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Updated : December 25, 2015

History

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History (1945 - 1964)

1945

  • Nara Medical School was founded.

1947

  • Nara Medical University (under the old system) preparatory course opened.

1952

  • Nara Medical University (under the new system) preparatory course opened.

1955

  • The affiliated Nursing School opened.

1959

  • Degree examination was approved by the Degree Ordinance.

1960

  • Nara Medical University Graduate School was established.

1964

  • The enrollment limit was extended from 40 to 60.

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History(1965 - 1988)

1968

  • The affiliated cancer center was established

1969

  • An auditorium was opened.

1973

  • A gymnasium was completed.

1977

  • The enrollment limit was extended from 60 to 100.

1979

  • The affiliated library was completed.

1981

  • The clinical lecture building 1 was completed.
  • Energy center was completed.

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History(1989 - present)

1989

  • The emergency medicine course opened.

1991

  • Basic Medicine building was exended
  • Student Activity Building was opened.

1993

  • Laboratories for Medical Research were builded

1996

  • College of Nursing opened.
  • An academic exchange agreement with Chiang Mai University in Thailand was concluded.

1997

  • The enrollment limit was revised from 100 to 95.
  • The critical care center was established in the hospital.
  • Ward B in the hospital was placed in service.
  • A guesthouse was completed (171.38 square meters).

1999

  • The post graduate school of midwifery opened in the college of nursing.

2001

  • A psychiatric, emergency medical care information center was established in the hospital.

2002

  • A perinatal center was established in the hospital.

2003

  • An infectious diseases center was established in the hospital.
  • Ward C in the hospital was completed.

2004

  • Faculty of Nursing in School of Medicine was established.
  • Nara Medical University Graduate School was reorganized (3 majors and 7 fields).
  • An education development center was established.
  • Advanced Medical Research Center was established.
  • An academic exchange agreement with Fujian Medical University in China was concluded.

2005

  • Stereotactic radiotherapy equipment (novalis) was placed in service.
  • A ceremony of the sixtieth years anniversary was held.
  • Itsukashi Hall was completed.

2007

  • Nara Medical University as an independent administrative corporation was inaugurated.
  • An academic agreement with Doshisha Women's College of Liberal Arts was concluded.

2008

  •  The master course in Graduate School of Medicine was opened.
  • An academic exchange agreement with Oxford University in UK in was concluded.
  • An center for perinatal medicine opened in the hospital.
  • An agreement on the corporation with Waseda University was concluded.

2009

  • An agreement on the corporation with Nara Institute of Science and Technology was concluded.