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Showa University contributes to the social culture and public welfare through the three fields of Education, Research, and Medical care.

Showa University actively promotes self-checking and evaluation and maintains the highest standards in all fields of education, research, and medical care. With the aim towards further development and fulfillment, and outside evaluation has been introduced. The activity of Showa University in the three fields is strictly and objectively evaluated and certified through independent organizations.


Aimed to nurture capable health care personnel who can "feel the pain" of others.

Showa University performs "whole man" education to nurture not only knowledge, and skills, but also humanity and original creativity which are necessary for the pursuit of the science. This education philosophy is consistent in not only the 4 schools, but also in the College of Nursing, and the College of Medical Radiology. The entire system is devoted to nurture health care personnel who can "feel the pain" of others.



Collaboration research to bring forth valuable information recognized by both domestic and international societies

The special feature of Showa University research is the collaboration research contributed by all four schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Nursing and Rehabilitation Sciences. Researchers both collaborate and compete beyond the margin of their speciality with other Showa University researchers, resulting in many achievements in various fields of life sciences every year. These achievements are presented at numerous society meetings and many high quality publications from Showa University are widely recognized both domestically and internationally.



Providing the highest standard of medical care with utmost respect for patient QOL

The eight affiliated hospitals of Showa University, each with its own originality and speciality, provide high-tech referral and a high standard of general community medicine, with careful consideration given to patient QOL. Today, facing rapid changes in the medical system, Showa University has taken the initiative to install new programs. Showa University was one of the first to incorporate the risk management system to establish safety in medical care.

Medical Care

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