Ke Yang Named to IOM

IOM President Victor Dzau welcomes Ke Yang as an IOM Foreign Associate.

Professor Ke Yang, the Executive Vice President of Peking University and the Peking University Health Science Center, has been designated a Foreign Associate of the Institute of Medicine (recently renamed the National Academy of Medicine, a division of the National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine in the United States). Election to membership in the IOM/NAM recognizes outstanding individuals who have made major contributions to the advancement of the medical sciences, health care, and public health.

China Medical Board has a long history of collaboration with Ke Yang, particularly in strengthening health professional education in China. Professor Ke has pioneered work on medical curricular reform, nursing and public health education, and instructional innovations. She chairs the Ministry of Education’s committee on health professional education.  Professor Ke served on the Commission on Health Professional Education for the 21st Century and contributed to The Lancet’s scientific paper on the transformation of the education of health professionals in China.