Professor Bingrong Liu has done a lot of work as the director of the Department of Gastroenterology, the Second Affiliated Hospital of Harbin University since June 2004. Professor Bingrong Liu and his team has promoted a great development of the Department with an annual income of more than 35 million USD, compared with that of 2.3 million USD before 2004. Now, The department has 240 beds and 3 endoscopy centers with an annual endoscopic check-ups and treatments of about 70 thousand cases and an annual outpatient reception of over 110 thousand cases. It has become a high reputation department both at home and abroad.Professor Bingrong Liu initiated the painless gastroenteroscopic examinations in 2002 in the three northeast provinces. And has been engaged in the work of interventional treatment of liver cancer and achieved a good result.In 2008, professor Bingrong Liu began to carry out earlier in China the work of ESD. And thereon, he and his team began to implement the most advanced techniques of EMD, EFR, tEMD, POEM, and has completed a large number of difficult endoscopic treatments and has saved a lot of severe patients, attracted patients from all over the country and from Russia too.Professor Bingrong Liu is now the President of the Hospital of the GI Diseases of the First Affiliated Hospital of the Zhengzhou University
Dr. Brisebois is an Internal Medicine Specialist (Complex Patient Care) and Palliative Care Specialist. She is the Medicine Site Chief at the Grey Nuns Hospital, Edmonton. She has been practicing for 17 years, in both acute care and community environments. She has a special interest in non-cancer serious illness care. She has published and spoken internationally on these topics. She is deeply involved with the Strategic Health Networks of the Alberta Health Services programs that focus on improving care for patients and families in these areas. Dr. Brisebois’ areas of expertise include Advance Care Planning (Living Wills, Personal Directives) and integration with Goals of Care designations, living fully with chronic illness by minimizing symptoms, navigation of the health system, and dispersed education in these areas. She has won numerous teaching awards, and has received multiple grants to further her work in these areas.
Advance Care Planning (Living Wills, Personal Directives) and integration with Goals of Care designations, living fully with chronic illness by minimizing symptoms, navigation of the health system, and dispersed education