Topics and Presenters

Multi-Specialty Conferences 

This multi-specialty continuing medical education offers the latest clinical and research findings through seminars and symposia.  Included in the presentation are the most recent clinical advances in the United States and in other medical centers of the world.  Our continuing medical education conferences highlight innovative procedures and technologies, examine current controversies in treatment, and provide updates on the latest advances and treatment of diseases.


Scientific Conference Agenda

 First Day
07:30 am.          Registrations                                                                                
08:00 am.          Introductions
08:30 am           Cardiology: Acute Aortic Syndrome
09:30 am           Update on Pulmonary Embolism
10:30 am           A Comprehensive Approach to Lung Cancer Cases
11:15 am.           Imaging Workshop of Cystic Pancreatic  Masses

12:15 p.m.          Break
01:30 pm.          Nephrology:  Renal Failure and  Dialysis .          
02:30 pm           Spirituality:  Health Effects on Patients.
04:00 pm.          

Second Day

08:30 a.m.         Obstetrics: Complications of Early Pregnancy, New  Guidelines
10:00 a.m.         Emergency Medicine:  Stroke, Coma and Seizure
11:15 a.m.         Trauma and Disaster Response Nursing, 2nd  Series
12:15p.m.          Break
1:30 pm.            Restorative Neurology : Advances in Pharmacotherapy After Stroke
2:15 pm.            Lifestyle Medicine: Let Nutrition Be Your Medicine 
3:00 p.m.           Phytochemicals and Antioxidants : Nature Cancer Fighters
3:45 pm             Break
4:00 pm.            Pulmonary Medicine: Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease


Third Day
08:30 a.m.         Geriatrics: Age-related macular degeneration
09:15 a.m.         Geriatrics Education for Emergency Medical Services
10:00 a.m.         Neonatology: 
Approach to Inborn Error of Metabolism in a Neonate
12:15 nn            Break
02:00 pm.          Taxation: Your Travel Expenses as Tax Deductibles
03:00 pm          Evaluations and Awarding of Certificates
05:00 pm.         - Adjournment -

(Note:  The topics and times are subject to change.)


Our Lecturers and Presenters


J Antonio Bautista, MD  
  Cardiologist, Cardinal Santos Medical Center. Professor in medicine, University of Manila School of Medicine, Graduated from the University of Santo Tomas University.
Norberto A. Francisco, MD  
  Consultant - National Kidney & Transplant Institute, Quezon City, practicing internist and clinical professor of medicine at the University of the Philippines.
Mark Richard Kho, MD  
  He is a surgical oncologist in Metro Manila. Speaker in local and international symposia, Practiced at  the Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles and at the City of Hope Medical Center in Duarte, California. .  Clinical professor at the Philippines General Hospital. Manila, Philippines
Alfonso Lagaya, MD  
  Physician, Family Practice in Makati, Former Executive Director, Alternative and Complementary Medicine Division, Philippine Department of Health.  certified acupuncturist and practitioner of Oriental Medicine; conference lecturer, Philippines, Europe and the United States
Hazel Paragua, MD  
  Neurologist, Cardinal Santos Medical Center in  Manila.; Cum laude, University of the Philippines (UP), President, South East Asia Epilepsy Medical Society, MBA,San Beda College, and ilecturer in international scientific meetings.
LawrenceTinio, MD  
  Practicing ophthalmologist in Manila and Subic Bay, Zambales. Graduated from the University of the Philippines.  Specializes in glaucoma and cataract. Consultant at the Manila Doctors Hospital and clinical instructor at the Philippine General Hospital.
Blecenda M. Varona PhD, Dr. PH, MPH  
  Doctorate in public health, Clinical Nutritionist; Executive Director, Need Health Wellness Center, Makati; Professor, Adventist University of the Philippines. Author,. Graduated cum laude at the Adventist University of the Philippines
Francis Gomez Wade MD  
  Earned his medical degree from UERMMedical Centerand, a masters in primary health care management from the ASEAN Institute for Health Development..He is currently chief executive officer  of New MarketLink Pharmaceutical Company and President of Altermed Corporation.
James Young, MD  
  Dr. James Young is a practicing internist at the Cebu Medical Center, Cebu Philippines, with a subspecialty of pulmonary medicine. He has been in practicing for 25 years and one of the lecturer pioneers of the American Academy of Family Medicine having in its staff for over 25 years.