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Medicine

Consistently defending the pride of prestige of the school for over 100 years Helping alumni achieve their goals in the medical profession.

History

Keimyung University's School of Medicine is located in a private university in Daegu, Korea, founded by American medical missionaries from the Northern Presbyterian church, initially as an American Pharmacy, the Jejoongwon, on Oct 1, 1899. The School of Medicine received its current name after gaining official approval in 1978. The first class, composed of 59 premedical students, commenced studies in 1981. From its beginnings to the present, the school has turned out well in excess of 2,500 graduates. The School of Medicine was moved from 194 Dongsan-Dong to 2800 Dalgubul-Daero in 2010. When the school was located at Dongsan-Dong, it had a total of 9 stories, with 12,945.5㎡. The medical school moved to its current location on Dalgubul-Daero in 2010, where it still has 9 stories, with 21,150.5㎡ dedicted for the medical school and 2,535.5㎡ for research purposes. There are 13 basic science departments, 23 clinical departments, chronic disease and therapeutic chemical research centers along with 7 pioneering research institutes. Education is guided by a faculty of more than 100 leading scientists, medical researchers and practicing physicians teaching more than 400 students. Master's and doctoral degree courses opened in 1985 and 1988 respectively.

Educational Objectives

  • Goal  To nurture doctors who can practice healing arts based the Christian spirit.
  • Object 1  Doctors who searches for truth
    • Advanced medical knowledge and clinical skills
    • Logical thinking with original problem-solving power
    • Continuous self-development
  • Object 2  Doctors who embody justice
    • Ethical attainment
    • Open-hearted communication
    • Strong leadership
  • Object 3  Doctors who inspire affection
    • Respect for the dignity of human life
    • Holistic medical treatment
    • Love of Christ

Administration Office

  • Web masterCollege of Medicine Administration Team
  • Tel580-3714

Update date2018-10-29