Chang Gung Memorial Hospital Collaboration

With seven hospitals around the country, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital is Taiwan's largest healthcare system.

Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan, and Michigan Medicine are pleased to announce a Request for Proposals (RFP) for joint research projects between faculty collaborators at each respective institution. Up to $100,000 (divided between the co-PIs) is available for projects that advance collaborations between the institutions and likely lead to transformative science and the possibility of future extramural funding.

The RFP is open to all UMMS faculty. View and download the complete application instructions at the U-M Competition Space website. All applications are due October 1, 2021.

Chang Gung Memorial Hospital offers the largest and most comprehensive healthcare services in Taiwan and has been recognized internationally as a pioneer in innovation, research and teaching. The system comprises seven hospitals and 10,050 beds, the largest academic medical center ever to be accredited by the Joint Commission International. It averages more than 8 million outpatient visits, 2.4 million hospitalizations, and 160,000- plus surgeries each year. About 20% of the entire Taiwanese population has sought care with Chang Gung.

Michigan Medicine’s partnership is centered on the Chang Gung branch at Linkou. With nearly 4,000 beds and 29 specialty centers, the main Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou has trained more than 1,700 practicing physicians from 75 different countries in the last decade. Not only does the hospital account for almost 10,000 outpatients a day, it also receives the highest number of international patients in Taiwan, treating over 10,000 international patients a year. Learn more at the CGMH website.