Recently I gave a lecture on medical ethics as part of the IDC 201: History of Medicine course which direct entrants to the Integrated Liberal Arts and Medicine (INTARMED) Program take in their last semester before moving on to medicine proper.
In this page you’ll find the slide deck used as well as suggested articles for further learning.
Continue reading “Suggested Readings – Introduction to Bioethics”
“Doktor na talaga ako!”
I was so excited to say these words to my parents.
But the days leading up to the two weekends of the Physician Licensure Examination (PLE), I was still left feeling unprepared. When the time to take them came, the tests seemed more difficult than how they were described. Continue reading “5 Lessons from the PLE Experience”
I recently got to watch with my family Star Cinema’s drama slash comedy Seven Sundays, which has elements that any Filipino family can surely relate to.
Continue reading “Another Look at “Seven Sundays”: Lessons in Filipino Bioethics”
This article written by Cary Amiel G. Villanueva (UPCM Class 2017) was originally published via UP Medics.
For many medical students, the career plan includes specializing in one of the several fields of medicine. (TheFilipinoDoctor.com lists at least 60 different specialties.) UP Medics recently spoke with chief residents from two departments at the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) on getting into a residency.
Continue reading “Getting into a Residency in PGH”
Yesterday was the feast day of Saint Ignatius of Loyola, the founder of the Society of Jesus. I attended the solemn Mass at the Immaculate Conception Chapel of the Philippine General Hospital. The main celebrant was Monsignor Seamus Patrick Horgan, Counsellor of the Apostolic Nunciature in the Philippines. Continue reading “Finding God in All Corners of the Hospital”