This is the history from the beginning to the present of SoonChunHyang.
Obtained the highest grade (1-a) in the medical quality assessment organized by the Ministry of Health and Welfare
Integrated nursing care service in the ward 8 of the Annex buidling
Began the “new comprehensive number pilot project.”
Constructed the medical information system of SoonChunHyang University Medical Center affiliated hospital.
Operated the advanced robotic surgery, “DaVinciXi” and table motion technology
Completed the remodeling of the ward (6, 7th floor of the West Annex) and the construction aimed at improving the connection bridge between the Main Building and the West Annex on the 2, 3, and 5F.
Completed the remodeling construction of the intensive care unit
Opening of Nursing Care Integration Service Ward (32 beds, 5F of Western Annex)
Completed remodeling of the exterior of the Main building, ward, and operating room.
Completed remodeling of the Operating Room
Grand Opening of the Nuclear Medicine Laboratory (1st Floor, West Annex) (operated with the latest PET-CT, SPECT-CT, and Gamma Camera)
Maternal and Child Health Center - Completed construction of the connection bridge in the New Hall
Opened remodeled Faculty Cafeteria
Completed remodeling of the 9th floor ward in the Main building
Dedication of the wish for 100 years of SoonChunHyang
Completion remodeling of major facilities of the Maternal and Child Health Center (Newborn intensive care unit delivery room in 5F ward of Maternal and Child Health Center)
Held the 40th Anniversary Health Walking Contest
Outpatient remodeling completed
Completed remodeling of the 7th Ward of the Maternal and Child Health Center
Completed remodeling of the Emergency Medical Center
Completed remodeling of the Cardiovascular Center
CenterLaunched Infiniti, an advanced radiation cancer treatment device
Opened Surgical Weekend Surgery Center
Operated MRI 128 Channel CT
Opened Cataract Surgery Center in Quinon City, Vietnam
Completed remodeling of the Digestive Disease
Selected as the 'Excellent Endoscopy Certification' (Digestive Disease Center, Health Promotion Center) of the Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Foundation and Class 1 Hospital of Acute Stroke Treatment
New Building Grand Opening (Eye Otolaryngology Center, Health Promotion Center, Integrative Medical Research Institute, Pathology Department, Specialty Lodging / Reading Room, Petition Hall, Meeting Room, etc.)
Selected as grade 1 hospital for Gastric cancer colorectal cancer liver cancer surgery (Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service)
Inaugurated Suh YouSung (Orthopedic Surgery) as 20th president and Dong-won Byeon as Vice-president (Endocrinology)
Selected as, “excellent institution for attracting foreign patients” by the Ministry of Health and Welfare
Entrusted operation of Yongsan-gu Dementia Support Center (Director Moo-young Ahn, Department of Neurology)
Opened the Yongsan-gu Mental Health Promotion Center (Director Han Sang-Woo, Professor of Psychiatry)
Opening of Gastrointestinal Cancer Center (Director Jaejun Kim, Professor of Surgery, Deputy Director Cho Jooyoung, Professor of Gastroenterology)
Declared the vision of SoonChunHyang University Hospital 'Best medical institution in Seoul' (Yongsan Art Hall)
Received the Best Educational Video Award for 5 consecutive years from the U.S. Digestive Endoscopy Weekly Conference (Joo-young Cho, Professor of Internal Gastroenterology)
Inauguration of the 19th president, Shin Byung-jun (Dept. of orthopedic surgery)
Renamed Hannam-ro Bus Stop (Dankook University-> SoonChunHyang University Hospital)
Opened SoonChunHyang Medical Research Building (46 rooms, 64 people)
Entrusted operation of Geumcheon-gu Mental Health Center
Acquired 100 points out of all items of the comprehensive professional nursing institution evaluation by Ministry of Health, Welfare and Family Affairs
Selected as one of the hospital good at the top 5 high risk surgeries (colon cancer, liver cancer, gastric cancer, hip replacement, percutaneous coronary intervention)
Medical agreement with LA Korean Association of SoonChunHyang University Medical Center
Opened CyberKnife Center
Agreement with SoonChunHyang University at Geumcheon-gu to establish University Hospital
Certified Digestive Disease Center International Endoscopy Education Center
Inauguration of the 18th president Sung-gu Kim (Heart Internal Medicine)
Completed remodeling of faculty restaurant and staff restaurant
Introduction and operation of 64-channel multi-detection CT
Change of medical treatment name due to revision of medical law
Designated as clinical research center (Director Sang-woo Han) by the Ministry of Health and Welfare
33rd Anniversary Celebration
Introduced and operated the latest cancer diagnostic equipment PET-CT (Positron tomography)
Remodeled Neonatal Room
Opened the Neurology Sleep Medicine Center (sleep Darwin test)
Received recommendation as the Maternal and Child Health Business from the Minister of Welfare
Opened Pediatric "Social Allergy Respiratory Center"
Established emergency medical department
32nd Anniversary Celebration
Adjusted the notation of the number of inaugurations of affiliated presidents of Suncheon Hyang Medical Center
Designated as a medical institution dedicated to victims of sexual violence
Inauguration of Prof. Sung-Koo Kim as president (Circulation & Internal Medicine) and Soon-Wook Yeom (Secretary Thoracic Surgery) as vice-president
Declared a new HI for SoonChunHyang University Hospital
Approval of establishment of tissue bank by Korea Food & Drug Administration (No. 70), professor Yoo-Sung Suh as President.
