The USTMED 150 Webinar Series is a series of 150 regular online 1-2-hour lecture or talk featuring esteemed alumni to talk about topics of their expertise in their respective field or specialty, as well as topics regarding their passion and life outside of medicine. It is expected to launch in January 2021 and will serve … Read more

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By Flordeluna Z. Mesina, MD– During the momentous installation of the new Rector of the University of Santo Tomas earlier today, Very Reverend Father Richard Ang laid out the seven priorities that will characterize his term. The UST Vision 2024 and beyond establishes a framework for the 7 priorities. One of these is harnessing technology … Read more

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By Flordeluna Z. Mesina, MD– Twenty-twenty one is the 150th founding Anniversary of the UST-Faculty of Medicine and Surgery. A special occasion for all Thomasian physicians as we commemorate and reflect the past, present and future of our institution. In this spirit, the theme of our celebration is “Continue, Challenge and Conquer: UST-FMS at 150”! … Read more

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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

By Charm Magpali and Jacqueline Martinez — The Varsitarian — UST plans to start limited face-to-face classes for medical and allied health programs in March, officials said on Friday. Manila City Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso, along with Vice Mayor Honey Lacuña and representatives from the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd), the Department of Health … Read more

Since the inception of the Department of Clinical Epidemiology in 2008 and the first batch of research produced in 2012, hundreds of researches have been completed and presented by the students of the UST Faculty of Medicine & Surgery (FMS). Research protocol development and completion of a research proposal is a major outcome expected from … Read more

Last January 17, 2020, the Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Saints Cosmas and Damian Simulation and Research Building was held. It will complement the existing teaching and research facilities of the country’s pioneer medical school. The building is likewise the banner project of the Sesquicentennial Anniversary celebration of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery this year. … Read more