The University of Northern Philippines holds the distinction
of being a Level IV University, the highest level
for State Colleges and Universities in the country,
duly accredited and certified by the Commission of
Higher Education (CHED).
It has collaborated with the University
of Hawaii Kapiolani Community College for its exchange
program in nursing. In Medicine, affiliate hospitals
include Candon General Hospital, Salcedo District
Hospital, Sta. Lucia District Hospital, Southern Ilocos
Sur District Hospital, Sto. Nino Hospital, Cagayan
Valley Medical Center, Candon City Hospital, Central
Ilocos Sur District Hospital and the Ilocos Region
Training Medical Center.
Furthermore, UNP is the only State
University in Region I and Cordillera that has produced
a University Professor who is one among those who
obtained an excellent rating nationwide. Additionally,
UNP is the only State University outside Metro Manila
that participated in World Bank funded researches,
and the only university in Region I accorded by USAID
with two research grants in a span of three years.
The Cagayan State University, locally known as CSU,
is the second largest state institution of higher
learning in the Cagayan Valley Region, in terms of
enrollment and number of curricular program offerings.
The University was established through Presidential
Decree 1436, later amended by Republic Act 8292 by
the integration of all publicly supported higher education
campuses, with its medical
The CSU College of Medicine is affiliated
with Cagayan Valley Medical Center, a duly authorized
teaching training agency of the Department of Health.
Additionally, it is a first-rate public hospital with
integrated healthcare services, accredited teaching
and training capabilities, thus, providing optimum
and comprehensive health and medical services to people.
Other recognized affiliations include hospitals in
Quezon City and Manila such as Veterans Memorial Medical
Center, East Avenue Medical Center, AFP General Hospital
and San Lazaro Hospital.
The Fatima College of Medicine offers scholastic excellence,
being one of the Philippines' most distinguished centers
for medical education. Constantly responding to the
rapid changes in science, technology and the social
environment, Fatima fulfills its commitment to produce
competent, world-class medical practitioners. It strives
to create the best environment for students to master
the principles and theories of medicine and obtain
sufficient knowledge and experience to launch into
a successful practice.
• Fatima College of Medicine
is fully accredited by the Association of the Philippine
• Listed in the World Health Organization Geneva
Recognized Medical Schools
• Accredited by the Illinois State Board of Education
• Accredited by the New York State and California
State Medical Boards
• Fatima has an ongoing Clerkship Program with
the Peninsula Hospital Center in New York and Jackson
Park in Chicago
• Recognized by the U.S. Department of Education
to administer Title IV Program
• Ranked 2nd in the PRC Report (as per 1996 for
50 to 100 graduates)
Founded in 1951 under the name of Marian School
of Midwifery, Emilio Aguinaldo College believes
in a life of VIRTUE, EXCELLENCE and SERVICE.
Thus, for almost four decades of fulfilling
its mission of developing responsible people
through relevant and quality education, Emilio
Aguinaldo College (EAC) prides itself in having
built state-of-the-art facilities that help
its students develop and acquire profound knowledge.
Moreover, EAC has been continuously improving
its academic curricular offerings, designing
these after global standards to make the students
more equipped in their chosen endeavors.
Aside from having established
affiliations with other institutions and linkages
with various industries here and abroad, the
Emilio Aguinaldo College was the recipient of
the "2005 Most Outstanding Physical Therapy
Education Provider" global awards by the
Philippine Marketing Practitioners Association,
Inc., Business Asia Magazine, the Asia-Pacific
Global Awards for Marketing Excellence, Inc.
and the Agora Institute for Marketing Excellence.
Furthermore, the school has partnered with leading
companies in the employment industry in providing
graduating students and alumni the best possible
job opportunities. Its medical school goes through
the process of growth and development to achieve
its own identity, conscious of the need for
close collaboration with its sister health units
in order that EAC can become a true Health Science
Center and thus, contribute to the needs of
the Philippines and other countries for health
care professionals in a comprehensive way.
