Welcome Speech from President of Wu Jieping Medical Foundation
Welcome Speech from Presidents of IFFU
On behalf of the scientific committee of the 5th International Forum on Frontiers in Urology (5th IFFU), we would like to express our warm welcome and sincere gratitude to you all for taking time out of your busy schedules to be here from home and abroad.
The late Academician Wu Jieping was a great urologist of China. He won respects from lots of patients by his gracious medical ethics, excellent medical skills and specific services. His ideas of "Practice-think-practice" influenced generations of urologists. Having established Chinese Journal of Urology, founded Chinese Urological Association, published the book Wu Jieping Urology, he promoted continuous development of Chinese urology and led us to join the international community of urology.
To respond to the proposal raised by urologists from all over the country at the memorial ceremony for Prof. Wu, memorial event is held every spring in Beijing, starting from 2012, which is the International Forum on Frontiers in Urology. Following the aims of "Professional, Open, Lead and Educational", the Forum invites famous domestic and overseas experts to have discussions on management and development of urology department, and highlights in the field of endourology,functional urology,urooncology and urolithiasis; at the meantime, Msterclass on Urolithiasis and Masterclass will be co-organized with the international organizations; and continue to organize academic communication programs and simulation competition for young urologists. from China and the world;2015 Wu Jieping Urology Prize will be granted at the opening ceremony. By organizing scientific programs to memorize Prof. Wu and carry on his spirit, we hope to offer opportunities of interactions and learning to Chinese urologists at different levels for the rapid and continuing development of Chinese urology.
Thank you again for your attendance! We wish the 5h IFFU a success!