MedTalk: Med to Be

Are you an aspiring doctor? Confused which medical school you’re going for? No worries, because the UP Biological Sciences Society has something in store for you! The UP Biological Sciences Society is the oldest academic, non-profit, university-wide biology-based organization in the University of the Philippines Manila which prides itself on its vision of supporting students’ welfare in their academic and non-academic pursuits through activities that enlighten and inspire them in their journey towards their future careers. 

With their goal to advance the academic welfare of students and encourage those in the biological field to dedicate their efforts for the enhancement of biological studies, the UP Biological Sciences Society holds an annual symposium, MedTalk, with the purpose of guiding pre-medical students in choosing the medical school fit for them, as well as acquainting them with the requirements and admission policies of the school of their choice. 

This year, MedTalk: Med to Be will be a two-day webinar for our country’s aspiring doctors that is going to provide primary information regarding available off-campus scholarships from organizations such as the Department of Health, as well as the curriculum, requirements, available financial assistance and admission policies of the participating leading medical schools in the Philippines. They have also invited guest speakers, such as Ms. Michelle Lao, an incoming first-year medical student at the University of the Philippines College of Medicine, and Dr. Leonard Javier, a physician at the Philippine General Hospital, who will surely inspire the students on the wonders of being in the healthcare field. In addition, they will be also giving their top secrets and tips on how aspiring doctors could maximize their time in studying to get that 99+ percentile on their NMAT, as well as a little sneak peek on how medical life works. 

Medtalk: Med to Be will be held on September 19 to 20 via Zoom from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM PST. The webinar is open FOR EVERYONE! To register, please click this link and fill up all the needed information – tiny.cc/MedtoBe 

The first 300 registrants will be able to join the zoom meeting and will have access to the “perks” we prepared. Make sure to sign up now, or before September 9, 2020. But don’t worry, it will also be streamed via youtube, the link will be posted on UP Biological Sciences Society’s Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/BiologicalSciencesSociety/). 

Make sure to follow the UP Biological Sciences Society on their social media accounts to be updated about Medtalk: Med to Be and their other exciting projects!

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Medtalk: Med to Be, is brought to you by the UP Biological Sciences Society in cooperation with our Exclusive Media Partner, When in Manila.com and in partnership with:

Daebak UPM

UP Manila Junior Marketing Association

UP Peer Empowering Peers Society

College Association of Speech Pathologists

Development Studies Society

UP Biology Majors Association

UP Biochemistry Society

UP Manila Biorhythm

UP Manila CAS SinAg

Phi Kappa Mu Fraternity

Regionalization Students Organization

Progressive and Responsive Organization of Pharmacy

CPH ALAB

Public Health Artists’ Circle

UP Pre-Medical Honor Society

The UPLB Genetics Society

UPLB Cell Biological Society

UST CRS Physical Therapy Society

And In cooperation with:

Katribu UPM

The Hope Project UPM

UP Manila Ongaku, Manga, Anime, Kosupure, Eiga

UP Organization for Shiftees and Transferees

UP Musicians’ Organization

UP Manila Belle

UP Manila Classical Ensemble

UP Sigma Alpha Nu Sorority UPM

Sigma Delta Pi Sorority UPM

Society of Occupational Therapy Majors

Behavioral Sciences Society

Medical Students’ Society

National Network of Agrarian Reform Advocates Youth

SIBOL

Social Transformation Advocacy Towards Public Health






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