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Professional Development Center

The Professional Development Center provides various training opportunities in cooperation with various departments both for hospital staff and those not affiliated with the hospital, such as postgraduate clinical training for doctors and dentists, and specialty training for doctors.


One of the University of Tokyo Hospital’s goals is to “cultivate excellent healthcare professionals.” To fulfill our mission as a teaching hospital, we plan, prepare and execute training programs, make arrangements with the parties involved, and provide assessment and feedback on medical training.

Main services

Postgraduate clinical training for doctors

Matters to do with medical training, including recruitment of medical residents, creating training programs, coordinating with partner hospitals, managing and assessing training

Postgraduate clinical training for dentists

Recruiting dental residents and creating training programs

Specialty training for doctors

Recruiting specialist residents etc.

Training for newly-appointed doctors

Planning and executing training for newly-appointed doctors who will be treating patients for the first time

Training orientations and hospital tours for students

Host multiple orientations and hospital tours for medical students during spring and summer breaks

Workshop for attendings

Carrying out workshops with doctors from partner hospitals to provide opportunities for attendings to acquire the resources and knowledge required for the position

Palliative care training session

Calling for participants both inside and outside the hospital and arm them with the resources and knowledge required to treat patients with cancer

Development of medical practitioners to accommodate the advancement of medicine

Carrying out training sessions to improve the quality of medical technicians working at national, public and private university hospitals throughout Japan

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