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Introduction

Overview

Severance Hospital has played a leading role in the medical circle as one of the best hospitals in Korea since its founding as the nation's first western style hospital in 1885. After the inauguration of the Yonsei University Health System, Severance established a rehabilitation hospital, a cardiovascular center, an Eye & ENT hospital, a children's hospital and a cancer hospital and has promoted cutting-edge healthcare fields.
In the 2000s, we created research infrastructure successfully expanding clinical research organization and setting up the Avison BioMedical Research Center (ABMRC), a world class research facility.
Severance has been designated as a Research-Driven Hospital by the Ministry of Health and Welfare in March 2013 and built 7 core research teams, ①Cancer, ②Cardio-Cerebrovascular, ③Cranial Nerve, ④Metabolic disease ⑤Immune/Infection, ⑥Stem cell, ⑦Medical Devices/IT.
In September 2014, Severance Hospital has been selected as an executing institute of a Research-Driven Hospital R&D Projects.

History

History
1885. 04 Gwanghyewon (Widespread Relief House) founded
1904. 11 Name changed to Severance Hospital
1996. 04 Medical Research Center opened
2005. 08 Genebank established
2006. 01 Clinical Trial Center opened
2008. 12 Designated as Lead Research-Driven Hospital/Clinical Trials Center for Medical Device
2009. 02 Medical Device Trial Center opened
2009. 05 Severance Integrative Research Institute for CardioCerebrovascular
2011. 10 Metabolic Genomic Research Center opened
2012. 06 Director of research department created
2013. 02 Avison BioMedical Research Center opened
2013. 03 Yonsei BioMedical Research Institute established
2013. 03 Designated as the Research-Driven Hospital
2013. 08 Core Research Area Teams composed
2014. 04 Cancer Hospital opened
2014. 03 1st Annual Valuation for Research-Driven Hospital
2014. 06 Submitted RFP for Research-driven hospital R&D Project
2014. 09 Designated as a executing institute Research-driven hospital R&D Project