Department of Medicine

MISSION

To Provide the Best Medical Service in the Healthcare of Patients with Medical Disease, transforming them from Sickness to Wellness.

To Provide an Optimum Milieu and Opportunity for Research, Training and Continuing Medical Education in the field of Internal Medicine and its subspecialties.

To Educate All Healthcare Providers, Patients and their Relatives on Primary and Secondary Prevention of Internal Medicine diseases.

VISION

To Generate a Dynamic Community of Internists donned with Excellence in Clinical Medical Care, imbued with Compassion and Morally Ethical Values dedicated to the Service of All Fellowmen regardless of Race or Creed.

ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

Chairman, Department of Medicine Wilson Tan de Guzman, M.D.
Asst. Chairman Timothy C. Dy, M.D.
Head Training Officer Rebecca Lim-Alba, M.D.
Members

Timothy C. Dy, M.D.

Henry L. Chan, M.D.

Stephen N. Wong, M.D.

Lora May Tan-Tin Hay, M.D.

Shirley Jane Chua-Panganiban, M.D.

Head Research Committee Bernice Ong-Dela Cruz, M.D.
Members

Cristina C. Chua, M.D.

Eric Chua, M.D.

Joenavin Ngo, M.D.

Credentials Committee :

Head Benito Sy, M.D.
Members Wilson Tan De Guzman, M.D.
Florencio Ong, M.D.
Training Officer Henry L. Chan, M.D.
Asst Chairman for Medical Staff Benito Sy, M.D.
Asst Chairman for Training Wilson Tan De Guzman, M.D.
 

Chief of Sections

Allergology/Immunology: Rosa Ong, M.D.
Cardiology: Teofilo Bangayan, M.D.
Dermatology: Marita LimKe, M.D.
Endocrinology: Ruby Go, M.D.
 

Gastroenterology

Emeritus Head Charles Chante, M.D.
Head Jose Tan, M.D.
Endoscopy: Arsenio Co, M.D.
Hematology Lolita Cua, M.D.
Infectious Disease Manolito Chua, M.D.
Medical Oncology Juanita Lu-Lim, M.D.
 

Nephrology

Head Alberto Chua, M.D.
Hemodialysis Florencio Ong, M.D.
Neurology Fe Bacsal, M.D.
Nuclear Medicine Angel De Guzman, M.D.
 

Pulmonology

Head Eden Chua, M.D.
Training Officer Shirley Chua-Panganiban, M.D.
Asst. Training Officer: Melissa Lim-Bagay, M.D.
Psychiatry: Mary Yutiao, M.D.
Radiation Oncology: Gaudencio Vega, M.D.
Rehabilitation Medicine: Antonio Periquet, M.D.
Rheumatology: Julie Li-Yu, M.D.

 

THE RESIDENCY TRAINING PROGRAM

The Residency Training Program in Internal Medicine at the Chinese General Hospital and Medical Center (CGHMC) is a three-year program accredited by the Philippine Specialty Board of Internal Medicine (PSBIM) and the Philippine College of Physicians (PCD). The General Internists equippped with sound, humanistic, scientific, evidence based, ethical and clinical capabilities required in the practice of Internal Medicine.

THE TRAINING OBJECTIVES:

The Residency Training Program in Internal medicine has the following objectives:

   - To train as well as develop professional and skilled general internists, and prepare them for specialization in the different fields of Internal Medicine

   - To stimulate and assist the trainees in developing their aptitudes for clinical as well as scientific investigation and research.

   - To encourage the development of desirable attitudes of professional, social consciousness and civic mindedness.

THE PROGRAM STRUCTURE

The Residency in the Internal Medicine is a three-(3)-year program. The number of residents shall depend on the need of the department according to the evaluation of the Chairman of Medicine and in accordance to the requirement set by the Philippine College of Physicians.

The medical residents in a structured rotation are also exposed to management of private and charity cases of the following subspecialties during their training, namely:

     Allergology and Immunology

     Nephrology

     Cardiology

     Neurology

     Dermatology

     Endocrinology

     Oncology

     Gastroenterology

     Pulmonology

     Hematology

     Rheumatology

     Infectious Disease

As part of the requiments for completion of the residency program in Internal Medicine, each resident is required to submit critical appraisals of medical journals, a meta-analysis, and an original prospective study prior to their graduation.

A certificate of completion is given to each resident after their three-year residency training in Internal Medicine. Completion of this program qualifies the resident to apply for the diplomate examination of the Philippine Special Board of Internal Medicine and as a Fellow of the Philippine College of Physicians, subject to the prerequisite and requirements of these organizations.

THE ASSESSMENT OF COMPETENCIES

Residents are expected to devote themselves to their respective duties and responsibilities as a service to the hospital. Assignment of duties and responsibilities will be based on individual resident level of training, experience and competence.

The evaluation of the resident's performances is accomplished through the following: evaluation by the consultant staff, monthly written cluster examinations (in conjuction with other member hospitals of the PCDP-Espana Cluster),  oral examinations, attendance and the submission of all research requirements.

THE CRITERIA FOR ACCEPTANCE TO THE PROGRAM

The following criteria should be fulfilled before an applicant can be accepted into the program:

     - He/She shall have a degree in Medicine and must have finished internship training in an institution accredited by the Association of Philippine Medical College (APMC).

     - He/She shall have passed the examination given by the Board of Medicine of the Professional Regulation Commission of the Republic of the Philippines and possess a license to practice medicine in the Philippines.

     - He/She shall have passed the qualifying exam and interview given by the Residency Training Committee of the department

     He/She must have good moral character as attested by persons endorsing the applicant.

     - He/She shall have completed a period of pre-residency training during which time his/her performance shall be evaluated by house staff and consultants of the department.

BOARD AND LODGING

- Meals 3x/day (midnight and snack for those on duty)

- Uniforms (2 blazers throughout Residency)

- Vacation Leave (2 weeks a year)