Konkuk University Medical Center [건국대학교병원]

Life (2018)

This is seen as ‘Sangkook University Hospital’ in Life (Laipeu/라이프) (JTBC, 2018); as seen, for instance, in episodes 2 and 10.

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Konkuk University Medical Center (KUMC) [건국대학교병원] is a general hospital affiliated with Konkuk University Medical School. It is located in Seoul’s neighborhood Hwayang [Hwayang-dong/화양동] in the Gwangjin District [Gwangjin-gu/광진구]; in walking distance to/from Common Ground [커먼 그라운드].

This hospital was first established as the Social Service Central Medical Center [사회영 중앙실비의료원] by the Seoul Metropolitan Government in 1931 and moved to its current location in 1971. It was promoted to a general hospital on November 1 1982, and was also renamed to Konkuk University Medical Center Minjung Hospital [건국대학교 의료원 부속 민중병원]. Its current name has been in use since September 23 1996.

120-1 Neungdong-ro, Gwangjin-gu, Seoul, South Korea
서울특별시 광진구 능동로 120-1
(화양동 4-12)
Geolocation: 37.540549, 127.071945

Getting here
Konkuk University Station [건대입구역], Seoul Subway Lines 7 and 2, Exit 3
(2 min. walk)

— submitted by Marion KDL

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