History

April, 1944 Yamaguchi Prefectural Medical School
June, 1947 Yamaguchi Prefectural Medical College, Premedical Course Opened
April, 1949 Medical College Hospital
March, 1951 Yamaguchi Prefectural Medical College Yamaguchi Prefectural Medical School, Premedical Course closed
April, 1952 Yamaguchi Prefectural Medical College
Institutes of Protein Chemistry Industrial Medicine Practical School for Nurses
April, 1954 Yamaguchi Prefectural College for Nurses in Ube
April, 1955 Premedical Course
September, 1955 Neuropsychiatry Ward of the Medical College Hospital
April, 1957 School of Nurses in Yamaguchi Prefectural Medicine College (Yamaguchi Prefectural College for Nurses in Ube closed)
School campus was transposed with Ube Engineering High School
July, 1957 Regulation for doctoral thesis review, defined by Judging Committee
November, 1957 Number of beds in College Hospital, 535 beds
April, 1958 Graduate School of Yamaguchi Prefectural Medical College
June, 1959 Ceremony of the 15th Anniversary
April, 1960 School of Medical Technologists in Yamaguchi Prefectural Medical College
Ovtober, 1963 Departments of Dermatology and Urology from Dermato-Urology Department
April, 1964 Yamaguchi University School of Medicine
The 1st year of the transfer ; The 1st and 2nd Premedical Courses, the first Medical Courses and 10 Basic Medicine Departments (Anatomy Ⅰ, Anatomy Ⅱ, Physiology Ⅰ, Physiology Ⅱ , Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Pathology Ⅰ , Pathology Ⅱ , Microbiology and Hygiene) and the Library
April, 1965 The 2nd year of the transfer ; 2 Basic Medicine Departments (Public Health and Legal Medicine), 6 Clinical Medicine Departments (Internal Medicine Ⅰ, Internal Medicine Ⅱ, Pediatrics, Surgery Ⅰ, Surgery Ⅱ, and Obstetric and Gynecology)
April, 1966 The 3rd year of the transfer ; 5 Clinical Medicine Departments (Neurology and Psychiatry, Orthopedic Surgery, Dermatology, Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology)
April, 1967 The 4th year of the transfer ; 2 Clinical Medicine Departments (Urology and Radiology) and Post-Graduate School of Medicine (50 students)
June, 1967 University Hospital (transfered from Yamaguchi Prefectural Medical College) Authorized to open the 14 Clinical Divisions with 750 beds in the University Hospital. Divisions of Internal Medicine Ⅰ , Internal Medicine Ⅱ , Neuropsychiatry, Pediatrics, Surgery Ⅰ , Surgery Ⅱ , Orthopedics Surgery, Dermatology, Urology, Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology, Radiology, Obstetrics and Gynecology and Dentistry and Oral Surgery.
June, 1967 Central Facilities ; Clinical Laboratory and Central Operation Rooms. School of Nurses and Medical Technologist transfered to Yamaguchi University School of Medicine.
The 3rd Department of Internal Medicine (14 Clinical Medicine Departments)
March, 1968 Yamaguchi Prefectural Medical School and Post-Graduate School of Medicine were closed
April, 1968 Department of Anesthesiology (15 Clinical Medicine Departments)
Division of Internal Medicine Ⅲ (15 Clinics)
January, 1969 Number of beds in University Hospital; 759 beds
March, 1969 Facilities (campus and building) were completely transfered to Yamaguchi University
April, 1969 Division of Anesthesiology(16 Clinics)
April, 1970 Division of Blood Transfusion
April, 1972 School of Medical Technologists was renamed to Clinical School of Medical Technologists
Department of Neurosurgery (16 Clinical Medicine Departments)
May, 1972 Division of Neurosurgery (17 Clinics)
March, 1973 School of Medical Technologists closed
April, 1973 Division of Supplies
July, 1974 A Ward for the Infection Control closed and renamed as a Common Ward
November, 1974 Ceremony of the 30th Anniversary
April, 1975 Department of Immunohematology (13 Basic Medicine Departments)
October, 1975 Division of Radiology
Division of Dentistry and Oral Surgery was renamed to Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
May, 1976 Division of Nursing
The 2nd Department of Biochemistry (14 Basic Medicine Departments)
October, 1976 Division of Rehabilitation
October, 1977 Division of Perinatal
October, 1979 The School of Allied Health Sciences
April, 1980 Administrative Office of University Hospital was re-organized General Affairs, Management and Medical Affairs Section Intensive Care Unit
April, 1981 Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (17 Clinical Medicine Departments)
Institute of Laboratory Animals for Medical Research
