Dr Shuji Shimizu, M.D. Ph.D. is a surgeon, currently being the Chairman and Professor of the Department of International Medical Department and is the Director of the Telemedicine Development Centre of Asia. Since 2002, he has facilitated a comprehensive telemedicine project, which has widely spread in various Asia-Pacific regions and is expanding globally. He has invited more than 400 young doctors and technical staff from all over the world for medical and engineering training as the Director of Overseas Exchange Center. Dr Shimizu organized the Medical Working Group of the Asia-Pacific Advanced Network (APAN) in 2005 and has been chairman over a decade.