Yupei Zhao, MD (General Surgery)

Academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, President of Peking Union Medical College Hospital, Beijing, China

Prof. Yupei Zhao is an academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences, professor of surgery and doctorial supervisor. Enjoying the Special Allowance of State Council, domestically, Prof. Zhao is currently serving as the President of Peking Union Medical College Hospital, vice President of Chinese Medical Association (CMA), chairman of the Surgery Sector at CMA, team leader of the National Group of Pancreatic Surgery, Chairman of the Committee of General Surgery of Beijing Medical Association and that of Beijing Medical Doctor Association. Internationally, not only being granted the honorary academician of the International College of Surgeons, American College of Surgeons, Royal College of Surgeons of England and the College Surgeons of Hong Kong, he is also the vice president of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary and gastrointestinal Association and president of the 16th Asian Surgery Association. Prof. Zhao also takes an active role in the academic field by being the Chief Editor of Chinese Journal of Surgery, Editor-in-Chief of Annals of Surgery (Chinese Version), and Honorary and Associate Editor of a dozen surgical journals.

Prof. Zhao has been working in many innovative projects in the general surgery field (e.g. hepatobiliary surgery, gastrointestinal surgery, thyroid surgery and so on) with his excellent expertise in pancreatic surgery.

Prof. Zhao had received numerous awards for his exceptional contribution, including the second prize of College Science and Technology Award and National Progress Award in Science and Technology, the first prize of Chinese Medical Science and Technology Award, the Science and Technology Awards of the Ho Leung Ho Lee Foundation, the first Zhou Guangzhao Clinical Surgeon, Young and Middle-aged Expert with Special Contribution by the Ministry of Health, Chinese Medical Doctor Award, Model of Medical Ethics of Beijing, Ethics Advanced Individual of Beijing and National Labor Medal, to name a few. The Pancreatology, edited by Prof. Zhao was elected into the “Three One-Hundred” Original Book Publishing Program, a national honor in the Chinese publishing industries, launched by General Administration of Press and Publication.