On March 27, 2021, the re-election meeting of Chinese Society of Imaging Technology of Chinese Medical Association was held. Deputy Secretary-General Guo Weihua was invited to attend the meeting. The 9th Professional Committee of Chinese Society of Imaging Technology of Chinese Medical Association was elected. Guo Jianxin, Chief Technician from Department of Medical Imaging of the First Affiliated Hospital of Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU), was elected as the Standing Committee Member of Chinese Society of Imaging Technology of Chinese Medical Association.
The meeting was presided over by Hu Jun from Chinese Medical Association. All 69 members of the new Professional Committee participated in the meeting. Through recommendation and self-recommendation from different regions, all members of the 9th Professional Committee elected the Standing Committee members, Chairman-designate and Deputy Chairman by anonymous ballot on the spot, and successfully completed the re-election work.
Chinese Society of Imaging Technology of Chinese Medical Association was established in 1993, which follows the articles of Chinese Medical Association and implements tasks under the leadership of Chinese Medical Association. The specific goal of Chinese Society of Imaging Technology is to guide the imaging technology practioners nationwide to carry out scientific research, hold continuing education and conduct foreign exchanges, which provides a platform for communication and demonstration for imaging technology practioners throughout the country, enhances the humanistic quality and professional level of imaging technology practioners and contributes to the development of medical imaging and people's health. The national academic congress of Chinese Society of Imaging Technology is held at a designated city every autumn.
Department of Medical Imaging of our hospital has been approved as National Key Clinical Specialty, National Qualification Test Institution for Drug and Clinical Imaging Specialty (diagnosis and treatment), the first-batch Advantageous Medical Disciplines in Shaanxi Province, doctoral degree conferring discipline of imaging medicine and nuclear medicine, Candidate Chairman Affiliation of Chinese Society of Digital Medicine of Chinese Medical Association, Standing Committee Affiliation of Chinese Society of Radiology and Chairman Affiliation of Shaanxi Society of Radiology. In recent years, the department has undertaken dozens of national-level projects, such as Special Funding Project for Public Welfare Industry Research of National Health Commission, National Natural Science Foundation of China and New Century Excellent Talent Support Program of the Ministry of Education,etc. In addition, the department has received honorary titles of Excellent Department for Comprehensive Evaluation of the First Affiliated Hospital of XJTU for consecutive years. In 2020, it was awarded as Advanced Department for Scientific Research of the First Affiliated Hospital of XJTU, ranking 1st among all departments of medical technologies, and Outstanding Contribution Award for Teaching and Research. In the special year of 2020, the department received the honorary title of Outstanding Team for Fight against COVID-19 Pandemic under the leadership of Director Yang Jian.