Assalamu Alaykum! (Peace be upon you all!) We are already half-way through
the school year and as expected, the new sets of applications for the next
batch of martyr amazing medical students who will sacrifice their
social lives really enjoy learning the wonderful world of medicine is here!
Actually I am already way too late for this, but nah, what’s new? So to help
those who are planning to apply in the most prestigious college of medicine in
the country (UPCM of course!) here is a complete list of what you need to accomplish before the deadline!
For those applying for academic year 2015-2016, COMPLETE YOUR
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS ALREADY! The deadline is already on FEBRUARY 4, 2015!
Here are the requirements:
For Lateral entrants/Regular
applicants for LU3 (Medicine Proper), i.e. those who finished their Baccalaureate
Degree or about to graduate this school year (2014-2015):
SUBMIT AL THESE DOCUMENTS IN A LONG
BROWN ENVELOPE with your PRINTED NAME WRITTEN IN PENCIL ONLY! 1.Fully
Assalamu alaykum! This week marks our first week in the community as part of our 6-week rotation in FCh260.2 Community Medicine. We will be assigned in Mendez and Bailen, Cavite. We will be leaving for Cavite this Tuesday, in sha Allah. But before that, we had to finish some series of orientations, trainings and lectures on community organizing. This is pretty exciting as you may all know that I am an avid lover of Community medicine. It's like my passion! haha. I am among the 10% of medical students who wouldn't hesitate to raise their hands when asked to practice as Doctors to the far-flung communities. The smell of the unknown adventure that lies ahead certainly excites my soul! Yohohoho! Anyway. We were asked to submit a "Pre-Departure" Reflection paper with the following guide questions. I have a far longer response to all of them, but I had to cut the, short as we were limited to one page only haha. I am sharing this to everyone :) See you around! =====
Originally written: July 29, 2011 Revised Edition: April 27, 2012
We have always known that Lapu-Lapu, the great warrior of Mactan, was notably known as the “First Filipino National Hero” in Philippine History. But do you know that Lapu-Lapu was, in reality, not a Filipino himself? And that the statement of him being the “First Filipino National Hero” (FFNH) is one of the most fallacious historical information taught to us? How are we to prove this? We have to be daring indeed, to challenge the credibility and truth about the century-old historical fact about Lapu-Lapu, the great warrior of Mactan. Let us look back into the Philippine History regarding the issue (all dates, names and events can be verified in different Philippine History Books. Please do not hesitate to inform me in case of errors and mistakes herein, I am always ready to accept my errors.): Lapu-Lapu became famous because of his striking victory against the Portuguese explorer and colonizer Ferdinand Magellan. It was duri…