Yonsei University Severance HospitalHealth

South Korea

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Foundation: 1885

Mission: With the love of God, free humankind from disease and suffering.

Vision: Yonsei University Health System(YUHS) will strive to be the most reliable medical institution by respecting our patients, as well as providing high quality care through high-tech service, specialization, and collaboration with other medical institutions. UHS will strive to become a leading research institution in medical technology by creating new research fields with the spirit of exploration and cooperation. YUHS wants to be known as the institution offering the most diverse and humane medical education. Following in the footsteps of Missionaries, Allen, Avison, and donor philanthropist Severance, YUHS is committed to medical missions through evangelism and acts of love and concern for others, particularly the most needy with the least access to medical care. In order to achieve these goals, we wish to become mature and responsible specialists; leaders who are open to new ideas and are accomplished practitioners. We are committed to make Yonsei University Health System a place where creativity and warmth thrive in a spirit of mutual respect and cooperation.

History: www.yuhs.or.kr

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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
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 3308th965th2350th105th
Engineering +    
Medicine +2704th739th1916th83rd
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 2716th803rd1750th90th

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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