Hamamatsu University School of Medicine *University


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Foundation: 1974

Mission: The main task of the university is to actively promote the mankind's health, happiness and prosperity through its educational and academic activities. The school, which serves as an educational and research institution for medicine and nursing, aims at teaching and researches on the newest theories and practical applications of them. The school continuously seeks to grow up expert clinicians and nurses and their researchers who are not only highly academic and skilled but also well trained and versed in medical ethics. By doing so, the university plays a leading role in local medicine and health care and helps them develop.

Vision: The University seeks to achieve three chief objectives; firstly, to grow up excellent clinicians and highly creative researchers; secondly, to promote original researches and the innovation of medical techniques; and thirdly, to play a leading role in local medical treatments by practicing medicine for the greatest benefits of patients. These goals should contribute to the health and welfare of all mankind.

History: www.hama-med.ac.jp

Subordinate organizations:

  • Hamamatsu University Hospital
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Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject areas/categories

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal.

AreaWorldAsiatic RegionOECDJapan
Agricultural and Biological Sciences +711th463rd640th101st
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 752nd386th688th112th
Chemistry 616th346th536th48th
Medicine +726th363rd657th89th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 830th482nd747th113th

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatiĆ³n allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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