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The UPMASA maintains a Permanent Endowment Fund from where our operating costs come from. Help us continue and expand our services towards Medical Students’ scholarships, Professorial Chairs and health care needs of the poorest of the poor in the Philippines.


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Tulong sa TAAL

Support our KABABAYAN who have been displaced to evacuation centers fleeing the threat of Ashfalls, Pyroclastic falls and Lahar flow.  Jobs are interrupted and properties are threatened.  Send your help now for food, clothing and medical supplies.  Funds will be sent to the UGNAYAN ng Pahinungod through the PGH Director’s Office.  

SPRING 2020 BOG Meeting

LOEWS O’Hare Hotel Chicago

Rooms reserved for the Events from April 16-18, 2020

|:- ) UPMASA JOURNAL 2019 is in!

Thank you to the many contributors who made this possible, to Ed Oteyza who did a lot of the graphics, to Pearl Ontalan for our most updated mailing list.
If you did not receive one, please email to update your address and indicate your request for the Journal.
If your copy was damaged or if you would like extra copies, please email

Publications Committee:
Editor, Ma. Guia Razon-Palma, ’84
Assistant Editor & Graphics Designer: Edgar Oteyza,’75
Geraldine Gomez-Pinder, ’71
Patricia Ilagan, ’91
Armyn Carbonell, ’92
Jose Lucena, ’82

The Official Magazine of the UP College of Medicine Community

UPMASA 35th Annual Grand Convention Las Vegas 2020

Getting Ready for the Medical Mission 2020








Current Projects

Operation Wildfire

Lead: Dr. Enrique Ostrea

Medical Misisons

Lead:  Dr. Glenn Batiller

Operation Braveheart

Lead:  Dr. Jess Socrates & Dr. Benny Manalo

UPMASA Scholars

Lead:  Dr. Lourdes Publico

Medical Science Building (Formerly BSLR Fundraising)

Lead: Dr. Silverio Cabellon, Jr.

Cesium Project

Lead:  Dr. Alvin Panahon

Latest News

TAAL Crisis Situation: Breaking news Needs Assessment

From: mayu gonzales  Date: January 17, 2020 at 12:04:59 PM CST To: Susan Echiverri  Subject: Taal update Let me share what we learned the past few days from Governor Mandanas Each barangay, Mayor, Governor has a calamity fund equivalent to 5% of their yearly budget....

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GRANTS Approved by our Project Coordination Committee

 Projects approved by the Committee:  2019 - 09 - Travel grant for Dr. Joanne Marie Flor, Urology resident to attend the SIU (Societe Internationale de Urologie) Congress in Greece on October 17- 20, 2019. She will make an oral presentation on her paper. “Bacteriology...

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