April, 1982 Division of Critical Care and Emergency Medicine School of Nurse closed
April, 1983 Department of Clinical Laboratory Science (18 Clinical Medicine Departments)
Administrative Office was re-organized General Affairs, Management, Educational Affairs and Medical Affairs Sections
School of Medical Technologists closed
September, 1984 Ceremony of the 40th Anniversary
May, 1987 Department of Anesthesiology was renamed to Department of Anesthesiology-Resuscitology
April, 1988 Division of Neurology (18 Clinics)
May, 1989 Division of Anesthesiology was renamed to Division of Anesthesiology-Resuscitology
June, 1990 Division of Total Care Unit
October, 1990 Critical Care Medical Center
Medical Care Center for Mother and Child
April, 1993 Department of Neurology (19 Clinical Medicine Departments)
Medical Care Center for Mother and Child was renamed to Perinatal Care Center
January, 1994 University Hospital, approved as Hospital of Special Functions
April, 1994 Premedical Course closed (new medical curriculum)
June, 1994 Department of Critical Care and Emergency Medicine (20 Clinical Medicine Departments)
November, 1994 Ceremony of the 50th Anniversary
April, 1995 Credit System for Medical Education
March, 1996 Faculty of Liberal Arts of Yamaguchi University was closed
May, 1996 Department of Medical Humanities (15 Basic Medicine Departments)
Department of Medical Informatics and Decision Sciences
April, 1997 New Central Clinical Building
Division of Surgical Pathology
Division of Cardiology, Psychosomatic Medicine, Allergy, Cardiovascular Surgery and Rheumatology
Classes of Elementary and Junior High School in the University Hospital
May, 1997 50th Anniversary Memorial Hall (SOJINKAIKAN)
August, 1997 Endowment Department (Department of Bioregulatory Function)
April, 1999 Division of Critical Care and Emergency Medicine was renamed to Advanced Medical Emergency and Critical Care Center
June, 1999 Endowment Department (Department of Molecular Cardiovascular Biology)
October, 1999 Return 15 beds of tuberculosis beds and regain 15 general beds Approval of the Medical Emergency and Critical Care Center
March, 2000 Approval of the Advanced Medical Emergency and Critical Care Center (AMEC3) Clinic for AMEC3
April, 2000 Five medical doctoral courses for philosophy 「Physiology」, 「Pathology」, 「Sociological Medicine」, 「Internal Medicine」, 「Surgery」 are reconstructed into 4 course 「Higher Biointegration」, 「Organ Pathophysiology」, 「Molecular Medical Science」, 「Environmental Information」
October, 2000 Faculty of Health Sciences
Department of Nursing : Fundamental Nursing, Clinical Nursing, Maternal/Child Nursing, Community/Gerontological/Nursing,
Department of Laboratory Sciences : Basic Laboratory Sciences, Clinical Laboratory Sciences
April, 2001 35 departments in Faculty of Medicine were reorganized to 13 departments
Applied Medical Engineering Science in Graduate School of Medicine
Pharmaceutical Clinical Research Center
October, 2001 Endowment Department (Department of Ocular Pathophysiology)
March, 2003 School of Allied Health Sciences was closed
April, 2003 Division of Endoscopy
Research Institutes was renamed to Yamaguchi University
Science Research Center
March, 2004 Reserch and Education Building
April, 2004 National University Corporation
Pharmaceutical Clinical Research Center was renamed to Center for Clinical Research
July, 2004 Nutrition Care Section was re-organized to Division of Medical Nutrition
April, 2005 Graduate School of Medicine
Master's Program in Graduate School of Medicine
March, 2006 Honor Society of Nursing Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Tau Nu Chapter in Faculty of Health Sciences
April, 2006 Graduate School of Medicine reconstructed (Applied Molecular Bioscience in Graduate School of Medicine)
Division of Chemotherapy for Outpatients
Division of Infection Control Management
September, 2006 Number of beds in University Hospital ; 737 beds
October, 2006 Oncology Center
January, 2007 Cooperative Base Hospital for cancer diagnosis and treatment in Yamaguchi
April, 2007 Doctor's program in Graduate School of Medicine
Number of beds in University Hospital ; 736 beds
June, 2007 Division of Gastroenterological Surgery, Respiratory, Chest Surgery, Pediatric Surgery
September, 2007 Repair of the Advanced Medical Emergency and Critical Care Center (AMEC3 )
May, 2008 Division of Clinical Laboratory
December, 2008 Accredited the Assessment system division4(Ver.5.0)
