Historical Perspective

The University of Perpetual Help Rizal JONELTA Foundation School of Medicine was established in June 1996, as an extension school of the Perpetual Help School of Laguna for Medicine and Allied Health Science and was thus known as the Perpetual Help College of Medicine- Rizal (Extension School), with Dr. Aretas P. Singson- Alday as its Founding Dean. On April 20, 1997 by virtue of Resolution No. R95-57 series of 1997 of the Commission on Higher Education, the Perpetual Help System Campus in Laguna and Rizal became the University of Perpetual Help Rizal College of Medicine.

Through the efforts of its President, Dr./BGen Antonio L. Tamayo and wife, Daisy and its founding Dean, Aretas P. Singson-Alday, MD the Medical institution was granted autonomous status by the Commission on Higher Education on November 7, 1997 and became the University of Perpetual Help Rizal JONELTA Foundation School of Medicine. Paying tribute to the patriarch and matriarch, Dr. Jose and Nena Laperal Tamayo whose vision for education became a legacy and the Perpetual Help System a living testimony to its ideals.

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Philosophy:

The University of Perpetual Help Rizal JONELTA Foundation School of Medicine, believing that Christian character building through quality education is nation building, aspires to be an outstanding center of excellence in medical education, training, research and community service committed to the achievement of the highest quality of life.

Vision:

The University of Perpetual Help Rizal JONELTA Foundation School of Medicine, believing that Christian character building through quality education is nation building, aspires to be an outstanding center of excellence in medical education, training, research and community service committed to the achievement of the highest quality of life.

Mission:

The University of Perpetual Help Rizal JONELTA Foundation School of Medicine is dedicated to developing a professionally competent and holistic healer, socially responsive to the needs of humanity and imbued with moral, ethical and spiritual values.

Doctor of Medicine:

The University of Perpetual Help System Dalta – JONELTA Foundation School of Medicine is a thriving community of educators, scientists, clinicians, students, and even lawyers working together to educate, learn, discern, heal, and serve. The curriculum promotes exhaustive research, collaborative learning, and individual initiative by providing a strong basic science preparation and extensive clinical experiences. Our main purpose is to promote compassionate, ethical, and competent medical practitioners ready to help people achieve healthy productive lives, advance knowledge in the medical sciences, and be informed advocates of change for a lifetime of achievement in the field of medicine.

Doctor Of Medicine

Why Study Medicine in Perpetual Help?:

  • Faculty are graduates of prestigious schools hereand abroad (Harvard, University of London, UCLA, UC Davis, UP, UST, De La Salle, PLM, FEU, etc.) with masteral and doctoral degrees in education, epidemiology, and the social sciences.
  • Review classes for the Medical Board Exams are given to graduates
  • A mentoring program is available for all students
  • Students are intensively coached for interschool debates, quiz shows, and research competitions.
  • Parents-faculty meetings and interactions are regularly conducted.
  • Internship is available at the University of Perpetual Help Dalta Medical Center (UPHDMC).
  • UPHDMC has a placement office for medical graduate seeking opportunities to work abroad.
  • Our graduates have a 100% passing rate in the USMLE.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES:

  • General Medicine Doctors
  • Specialist Medical Doctors
  • Professor/Lecturer
  • Researcher in the UPHDMC Research Coordinating Council and other organizations

Scholarship

Entrance Scholarship SY 2018-2019

POLICIES:

  • The scholarship is open to all students, whether new or transferees, who are graduates of any bachelor degree with academic honors.
  • The applicant must be an NMAT exam passer with the score of not less than 50% as determined by the Board of Medical Education.
  • The applicant must undergo and pass the Dean’s interview.
  • Qualified applicants shall be entitled to the following discounts:

Full scholarship – 100% discount on tuition and miscellaneous fee plus books
Summa Cum Laude
GWA 100% – 97%

100% discount on tuition and miscellaneous fee
Magna Cum Laude
GWA 96% – 93%

100% discount on tuition fees ONLY
Cum Laude
GWA 92% – 89%

Top 10:

Top 1-5
75% discount on tuition fee only
GWA required 88% – 90%

Top 6-10

0% discount on tuition fee only
GWA required 85% – 87%

  • The applicant must enroll at least the regular load for the semester. Once enrolled, it is understood that the student must not obtain a grade lower than 80% in any subject and the GWA per semester must be at least 85% to continue enjoying the privilege.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent obtained from a recognized school
  • National Medical Admission Test (NMAT)*
  • omplete Transcript of Records (TOR) with GWA
  • Certificate of batch ranking
  • Proof of graduation
  • NSO birth certificate
  • Certificate of good moral character
  • NBI/Barangay/Police Clearance
  • Eight (8) passport-size, recent photographs
  • Certificate of Honorable Dismissal for transferees
  • Medical & Physical Examination
  • Certificate of Immunization, e.g. Hepatitis, Tetanus, Varicella, Tdap
  • For foreign students: HbsAg, AntiHbs, AntiHCV, HIV 1&2 Antibody Test and Sputum AFB Smear
  • Recommendation from the Committee on Admission
  • NMAT score cut-off is 50 percentile (based on CMO No. 18 Series of 2016 Section 17.3 and 17.5). Students with an NMAT score below 50 percentile are given conditional admission into the program; hence, a failing mark in any subject at any year level at the end of each academic year will mean automatic dismissal.