National Taiwan University

Asia Pacific Medical Students’ Symposium (APMSS) is hosted by the College of Medicine, National Taiwan University (NTU). We’d like to briefly introduce our school and its history.

National Taiwan University (NTU), established in 1928, has a history of 90 years. It’ among the most prestigious higher education institution with 11 colleges, 54 departments, and 5 international research centers. There are approximately 30,000 students studying and 2,000 teachers serving in NTU currently.

Several campuses constitutes the verdant environment of the university. The main campus of NTU is located at the heart of Taipei, which boasts famous attractions including Fu Bell and Drunken Moon Lake. A fun fact: the largest campus of the university is its experimental forest, which covers approximately 1% of Taiwan in area!

Brief introduction to NTU

College of Medicine, Natioanal Taiwan University

Our College, College of Medicine, was established as a training institute of Taipei Hospital in 1897 in the Japanese colonial era. It was subsequently incorporated into the Taipei Imperial University (of Japan), which changed its name into NTU after World War II. It is now the oldest and most prestigious medical college in Taiwan, which cultivates over 150 medical students every year.

Within the College, the medical school offers a 6+2 year program including 6 years of undergraduate medical program and 2 years of postgraduate training. Most graduates from the College of Medicine will undergo training of residents in National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) and become a doctor as well as a scholar in the medical community which promote the development of medical treatment and education.

The goal of our medical school is the making of a competent clinical scholar, who is not only a medical doctor, but also one that can serve the society, lead the medical community, and contribute to the betterment of humankind.

The 2019 organization commitee


林孟儒 Meng Ju Lin

Deputy Secretary-General

陳美婷 May Chin Mei Ting

翁翊書 Yi Su Wong

楊秉豪 Ping Hao Yang

莊子揚 Tzu Yang Chuang

What is APMSS?

In the modern age where technology is evolving faster than ever and the face of healthcare is ever changing, aspiring healthcare professionals are encouraged to explore as many fields as possible and recognize the multifaceted nature of healthcare. APMSS aims not only to develop medical students into scientifically informed and socially responsible aspiring healthcare professionals, but also provides an opportunity for medical students from all over the world to connect and exchange ideas.

Theme of APMSS 2019

Be the frontier - Insight into Cutting-edge Medicine: This year's theme “Be the frontier - Insight into Cutting-edge Medicine” will focus on the interaction between medicine and technology, present and future, including various speeches about the theme, such as robotic surgery, virtual reality applications on medical treatment, public health, and LIPUS treatment.


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National Taiwan University,
College of Medicine
No.1 Jen Ai road section 1
Taipei 100 Taiwan R.O.C.