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May. 31. 2021Opened “Clinical Research Center”
May. 17. 2021Lee Chul-Hee appointed as the 1st president of Chung-Ang University GwangMyeong Hospital.
Mar. 03. 2021Opened professor laboratory “ GUINJAE”
Jan. 01. 2021Designated as Tertiary Medical Institution in consecutive years (Period: 2021~2023)
Dec. 2020Mr. Hong, Chang Kwun was inaugurated as the 14th Chairman & CEO
Oct. 2020Received a citation from the Minister of Health and Welfare for operation and management to Health Care Facility of Infectious Disease
Oct. 2020Appointed as National Clinical Trials Center for Infectious Disease
Sept. 2020Business agreement for setting up “Smart Hospital” Between Chung-Ang University GwangMyeong Hospital and KT
Aug. 2020Opened “SaFe Clinic” [fever and respiratory clinic]
Aug. 2020Visited Mock-up place of Chung-Ang University GwangMyeong Hospital
Jul. 2020 “2nd Patient Experience Assessment”, ranked 7th place among top 42 tertiary hospital and ranked 13th place in overall
Jun. 2020 Implementation of a hospital system
Mar.2020 Made an “Industry Academic cooperation” agreement for Medical AI research
Mar. 2020 Achieved “Excellent grade” in all categories for Evaluation System of Health Screening Institutions (General health check-ups, dental examination and cancer screening for 5 popular cancers)
Feb. 2020 Designated as “National Relief Hospital” related with COVID-19
Feb. 2020 Surpassed 1,000 arrhythmia procedures.
Nov. 14, 2019 Korea's first success of 3D-printed sturnum bone implants and replacements
Aug. 30, 2019 Signed MOU with CAUHS Hyundae hospital and Kazakh Astana Medical University
May.16, 2019 Made an agreement with Kazakh Shymkent District University Hospital for medical cooperation
May. 10, 2019 Signed with CAUHS Hyundae hospital and Kazakh National Medical University
May. 01, 2019 CAU opens the cancer center
Feb. 11, 2019 Dr. Han Jun Lee was appointed the 22nd President and CEO of the hospital
Jan. 2018Designated as tertiary medical institution in consecutive years
(Period: January 2018~December 2020)
Nov. 2016Consecutively selected as the "Excellent Medical Tourism Institution" by Ministry of Justice.
Dec. 2015Received "the Best International Healthcare Team Award" in the 2015 Medical Korea Awards
Apr. 2015Received 'The Prime Minister's Award' in the 2015 Medical Korea Global Health Care Merit Awards Ceremony.
Nov. 2014Appointed as the "Best Institution in the Medical Tourism Business"
Sep. 2014 selected as the "Grand Prize of Customer Satisfaction Excellence" by Korea Health Industry Awards
May. 2014 Received the "Special Achievement Awards" in the 2014 Medical Korea Global Healthcare Merit Awards Ceremony
Mar. 2014 Launched the Pediatric Top Team
Feb. 2014 Opening of the International Healthcare Center and International Ward
Dec. 2013 Acquired the 1st degree of "Evaluation of the Adequacy of Breast and Colon cancer surgery"
Dec. 2013 Expansion and Establishment of the Cardiovascular and Arrhythmia Center
Mar. 2013 Picked as the Top Emergency Medical Center for 7 consecutive years
Dec. 2012 Acquired the first degree of "Evaluation of the Adequacy of Colon Cancer Treatment"
Jul. 2012 Selected as the "2012 Grand Prize of Korea Health Industry Awards"
May. 2012 Acquired the first degree of "Mortality evaluation of the three most common cancers operation"
Jan. 2012 Opening of the next-generation groupware
Oct. 10, 2011 Proclamation of Chung-Ang University Hospital Mission & Vision, change in English title from CAUMC (Chung-Ang University Medical Center) to CAUHS (Chung-Ang University Healthcare System)
Sep. 28, 2011 Opening of Medical Science Research Laboratory
Aug. 3, 2011 Certified medical institution by Ministry of Health & Welfare (Period : 2011.8.3~2015.8.2)
May 16, 2011 Selected as ‘Game Addiction Treatment and Consultation Center’(Game Culture Foundation)
May 11, 2011 First in nation to equip radiation minimized high-quality Eidos 4 CT
Apr. 6, 2011 Opening Ceremony of Artificial Kidney Center Expansion (additional 8 units of hemodialysis filter, 26 in total)
Mar. 31, 2011 Opening Ceremony of Chung-Ang University Hospital Annex Building ‘Dajung Building’ (floor space: 11,691㎡ / 10 stories·320 sickbeds) ·2011.04.06 Opening Ceremony of Artificial Kidney Center Expansion (additional 8 units of hemodialysis filter, 26 in total)
Mar. 25, 2011 Closing of Yongsan Hospital and transfer to Chung-Ang University Hospital
Mar. 22, 2011 The first case of robotic surgery (using da Vinci Si)
Mar. 15, 2011 Chung-Ang University Hospital Thyroid Center Opening Ceremony (Location : Dajung Building 2F)