February, 2009 Cooperative Base Hospital for liver diagnosis and treatment in Yamaguchi
April, 2009 Endowment Department (Department of Hematopoietic Stem Cell and Leukemia Research)
June, 2009 Division of Clinical Skill-up Center
October, 2009 Center for Liver Disease
April, 2010 Endowment Department (Department of Community Health and Medicine)
Endowment Department (Department of Diabetes Research)
Therapeutic Radiology
Department of Therapeutic Radiology
January, 2011 The Flight of the Helicopter Emergency Medical Service started
April, 2011 General Perinatal Medical Center
October, 2011 Career Development Center
March, 2012 Center of Education for Community Medicine
February, 2013 Radiation Oncology
October, 2013 The Center for Reparative Medicine was renamed to Center of Research and Education for Regenerative Medicine
April, 2014 Department of Cellular Signal Analysis was renamed to Department of Immunology
Center for Clinical Research was renamed to Center for Clinical Research
Secondary radiation emergency medicine
Hospital Accreditation(3rd G:Ver.1.0)
Diagnostic Pathology
June, 2014 Emergency department
Feburuary, 2015 Rehabilitation
April, 2015 Department of Critical Care and Emergency Medicine was renamed to Department of Acute and General Medicine
Department of Medical Humanities was closed
Department of General Internal Medicine was closed
Department of Medical Education
Department of Respirology
Respiratory Medicine
Admission and Discharge Center
Division of Infection Control Management was re-organized
Division of Medical Safety Management was re-organized
A parking lot was completed
September, 2015 Center for Intractable Disorders
March, 2016 Palliative Care Center
Endowment Department (Department of Community Health and Medicine)was closed
April, 2016 Five medical doctoral courses for philosophy 「System Control Medicine」,「Intelligent and Analytical Medical Sciences」, 「Applied Medical Engineering Science」,「Applied Molecular Bioscience」,「Nursing and Laboratory Science」 are reconstructed into two course「Medicine」,「Nursing and Laboratory Science」
A lot of Chair was renamed
Endowment Department (Department of Translational Research and Developmental Therapeutics against Cancer)
Division of Surgical Pathology was renamed to Division of Surgical Pathology
Center for Community Health and Medicine
October, 2016 Day Nursery was rebuild
March, 2017 Center for Community Health and Medicine was closed
April, 2017 Depertment of Environmental Health Medicine was renamed to Department of Systems Bioinformatics
September, 2017 Public Relations Strategy Center established
January, 2018 Center for Clinical Education established
March, 2018 Master's program, Applied Molecular Bioscience, closed
April, 2018 AI Systems Medicine Research and Training Centerestablished
Blood Purification Therapy Section renamed to Blood Purification Therapy Center
July, 2018 Division of Medical Safety Promotion renamed to Division of Medical Quality and Safety Management
September, 2018 Master's program, Applied Medical Engineering, closed
December, 2018 Department of Neurology renamed to Department of Neurology (cranial nerve)
January, 2019 Research and Education Building A, Ishukan, completed
March, 2019 The University Hospital new building A completed
April, 2019 Division of Plastic Surgery established
Regional Medical Liaison Center, Patient Consultation Room, and Admission and Discharge Center integrated into Patient Support Center
Quality Indicator Center established
Division of Medical Genetics renamed to Division of Medical Genetics and Genomics
Department of Neurology renamed to Department of Neurology (cranial nerve)
Endowed Departments of Diabetes Research, Pulmonary Gerontology, and Liver Regenerative Medicine opened
Joint Research Department of Translational Research and Developmental Therapeutics against Cancer opened
June, 2019 Number of bedsin the University Hospital: 756
July, 2019 Endowed Department of Advanced ThermoNeuroBiology opened
March, 2020 The University Hospital designated as a base hospital for disaster management
Ambulance service with pediatrician (on board) for newborn babies
Outpatient Department of Women's Health closed
Accreditation by Japan Council for Quality Health Care (3rdG:Ver.2.0)
April, 2020 The University Hospital designated as a base hospital for allergy diseases
July, 2020 Certified the satisfaction of the standards for Basic Medical Education