UCMed’s IM Department Bags Full Accreditation

The University of Cebu Medical Center’s Department of Internal Medicine has achieved another milestone after its Residency Training Program (RTP) obtained a full accreditation status.

The Philippine College of Physicians (PCP) granted the full accreditation status to the department’s Residency Training Program valid from January 1, 2023 to December 31, 2025.

The full accreditation status validates UCMed’s commitment and the program’s ability to train and guide resident physicians to provide medical services at a standard apt for a center of excellence, ensuring patients and the community that UCMed provides the best quality of care it can.

This development also signals the readiness of UCMed to be an institution of excellence that provides holistic training for the next generation of internists while gearing to take the next steps to become a center for advanced training, research, and ethics.

The Department of Internal Medicine is currently spearheaded by its chairman Dr. Lamberto M. Garcia, Jr., together with the Training Officer Dr. Nello Bayani IV R. Roa.

The department now welcomes incoming residents and lateral entry applicants for its Residency Training Program roster.

After acquiring three-year full accreditation, the department’s next goals are to achieve five-year accreditation status, expand the training capabilities to include subspecialty fellowship programs, and make UCMed a major research center.

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UCMed Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

UCMed eHealth for Maternity Package Deal Program

Last updated:  March 24, 2020

Please read these Terms and Conditions carefully before using the application UCMed Chat Box (the "Service") operated by  University of Cebu Medical Center ("us", "we", or "our").

Your access to and use of the Service is conditioned on your acceptance of and compliance with these Terms. These Terms apply to all visitors, users and others who access or use the Service.

By accessing or using the Service you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you disagree with any part of the terms then you may not access the Service.

To better serve the needs of people in the community, health care services are now available by the electronic transmission of information. This may assist in the evaluation, diagnosis, management and treatment of a number of health care problems for the women enrolled in UCMed Maternity Package Deal Program.  This process is referred to as “telemedicine” ,“telehealth” or “eHealth.” This means that you may be evaluated and treated by a health care provider or specialist from a distant location. Since this may be different than the type of consultation with which you are familiar, it is important that you understand and agree to the following statements.

  1. The eHealth OB-Gyn healthcare provider will be at a different location from me.
  2. I may be asked for my medical history, examinations, x-rays, tests, photographs or other images by the specialist who is at a different location.
  3. I will be informed if any additional personnel are to be present other than myself, individuals accompanying me, and the eHealth OB-Gyn healthcare provider. I will give my permission prior to the entry of the additional personnel.
  4. The eHealth OB-Gyn healthcare provider will keep a record of the consultation in my medical record.
  5. RELEASE OF INFORMATION: eHealth OB-Gyn healthcare providers who provide professional services to the patient are authorized to furnish medical information from my emergency medical record to the another physician, if any, and to any insurance company or third party payer for the purpose of obtaining payment of the account. eHealth OB-Gyn healthcare provider is authorized to release information from my medical record to any other health care facility or provider to which my care may be transferred.
  6. I voluntarily consent to health care services provided by my doctor(s) or a designee, which may include diagnostic tests, drugs, examinations, and medical or surgical treatments considered necessary to treat my health problem.
  7. I understand that I may be released before all my medical problems are known or treated and it is my responsibility to make arrangements for follow-up care.
  8. I understand that I have the option to refuse eHealth service at anytime without affecting the right to future care or treatment and without risk losing my benefits.

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