative Conference, Vice President of SJTU and President of Shanghai Institute for Pediatrics Research) and Wang Panshi, an inspectorof Shanghai Commission for Health and Family Planning inauguratedthe School of Pediatrics, while Fan Xianqun,Party Secretary of SJTUissued a letter of appointmentto the president and vice president of School of Pediatric, with Ding Xiaodong (deputy director of Shanghai Municipal Education Commission) andChen Guoqiang(president of SJTU-SM and an member of Chinese Academy of Sciences)addressing at the meeting. The forum was presided over by Hu Yiqun, vice president of SJTU-SM.

Present at the meeting were Zhu Tongyu, Deputy Director of Shanghai Shenkang HospitalDevelopment Center, Wu Xianyong, Director of Center for Women and Children‘s Health of Shanghai Municipal Commissionfor Health and Family Planning, Dong Lianyan, Deputy Director of Biomedicine Department of Shanghai Municipal Science and Technology Commission, Huang Guoying, Dean of Pediatric Hospital affiliated to Fudan University, Li Tingyu, former president of Children’s Hospital Affiliated to Chongqing University, Li Qiu, dean of Children‘s Hospital affiliated to Chongqing Medical University, and Luo Xiaoping, director of Pediatrics Department of Tongji Hospital affiliated to Tongji Medical College of Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Jiang Yuwu, director of Pediatrics Department of Peking UniversityFirst Hospital, Wu Tao, deputy party secretary anddeputy president of SJTU-SM, Tang Guoyao,Party memberof SJTU-SM andParty secretaryof Xinhua Hospital, Sun Kun, president of Xinhua Hospital, Jiang Zhongyi, director of Children’s Medical Center of SJTU-SM, Jiang Fan,party secretary of Children‘s Medical Center affiliated to SJTU-SM, Yu Guangjun,director of Children’s Hospital affiliated to SJTU, faculty members from SJTU-SM and affiliated hospitals as well as student representatives.

Wu Tao read the “Notice of the Establishment ofSchool of Pediatric of Shanghai Jiao Tong University School of Medicine”, and “Notice of appointment ofpresident and vice president of School of Pediatrics”. Cai Wei and Wang Panshi inaugurated for the School of Pediatrics, while Fan Xianqun issued a certificate to employ Sun Kun as the president, Jiang Fanand Lv Zhi Bao as the vice presidents, afterwardsthey took a photo.

Sun Kun introduced the pediatric academy from the historical evolution of pediatrics, the founding background of the pediatric academy, the construction goal to the recent work, as well as the teaching operation that the three hospitals performed together on live on thepaper.cnthe same day.

Chen Guoqiang pointed outin his speech that after the founding of the School of Pediatrics, it would devote itself to training a group of medical students who have both high scores and feelings for pediatricians, and would strive to cultivate their love of children and their love of pediatric medicine. The most important thing for the newly established pediatric academy was to respect the laws governing the development of pediatric medicine and the growth of pediatricians, and to create a new system of pediatric personnel training in all aspects, which called for everyone to devote all kinds of resources fromtextbooks and teaching to all aspects of pediatrics.

Finally, Ding Xiaodong made a concluding speech, in which he pointed out that Since the 18th CPC National Congress, the party Central Committee with Xi Jinping as the core had placed great emphasis on education and had made a series of major plans for education. Under the leadership of the CPC Shanghai Municipal Committee and Shanghai Municipal Government, Shanghai Municipal Commission of Education hadattached great importance to the signifcant role of colleges and universities in national strategies such as “Healthy China” and the Shanghai Science and Innovation Centerwith placing its emphasis on the “leading” and “forerunner” role of Shanghai. As the “first party team” in the comprehensive reform of higher education institutions in Shanghai, SJTU-SM had always closely matched the major strategic needs of the country and Shanghai, proactively integrated itself into the practice of Shanghai‘s comprehensive education reform, and actively promoted the connotation development and quality improvement. Ding Xiaodong addressed that since the implementation of the “all-round two children” policy, the contradiction between supply and demand of children’s health care had become even more prominent, whichhad also setnew requirements for the development of pediatric medical education. To increase the supply of pediatric medical talents, we must respect the pediatric professionals training laws. Ding Xiaodong put forward three requirements: First, it is necessary to build a full-scale and wide-caliber full-chain training system. Second, we must conscientiously highlight the characteristics of personnel training mode. Third, we must strengthen co-development and innovation in medical education and research. He expressed the hope that everyone would continue to care about and support the development of pediatric education in Shanghai, take the initiative to perform their duties and contribute to the development of “Healthy Shanghai”. Shanghai Municipal Education Commission would, at the same time, support the development of SJTU-SM.

Followed by the keynote speech of Pediatric Development Summit, Jiang Yuwu made a presentation entitled “formation and inheritanceof teaching hospital medical education culture”; Li Qiu made a speech entitled “Deepening Medical Teaching - Reform, Practice and Thinkingof Pediatric Medical Education” ; Luo Xiaoping made a report entitled “focus on clinical ability to train excellent pediatricians”; Huang Guoying made a presentation entitled “trainingof Outstanding pediatrician”.

After the keynote speech, a seminar on the construction of pediatric instituteswas heldby the invited guests and relevant personnelin Room 101 1st floor, Yide Building. Participants discussedon the pediatric personnel training, pediatric system construction, pediatric hospital planning and construction goals of pediatric colleges and so on.