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2020 ~ 2029

2021

  • 02.25Awarded National Consumer-Driven Brand 2021 Grand Prize (General Hospital Category) for 5 consecutive years
  • 02.22Guro Hospital begins operation of the “Discovery MI” Digital PET-CT
  • 02.18Department of Medical Record Information opens
  • 01.09KU Research Institute for Medical Bigdata Science opens (Founding director: Jang-Wook Sohn)
  • 01.06Medical staff sent to SK Hynix Icheon Campus for the establishment and operation of a COVID-19 screening center
  • 01.05Guro Campus Clinical Simulation and Education Center opens

2020

  • 12.30KUCM wins a 6-year certification as a medical education institution from the Korean Institute of Medical Education and Evaluation (valid 03/2021 – 02/2027)
  • 12.29Anam, Guro, and Ansan Hospitals redesignated as quality tertiary general hospitals (valid 01/01/2021 – 12/31/2023)
  • 12.23Ceremony to announce the application of the cloud-based Precision Medicine Hospital Information System (P-HIS)
  • 12.15All KUCM hospitals granted AAHRPP certification (valid for 5 years)
  • 12.11Anam Hospital ranked third on the National Customer Satisfaction Index (NCSI)
  • 12.11Graduate School of Public Health hosts an international symposium in celebration of its 20th anniversary
  • 12.07Research support system reorganized for the KU College of Medicine (Medical Science Research Support Organization renamed and the Laboratory Animal Research Center and Biosafety Center placed under its umbrella)
  • 12.07Guro Hospital introduces additional MRI systems (4 MRIs, 5 CTs)
  • 09.19Anam Hospital wins the Presidential Citation at the 22nd Korea Design Awards (K-Inno Design Center)
  • 09.112020 Philanthropy Ceremony held
  • 10.22Anam Hospital Pediatric Hospital School opens
  • 09.07Anam Hospital Medical Applied R&D Global Initiative Center opens
  • 08.25Ansan Hospital awarded the National Empathy Campaign 2020 Grand Prize (excellent management and mutual growth)
  • 08.10Ansan Hospital wins the Minister of Health and Welfare’s Award for infectious disease prevention efforts
  • 07.23Next Normal Conference 2020 held
  • 06.18KU Medical Center’s Tiger Store Souvenir Shop opens
  • 06.11Korea University Medical Library Renovation Launch Ceremony held
  • 06.06Laos OnDream Blindness Prevention Project launched in cooperation with the Chung Mong-Koo Foundation
  • 05.29Center for Corporate Social Responsibility TFT launched
  • 05.26Groundbreaking ceremony for Guro Hospital Outpatient Center
  • 05.14KU Medical College reorganized (5 supporting divisions established – Planning and Academic Affairs, General Affairs, Facilities, Education, and Research)
  • 05.24Korea University Medical Library wins the Korean Medical Library Association’s Medical Library Award
  • 05.21Guro Hospital introduces additional Da Vinci SP surgical robot system (Da Vinci SP 1098)
  • 05.09Anam Hospital awarded the Korea Medical Healthcare Grand Prize during the Chosun Daily’s 100th Anniversary Celebration (General Hospital Cancer Center Category)
  • 03.27Anam Hospital introduces the Da Vinci SP surgical robot system
  • 03.25Medical staff sent to Gyeonggi International Residential Treatment Center 2 (Ansan)
  • 03.06Anam Hospital selected for the “World’s Best Hospitals Top 100” list by Newsweek
  • 03.03Medical staff dispatched to operate Residential Treatment Centers in Daegu and Gyeongbuk Province
  • 03.01Anam Hospital High Risk Maternal Fetal and Neonatal Integrated Care Center (HMFNC) opens
  • 02.28Anam, Guro, and Ansan Hospitals designated as COVID-19 Public Care Hospitals (Type B)
  • 02.01Ph.D. Hyon-Seok Jang reappointed as the 11th Dean of the Graduate School of Clinical Dentistry
  • 01.01Ph.D. Im-Joo Rhyu inaugurated as the 16th Director of the Korea University Medical Library
  • 01.01Ph.D. Woon-Young Kim inaugurated as the 18th President of Ansan Hospital
  • 01.01Ph.D. Seung-Kyu Han reappointed as the 19th President of Guro Hospital
  • 01.01Ph.D. Jong-Hoon Park reappointed as the 29th President of Anam Hospital