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Introduction

SNUH Network

SNUH Children’s Hospital, SNUH Cancer Hospital, SNUH Main Hospital, SMG-SNU Boramae Center, SNUH Bundang Hospital, SNUH Gangnam Center, Biomedical Research Institute, SNUH LA Office, Sheikh Khalifa SpecialistHospital (SKSH) in the UA

SNUH History

SNUH History
1978 Jul. 15 Launched Seoul National University Hospital as a special corporation
1985 Oct. 16 Opened the first Children's Hospital in Korea
1998 May. 15 Completed the Clinical Medicine Research Center
2002 Dec. 4 Completed construction of the Seoul National University Bundang Hospital
2011 Jan. 6 Renamed the Biomedical Research Institute
2011 Mar. 25 Opening of SUN Cancer Hospital
2013 Apr. 1 Designated as the 'Research-driven Hoskital' by the Ministry of Health and Welfare
2014 Jun. 26 Obtained consignment operation project of Sheikh Khalifa Specialist Hospital(SKSH), UAE
2014 Jun. 29 Contract for exporting Hospital Information System to Saudi Arabia(USD 70 million)

Mission, Vision and Core Objectives

  • Mission

    Improve the health of humanity as a global leading research-driven hospital

  • Vision

    To Rank Among the Top 10 Research-driven Hospitals in the World by 2025

  • Core Objectives
    • To develop a Korean research-oriented hospital model aiming for sustained growth within reasonable budget
      • Achieve sustained and proper research profits for SNUH medical services by 2025
      • Increase the ratio of R&D investment for SNUH medical services by 2025
    • To develop world-class research capabilities and create commercialization results
      • Continuous transfer of technology
      • Excellent technology-based entrepreneurship
    • To construct a full-cycle R&D ecosystem through cooperative research between university industry
      • Construct a multidisciplinary cooperative system for successful clinical translation research
      • Establish an integrated full-cycle infrastructure encompassing research, development and commercialization
      • Build an open convergence research system

Initiative SNUH

  • 1979

    Development of vaccine for hepatitis type B for the first time in the world

  • 1985

    Birth of first test-tube baby in Korea

  • 1988

    Success of first liver transplantation in Korea

  • 2013

    Development of cerebral infarction treatment using ceria nanoparticles for the first time in the world