This is the clinical teaching hospital for more than 10 universities, such as the Second Military Medical University, the Third Military Medical University, the Fourth Military Medical University, etc. It has 2 leading scientists who lead the PLA general medical technology, 1 Air Force chief expert, 13 Air Force level experts, 76 high-level scientific and technological personnel, 18 experts receive special allowances from the State Council. It is a national medical training base, has 125 Master and doctoral advisors, 34 doctorate or Master joint authorization. In 2015, it had 17 post-doctoral stations, over 600 graduate students, interns and visiting physicians. It had undertaken more than 110 research programs for the state, the army and the City of Beijing by 2014. 434
It has nearly 300 deputy chief physicians or above, and 400 professionals with Masters or Ph. D. degrees. This hospital has over 1000 registered beds.
This hospital has been doing clinical research and practice in liver, kidney, pancreas-kidney, corneal, bone marrow, and stem cell transplantation.
It started kidney transplants in 1986, and has many associated departments related to kidney transplantation, which has guaranteed its seamless development. The hospital offers a special “green channel” (wait -free service) for renal transplant patients.
Kidney transplantation is the important featured specialty of its Urologic Surgery Department. It can carry out 5 kidney transplantation operations simultaneously. 435This department has 7 professionals with senior titles, 6 with doctoral degrees and 3 with Master’s degrees. It has 70 beds.436
The hospital conducted the military’s first combined pancreas-renal transplantation in 1999, and it was also the first hospital in the Beijing area to carry out a liver transplant. 437
The director of its Department of Hepatobiliary Surgery, Zhang Hongyi, is a doctorial advisor. He engaged in liver transplantation research in 1989, and obtained special national liver transplant funding. He studied at the University of Tokyo as a visiting scholar in 2000, participating in live liver transplant clinical work. He has published more than 60 papers in domestic and foreign core journals, and gained many Science and Technology Progress Awards of the military and
from the Ministry of Health. 438
Its hematology department has carried out half-matching bone marrow transplants since 1999, and claims to remain at a leading level both in China and abroad. 439