Philosophy and objectives of our university Hamamatsu University School of Medicine seeks to achieve three chief objectives; firstly, to develop excellent clinicians and highly creative researchers; secondly, to promote original research and innovation of medical techniques; and thirdly, to play a leading role in local medical treatments by practicing medicine for the greatest benefits of patients. These goals should contribute to the health and welfare of all mankind.
Mission of our University
The main task of the university is to actively promote the mankind's health, happiness and prosperity through its educational and academic activities. The school, which serves as an educational and research institution for medicine and nursing, aims at teaching and researches on the newest theories and practical applications of them. The school continuously seeks to grow up expert clinicians and nurses and their researchers who are not only highly academic and skilled but also well trained and versed in medical ethics. By doing so, the university plays a leading role in local medicine and health care and helps them develop.
History 1974 Jun. 7 Hamamatsu University School of Medicine was founded. 1977 Apr. 18 The University Hospital was established. 1980 Apr. 1 Graduate School of Medicine, Doctoral Degree Program, was established. 1995 Apr. 1 The Faculty of Nursing was established. 1999 Apr. 1 The Master's Degree Program of our Graduate School of Nursing was established. 2004 Apr. 1 The National University Corporation Hamamatsu University School of Medicine started. 2008 Apr. 1 Graduate Course of Midwifery was established. 2015 Apr. 1 Midwifery Course, Master's Degree Program in Nursing was established. （Graduate Course of Midwifery was superseded.)