Department of general practice (GP) is a relatively young but prospective section in our hospital. The teaching research center for GP was set up in 1999 in the hospital. The resident training program of this department was one of the best in general practice of Zhejiang Province, and among the first batch recognized nationwide. The department maintains an active outpatient service as well as inpatient service since 2013. This department keeps a comprehensive cooperation with the Family Medicine faculty, Case Western Reserve University(CWRU) of the USA.
This department owns a professional team of GP specialists. There are 7 chief/associate chief physicians and 8 MD-degree-owners in the team. Dr. Song Zhenya chairs the department and is specialized in digestive disease. There are also experts at cardiology, traditional Chinese Medicine, psychiatry, tumor and neurology in the team. Our mission is to be excellent in individual patient medical service, in regular training of GP resident, in continuing education for general practitioner, and in research in the clinical practice.