Asan Medical Center Seoul *Health

South Korea

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Foundation: 1989

Mission: To contribute to healthy life of humans with unwavering passion and to pursue the highest quality care in an environment of intensive research and excellent medical education.

Vision: Trusted by people from all walks of life. Providing the highest quality treatment. Developing creative education programs and innovative research. Ensuring long-term progress with sound and effective management. Creating a reliable working environment where employees take pride in their jobs.


Subordinate organizations:

  • ASAN Foundation
Overall percentile
Research percentile
Innovation percentile
Societal percentile

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 Health 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 RegionOECDSouth Korea
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 687th176th484th15th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 686th162nd513th18th
Chemistry 282nd73rd197th4th
Computer Science 695th195th469th24th
Dentistry 430th91st304th10th
Engineering +455th145th284th16th
Environmental Science 3135th1075th1752nd78th
Medicine +345th60th270th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 734th199th506th21st
Physics and Astronomy 520th144th351st10th

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 visualizatión 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.

Where is the institution located?

  • Government
  • Health
  • Universities
  • Companies
  • Non-Profit
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