Fellowship Training Program
FELLOWSHIP TRAINING PROGRAM
UP-PGH Infectious Disease Section
The Section of Infectious Diseases of the University of the Philippines – Philippine General Hospital adheres to the three core values of the PGH Department of Medicine: Research, Training, and Service. The activities of the section are geared towards the pursuit of excellence in these three endeavors, specifically with regard to the prevention, clinical management and control of infectious and tropical diseases.
Makati Medical Center
The Infectious Disease Section of Makati Medical Center has a two-year fellowship training program accredited by the Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (PSMID). The training includes clinical care of patients with community and hospital acquired infections in General Medicine, Surgery, Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, Neurology Obstetrics, Gynecology and Dermatology. It also includes laboratory training in Bacteriology, Mycobacteriology, Mycology and Virology, and research training in epidemiology of infectious diseases and clinical trials of new antimicrobial agents.
RITM Fellowship Training Program
Envisioned as the lead center for infectious and tropical diseases in the country, it was in March of 2011 when the RITM Adult Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training Program materialized under the leadership of Dr. Mari Rose A. de los Reyes, head of the medical department, with Dr. Manolito L. Chua as the over-all training officer. The training program aims to produce subspecialists highly competent in the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and control of infectious and tropical diseases.
San Lazaro Hospital
In 2005, a concrete plan for the establishment of “Clinical Departments or Departmentalization” was conceptualized. On March 6, 2006, thru a hospital order, three Clinical Departments were established namely: The Adult Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine Department (AIDTMD), the Pediatric Infectious Disease and Tropical Medicine Department (PIDTMD) and the Family Medicine Department (FMD), thus AIDTMD was established.
St. Luke’s Medical Center
The fellowship program in Infectious Diseases is now on its 23rd year from the time of its inception in 1994 and accredited by the Philippine Society for Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.
University of Santo Tomas Hospital
The formal post-residency training of the Section of Infectious Diseases of the University of Santo Tomas Hospital began as a combined Adult and Pediatric Fellowship program in 1986. Drs. Bienvenido Alora, Rosario Angeles Tan-Alora and Remedios Fabra-Coronel were the adult Infectious Diseases mentors while the pediatric aspect was directed by Dr. Estrella Paje-Villar.