Month: March 2021

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By Jamilah B. Angco — The Varsitarian — THE UST Hospital (USTH) has finished inoculating all workers who had registered for Covid-19 vaccination with their first doses of vaccines as of March 15, an official told the Varsitarian. Dr. John Hubert Pua, head of the UST Covid-19 Vaccine Logistics Task Force, said the hospital was … Read more

By Jacqueline B. Martinez — The Varsitarian — THE UNIVERSITY emerged as the second top-performing school in the March 2021 licensure examinations for physicians, with 53 out of 60 Thomasian examinees making the cut. UST recorded a passing rate of 88.33 percent. In the November 2020 examinations, the University had a 95.61-percent passing rate or … Read more

By Charm Ryanne C. Magpali — The Varsitarian — THE UNIVERSITY’S medicine program has made it to the 2021 Quacquarelli-Symonds (QS) world subject rankings for the third consecutive year. UST placed in the 601–650 bracket in this year’s medicine subject ranking. In the last two years, UST’s medicine program was in the 451–500 class. “UST … Read more

By: Flordeluna Z. Mesina, MD Dr Joven Mangahas of Class 1958 is the oldest participant in the UST-FMS alumni registry. A proud alumnus who never forgot his alma mater no matter how long and far the distance. After graduation, he migrated to US and pursued residency training in surgery. Seems like his heart was not … Read more