Issue 29, May 2015

From Editors

The CHPAMS Monthly is an e-newsletter of the China Health Policy and Management Society (CHPAMS). The newsletter provides updates and activities related to CHPAMS and information of potential interests for CHPAMS members.

CHPAMS Activities and Announcement

CHPAMS’ upcoming webinar series entitled “Jump-start Your Career”

About: To provide career opportunities and promote our members' career development, the first episode of the series invites two special guests from Peking University and Shandong University who will deliver recruitment talks and provide opportunity to interact live with members via video conferencing.


Prof. MENG Qingyue, Dean, School of Public Health, Executive Director, PKU China Center for Health Development Studies, Peking University

Prof. SUN Qiang, Deputy Dean, School of Medicine and Health Management, Executive Director, Center for Health Management and Policy, Shandong University

Date & Time: May 12, 2015, 9-11am (Beijing Time)

Free ticket reservation: Please click here to register. If you have problems to reserve the ticket, please email

Note: For members who are interested in applying for jobs at PKU and SDU and to be interviewed in Jumpstart Your Career, please send CVs to

CHPAMS Conference Reception for Members

International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) Annual International Meeting (May 16-20, 2015, Philadelphia, PA). CHPAMS members are welcome to social and food will be provided. If interested, please email Dr. Lizheng Shi ( with subject line “CHPAMS 2015 ISPOR Reception”.

Reception date and time: May 19th (Tuesday), 2015 at 6:00pm;

Venue: To be announced.

AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (June 14-16, 2015, Minneapolis, MN). CHPAMS members are welcome to social and food will be provided. If interested, please email Dr. Jing Hao ( with subject line “CHPAMS 2015 AcademyHealth ARM Reception”.

Reception date and time: June 15th (Monday), 2015 at 6:00pm;

Venue: To be announced.

Welcome our new registered members in April!

Congratulations to the following members who just won an Amazon gift card selected by random lottery:

Wang Xiangjie (Taishan Medical College, China)

LI Xian(University at Albany, State University of New York, USA)

SHANG Ce (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)

WAN Xia (Peking Union Medical College, China)

GONG Wenjie (Central South University, China)

LIU Dongdong (Pfizer Investment Co., China)

Reminder to the winners:

Please reply to to validate your email in order to get the e-gift card.

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United States

Assistant/ Associate Professor in the Center for Drug Safety and Effectiveness
Department of Epidemiology
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Deadline: September 1, 2015
[Location: Baltimore, MD]

Division of Comparative Effectiveness Research
University of Arizona
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Tucson, AZ]

Faculty Position in Dissemination and Implementation Science
Mayo Clinic
Deadline: Open until filled (Posted April 27, 2015)
[Location: Rochester, MN]

Health Scientist Administrator
Department of Health and Human Services
National Institutes of Health
Deadline: Open until filled (Posted April 30, 2015)
[Location: Montgomery County, MD]

Research Associate in Health Care Delivery
Harvard Business School
Deadline: Open until filled (Appointment end date: June 30, 2016)
[Location: Boston, MA]  

Research Assistant
Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Lebanon, NH]  

Research Associate/ Research Manager
National Pharmaceutical Council
Deadline: Open until filled (posted April 29-June 29, 2015)
[Location: Washington, DC]

Principal Researcher in Economics of Aging
American Institutes for Research
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Rockville, MD]


Scientist/ Assistant Scientist (See attached job description in Chinese)
School of Medicine and Health Management
Shandong University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Jinan, Shandong Province]

Assistant/ Associate/ Full Professor and Lecturer Positions Available for 2015-2017 (See attached job description in Chinese and English)
School of Public Health
Zhejiang University
Deadline: July 30, 2015
Contact person: Ms. Meng Fei (; Phone: +86-571-8898-1319)
[Location: HangZhou, Zhejiang Province]

Lecturer/ Assistant Professor
China Center for Health Development Studies
Peking University
Deadline: Open until filled
[Location: Beijing]

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Scholarships & Fellowships

Postdoctoral Fellowships in Health Policy Simulation Modeling by NIH
James H. Clark Center
Stanford University
Deadline: Open until filled (posted April 27, 2015)
[Location: Palo Alto, CA]

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Kunshan Forum 2015: Non-Communicable Disease and China’s Health System Reform
Early bird registration: May 10, 2015
[Location: Kunshan City, China]

ISPOR Annual International Meeting
Conference date: May 16-20, 2015
Registration modification deadline: May 13, 2015
[Location: Philadelphia, PA]

 AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting
Conference date: June 14-16, 2015
Standard Registration deadline: June 12,2015
 [Location: Minneapolis, MN]

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Research Updates

Jay Pan, Xuezheng Qin, Qian Li, Joseph P. Messina, Paul L. Delamater. Does hospital competition improve health care delivery in China? China Economic Review. 2015 April.

Miaomiao Tian, Heng Wang , Xuetao Tong, Kun Zhu, Xiaojuan Zhang, Xi Chen. Essential Public Health Services’ Accessibility and its Determinants among Adults with Chronic Diseases in China. PloS One. 2015 April.

Verguet S, Gauvreau CL, Mishra S, MacLennan M, Murphy SM, Brouwer ED, Nugent RA, Zhao K, Jha P, Jamison DT. The consequences of tobacco tax on household health and finances in rich and poor smokers in China: an extended cost-effectiveness analysis. Lancet Glob Health. 2015 April.

Esquivel, Micaela M., George Molina, Tarsicio Uribe-Leitz, Stuart R. Lipsitz, John Rose, Stephen W. Bickler, Atul A. Gawande, Alex B. Haynes, and Thomas G. Weiser. Proposed minimum rates of surgery to support desirable health outcomes: an observational study based on four strategies. The Lancet. 2015 April.

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