Department of Nephrology
The Department of Nephrology of the Second Hospital of Jilin University was founded in 1982. In the past 20 years, under the leadership of Lining Miao, the Department of Nephrology has grown into a leading department in the field of nephrology in Jilin Province, and enjoys a high reputation in the Northeast region. Famous academician Xiangmei Chen is the first batch of master graduate students of our department. Now our department is National Key Clinical Specialty, Peritoneal Dialysis Training and Demonstration Center of Ministry of Health, Kidney Disease Quality Control Center of Health Department of Jilin Province, Director Unit of Jilin Provincial Medical Association Nephrology Branch and Jilin Provincial Physician Association Nephrology Branch, Key Laboratory of Kidney Disease of Health Department of Jilin Province, Key Laboratory of Diabetes and its Complications of Jilin Province, Key Laboratory of Nephrology of Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine of Jilin Province.
In 2012, our department was selected as the only National Key Clinical Specialty for kidney diseases in Jilin province. At present, our department has specialized clinical treatment center, renal biopsy diagnostic center, blood purification center, peritoneal dialysis center, nephrology intensive care unit and laboratory. It is the only clinical specialty in Jilin province that integrates all these functions. The clinical treatment center has 89 sickbeds and the blood purification center has 121 sickbeds. There are 26 doctors include 8 professors, 4 associate professors, 11 attending physicians, and 3 doctors in our department. There are also 91 nurses and 6 technicians in our department. The staffing ratio of medical and nursing staff is moderate, the structure of qualified personnel is reasonable, and the capacity for sustainable development, which can meet the current work and development needs of the department. There are 2 doctoral supervisors and 10 master supervisors in our department. We have trained 3 postdoctoral candidates, 19 doctoral candidates, and more than 100 postgraduates. Based on the principle of comprehensive development in medicine, education and research, our department also has achieved fruitful achievements in scientific research. In the past five years, our department has obtained 15 national-level projects, 26 provincial-level school-level projects, accumulated funds amounted to 4.604 million yuans. Our department has won one Chinese medical science and technology third prize and six provincial science and technology progress awards. Our department has published 44 high-level SCI-indexed papers, 6 monographs, and 6 patents.