Registered as embryo research institute by the Ministry of Health and Welfare
Reported to the Ministry of Health and Welfare, Gene Research Institute (No. 42), Genetic Testing Institution (No. 95)
Opened Stem Cell Therapy Center (Dr. Jong Ho Won, First Director)
Changed to 705 beds from 720 sick beds
Opening ceremony of the funeral home of Soonchunhyang University Hospital (total floor space of 758, floor 1, basement 5, above ground)
Declaration of painless hospital
Opened Arthroscopy Center (First Director Dr. Byung Il Lee) and Spine Center opened (First Director Dr. Byung Jun Shin)
30th Anniversary Celebration-Dr. Seo Seok-Jo's Bust Ceremony & Unveiling Ceremony- Faculty Blood Donation event of the 30th Anniversary -KCBS Invitational Concert-30th Anniversary Celebration & 30 Years Anniversary Celebration (Lotte Hotel Crystal Ballroom)
Reorganization of administrative department. Department of Computer Science, Soonchunhyang University Hospital-> Department of Computer Science, Suncheon Hyangang Medical Center
Renovation of Underground Lecture Room at Clinical Education Center
Implemented short message service (S.M.S) for reserved patients
Establishment of Social Work and Implementation of Wide Area Medical Information System (W.A.M.I.S) (separated from department of psychiatry).
Inauguration of Dr. Chan-Seop Shim as president and Dr. Yeom Wook as vice-president of SoonChunHyang University College of Medicine
Implemented Digital Image Information Processing System (P.A.C.S: Picture Archiving and Communication System)
Implemented E.O.C.S: Order-Communication System
Opening of Neuropathy Center, Dr. Park Wook appointed as first director
Changed from 664 beds to 720 beds
Unification of April 2 as the Opening day of SoonChunHyang Medical Center affiliated hospital
Began Lodging for Precision Health Care in Medical examination
Completion of the first ward under the ward remodeling plan "Annex 5 Ward"
Renamed medical treatment subject to revision of medical law (General Surgery → Surgery, Anesthesiology → Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Clinical Pathology → Diagnostic Laboratory, Anatomy Pathology → Pathology)
Held a briefing session to introduce O.C.S (Order Communication System)
Implementation of V.O.C (Voice Of Customer) System
Introduced faculty mileage system
Inauguration of Professor Chan-Seop Shim as First Director of Clinic Cooperation Center
Dr. Sun-Ho Han was appointed as the 15th president of SoonChunHyang University College of Medicine.
Inauguration of Dr. Chan-Seop Shim as Vice President
Changed from 750 beds to 664 beds
Changed from 760 beds to 750 beds
Completion of the self-propelled parking lot(Gross Area 1,194, 3rd Floor, 4th Floor, 147 parking Lots)
SoonChunHyang-Opened Koreana Dermatology Research Institute
Constructed Q.I(Quality Improvement) lab
Opened bloodless center
Dr. Yeon-il Kim was inaugurated as the 14th president and Dr. Chul Moon as vice-president of the hospital at Soonchunhyang University College of Medicine.
