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Foundation: 1942

Mission: We are a University Hospital founded and run by the Society of Jesus, and as a complementary provider we offer humane, safe and efficient medical care with emphasis on high complexity, in an academic environment for the training of students from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, and as a leading institution, we develop research and make innovative and sustainable contributions to the health system and the community.

Vision: In 2021, HUSI, as an internationally certified Academic Medical Center, will lead from its new facilities an integrated network of health care, teaching and research at the service of the users of the General System of Social Security and the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, maintaining the accreditation as a University Hospital.


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.

AreaWorldLatin AmericaIBEROAMERICAColombia
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 895th159th311th16th
Medicine +801st119th245th13th

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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