Dr. Yaxing Shen, MD (Thoracic Surgery)

Department of Thoracic Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China

Dr. Yaxing Shen, served as the attending surgeon at the Department of Thoracic Surgery, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University and the vice president of AME Publishing Company. Dr. Shen graduated from Shanghai Medical College of Fudan University, and completed his residency in Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University. He received AATS Graham Fellowship Awards in 2015 and finished the Fellowship training sponsored by Dr. D'Amico from Duke University and Dr. Patterson from Washington University in St. Louis) between 2015-2016. He was the speaker of the world’s top 3 congresses of thoracic surgery (AATS, STS and ESTS), with publications on the tops 3 journals on thoracic surgery (JTCVS, ATS and EJCTS). He is the Member of AME Journal Club Committee since 2013. In 2014, he received grant from the National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSCFC), which was supportive to his academic interests including Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy and VATS uniportal surgery.

Bryce A. Baird, MD (Surgery: Urological Surgery)

Department of Urology, Mayo Clinic Florida, Jacksonville, FL, USA

Dr. Bryce A Baird is presently a senior resident at the Mayo Clinic in Jacksonville, Florida. He serves several leadership roles in his residency program along with several editorial roles for other journals. Furthermore, he is active with a group of college students from the University of Central Florida alongside The Male Wellness Collective to promote education regarding testicular cancer.

As a native of Oklahoma, Dr. Baird received his undergraduate degree in Biology at Oklahoma Christian University and his medical degree from the University of Oklahoma in 2019. Dr. Baird will be finishing residency in 2024.

Dr. Baird has published approximately two dozen peer-reviewed manuscripts and is active at many regional and national meetings in urology. He serves as a reviewer for several journals including Canadian Family Physician, American Family Physician, and Journal of Men’s Health.

Dr. Baird’s interests include general urology, reconstructive urology, and post-cancer care as well as cancer counseling.

Xingshun Qi, MD (Gastroenterology and Hepatology)
Department of Gastroenterology, General Hospital of Shenyang Military Area, Shenyang, China

Dr. Xingshun Qi was born in July 1984 in Shenyang, China. He obtained his medical doctoral degree at the Fourth Military Medical University in Xi’an, China. He completed his post-doctoral fellowship at the General Hospital of Shenyang Military Area in Shenyang, China. Now, he is working at the Department of Gastroenterology of the General Hospital of Shenyang Military Area. His major research interests are the clinical researches in the etiology, diagnosis, and management of liver cirrhosis, portal hypertension (especially portal vein thrombosis and Budd-Chiari syndrome), and hepatocellular carcinoma.

His major work was published in the Nature Reviews Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Journal of Hepatology, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Thrombosis and Haemostasis, American Journal of Medicine, etc.

Except for a Co-Editor-in-Chief of AME Medical Journal, he also served as an associate editor of Annals of Hepatology, a lead guest editor in Gastroenterology Research and Practice, BioMed Research International, and Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology, a guest editor in Canadian Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, an editorial member of World Journal of Hepatology, World Journal of Meta-Analysis, and Cardiovascular & Hematological Disorders - Drug Targets, and a column executive editor of Journal of Translational Internal Medicine. He served as a peer-reviewer in more than 60 journals. According to the Scopus, his H-index is 24, and total number of citation is 1930 now.