THE ESTABLISHMENT OF
HRH PRINCESS CHULABHORN COLLEGE OF MEDICAL SCIENCE SINCE 2016
Following the main aspirations to help alleviate the suffering of Thai patients and to celebrate the auspicious occasion of His Majesty the King’s 90th birthday anniversary in December 2017, Prof. Dr. HRH Princess Chulabhorn has graciously initiated the construction of a comprehensive 400-bed hospital (expanded project), other than the existing 100-bed specialized cancer hospital, to cover both cancer and other types of diseases so that the Thai population, especially the impoverished ones and those living in remote areas, to be equally accessible to modern and high technological treatments of international standards by professional and specialized physicians in multiple disciplines and various subspecialty.
The expanded project of this 400-bed hospital would be moving towards 5 excellence centers in addition to the existing Cancer Excellence Center, including :
- Center of Excellence in Cardiovascular Disease
- Center of Excellence in Gastrointestinal Disease
- Center of Excellence in Musculoskeletal and Rehabilitation
- Center of Excellence in Medical Imaging and Intervention
As part of His Majesty the King’s 90th birthday anniversary celebration, HRH Princess Chulabhorn College of Medical Science would establish both undergraduate and postgraduate educational programs. Expectedly, The HRH Princess Chulabhorn College of Medical Science is aimed to become an educational institute to help solve the country’s now in need and lack of adequate medical personnel, especially in overall remote areas, through new bodies of knowledge and cutting-edge research related to medical science. In collaboration with the well-established Chulabhorn Research Institute (CRI), the new college will pursue innovative medical research aimed towards better quality of life of the patients as well as providing the opportunity of becoming cured from common tragic diseases among Thai fellow humans as a whole. Furthermore, The HRH Princess Chulahorn College of Medical Science will cover many areas of clinical and public health research through both national and international collaborative networks.
In the first phase, The HRH Princess Chulahorn College of Medical Science consists of four undergraduate curriculums including: Medicine, Radiological Technology, Nursing, and Bioinformatics and Systems Biology. Enrollment of the first year students will be started in August 2017. Moreover, The HRH Princess Chulahorn College of Medical Science will provide several special education services, i.e. certificate programs for sonographers, nurse assistants, and other highly specialized medical skills.
Throughout their completion of all curriculum programs, all undergraduate and postgraduate students of The HRH Princess Chulahorn College of Medical Science will be equipped with the college’s culture of good virtues & morality in dedicating themselves solely for the sake of the public. These students would fully possess the ability to solve overall healthcare problems and provide their best services particularly in the remote community areas with insufficient resources nationwide.
With the auspicious name, “Chulabhorn”, the following core values of The HRH Princess Chulahorn College of Medical Science will be deeply filled within their minds and soul:
- Research Excellence