MakatiMed Medical Resident wins Oncology Research Contest

Makati Medical Center’s resident under the Section of Medical Oncology, Department of Medicine won third place at the Dr. Reuben Guerrero Annual Cancer Research Forum on October 12, 2018 Harold Nathan C. Tan, MD, a third-year medical resident, received the award during the annual convention of the Philippine Society of Medical Oncology (PSMO). Dr. Tan’s paper […]

Memorial Lecture honors Dr. Paz Y. Fores

The 4th Dr. Paz Y.  Fores Memorial Lecture of the Department of Anesthesiology was held on December 8, 2018 at the Makati Medical Center Auditorium Rosario M. Cloma, MD, Chairperson of the department, welcomed the attendees with a tribute remark for Paz Y. Fores, MD, the first Chairperson of the Department of Anesthesiology of MakatiMed. The fourth lecture event […]

MakatiMed Consultant receives Excellence Award

Makati Medical Center Obstetrician Gynecologist Julita R. Jalbuena, MD received an award for “Excellence in Clinical Practice” in the annual convention of Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecology Society (POGS) held at the PICC-Sofitel Complex on November 13 to 16, 2018. Dr. Jalbuena’s career throughout her 65 years of service was reminisced through a video presentation prepared […]

MakatiMed participates in ORNAP’s 13th Annual Regional Convention

By Leah L. Ante, RN, Nursing & Patient Care Services Division ​Christine A. Donnelly, EDL, MSN, MA, RN (3rd from right),together with Hon. Glenda Arquiza, RN, PhD (2nd from right), attends the ORNAP Northern Mindanao Convention The Operating Room Nurses Association of the Philippines – Northern Mindanao Chapter (ORNAP-NMC) held its 13th Annual Regional Convention […]

MakatiMed’s Art Wednesday Group mounts Pincel De Oro

By Filomena L. Montinola, MD, Department of Dermatology The Art Wednesday Group, composed of doctors and friends of the Makati Medical Center, started the celebration of MakatiMed’s 50th anniversary by mounting a two-week art exhibit dubbed as “Pincel De Oro” in collaboration with the MMC Foundation. The activity showcased the paintings of doctors and guest […]

MakatiMed spearheads clinical studies for the future of medicine

The field of medicine is constantly changing and evolving with new technologies, practices, and innovations to provide better patient diagnosis, treatment, and care. For medical professionals, every day is a new learning experience—an opportunity to advance their skills and gain new knowledge on their respective specialties. True to its mission to provide patients a premier healthcare […]

Helping someone struggling with suicidal thoughts

MakatiMed identifies the red flags to look out for and how to address them While the discussion of mental health has been on the rise in recent years, the misinformation and stigma surrounding it remains prevalent. Worldwide, 800,000 people die due to suicide every year, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Around 60% of […]