Study of Korean medicine`s Education In Accordance With Curriculum Part of World Federation Medical Educaition Global Standards

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J Korean Med. 2018;39(3):28-40
Publication date (electronic) : 2018 September 30
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1Department of Physiology, College of Korean Medicine, Daejeon University
Correspondence to:김병수(Byoung Soo Kim) 대전대학교 한의과대학 생리학교실 Tel: +82-42-280-2616, E-mail:
Received 2018 August 27; Revised 2018 September 11; Accepted 2018 September 11.



The aim of this study is to introduce the WFME Global Standards and Recognition process and to consider Improvement direction of Korean traditional medical curriculum.


To Investigate the Standards and Recognition process of WFME and the traditional medical curriculum of each country(China, Taiwan, Japan, Korea).


The WFME Global Standards and Recognition process aims to train doctors who are educated and active in world standard medical Curriculum. The traditional medical colleges have not received recognition, but those colleges in Korea, China and Taiwan contain a lot of standards contents, and they need to be recognized if they belong to WDMS.


Korea University of Oriental Medicine has a lot of subjects of WFME Standards and there is a medical education recognition association, which is advantageous for the standardization process of world medical education. Therefore, it is necessary to aim at world standard medicine while preserving the tradition of Oriental medicine, WFME Global Standards should be used to reorganize the curriculum and train a world-class medical professional.

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Chinese and Taiwan medical education system including chinese medicine

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유형 특징
통합형 - 전통의학과 서양의학 통합
- 국가가 정책적으로 전통의학과 서양의학의 결합 지지

내포형 - 공식적으로 전통의학을 인정하여 서양의학과 병존
- 완전히 이원화된 의료서비스 제공체계
병존형 - 이중면허는 허용되나, 의료행위 시에는 하나만 선택

용인형 - 의술로는 전통의학이 수용되나 국가제도로는 비수용
- 일원화된 의료체계로서 전통의학은 서양의학의 한 부분

- 전통의학의 불인정