Elderly experts named 'models of ethics'

Cai Wenjun
Leading figures who are all over the age of 80 are honored by Shanghai with a unique award for their contributions to the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic.
Cai Wenjun

Eleven leading medical experts, all over 80 years old and having been involved in the health-care industry for over 50 years, were honored along with 35 young and middle-aged medical professionals for contributions to the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The “models of medical ethics” prize is the first of its kind to be awarded in the city.

Of the 11 experts, five are over 90 and six are in their 80s. Dr Chen Haozhu, a hematologist from Zhongshan Hospital, and Dr Wang Zhenyi, a cardiologist from Ruijin Hospital, were the oldest. Both are 96 years old.

Elderly experts named models of ethics
Ti Gong

Eleven experts are honored as models of medical ethics on Friday.

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