Korean Hospital Delegation Visits UNC PMR

Korean Hospital Delegation Visits UNC PMR
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The delegation meets with our chair, Dr. Michael Y. Lee (front row, second from left) and other faculty in the Rehabilitation Center. Dr. Wang-Jun Lee is seated in the front row, center.

The Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation recently welcomed a delegation from Kwandong University College of Medicine/Myongji Hospital in Korea led by Wang-Jun Lee, MD, PhD, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman. Dr. Wang-Jun Lee also is CEO and Publisher of The Korean Doctors' Weekly, and CEO/Chairman of Incheon Sarang Hospital.

The Korean team explored our unique interdisciplinary coordination of rehabilitation medicine, our UNC Health Care Rehabilitation Center, and our research into the efficacy of Asian medicine for rehabilitation. The group, which included doctors, medical journalists and architects, also visited the neighboring Children's Hospital and the new Cancer Hospital to gather ideas about architectural options for their hospital.