||The University of the East Ramon Magsaysay
Memorial Medical Center (UERMMMC) is a world-renowned
training ground for the medical, nursing and physical
therapy professions. As one of the leading health care
facilities in the country today, it serves as a witness
to the remarkable vision and foresight of its founders.
The UERM Memorial Medical Center believes in the development
of the healers of tomorrow who are capable of being
relevant, compassionate, and ethical in the practice
of his profession. Thus, its graduates are imbued not
only with technology but with the power to continue
growing with a commitment to lifelong learning.
The University of the
East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center (UERMMMC)
Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Dr. Panfilo Domingo
(left), signed an educational partnership
agreement with HCMI President, Mr. Singh, to promote
the University’s Medical Programmes.
The centerpiece of the UERM Memorial Medical Center
is the College of Medicine. From the time the UERM
College of Medicine produced its first graduates,
it immediately established itself as one of the finest
medical schools in the country. Soon, it was acknowledged
as one of the best three schools of medicine, mentioned
in the same breath as University of the Philippines
and University of Santo Tomas.
All the Medicine graduates of 1996 passed the Medical
Licensure Examination given last February 1997. The
Professional Regulation Commission awarded the Center
a plaque in recognition of the feat, the fifth time
for the center since 1993.
The College of Medicine
provides a solid foundation for world-class medical
of Medicine offers more than the usual and conventional
medical curriculum, giving its students a more solid
foundation in the study of medicine. Creativity has
always been a hallmark of the Center. It has enriched
medical education through its integrated approach
to the teaching of psychiatry and neuroscience; effective
teaching methods to produce more appropriate physicians
for the country, some of which were adopted by other
The College of Medicine periodically reviews and
upgrades its curriculum by instituting general changes
such as the implementation of the core curriculum,
granting of the M.D. degree after the Fourth year;
upgrading of selected subjects; teaching by objectives;
role-based curriculum and competencies; and integration
of Primary Health Care in the curriculum.
L-R Mr. Singh and Dr. Romeo
Divinagracia, President of the UERMMMC,
during the signing of the agreement
Specific changes have also been installed in its search
for relevance to the national and local health needs,
as well as in keeping with international trends. It
places more emphasis on science and art in the teaching
of all courses, in order to produce graduates who
shall internalize science and art and use them as
the bases of medical practice. The curricular structure
was made more flexible, allowing the student to participate
in directing his learning and providing him adequate
time for self-study and greater exposure to non-hospital
settings of training.
The Information Technology Center and Cyber Library
are equipped with vast sources of data for students’
dynamic learning. A number of computers with effective
connections to the information superhighway are installed
in the internet rooms managed by the staff of Management
Information System Department. Interactive learning
with the use of CD-ROM is installed in the cyber library.
The Information Technology
Center and Cyber Library - for dynamic and interactive
of the students.
The Guidance Office which is located on the ground
floor of the Administration Building, serves to assist
the college in creating a climate for the intellectual
and emotional development of the students. Hence,
developing their self-understanding and self-direction.
Aside from a class adviser assigned to each year level,
the Office has a highly-trained guidance counselor
who provides guidance and counseling to students.
For convenient food service, two canteens, one on
each side of the campus, provide a variety of dishes
at affordable costs and at student discounts. Several
fast food centers are also found just outside the
premises of the school.
The College of Medicine has a brand new state-of-the-art
aid and laboratory equipment with fully air-conditioned
classrooms and upgraded multi-media teaching materials.
The University provides cozy dormitories for students
at affordable fees. HCMI will assist you with board
and lodging arrangement for your convenience in studying
To maintain academic excellence, the Medical Center
sought voluntary accreditation in all its program
offerings with PAASCU. The College of Medicine is
Level 2 accredited, the College of Nursing has been
recertified Level 3 and the College of Physical Therapy
was granted Level 1 accreditation all in 2004. The
UERM Memorial Medical Center is presently classified
as one of the 24 deregulated schools in the country
and is set to pursue an “autonomous” status in the
Through its linkages with training hospitals in the
United States of America, qualified Filipino-Americans
are offered opportunities to undertake part of their
clinical clerkship training in the affiliated hospitals
- St. John’s Episcopal Hospital, South Shore, Far
Rockaway, New York
- Affiliated Institute of Medical Education, Chicago,
- Cathay General Hospital, Taipei City, Taiwan,
Republic of China
- Buddhist Tzu-Chi General Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan,
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The city which is located on the Eastern shore of
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has been classified as a global city by the Globalization
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