The best way to get to AMC is to take an airport bus. You can take off at Jamsil station, then take a cab to the hospital. From the station, it will take about 10 minutes with expenses of \4,000 ($4) at max. For detailed information on Incheon International Airport and transportation, visit their website, http://www.airport.or.kr/airport/traffic/bus/busList.iia?flag=E&fake=1183594716583. Please note that International Relations Office does not provide pick up service.
The way to Asan Medical Center's guest house, also known as "Family Town," is as similar as the way to the main hospital.
The guest house ("Family Town") is a 14-story building with convenient facilities like cafeteria and internet lounge. It's a 5-minute walking distance from the main hospital.
Yes, whether you arrive on weekdays or weekends, you can receive help. Upon arrival, please go directly to a visitor's office located on the first floor of the guest house. A security guard would give a key to an assigned room.
For international visiting scholars' convenience, we offer a reasonable rate of \10,000 ($10/day). With limited number of rooms, international visitors should share the room. We strictly maintain same-gender-roommate policy.
With the telephone at your room, you can only make calls within AMC (You can simply dial 4 digit codes) To make either domestic or international calls, the best option is to buy a pre-paid international calling card. You can buy the card from Korean Exchange Bank (KEB) located on the B1 of the main building. The price ranges from \10,000 to \50,000 ($10~$50).
The nearest hotel is Seoul Olympic Parktel. To make reservation, please contact the hotel directly. http://www.parktel.co.kr/index.htm
During Summer, when many of internationalphysicians visit, we have typical Monsoon season. For more information, please visit Korea Metrological Administration online, http://web.kma.go.kr/eng/index.jsp
With the ID card, you can access Asan Medical Library located on the B1 of Asan Education Building; read both off-line and online-journals. Since Asan Library limits lending books to international visitors, if you like to use such a service, please get a written approval from the department Chair. Also, if you're a fellow doctor from the Radiation dept., you can also access to PACS (Picture Archiving Communication System).
No, there isn't any specific dress code. However, we encourage you to wear Smart Casual, wearing linen trousers and button-down shirts without tie. Basically, you can wear the clothes of your choice that can show your professionalism.
Yes, there are several cafeterias at AMC. With the cafeterias around AMC, you can choose the restaurant of your choice. To buy tickets, please visit Cafeteria at the East Wing, located on B1.
Yes, upon completing the program, you should return your ID card and lap coat back to the International Relations Office (6F, East Wing).
If this is your first visit to Korea, we recommend you to take a "Seoul City Tour Bus." The bus that goes through the heart of Seoul will leave you many memorable moments. For more information, please visit http://www.visitseoul.net/en/index.do?_method=main. If you want to have an in-depth tour, customized tour can be arranged. For more information, please visit http://www.cosmojin.com/ or contact Ms. Sang-Ah Hong directly at +82-11-331-3722.