Post Conference Programs

Bring Back the Hands of Time Heritage Tour

La Union, Vigan
and Baguio


  • Deluxe round trip bus transport
  • Beachside room accommodations
  • Beachside dining
  • Orientation program in Baguio and Vigan
  • Visit heritage homes built in the early 1900’s
  • Experience authentic Ilocano delicacies
  • Shop for souvenirs at the Mines View Park quaint stores
  • Visit Camp John Hay, the Military Academy
  • Enjoy Baguio ‘s healthy cuisine
  • Exclusive deluxe transport van while touring.
  • Visit St. Louis Medical Center in Baguio
  • Breakfasts and one dinner
  • $150 fee or participants and $200 for companions
  • Leave for La Union at noontime Sundays
  • Reservation and prepayment is required

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.          Briefings and Introductions
08:30 am           Cardiology - Hypertension: Improving Treatment and Control
09:15 am           New Concepts in the Treatment of Dyslipidemnia
10:00 am.          Coffee Break
10:30 am           Endocrinology:  Metabolic Syndrome, Diabetes and Cardiovascular Disease
11:15 am.          Nephrology: Renal Failure and Dialysis 
12:15 Noon       Lunch break
01:30 pm.          Complementary Medicine: Oriental Healthy Lifestyle for Rejuvenation, Intelligence.  Natural
                             Way to Treat-Prevent Coronary & Cardiovascular Disorders, Diabetes, Kidney Diseases,
                             Asthma, and Liver-Gall Bladder Diseases.
03:45 pm           Coffee break
04:00 pm.          Spirituality:  the Science of Spirituality and Health Effects on Patients.
05:00 pm.          -Adjournment -

Second Day


08:30 a.m.         Primer on Organ and Tissue Donation and Transplantation
10:00 a.m.         Coffee Break
10:30 a.m.         Emergency Medicine:  Stroke, Coma and Seizure
11:15 a.m.         Trauma and Disaster Response Nursing
12:15Noon        Lunch break
1:30 pm.            Neurology: Stroke – Management and Prevention,
2:15 pm.            Epilepsy: New Developments in the Management and Treatment
3:00 p.m.           Respiratory Medicine: Overview of TB Epidemiology in the US.
3:45 pm             Coffee break
4:00 pm.            Pulmonary Medicine: Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease
5:30 pm.            -Adjournment-

Third Day
08:30 a.m.         Ophthalmology: Introduction to Glaucoma and Cataract
09:15 a.m.         Geriatrics: Age-related macular degeneration
10:00 a.m.         Coffee Break
10:30 a.m.         Herbal Approach to Treatment and Control of Diabetes
11:15 a.m.         Neonatology: Approach to Inborn Error of Metabolism in a Neonate
12:15 nn            Lunch break
02:00 pm.          Taxation: Your Travel Expenses as Tax Deductibles
03:00 pm.          Discussions, Recommendations and Conclusions
04:00 pm.          Evaluations andAwarding 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,. Practiced at  the Loma Linda Medical Center, Loma Linda, California. 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.