Ewha Womans University Medical Center(EUMC) is established on the mission to protect and save mankind from diseases with the Spirit of Christianity. EUMC began as Pogoonyogoan, meaning 'House of Many Sick Women', the nation's first hospital for women established by Mary F. Scranton, the founder of Ewha Hakdang, in 1887.
EUMC operates specialized research institutes such as Ewha Institute of Convergence Medicine and Ewha Clinical Trial Center Ewha Womans University Mokdong Hospital and Ewha Womans University Cancer Center for Women and plays a role as medical hub by operating Yangcheon-Gangseo Center for Dementia and Yangcheon Center for Mental Health.
EUMC specializes in women's cancer such as breast cancer, thyroid cancer, and gynecologic cancer as the area of specialization and fostering them intensively. Excellent medical service with patient centered medical service system and superior medical staffs through innovations.
Being the first and best hospital for women, EUMC had been selected first place for Hospital for Good Quality and Service selected by female consumers for 3 consecutive years and has been authorized as one of the Korea’s representative hospital by winning grand prize in Korean Global Medical Service Award in 2011, grand prize for the Most Trusted Brand Award selected by customers in 2010, 2012, 2013, and 2014, and Grand prize for the Best Brand Award selected by women for 9 consecutive years, 2009-2017.
Moreover, EUMC was also selected as the best hospital in colon cancer treatment assessment by the Ministry of Health and Welfare, following acquisition of the best grade in stomach cancer and colon cancer surgery performance assessment by Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service, the Ministry of Health and Welfare and chosen first place as a 'Good Cancer Center' in patient satisfaction, in Korea Cancer Center Assessment conducted by a famous daily newspaper, MK Business News, and a global consulting group, Deloitte.
EUMC has promoted to attract foreign patients by strengthening medical service for women and such results are demonstrated as the rapid increase in the number of foreign patients from China, Russia, Mongolia, United States, and the Middle East.
EUMC is becoming a global hospital comparable to the world’s best hospitals by putting forth strength on security of global competitiveness and by the opening of new hospital, 'Ewha Womans University Seoul Hospital', located in Magok district of Seoul near the Incheon International Airport, equipped with aspects of an advanced global hospital in 2019.