Center News Magazine: Physicians from China Visit Memorial Sloan Kettering

Wednesday, October 1, 2008
Physicians from Fudan University at a reception held in their honor speak with Memorial Sloan Kettering medical physicist Clifton Ling (white jacket) and Robert Wittes (red tie). Physicians from Fudan University at a reception held in their honor speak with Memorial Sloan Kettering medical physicist Clifton Ling (white jacket) and Robert Wittes (red tie).

A delegation of ten clinical leaders from Fudan University Cancer Hospital in Shanghai, China, visited Memorial Sloan Kettering in June. The physicians toured Center facilities, spent significant time with their Memorial Sloan Kettering counterparts, and learned about Center internal operations, patient care, and clinical research.


David Pfister speaks with members of the delegation at the reception. Memorial Sloan Kettering medical oncologist David Pfister speaks with members of the delegation at the reception.

The group was clearly very moved by the warm reception they received,” said Robert E. Wittes, Physician-in-Chief of Memorial Hospital. “The visit opened the door for more to come, and further joint activities will evolve as a result of the relationships forged at this first exchange.