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ETHOS OF SHOWA UNIVERSITY

The founder of Showa University, Shusuke Kamijo MD , PhD (1893-1956) Dr Shusuke Kamijo was born in 1893 in Nagano and studied medicine at Tokyo University. After graduation, he studied internal medicine and pathology at Tokyo University and earned his PhD. In 1925, Dr. Kamijo who quickly recognized the discrepancy between the social needs at the time and the medical education system, appealed for the importance of cultivating superb clinicians and started to design Showa Medical College, which later became Showa University.

EDUCATION ETHOS OF SHOWA UNIVERSITY

By nurturing of human resources we can understand and cooperate with one another and make a concerted effort to acquire advanced knowledge and skills of discipline, and learn together by transcending the boundaries of departments and utilize the characteristics of a medical university unrivalled by any other. Furthermore we can cultivate the qualities of true healthcare professionals that possess high morality and rich sociality that could practice healthcare with a rich sense of humanity appropriate to the profession, that strive toward improving healthcare without neglecting learning and research throughout life.

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