Mar. 8, 2011 Expansion of Chung-Ang University Hospital Health Promotion Center (Location : Dajung Building 3F)
Nov. 23, 2010 Selected as Pharmacovigilance Research Network (Korea Food and Drug Administration)
July 15, 2010 Chung-Ang University Hospital Yongsan Hospital selected as the best Emergency Care Medical Center
July 18-25, 2010 CAUH-Doosan Vina, medical services at Vinh Son, Quang Ngai in Vietnam
Apr.29, 2010 First composition of New Hospital Building Fund Committee for CAUH
Mar.5, 2010 Actor Park Jeong-Soo, appointed as honorary public relations ambassador
Jan.19, 2010 Constitution of total TFT for annex construction and transfer of the Hospital
Jan.8, 2010 Proclamation ceremony for the slogan ("one mind, bigger leap!") of CAUH
Nov.16, 2009 Inauguration ceremony of Kim Seong-Deok as the third president of the University's medical department and concurrent director of the medical center, and the 20th Director of the Hospital
Sep.17, 2009 Groundbreaking ceremony for annex building of CAUH
July 27-31, 2009 CAUH-Doosan Vina, medical services in Quang Ngai area in Vietnam
July 24, 2009 Restructuring and change of title of CAUH magazine
(no.132, 'Cham Joeun - Very Good - Chung-Ang')
May 14, 2009 Signing MOU for the Medical services for Vietnamese patients
Apr.16, 2009 Opening of nine centers of CAUH following specialization strategy
Mar.2, 2009 Proclamation ceremony for Chung-Ang University Hospital (CAUH)'s slogan (Yes! You are the best!)
Feb. 2, 2009 The inauguration ceremony for Kwon-Ick Ha, the Second Dean of the Medical Department, President of Medical Center, and the 19th President of the Hospital, was held
Nov. 26, 2008 Chung-Ang University Hospital, appointed as the tertiary medical institution
(enforced on January 1, 2009)
Aug. 21, 2008 Succeeded in Allogeneic Bone Marrow Transplantation
June 10, 2008 Mr. YS Park was appointed as the 9th chief executive director of the educational foundation Chung-Ang University
June 5, 2008 Selected as the Best Local Emergency Medical Institution at the "2007 Medical Institutions Evaluation" organized by Ministry for Health, Welfare and Family Affairs
June 5, 2008 Selected as the best local emergency medical institute by the Ministry for Health, Welfare, and Family Affairs
June 2, 2008 PET-CT began to be operated in the Department of Nuclear Medicine
May 27, 2008 Concluded "Medical Cooperation Network Agreement" with Seoul Metropolitan Government Geumcheon-Gu Office
May 22, 2008 Received the highest grade in all areas of medical service, according to an evaluation of medical institutions supervised by the Ministry for Health, Welfare, and Family Affairs in 2007
Apr. 1, 2008 Remodeled the General Health Care Center and Opened the Center for Health Improvement
Apr. 1, 2008 Selected as the "Central and Cooperative Hospital for Innovative Cancer Research (in urogenital organ)" by the Ministry for Health, Welfare, and Family Affairs
Sep. 19, 2007 Received the highest grade in the "Stroke Patients Treatment Suitability" evaluation supervised by the Ministry for Health, Welfare, and Family Affairs and the Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service
Apr. 21, 2006 Selected as best hospital, according to the evaluation of medical institutions supervised by the Ministry for Health, Welfare, and Family Affairs in 2005
Apr. 20, 2006 Signing ceremony held for official designation by KPGA
Apr. 3, 2006 Introduction of LINAC for treatment by the Department of Radiation Oncology.
Apr. 1, 2006 Establishment of CAUHIS
Nov. 1, 2005 Awarded the 23rd "Seoul-Loving Citizen" prize in architecture by the city of Seoul.
Sep. 14, 2005 Selected as the "Cooperative Hospital for Youth Internet Addiction Treatment" by the Government Youth Commission and the Korean Academy of Adolescent Psychiatry.
Jan. 11, 2005 Change of the name from "Pildong Hospital attached to Chung-Ang University College of Medicine" to "Chung-Ang University Hospital"
Dec. 18, 2004 Chung-Ang University Hospital moved to Heukseok-dong, Seoul
June 1, 2003 Establishment of OCS, LIS, Optical Data File System, and EMR system
Dec. 29, 1999 Change of the name to "Pildong Hospital attached to Chung-Ang University College of Medicine"
June 2, 1994 Establishment of Chung-Ang University Hospital precepts
(Creditable Hospital, Studying Hospital, Homelike Hospital)
Feb. 25, 1987 First hospital to operate the piezoelectrically generated Extracorporeal Shock Wave Lithotripsy (ESWL)
June 30, 1986 Change of the name to "Chung-Ang University Attached Hospital"
Dec. 18, 1971 Change of the name to "Sungshim Hospital Attached to Chung-Ang University School of Medicine"
June 10, 1968 Opening of "Sungshim Hospital attached to Korea Medical Service Institute"