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Latest News

New Year message from UPMASA President, Dr Lou Publico

January 1, 2022 Dear Fellow Alumni, Happy New Year! While we would have wanted to say good-bye to both 2021 and Covid 19, we are instead disappointed that most of us are back wearing those cumbersome PPEs as we enter “contact-airborne precautions ”-labeled  doors...

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UPMASA November Bulletin

Mailchimp bulletin Read about the UPMAS Homecoming 2021, Award Nominations, UP Grads in Residencies, and Joe Peczon's Book.    

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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.


Membership is exclusive to UP College of Medicine alumni who are just seeking training, just moved to the US or have trained or worked in North America. Experience true service from abroad. Join UPMASA.


We are over 2,500 medical practitioners who have trained, are currently serving, or have served in North America. Login to update your info or join the conversation in our forum.  Visit our Events and Projects sites.

Upcoming Events & Announcements

Nomination is now open for the

2022 UPMASA Outstanding Alumni Awards

Deadline: MARCH 30, 2022


Email inquiries and nominations to:















2022 Winter BOG Online Meeting


starts on Tuesday, January 18 at 8 am EST 

 will adjourn on Saturday, January 22 at 12 noon EST

Protection for UP Los Banos Infirmary Frontliners and Patients against Covid-19

E-Book on Colorectal Diseases in the Philippines

OstreaVent II Needs Your Help!

The UPMASA Mental Health Taskforce

Suicide Prevention Toolkit

Current Projects

Dr. Marcelito Custodio HIV Memorial Fund

Lead: Dr. Anita Ortega Jongco

Medical Sciences Building

Lead :  Dr. Silverio Cabellon, Jr.

Expected Completion Date April 2022

UPMASA Auditorium:  Pledged PHP 32M, Remitted to UPMAF  PHP 35M

Fund Raising for the UPMASA Auditorium has ended as of October 24, 2021.

Other portions of the medical Sciences still need funding and fundraising is ongoing.

Celebratory Program for Opening of the UPMASA Auditorium planned for December 2022, Manila, Philippines

UPMASA Scholarship

Lead:  Gregory Tiu and the Legacy Committee

Medical Missions

Lead:  Dr. Glenn Batiller

Operation Braveheart

Leads:  Dr. Jess Socrates & Dr. Benny Manalo

Cesium Project

Lead:  Dr. Alvin Panahon

Make A Difference

Please consider donating to the various UPMASA projects.

We thank you for the much-needed help, the gifts made in honor of someone and your impact on the lives of so many.

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UPMASA is proud of its members who run the organization as volunteers. All our officers and Board of Governors are volunteers. Our programs are run by volunteers. We welcome people who want to serve. Volunteer today.