On the invitation of Dean Hu Daoyu and vice-Dean Li Xiaoming, Dr. Val M. Runge, Dean of Radiology Department of Galston Medical Center, University of Texas and also the Chief Editor of Investigative Radiology visited Tongji Hospital on November 14th. President Chen Anmin and vice-President Wu Hua met with Dr. Runge to further conduct the discussion of the clinical and scientific cooperation between the bilateral parties.
On the afternoon of 14th, Dr. Runge delivered an excellent speech with the theme of How to Write and Publish SCI Papers to about 150 doctors, receiving warmly welcome. After visiting the Radiology Department and new surgery building, Dr. Runge spoke highly of the importance paid on the Radiology and made a detailed development analysis for our hospital in aspect of home and abroad development trend.
The main purpose of Dr. Runge’s visiting this time is to discuss the Five Year Plan of further cooperation between the bilateral parties which includes continuing to send the young doctors of our department to communicate in the counterpart’s department, inviting the American young doctors to cultivate short-term training in our hospital, deepening the cooperation between the hospital levels and etc. In the past three years, with the help of Dr. Runge, five young doctors from our Radiology Department has been sent to work in the ultrasound science and research in the counterpart department and have published two papers with the impact factor of 5.0 and 3.0 respectively.