Two Monks and the Bees by Sir Joey

Yesterday during one of our conferences at the UP-PGH Section of Medical Oncology, our chairman Dr. Jorge Ignacio reminded us to never get tired of serving the Filipino people especially the poor, the sick, and the dying. No matter what the circumstance is and despite of all the unique pressures and challenges we encounter in … Continue reading Two Monks and the Bees by Sir Joey

Successful PSBIM Passers 2018

Below is the post from the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) website showing the list of the successful passers of the recently concluded Philippine Specialty Board of Internal Medicine (PSBIM) Exam held last March 4, 2018 at University of Santo Tomas (UST). IMPORTANT: To be a Member of the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP), you are … Continue reading Successful PSBIM Passers 2018

What Your Doctors Always Promise You (But probably don’t tell you)

  As early as medical school, it has always been emphasized to never promise anything to patients –otherwise, we might just be giving them false hopes. For the science of Medicine is never stagnant and ever changing. Its art sometimes more philosophical than logical. And with the advent of modern technology and new discoveries, its … Continue reading What Your Doctors Always Promise You (But probably don’t tell you)

Sick and you shall find.

He started by telling us his personal story of getting sick, which ignited his interest in searching for the truth. Today was a warm and breezy Sunday afternoon well spent with my co-residents at one of our cardio consultants' farm. Quiz time = NAME that tree. Now this was the part where we (except Rhaffy) sounded and looked stupid. We … Continue reading Sick and you shall find.

5 Things (among others) I plan to do for 2017 . 

The longer our New Year's Resolution List is, the harder it is to follow. So for 2017, I trimmed my guiding principles down to 5. Hopefully by the end of the year I'd be able to achieve most, if not all, that's on my personal list (and yup, it's a very long list =)). Sharing … Continue reading 5 Things (among others) I plan to do for 2017 . 

Papasa ka.

Isang linggo na lang. Isang linggo na lang bago ka kumuha ng pinaka-importanteng pagsubok sa iyong buhay. Isang linggo na lang bago ka magiging ganap na Filipinong doktor -doktor na Filipino, para sa mga Filipino.   Huwag kang kabahan. Huwag kang kabahan sapagka't pinaghandaan mo ang pagsusulit na ito nang limang taon. Simula noong una … Continue reading Papasa ka.