Center of fotonic medicine of First Faculty of Medicine was open on February 16th, 2006. During the ceremonial opening the press conference was help and the following protagonists were present: the dean of faculty spectabilis professor Tomáš Zima, director of General University Hospital MUDr. Pavel Horák, head of Department of Stomatology professor Jiří Mazánek, head of the Center of fotonic medicine as. MUDr. Roman Šmucler, head of Department of Dermatology professor Jiří Štork a senior consultant of Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery MUDr. Radim Kaňa.
In the last several years the First Faculty of Medicine has awarded Honorary Doctor's Degrees of Charles University to the following eminent personalities in the field of medical sciences.