Inauguration of Executive Director Jung-ok Kim as the 3rd Chairman of Dong Eun Institute
Changed from permitted beds of 800 to 760
Opened Cardiac Center of affiliated hospital of SoonChunHyang University College of Medicine. Inauguration of Dr. Young-Joo Kwon as the first director
Opening of Foreign Clinic
Renamed name of medical treatment. Diagnostic Radiology → Radiation Therapy Radiation → Radiation Oncology
Renamed Comprehensive Health Examination Center as “General Health Promotion Center.”
Opening of the Gastroenterology Disease Center. Inauguration of Dr. Chan-Seop Shim of Gastroenterology as the first director.
Reorganization of the administrative department. SoonChunHyang Medical Center Department of Accounting → Associated Hospital Office
Groundbreaking ceremony of SoonChunHyang University College of Medicine Bucheon Hospital (1174 Middle East, Wonmi-gu, Bucheon-si, Gyeonggi-do)
Inauguration of the president of the hospital
Completion of Hyangseol Education Center Built on an area of 2,706 pyeong
Change of medical treatment name (Health Care Department → Occupational Medicine)
Dr. Bagjang Byeon was inaugurated as the 13th president and Dr. Chul Moon as vice-president of Soonchunhyang University Hospital.
Announced the establishment of Bucheon Hospital, College of Medicine of SoonChunHyang University
Dr. Yoo Hee was inaugurated as the 12th president and Dr. Bagjang Byeon as vice-president of Soonchunhyang University Hospital.
20th Anniversary Celebration (Olympic Gymnastics Stadium)
Dr. Yoo Hee was inaugurated as the 11th president and Dr. Bagjang Byeon as vice-president of Soonchunhyang University Hospital.
Increased permitted beds to 800 beds 1993.03.01 Dr. Kyo-Il Seo inaugurated as Director of Planning and Coordination Office of the Central Medical Center
Changed the name to SoonChunHyang University College of Medicine affiliated hospital
Dr. Sang-Joo Lee was inaugurated as the 10th president and Dr. Ik-Soo Kim as vice-president of Soonchunhyang University Hospital.
Establishment of each department system by reorganization of affiliated hospitals
Dr. Sang-Joo Lee was inaugurated as the 9th president and Dr. Ik-Soo Kim as vice-president of Soonchunhyang University Hospital.
Inauguration of Dr. Sang-Joo Lee as 2nd Director of Korea Maternal and Child Health Center of Soonchunhyang University
Dr. Sang-Joo Lee was appointed and inaugurated as Vice-president due to resurrection of the Vice- president
Dr. In-Soo Lee was appointed as the 8th president of SoonChunHyang University Hospital.
Inauguration of Dr. Seok-kyun Seo as 3rd medical director of Soonchunhyang Central Medical Center
Dr. Sang-Joo Lee was appointed as the new medical director due to abolishment of medical affairs
Dr. In-Soo Lee was inaugurated as the 8th president, Dr. Taeho Cho as Vice President of Management, Dr. Sungyeol Kim as Medical Vice President, and Dr. Duk-yong Kang as Deputy Director of Education of Soonchunhyang University Hospital.
Geriatric Research Institute launches comprehensive medical examination center
650 beds with permission to rename as SoonChunHyang University Hospital
Completion of Clinical Education Center
Maternal and child health center completion and opening ceremony
Installation of Treatment Radiation Department
Constructed clinical education center with 1 basement level, 3 ground levels and 1 rooftop with a total floor space of 586.
Dr. In-Soo Lee was inaugurated as the 6th president, Dr. Taeho Cho as Vice President of Management, Dr. Sungyeol Kim as Medical Vice President, and Dr. Duk-yong Kang as Deputy Director of Education of Soonchunhyang University Hospital.
Inauguration of Dr. Hoon Yu as the first director of both Korea and Japan for R / D documents of SoonChunHyang University, Korea Maternal and Child Health Center
Invited to start medical examination for SoonChunHyang EumSung Hospital (80 beds). Inauguration of Park Hee-ju, Associate Professor
Inauguration of Dr. Kyung-bal Huh as the first chairman of SoonChunHyang Graduate School
First Degree Conferment Ceremony of SoonChunHyang University. Bachelor of Medicine-54, Bachelor of Science-63, Total 117
Constructed Korea Maternal and Child Health Center (B1F, 6F, with a total area of 2,100 pyeong)
Approval of establishment of SoonChunHyang University Graduate School
Inauguration of Professor Young-suk Kim as 2nd president of Cheonan Hospital. Dr. Jae-Joo Seo was appointed as the second president of Gumi Hospital.
