In recognition of his outstanding accomplishments as educator, and for his unique role in advancing radiological techniques in China, Professor Zheng Yu Jin from Beijing, China, will be awarded ESR Honorary Membership at ECR 2018.
Zheng Yu Jin is a director, professor and doctoral tutor of the Beijing Union Medical College Hospital and principal of the Ministry of state-level key disciplines. He is also director of the Beijing Union Medical College Medical Imaging Department and chairman of the Chinese Society of Radiology.
Prof. Jin has been engaged in diagnostic imaging and interventional radiology for more than 30 years. From 1990, he has carried out new radiological techniques, such as bronchial artery interventional therapy in haemoptysis, coronary artery and intracranial arterial thrombolysis and dual-source CT coronary angiography, to explore the relevant technical standards, which were recognised by domestic and foreign guidelines. Since 2000, he has taken a global lead in the design and development of magnetic resonance whole-body diffusion-weighted imaging for the assessment of malignant tumours and MR guided focused ultrasound therapy, and conduction of multi-centre study in China.
Prof. Jin has conducted many national key research projects and won the second prize of National Science and Technology Progress, the first prize of Scientific and Technological Progress by the Ministry of Health, first prize in Science and Technology, second prize of Huaxia Medical Science and Technology, and many more. He has published over 120 articles and 8 professional books.
Prof. Jin has been leading medical school education, adult education, continuing education and other different levels of teaching over the years. He introduced foreign advanced group discussions and the interactive feedback system. He has received the National Top Quality Courses and Textbook for Higher Education in Beijing awards and the Excellent Teaching Team of Beijing award, among others.
Under his leadership, the Beijing Union Medical College Hospital has been elected best department in China’s best specialist reputation ranking list, contributing to the development of domestic imaging diagnosis and interventional medicine, and leading the field of radiology in China.
Prof. Jin has given several invited keynote speeches on radiology in China and Asia throughout the world, bringing Chinese radiology onto the international stage.
Prof. Jin has received the honorary title of Outstanding Teacher of Central Health, Outstanding Young and Middle-aged Specialist, Chinese Physician Award and Beijing Excellent Teacher.
At ECR 2018, Professor Jin will be presented with Honorary Membership of the European Society of Radiology.