Yali Cong, PhD

Medical Ethics Program
Peking University Health Science Center
38 Xueyuan Road, Beijing, 100191, P.R. China


Education Background

• 2015: Visiting Scholar of Utrecht University, Holland
• 2009: Visiting Scholar of Duke University, U.S.A
• 2001: From March to July, beg visiting scholar Maclean Center for Clinical Medical Ethics, the University of Chicago, U.S.A
• 1995-present: Peking University Health Science Center
• 1992-1995: Department of Philosophy of Peoples University, Ph.D
• 1989-1992: Department of Philosophy of Beijing Normal University, Master
• 1985-1989: Department of Biology of Beijing Normal University, BS

Professional Experience

• Present: Professor, Medical Ethics Program, Peking University Health Science Center, China

Research Interest

Her research interests include: Public health ethics, Medical professionalism, Medical ethics.

Scientific Activities

Positions and Honors

• 2011-present: Vice President, China Medical Ethics Association
• 2011-present: President, Institutional Review Board of Peking University


Selected Publications

In English:

1. Cong Y, Hu L. Case study: The VIP floors. The Hastings Center Report. 2005; 35(1): 16-17.
2. Cong Y. Doctor-Family-Patient Relationship: the Chinese paradigm of informed consent. The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 2004; 29(2): 149-178. doi: 10.1076/jmep.
3. Cong Y. Who needs to change-discussion with Mr. Lei about the right transferring? The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 2003; 24(8): 41-43.
4. Wahlberg A, Rehmann-Sutter C, Sleeboom-Faulkner M, et al. From global bioethics to ethical governance of biomedical research collaborations. Social Science & Medicine. 2013; 98: 293-300. doi:10.1016/j.socscimed.2013.03.041
5. Li H, Cong Y. The Development and Perspectives of Chinese Bioethics. Journal International De Bioéthique. 2008; 19(4): 21-32, 159. doi: 10.3917/jib.194.0021
6. Xu J, Li B, Ma Q, Liu H, Cong Y. Human Subjects Protections in Clinical Drug Trials in China: A Focus on the Institute Level. Int J Pharm Med. 2006; 20 (6): 367-372. doi: 10.2165/00124363-200620060-00005
7. Cong Y. Development of Research Ethics in China. Turkey Klinikleri Journal of Medical Ethics, Law and History. 2004; 12: 253-255.
8. Cong Y. Artificial insemination and happiness. Eubios Journal of Asian and International Bioethics. 2004; 14(2): 48-49.
9. Cong Y. Ethical Challenges in Critical Care Medicine: A Chinese Perspective. The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 1998; 23 (6): 581-600. doi: 10.1076/jmep.23.6.581.2558

In Chinese:

10. Cong Y. Push Medical Professionalism in China and US: Cooperation Perspective. Chinese Medical Journal. 2013; 93(10): P721-P723.
11. Cong Y. Human Subject Protection: China-US comparison. Journal of Peking University (Health Sciences) Medical Journal. 2010; 42(6): 625-628.
12. Cong Y. Thinking to Fifteen Years Experiences in Medical Ethics. The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 2010; 31(11): 14-15, 58.
13. Cong Y. Basic consideration on Framework of Public Health Ethics. Chinese Medical Humanities Review. 2008; 2.
14. Cong Y. Case study and medical ethics education. The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 2007; 28(3): 28-29.
15. Cong Y. The study on sustainable of biomedicine research ethics. Chinese Journal of Medical Ethics. 2005; (5): 1-5.
16. Cong Y. Applying the training knowledge into practice-medical ethics teaching consideration. The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 2003; 24(2): 62-64.
17. Cong Y. Talking the declaration of Helsinki in length and breadth. Chinese & International Philosophy of Medicine. 2002; 4(2).
18. Cong Y. The comparison of medical ethics education between Peking University and the University of Chicago. Chinese & International Philosophy of Medicine. 2002; 4(1): 149-166.
19. Cong Y. Medical ethics and bioethics. The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 2001; 22(9): 62-64.
20. Cong Y. Case discussion in Class 97-2 and 97-4 can family member donate blood to save the patient? The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 2001; 22(6): 58-59, 64.
21. Hu L, Cong Y. Preliminary Study on Medical Professionalism. The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy. 2007; 28(3): 10-13.