Completed construction of SoonChunHyang Cheonan Hospital (150 beds)
Inauguration of Dr. Geum Huh as the 4th Dean of Soonchunhyang University
Constructed Department of Thoracic Surgery
Inauguration of Dr. Hak-Hyun Kim as the president to first start medical treatment for SoonChunHyang Cheonan Hospital (200 beds)
Dr. In-Soo Lee was inaugurated as the 5th President and Dr. Taeho Cho as the Vice President of SoonChunHyang Hospital
Chairman Seok-Jo Seo received the National Medal of Camellia
Completion of the New Building
Inauguration of Dr. Sun-hwan Oh as 3rd Dean of Soonchunhyang University
Completed construction of a new student building and an outpatient clinic of a total area of 340 pyeong with 1 basement level and 3 ground levels
Dr. Seok-jo Seo was appointed as the 2nd chairman of the school corporation. Inauguration of Mr. Yeo-Jun Kim as the 2nd medical president of SoonChunHyang Central Medical Center.
Inauguration of Dr. Jong-Kwan Hong as 2nd Dean of Soonchunhyang University. Dr. Kyung-bal Huh as the 4th president, and Dr. In-soo Lee as vice-president of SoonChunHyang Hospital.
Changed the name of Suncheon Hyang Medical College to Suncheon Hyang University by increasing the Faculty of Science and Literature departments
The first specialists (ten) graduated
Started medical examination at SoonChunHyang Gumi Hospital (250 beds). Inauguration of Dr. Chung Wan Kim as the first president
Permission to establish Dong-Eun Medical Foundation from the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs (Ministry of Security 33)
Opened Seosan Public Health Office (Samhwa Clinic)
Completion of Annex Ward
Maternal and Child Health Institute established. Dr. Hoon Yu was appointed as the first director
First Entrance Ceremony of College of Medicine Freshmen (80 students)
Inauguration of Dr. Seok-Jo Seo as the first Dean of SoonChunHyang College of Medicine
Renamed SoonChunHyang Medical College to SoonChunHyang Hospital
Installed instruments of SoonChunHyang Central Medical Center. Dr. Seok-Jo Seo was inaugurated as the first President of the Central Medical Center. Dr. Hoon Yu was inaugurated as the 3rd President and Dr. Kyung-bal Huh as the Vice President of SoonChunHyang Hospital
Dissolution of Suncheon Medical Foundation
Dong-Eun Institute and SoonChunHyang Medical College are established from the Ministry of Education. Inauguration of Kim Jong-ok as Chairman
Completed construction of the Annex ward with 1 basement level, 8 floors above ground, with a total area of 2,800 pyeong and 200 beds
Cancer Institute setup. Inauguration of Dr. Kwang-Sik Min as the first director
Opened Seosan Health Care Center in Chungnam. Inauguration of the first president, Hyun-gwang Kim.
Dr. Hak-Hyeon Kim inaugurated as the 2nd president of SoonChunHyang Hospital
Inauguration of Dr. Jong-Kwan Hong as the first director of the Industrial Medicine Laboratory
Initiation of Workplace Civil Defense
Designated as a medical engineer training institution by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
Designated as a military hospital by the Ministry of Defense
Designated as a military specialist training hospital by the Department of Defense
Designated as a specialist training hospital by the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs
SoonChunHyang Hospital Opening Ceremony
Became a regular member of Korea Hospital Association
Completed construction of the Main Building and began medical treatment. Dr. Hak-Hyun Kim was inaugurated as the first president, and Dr. Hoon Yu as Vice President.
Inauguration of Dr. Seok-Jo Seo as the first chairman of SoonChun Medical Foundation
Permission to establish medical corporation (Suncheon Medical Foundation) from Ministry of Health and Social Affairs(bosa Department 1720)
Started construction of the Main Building, which consists of 2 basement levels, 8 floors above ground, 2 rooftop levels, construction with a total area of 3,300 pyeong, and 250 beds.
SeonChunHyang Hospital construction site established at 657 Hannam-dong, Yongsan-gu, Seoul