Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU)

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  • Founded Date January 1, 1900
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Organization Description

Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU) is a prestigious private medical school in Sanmin District, Kaohsiung, Taiwan. Originally founded as Kaohsiung Medical College in 1954 by former Kaohsiung City mayor Chen Chi-chuan and Tu Tsung-ming, Taiwan’s first Ph.D. in Medical Sciences, it was the region’s first private institution.

Over the years, KMU has expanded significantly, establishing the Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital in 1957, becoming the largest medical center in southern Taiwan and a vital teaching hospital. 1998, KMU further enhanced its teaching facilities by adding the Hsiao-Kang Hospital. Recognized for its excellence, the university transformed Kaohsiung Medical University (KMU) in August 1999, approved by the Ministry of Education, Taiwan, and has consistently received high ratings in various educational assessments, including being rated “superior” across all categories of the “Mid-term School Administration Development Plan.”

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