Education as Mission: A case of Yonsei University Health System, Korea

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Chin Yong Pak MD

  • WS1 : Fri. 3:50-4:50 pm
  • Location : TBD
  • Language: English
  • Speaker: Chin Yong Pak MD
  • Category: WORLD ISSUES
  • Title: Education as Mission: A case of Yonsei University Health System, Korea
  • WS5 : Sat. 5:00-6:00 pm
  • Location : TBD
  • Language: English
  • Speaker: Chin Yong Pak MD
  • Category: WORLD ISSUES
  • Title: Education as Mission: A case of Yonsei University Health System, Korea

Synopsis:

Biography:

Dr. Pak graduated from Yonsei University College of Medicine, which was established in 1885 by a group of missionaries from the USA and Canada. It was the first western-medical institution founded in Korea, and its Severance Hospital is named after the donor Mr. Severance. Yonsei University Health System is now the representative Christian Medical Educational Institution in Korea and has been doing medical missions work in medically underprivileged countries since 1993. Dr. Pak served the Lord in Mongolia for 7 years and in China for 5.5 years. He is now the director of Medical Mission Center of Yonsei University Health System.