In July 1976, as a response to the recognition of
shortage of doctors serving rural communities and
lack of specialists in urban centers of Mindanao,
the Davao Medical School Foundation (DMSF) was established.
Being the first college to be set up in Mindanao,
the DMSF College of Medicine is dedicated to providing
education and training of the highest order in the
field of medicine.
The DMSF College of Medicine has
envisioned itself as a center for academic excellence,
geared towards building healthy communities through
competent, compassionate, and highly ethical and socially
responsive graduates, nurtured in a holistic learning
environment as it equally seeks to achieve its mission
through three strands of activity namely; INSTRUCTION,
RESEARCH, and EXTENSION.
The Davao Medical School Foundation
is a consortium of accredited institutions namely
the Ateneo de Davao University, Brokenshire Memorial
Hospital, Development of People’s Foundation
and San Pedro College. The students are affiliated
to the Davao Medical Center, the Davao Doctors Hospitals,
San Pedro Hospital and Brokenshire Memorial Hospital
for their clinical rotations in the third and fourth
years of their courses.
The University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial
Medical Center is a world-renowned training ground
for the medical, nursing and physical therapy professions.
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 near future.
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 listed below:
• St. John’s Episcopal
Hospital, South Shore, Far Rockaway, New York
• Affiliated Institute of Medical Education,
Chicago, Illinois, USA
• Cathay General Hospital, Taipei City, Taiwan,
Republic of China
• Buddhist Tzu-Chi General Hospital, Hualien,
The Tarlac State University (TSU) has over the years,
grown from a simple Trade School into technical, then
Technological and now, into a Comprehensive University
offering forty-four (44) curricular programs with
thirty-six (36) different majors of studies from the
Laboratory School to the Graduate School.
The Tarlac State University is a
strong institution for its culture of quality and
excellence in higher education as edified in its people
and product. Moreover, it is committed to develop,
promote and sustain the efficiency of quality and
relevant programs in higher education for people empowerment
and professional development.
Tarlac State University is one of
the best institutions in Region III with almost all
of its curricular offerings accredited by the Accrediting
Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities of the
Philippines (AACCUP) and with State Universities and
Colleges (SUC) Level 3-A status. At present, the TSU
is rapidly growing in terms of development and internationalization.
Cebu Doctors' University is a medical university located in Mandaue City, Cebu, Philippines. Founded in 1975 and as of 2005, it has grown to outwit other schools in the number of students who passed the board exams. After a rich development into a multi-college campus, it was granted university status in 2004. It boasts one of the best health-oriented education curricula offering medical and paramedical courses.
Its College of Arts and Sciences, in addition, offers AB Psychology, AB English, Associate in Computer Science and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, to further incorporate the breadth of world views and to improve its international prospects. The current campus is located near Osmeña Boulevard, Ma. Cristina M. Zosa, and Don Jose Avila Streets.
The University of the Visayas was founded by the
late Don Vicente A. Gullas in 1919 as the Visayan
Institute (V.I.) in Cebu City. Undergoing many years
of redevelopment and surviving a post war period,
The University of the Visayas today boasts an
eight-campus, province-wide delivery of higher education
and lower level laboratory schools.
The Gullas Medical Center is located at Banilad, Mandaue
City. It houses the Vicente Gullas Memorial Hospital,
a 100-bed Tertiary Care Hospital accredited by PhilHealth,
the Gullas College of Medicine, the UV College of
Nursing, the Gullas College of Dentistry, the Tan
Kim Ching Cancer Center and the upcoming Cosmetic
Surgery Center including other health-related courses.
The Southwestern University
was founded as Southwestern Colleges in the summer
of 1946 when the country was still reeling from the
destruction of the Second World War.
Since its acquisition of the University
status in 1959, it has come a long way and today boasts
over 50 degree programs in the graduate and undergraduate
levels, with an enrolment of more than 10 thousand.
Improved and state of the art infrastructure and the
continuous drive for improvement and accreditation
of its programs, makes The Southwestern University
a credible choice.