The 45th Annual PCP Convention

This year’s 45th Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) Annual Convention was held on May 10-13, 2015 at the new Marriott Hotel Grand Ballroom, Newport Complex, Pasay City with a theme “Leading with Integrity, Healing with Compassion”.

17th Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR) Congress

This year, the 17th APLAR Congress took place in the colorful and vibrant city of Chennai, India, on September 6-9, 2015. Spearheaded by APLAR President Prof. Kevin Pile and Chairman of the Organizing Committee APLAR 2015 Dr. Venkataraman Krishnamurthy, the meeting carried the theme “Integrating the Science & Art of Rheumatology.”

PEARL and Wellness

The People Empowerment for ARthritis and Lupus (PEARL) once again assembled with enthusiasm at St. Luke’s Medical Center (SLMC) last March 8 and 15, 2015 for its quarterly gathering. SLMC and University of Santo Tomas Hospital (USTH) rheumatology fellows and staff initiated the activity under the supervision of Dr. Sandra V. Navarra.

February 2015 Lupus Arthritis Clinics report

LUPUS and ARTHRITIS CLINICS* – FEBRUARY 2015 University of Santo Tomas Hospital, Manila, Philippines by Cheryl Anne D. Tan, MD The monthly Lupus and Arthritis Clinics were conducted last February 14 and 21 respectively at the Angelo King Auditorium located at the Clinical Division, 2nd floor of the University of Santo Tomas Hospital. The lupus […]

International Kawasaki Disease Symposium

It was a truly an exceptional learning experience and having Dr. Tomisaku Kawasaki, the Japanese Pediatrician who first described the disease in the late 1960s, with us in the meeting made it more special.

PEARL & LUISA at Papal Visit 2015

Hope and eager anticipation. Inspired by the theme “Mercy and compassion”, and propelled by the lyrics of “We are all God’s children” penned and sang by Jamie Rivera, the PEARL (People Empowerment for Arthritis and Lupus) movement through the Section of Rheumatology, joined the University of Santo Tomas (UST) and entire Filipino community in the eager preparations for Pope Francis’ coming.