Upstate New York – New England Chapter

Front Row- Gene Del Rosario (Secretary), John Capino (AGC Co-Chair), Fe Diolazo-Festin (President),
Alma Madriaga-Gonzales (Treasurer), Jose David Jr (Past UPMASA President), Henry Ty (AGC Co-Chair)
Back Row- Selina Cortez-Gendron, Agustin Yip, Mads Capino, Marilou Patalinjug-Tyner, Cynthia Gonzales, May Ty

 

UPMASA’s  37th Annual Grand Convention   –   Boston, MA  July 3-7, 2022

 

This year’s Annual Grand Convention at the Boston Marriott Copley Place in Boston, MA is an event that is not to be missed.  After having been thru 2 years of the COVID 19 pandemic in isolation and withdrawal from major events, UPCM alumni are about ready to return to some sort of normalcy while showcasing our resiliency amidst all odds.  The theme of Boston AGC 2022 is Resilience, Recovery & Rejuvenation.  Click to learn more and discover Boston.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

MESSAGES from UPMASA President Lourdes Publico, MD, MPH
 
 
UPCM Dean Charlotte Chiong’s Report for UPMASA
 
 
PGH NEWS
 

 

UPCM:  
Celebrating Classes:  67, 72A, 72B, 77, 87, 92, 97, 2002, 2012
UP Medical Sciences Building Update for UPMASA 2022
 

 

CHAPTERS:
Upstate New York – New England Chapter (AGC Host)
Southern California Chapter
 

 

SPOTLIGHT : 
Dr. Victoria L. M. Herrera
Dr. Alexander Drilon
UPMASA Awards- Lifetime Achievement Award – Dr. Silverio Cabellon
List of UPMASA Awardees
 

 

PROJECTS:  
UPLB UHS ER Extension Facility
UP Medical Sciences Building
What happens to YOUR gift to UPMASA
The Permanent Endowment Fund Scholarships
Featured Salanga Scholars:  – Anjila Aala, Vince Tiu, Karen Bazar
 

 

ARTS AND HEALTH: 
What Makes Us Run by Dr. Irene Mison-Estores
Gallery 20+ : Chasing the Light— Photography by Dr. Jose Rizal Fonacier
TV Review: Ted Lasso by Maya Publico Gittelman
Essay—Let Us Create More Experts by Dr. Leonardo Leonidas
 
EDITORIAL
 
IN MEMORIAM:  Eulogy for Dr. Benjamin M. Rigor, Sr by Dr. Eusebio Kho

 

Contributors Page

 

 
Fe E. Diolazo-Festin, MD ’79, President of Upstate NY-New England Chapter invites everyone to Boston AGC 2022.

Click here to read more.

 

Click here for Boston & Cambridge Official Visitors Guide 2022.
 

 

UP College of Medicine

 

 

UPMASA Celebrates Two Golden Jubilarian Classes in 2022

 

Update on the UP Medical Sciences Building by Former Dean Agnes Dominguez-Mejia

 

Celebrating Classes From 1967 to 2012 Share Their Stories

 

 

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 Spotlight

 

Spotlight on Dr. Victoria L.M. Herrera

Spotlight on Dr. Alexander Drilon

2022 UPMASA Lifetime Achievement Award goes to Dr. Silverio Cabellon, Jr., Class 1972A

2022 UPMASA Awardees to be Honored at the 37th Annual Grand Convention in Boston

 

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PROJECTS

 

UPLB-UHS Emergency Room Extension Facility

 

 

Finance Committee Report – What happens to YOUR gift to UPMASA
By Rachel Espiritu, MD on behalf of the Finance Committee
 
 
 

THE Permanent Endowment Fund Scholarships

 

 

Arts and Health

 

What Makes Us Run

 

Jose Rizal Fonacier, M.D.
Chasing the Light 
 

TV Review

 

 

Essay

 

Let Us Create More Experts
by Dr. Leonardo Leonidas

       

       In Memoriam

          Members who passed away the previous years.

                           Eulogy for Dr. Benjamin M. Rigor, Sr.

 

 

EDITORIAL

This third online issue is the product of team effort…

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Contributors’
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