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OstreaVent II Completed In 5 Weeks

A team of medical and engineering experts was able to complete the prototype OstreaVent for adults (OstreaVent II) in a record time of 5 weeks. The OstreaVent II is a pressure or volume limited, time cycled ventilator with Positive End Expiratory Pressure Ventilation...

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Message from the Chancellor

Dear colleagues at UPMASA,   Thank you for your interest in developments at the College of Medicine and the Philippine General Hospital. As you have been briefed, UP Manila has been very busy on many fronts: Designation of PGH as the COVID Referral Center Development...

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The PGH Battleground: a briefing from the Director

PGH COVID-19 Fight is “de-mistified” during an interview with the PGH Director Dr. Gap Legaspi April 17, 2020 During the Webinar portion of the recently concluded Board of Governors electronic meeting, the PGH Director Dr. Gerardo Legaspi spoke about how PGH is faring...

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Upcoming Events & Announcements

35th AGC In Las Vegas Is Canceled


Options for paid registration:  

1. Get a full refund

2. Transfer the amount to the PGH COVID-19 donations

3. Transfer to another UPMASA Project, i.e., class or chapter funds, UPMASA charity fund for the Medical Mission, Operation Braveheart, Mars Custodio HIV Memorial Fund or PNCOU.

4.  Apply your payment for a credit towards next year’s AGC 2021 registration.  June 29-July 4, 2021 at the RITZ CARLTON, Cleveland, Ohio (Home of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame).

Please advise Dr. Gerry Gomez-Pinder by email at or call her at 862-335-8831.

All transactions will be recorded in the QuickBooks of UPMASA and receipts will be issued.

Please cancel hotel registrations and flight reservations related to the AGC 2020.

We apologize for the inconvenience.


Upon log in, members will be redirected to the Consent Form to decide what data to share in the Membership Directory that is now online.  There is a link on the Directory Page to download the contents to a PDF file.

COVID-19: PGH Assistance

OstreaVent II Needs Your Help!

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

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