Observership & Fellowship Program in Seoul


€ 110



About the Institution

Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital (SSMH), Catholic University of Korea, is a flagship hospital of the Catholic Medical Center which has world-class medical staff and advanced medical equipment. We are the largest single-building hospital in Korea with 22 floors above ground, 6 floors underground and 1,374 beds.

It performed the first kidney transplantation, cornea transplantation, allogeneic hematopoietic stem cell transplantation and small bowel transplantation in Korea, contributing to the advancement of the nation’s medical technology.

Seoul St. Mary`s Hospital obtained JCI accreditation and AAHRPP as well as other domestic and international accreditations, thereby demonstrating its safe and ethical clinical practice. Moreover, SSMH ranked a top hospital in healthcare quality evaluation and customer satisfaction.

Under the slogan “We will give you new hope through personalised medicine,” which reflects its strong commitment to giving patients hope for health and cure, and light of life, SSMH devotes itself to conquering cancer, heart and brain diseases, and rare incurable diseases by utilising cutting-edge medical technology in providing tailored treatment.

As part of the Catholic medical network, the Seoul St. Mary`s Hospital strives to realise the spirituality of the Catholic Medical Center of taking care of those suffering from diseases by embodying the Healer, Jesus Christ, in ourselves.

Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital will continue to train and educate talented young people who will practice advanced medicine with a sense of mission, provide charity care to share the love with the poor and marginalised, and carry out creative research based on Catholic ethics in order to become a hospital loved and trusted by all.

SSMH provides specialised medical services with unparalleled expertise and a cutting-edge medical system in an eco-friendly environment, putting patients first in an unwavering spirit of respect for life.

"We will move forward to become a respected, world-leading hospital that creates a new paradigm in healthcare. I would like to ask for your continued interest in Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital and I sincerely wish you and your family joy and happiness."

- President of Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, Catholic University of Korea Yoon Seung-Kew

Open to Individual and Group registrations Seoul St. Mary`s Hospital promotes advanced, personalised medicine. It specialises in cancer, heart and brain diseases, and rare incurable diseases by utilizing cutting-edge medical technology in providing tailored treatment. The hospital offers Fellowship Program to all Professionals in Health Sciences. The Experiential Learning Program provides you with an opportunity to gain first-hand experience in the healthcare setting in South Korea and learn the advanced treatments and modern technologies in the country through lectures and demonstrations. Whether you are a medical professional or an executive in the health care and pharma industries, this is your opportunity to learn directly from a healthcare provider tailored to your learning goals. Duration of the Program: Minimum of three months (and can be longer)

Departments Available:

  • Acute Care Surgery

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

  • Breast Surgery

  • Cardiology

  • Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics

  • Colorectal Surgery

  • Dentistry Hospital

  • Dermatology

  • Emergency Medicine

  • Endocrinology and Metabolism

  • Family Medicine

  • Gastroenterology

  • Health Promotion

  • Haematology

  • Infectious Disease

  • Laboratory Medicine

  • Nephrology

  • Neurology

  • Neurosurgery

  • Nuclear Medicine

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology

  • Occupational and Environmental Medicine

  • Oncology

  • Opthalmology

  • Orthopaedics

  • Otorhinolaryngology

  • Palliative Medicine

  • Psychiatry

  • Pulmonology and Allergy

  • Radiation Oncology

  • Radiology

  • Rehabilitation Medicine

  • Rheumatology

  • Stomach Surgery

  • Thoracic Surgery

  • Thyroid and Endocrine Surgery

  • Urology

  • Vascular Transplant Surgery

*Accommodation and meals are not included.

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About the Program

Seoul St. Mary`s Hospital

Open to MDs, DMDs and other Healthcare Professionals

Seoul St. Mary`s Hospital