Introduction of Department of Pathology
The Department of Pathology in Peking University People's Hospital is a national key discipline. There are 33 staff members including 4 deputy chief physician and chief physicians, 3 domestic famous experts.
The department offers a full range of diagnostic services in anatomic and surgical pathology, cytopathology, and autopsy service. In these years, the department of pathology examined over 50, 000 cases each year. Till now, there are about 700, 000 cases of pathologic diagnosis have been performed in our department. In addition, the department is also one of the pathologic consultation centers of Peking University, which provides pathologic consultation of intractable cases for the whole country. The pathologic diagnosis has reached the leading level and position in some areas, especially in breast tumor, Gynaecology and Obstetrics diseases, and bone and soft tissue tumor. Our pathologists actively take part in the MDT of multiple departments and offer rational suggestion for clinical diagnosis and treatment. New technical methods，including special staining, immunohistochemistry, in situ hybridization, and fluorescence in situ hybridization(FISH) have been set up in our department.
2、Obstetrics and Gynecology tumor
3、Bone and soft tissue tumor
4、Lymphatic tissue and hematopoietic system tumor
6、The digestive system diseases
The Department can also provide education for the pathological postgraduate, including breast cancer, gynaecology tumor, bone and soft tissue tumor. More than 15 postgraduates have been graduated from our department. We also offer pathologic resident training and 12 residents from Beijing have passed the exam of 3 years training. We simultaneously undertake teaching courses of Oral pathology for foreign students and gynaecology and obstetrics pathology. More than 30 pathologic doctors come to study in our department from the whole country in the past 5 years. We participate the difficult cases discussion of Beijing city every month and communicate with our collegues. We take part in the conferences many times every years and organize some conferences of our own. To update knowledge, we hold academic activity every two weeks in our department.
Recently, our department undertook more than ten grants and published about 50 papers. We also wrote some masterpieces in Chinese, including the Pathology Gynaecology and Obstetrics, the Clinical Pathology of Breast Tumor, the Pathology of Fine Needle Aspiration Cell Pathology. Multiple pathologic masterpieces written in English were translated to Chinese, including Ackerman's Surgical Pathology. Some professors act as members of editorial board or reviewer in pathologic journals, including Chinese Journal of Pathology, Chinese Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chinese Journal of General surgery, Chinese Journal of Diagnostic Pathology, Chinese Journal of Clinical and Experimental Pathology, etc.