Medical Students Summit Now On Its 8th Year
Medical Students Summit
Still grappling with your fear of medschool application or your dream of becoming the next Dr. House, register for the 8th Medical Students Summit and set out into the world of Philippine medicine!
Ever since its inception, Medical Students Summit has been a platform for medical students and aspirants alike to mingle, ask and get answers. It stands out because it is a joint effort by the various medical student councils in the country under the Association of Philippine Medical Colleges – Student Network (APMC-SN). For this year’s summit, it focuses on the accomplishments of Filipino medical innovators, successful Philippine health programs and the broad possibilities for future doctors, thus, the theme “Victories of Philippine Medicine”.
Medical Students Summit is open to everyone who is interested in everything medicine. This year’s 8th Medical Students Summit is going to be held at the University of Santo Tomas, Espana, Manila on November 9-10, 2013. Here’s what to look forward to on the two-day event:
Befriending the Monsters of Medschool Application
Can’t make up your mind which med school you want to hinge your MD dreams to, or simply scared to give the application a try, MSS offers you a chance to befriend the monsters of medschool application process through its medical school orientation for undergraduate students. Better known as Talk Medisina, this progam lets participating medical schools showcase their respective institutions and medical programs (i.e. Intarmed, MD-PhD, etc.) so undergraduates can come up with informed decision as to which school best fitsthem.
Talks from Medicine Luminaries
To jumpstart a medical student’s semester and inspire new generation of doctors, speakers with known contributions to medicine or any individual associated with the theme “Victories of Philippine Medicine” will share viewpoints in plenary lectures concerning local excellence in their profession.If you’re after ‘real’ medicine and medicine that is at its best, then this session definitely is for you. Along with this, there would be parallel sessions to update medical students on new equipments and techniques. Here, they would also exhibit medical specializations where participants can inquire on the various fields of interest and medical advances in the local setting.
Of course, all these talks and seminars would be a blur without something to cap off the day so MSS prepared a Socials Nightwhere buffet dinner will be served. Who says med students could not have a little fun, huh?
In the gathering of undeniably impressive people, nothing would be more exciting than a showcase of their intelligence and passion.Thus in keeping with this, MSS will hold 3 events, namely: Research Competition, Regional Medical Quiz Bee and The Search for the Advocacy Project of the Year all to recognize the capacity of medical students for excellence in research, academic propensity and socio-civic responsibility. So get those brain cells firing! Who knows those might get you to winning the coveted cash prizes!
For an overviewof the 8th Medical Students Summit, here’s a quick list of the events followed by the steps on how to register and the details about payment:
DAY 1: November 9, 2013 (Saturday)
Presentation of PalarongMedisina 2013, Medgroove-Medrhythmia 2014 and other APMC-SN Projects
Judging of Research and Advocacy Posters
Day 2: November 10, 2013 (Sunday)
Regional Medical Quiz Bee
Search for Advocacy Project of the Year
Medical School Talk for Undergraduate Students (Talk Medisina)
HOW TO REGISTER
1. Interested participants may accomplish and submit the online registration forms in Medical Student’s Summit Facebook Page:
2. You will receive an Acknowledgement Email and instructions for payment.
3. Following payment, the deposit receipts will be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
4. After confirmation of your payment, you will receive a Confirmation Form via email for Parallel Session assignments. Priority will be based on the chronology of Confirmation Form submission.
5. Alternatively, you may opt for Batch Registration. Contact your local medicine student government/councils for details.
The registration fee is P1,500.00 per participant for both walk-in delegates and those who registered online. The fee shall cover expenses for all meals (2 lunch meals, AM and PM snacks, coffee and drinks, and the Socials Night dinner), conference kits, prizes and honoraria, and other conference expenses and logistical expenditures.
For clarifications and inquiries, you may send an email at: email@example.com
See you all at the 8th Medical Students Summit!
The 8th Medical Students Summit is sponsored by BPI, Myra-E, MIMS, Stabilo, C&E Publishing, Inc., John Robert Powers, UNILAB, DYNATEK with our media sponsors: WhenInManila.com and CROSSOVER.
Participating schools include:
v Ateneo School of Medicine and Public Health (ASMPH)
v De La Salle University-Health Science Institute (DLS-HSI)
v Emilio Aguinaldo College of Medicine (EAC SM)
v Far Eastern University-Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation (FEU NRMF)
v Manila Central University-Filemon D. Tanchoco Medical Foundation (MCU-FDTMF)
v PamantasanngLungsodngMaynila College of Medicine (PLM CM)
v San Beda College of Medicine (SBCM)
v St. Luke’s College of Medicine William H. Quasha Memorial (SLCM-WHQM)
v University of Perpetual Help Dalta System-Jonelta (Jonelta-UPHR)
v University of Perpetual Help-Dr. Jose G. Tamayo Medical University (UPH-DJGTMU)
v University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (UST-FMS)
v University of the East-Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center Incorporated (UERMMMCI)
v University of the Philippines College of Medicine-Philippine General Hospital (UP CM)
by: Carl Anly E. Ortiz