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Nov. 1945 ┃Organized “Joseon Medicine Doctors Association”
Dec. 1947 ┃Established the “University of Oriental Medicine”
Sep. 1951 ┃Medical Law (Traditional Korean Medicine was incorporated into
national medical system) passed the National Assembly
Dec. 1952 ┃Authorized by the Ministry of Health.
Jun. 1955 ┃Published the first magazine “Oriental Medicine”
Sep. 1962 ┃Established the ‘Korean Oriental Medical Society’.
Mar. 1965 ┃Established KyungHee Univ. & integrated “University of Oriental Medicine”
Dec. 1967 ┃Published AKOM News
Oct. 1974 ┃Held the first national symposium of KM
Aug. 1975 ┃Established the dept. of KM in the Ministry of Health and Welfare.
Oct. 1975 ┃Held the first“International Congress of Oriental Medicine (ICOM)”
Found the “International Society of Oriental Medicine(ISOM)”
Dec. 1984 ┃Enforced medical insurance of KM as a model.
Feb. 1987 ┃Enforced the medical insurance of KM on a national basis
Mar. 1990 ┃Operated KM treatment in the public health center as a model.
May. 1991 ┃Opened the dept. of KM in the National Medical Center
Oct. 1994 ┃Opened the ‘Korea Institute of Oriental Medicine’
Nov. 1996 ┃Established the Bureau of Korean Oriental Medicine in MOHW
Dec. 1998 ┃Established the Korean Medicine Service Team Abroad
Oct. 1999 ┃Established the KM clinic in the National Assembly.
Dec. 1999 ┃Promulgated the provisions on Specialist System of KM.
Sep. 2001 ┃Enacted Korean Classification of Procedures in KM.
Jan. 2002 ┃Administered the first examination of Medical Specialist of KM.
Sep. 2002 ┃Found the ‘Korean Oriental Medicine Practitioners Association’
Mar. 2003 ┃Established the attending doctor of KM for the President of the country.
Aug. 2003 ┃Promulgated the “Korean Medicine and Pharmaceutics Promotion Act”.
Aug. 2003 ┃Assumed the medical adviser of traditional medicine of a KM doctor in WPRO/WHO
Oct. 2003 ┃Held the Seminar of national medicine between AKOM and North Korean counterpart
May. 2005 ┃Moved to the new building
Jul. 2005 ┃Established the Korean Medicine Education and Evaluation Institute.
Oct. 2005 ┃Held the 13rd ICOM and the 2nd Government Forum
Dec. 2005 ┃Announced the 5-Years Plan for Promotion of Korean Medicine by MOHW
Aug. 2006 ┃Decided to place “Professional Graduate School of Korean Medicine”at a national university
Dec. 2006 ┃Held the 2nd Seminar of national medicine between AKOM and North Korean counterpart
May. 2007 ┃Promoting the project of the 400th anniversary(2013) of Dong Ui Bo Gam by Government
Feb. 2008 ┃Open “Graduate School of Korean Medicine”in Pusan National Univ.
Jul. 2008 ┃Starting KM Long-term Care Insurance for old people
Nov. 2008 ┃Including KM Physiotherapy in Medical Insurance coverage
Jul. 2009 ┃Donguibogam registered on the list of UNESCO's Memory of the World
Jan. 2009 ┃Started pilot project fro Traceability System for Herbal Medicine
Jan. 2010 ┃The Korean Standard Classification of Diseases-Korean Medicine /div>
Jul. 2010 ┃Engaged the Standardization of KM by KATS
Mar. 2011 ┃Announced the second 5-year plan(2011-2015) for Promotion of KM by MOHW
Jun. 2011 ┃Revised Korean Medicine and Pharmaceutics Promotion Act
Spe. 2012 ┃Held the 16th ICOM and the 3rd Government Forum
Dec. 2012 ┃Published the History of AKOM(1889-2011)