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History

2018
  • Jan. Re-appointed as a tertiary hospital by the Ministry of Health and Welfare(2018~2020)
  • May. Opened the Cancer Survivorship Integrated Support Center
2017
  • Feb. the Sunflower Center of Southern Gyeonggi moved into the new building
  • Jun. Acquired the third re-certification for JCI(Joint Commission International)
  • Sep. Opened a Thyroid Cancer Center
  • Sep. The Launch ceremony of the Police Mind Health Center was held
  • Oct. Began operation of Brain Tumor Center, Head and Neck Cancer Center, Urology Cancer Center
2016
  • Mar. Opened a Dental Clinics of Ajou University Hospital
  • Mar. Re-appointed as a Research-Driven Hospital
  • Jun. Opened the Southern Gyeonggi Trauma Center
  • Dec. Opened a Nursing and Care-giving integrated Service ward(47beds)
2015
  • May. Contracted with China Yanbian 2nd Civilian Hospital for consigned operation
  • Oct. Opened a Palliative Care Ward
2011
  • Mar. Opened a Regional Neonatal Intensive Care Center
  • Apr. Opened the Suwon Center for Environmental Disease and Atopy
  • Jul. Gained JCI(Joint Commission International) re-accreditation
  • Nov. Opened the Sunflower Center of Southern Gyeonggi
2013
  • Mar. Designated as Neonatal Intensive Care Regional Center by the Ministry of Health and Welfare
  • Mar. Designated as Research-Oriented Hospital by the Ministry of Health and Welfare
  • Jul. Designated as Regional Trauma Center by the Ministry of Health and Welfare
2012
  • Aug. Designated as a fundamental medicine research center (MRC) by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology, and the National Research Foundation of Korea
  • Aug. Certified as a facility specialized in stroke treatment
  • Sep. Completed the construction of the Well-Being Center
2011
  • Mar. Acquired the health care institution certification issued by the Ministry of Health and Welfare
    (effective for four years)
  • Jun. Designated as the Cancer Center for Gyeonggi region by the Ministry of Health and Welfare
  • Jun. Acquired JCI (Joint Commission International) certification
  • Sep. Selected as an SRC leading research center by the Ministry of Education, Science and Technology and the National Research Foundation of Korea
2010
  • Apr. Designated as a major trauma characterization center by the Ministry of Public Health and Welfare
  • Nov. Established the Graduate School of Clinical Dentistry
2009
  • Jan. Acquired the general medical care institution (tertiary hospital) acknowledgement evaluation certification
  • Oct. Selected as an exemplary GRRC in 2009’s Gyeonggi-do Regional Collaboration Research Center (GRRC) project assessment
  • Nov. Selected as an exemplary hospital for the treatment of stroke, caesarian sections, and acute myocardial infarction
2008
  • Aug. Increased the entrance quota of the Nursing College in 2009 by 30 (a total of 70 students)
2007
  • Mar. Extended the Emergency Medical Center for the southern region of Gyeonggi-do
  • May. Designated as a 2007 FIFA World Youth World Cup host city hospital
  • Jul. Designated as a medical equipment clinical testing institution
2006
  • Feb. Established the Nursing College
  • Nov. Opened the One-Stop Support Center for Women andSchool Violence Victims
2005
  • May. Designated as the Regional Clinical Testing Center (RCTC)
2004
  • Feb. Established the Graduate School of Public Health
  • Sep. Designated as a new medicine development center for apoptotic control (GRRC)
  • Nov. Designated as a WHO Safe City Support Center
2003
  • Mar. Launched the Full PACS
  • Apr. Designated as a hospital with SARS (severe acute respiratory syndrome) isolation wards
  • Aug. Designated as a chronic inflammatory disease research center (MRC) by the Korea Science Foundation
2002
  • Mar. Opened the Emergency Medical Center for the southern region of Gyeonggi-do
  • Mar. Opened the Genome Research Center for Liver and Digestive Diseases
  • Mar. Designated as a specimen monitoring medical institution (by Head of the National Institute of Health)
  • Oct. Established the Department of Nursing Science (a master’s course with an entrance quota of 10 at the graduate school)
2001
  • Mar. Selected as the first 2002 World Cup Hospital10 at the graduate school)
2000
  • Jul. Designated as an emergency medical center for the southern region of Gyeonggi-do
1998
  • Mar. Established the Department of Nursing Science at the Ajou University School of Medicine (with an entrance quota of 40)
  • Apr. Completed the construction of the Annex (accommodates medical trainees, administrative offices, etc.)
  • May. Opening ceremony for the Brain Disease Research Center (SRC)
1996
  • Feb. Opened the Medical Science Research Center
1995
  • Apr. Designated as an emergency medical center
  • May. Extended the Medical Science Building (SongJaeGwan) of the University School of Medicine
  • Jul. Designated as a tertiary treatment institution
1994
  • Feb. Produced the first graduates from the Department of Medicine at the University School of Medicine (16 graduates)
  • May. Completed the construction of the University Hospital (a 14 storey-building with three 3 underground levels)
  • May. Disbanded the Hospital Establishment Headquarters and completed the organizational transition to the Medical Center system
  • Jun. Launched medical treatment services
  • Sep. Hospital opening ceremony
1988
  • Mar. 1st enrollment to the Department of Medicine at the University School of Medicine (30 students)
  • Sep. Established the University Hospital Establishment Headquarters
1986
  • Dec. First established the University Hospital Establishment Plan