Suggested Readings – Introduction to Bioethics

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.

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5 Lessons from the PLE Experience

5 Lessons from the Physician Licensure Examination Experience

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”

Getting into a Residency in PGH

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.

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