Medical Records by Kim Yeong-hun Registered Cultural Property No. 503
Cheonggang Kim Yeong-hun (1882-1974) is a Korean medicine doctor who served as a professor at Dongje Medical School, Korea’s first-ever modernized college of oriental medicine, in 1904 and led the revival of oriental medicine during Japanese Occupation Period by organizing national medical students contest and forming a nationwide association of Korean medicine doctors. Medical Records by Kim Yeong-hun comprise 955 cases of 21 relevant records including treatment charts, prescriptions and manuscript of Susehyeonseo, a work of medical literature, created while running Bochun Clinic for more than 60 years from 1914 to 1974, except during the Korean War, in Jongno, Seoul. Records from which the conditions of traditional medicine and national healthcare in a period during which a modern medical system began to take root, they possess significant values of social and medical history.
- Designation No.Registered Cultural Property No. 503
- Date designatedAugust 13th, 2012
- Management bodyThe Museum of Korean Medical History, Kyung Hee University
- AddressThe Museum of Korean Medical History, Kyung Hee University 26, Kyunghee-daero, Dongdaemun-gu, Seoul