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 Flordeluna Z. Mesina, MD A 150 day countdown with a series of events mark the 150 year founding anniversary of the oldest medical school in the country. To celebrate the birth of an institution known for excellence and providing premium medical education for more than a century, the UST-FMS prepared a year-long activities and … 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

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

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By Jason L. Letran, MD — 150  Thomasian Physicians … 150  Timepieces … 15.0 Million Pesos raised … The sesquicentennial celebration 2021 is just around the corner.   A group of Thomasian physicians, headed by Dr. Jason L. Letran,  huddled to launch a unique fund raising project, specifically aimed  to help support the endeavors of the … Read more

The UST Med Gala 2020 is one of the social events leading to the Sesqui Gala Dinner in May 2021. It will serve as a glimpse on how to prepare for the “main event” as well as entice our alumni to look forward and participate in the Sesqui Celebration. The UST Med Gala is a … Read more

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