The 2nd U.S. - China Health Summit
Theme: The roles of Government, Market, and Professionalism
Date: October 31, 2012
Place: Beijing, China
The 2nd Summit, held in the Beijing International Conference Center, featured a stimulating discussion on professionalism, specialty of medical institutions, appropriate healthcare provider payment, health service regulations, technical innovation and quality control. Participants included Zhigang Sun, former Vice-Minister of National Development and Reform Commission and current Vice Commissioner of National Health and Family Planning Commission; Xiangyang Ding, deputy mayor of Beijing; Carolyn Clancy, Director of Health Research and Quality Control in the United States Department of Health and Human Services; Lincoln Chen, President of China Medical Board; and Yixin Zeng, President of Peking Union Medical College. More than 800 participants attended the Summit.