Established on June 23, 1989 and based upon the founder’s mission of ‘helping the neediest in our society,’ ASAN Medical Center has become a leading hospital in Korea across several fields such as patient care, medical research, and training of medical professionals in a short period.The core of this growth is our staff whose dedication and hard work have made AMC the pioneer and leader of ‘patient-oriented’ medical practices.AMC is currently the parent hospital to seven regional hospitals located throughout South Korea. Each AMC hospital works with numerous, regional healthcare providers in order to serve its local community providing equal opportunity access to high-quality medical care. Also partnering with the University of Ulsan College of Medicine, the regional hospitals function as the bastion for the next generation of Korea’s medical care healthcare experts.AMC’s network is not limited to Korea as being a partner of the Imperial College London. AMC is engaged in an active exchange of research and training programs with the world’s leaders in medicine. This is all for AMC’s far-reaching goal of contributing to the healthy life of the local community, the nation and, furthermore, of mankind.President&CEO of ASAN Medical Center Lee Sang-doASAN Medical Center’s new clinic building was completed in 2008. This is an important milestone signifying a new era with a reinforced and restructured patient care system. Focusing on its goal of a ‘patient-oriented’ clinic, AMC continuously streamlines its objectives according to the changing needs of its patients. As the leader of Korean 21st century medicine and healthcare, AMC is committed to never-ending innovation.