University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)- Curriculum - Global Medical Foundation- MBBS in Abroad

University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)- Curriculum

University of Perpetual Help (UoPH)- Curriculum

Students from India after class XII first have to enrol in a Bachelor course for 1 year before they will get admitted to the 4 year medical course. If the student has done B.Sc course they can be admitted directly to MD course of 4 years.

The 4 year medical course progresses from the study of the normal to the abnormal human being. Most subjects are yearly courses taken up for two semesters.

1st year of MD- University of Perpetual Help

The 1st year covers the normal Human Anatomy, Biochemistry, Physiology, Preventive Medicine & Community health, Psychiatry and Medical Practice I. Class lectures are delivered mostly through computers using LCD projectors complemented by slide/ film showing, laboratory work and group discussions. Pedagogy and Bioethics are incorporated in Principles of Medical Practice I. An introduction to Medical Informatics is incorporated in Preventive Medicine and Community Health before the biostatistics session. Problem-based learning is gradually introduces in certain topics in Biochemistry and Physiology.

2nd year of MD- University of Perpetual Help

The 2nd year deals with Pathology, Microbiology, Parasitology, Pharmacology, Preventive Medicine and Community Health, Psychiatry II and Medical Economics plus introductory courses in clinical subjects. In small groups, students begin to meet patients in actual hospital setting where they are introduced to history taking and physical examination.

3rd year of MD- University of Perpetual Help

The third year involves dedicated lectures on common diseases encountered in clinical practice as well as common and rare conditions. Pathophysiology is reviewed while clinical features, diagnostic approaches and principles of management are emphasised.

4th year of MD- University of Perpetual Help

The 4th year or clinical clerkship is mainly spent in actual patient care with the Hospital in Las Pinas serving as the clinical laboratory. Hospital rounds and group discussions give the student a good perspective on bedside manners, diagnosis and management. The clerks rotate through the different clinical departments for 48 weeks with periodic evaluation. The University has arrangement with Government Hospitals and the Philippine General Hospital for clerkship.

Curriculum leading to the degree of doctor of medicine at University of Perpetual Help (Traditional –Competency-Based)

1st year of MD- University of Perpetual Help

  • Gross Anatomy
  • Physiology
  • Biochemistry
  • Neuroanatomy
  • Histology
  • Preventive Medicine & Community Health I
  • Psychiatry I
  • Principle of Medical Practice I

2nd year of MD- University of Perpetual Help

  • General Pathology
  • Medicine I
  • Microbiology
  • Pharmacology I
  • Clinical Pathology
  • Parasitology
  • Preventive Medicine and Community Health II
  • Surgery I
  • Principle of Medical Practice II
  • Obstetrics I
  • Pediatrics I
  • Psychiatry II

3rd year of MD- University of Perpetual Help

  • Medicine II
  • Surgery II
  • Pediatrics II
  • Obstetrics II
  • Pharmacology II
  • Preventive Medicine and Community Health III
  • Clinico-Pathologic Conference/ Special Topics in Pathology
  • Gynecology
  • Radiology
  • Psychiatry III
  • Ophthalmology
  • Otorhinolaryngology
  • Legal Medicine/ Medical Jurisprudence

4th year of MD- University of Perpetual Help

  • Medicine 10 weeks
  • Pediatrics 8 weeks
  • Surgery 8 weeks
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology 8 weeks
  • Preventive Medicine and Community Health IV 4 weeks
  • Psychiatry 2 weeks
  • Ophthalmology 2 weeks
  • Otorhinolaryngology 2 weeks
  • Radiology 2 weeks
  • Anesthesiology 2 weeks
  • Seminar II