2017 Diplomates of the PCCP

The following Associate Members have successfully completed the written and oral parts of the examination for Diplomate of the Philippine College of Chest Physicians (PCCP) conducted by the PCCP Specialty Board on January 22 and February 5, 2017:

1. APURILLO, Maria Jennifer A.
2. BANCORO, Gino Oliver M.
3. BAQUILOD, Rylene A.
4. BARRIENTOS, Alfonso Jr. B.
5. BASCARA, Lowell II N.
6. BLANCO-ESTABILLO, Aiza Chrysan C.
7. BORAIS, Edlyn D.
8. BUHAIN, Cynthia M.
9. CASTILLO, Randy Joseph D.T.
10. DADULLA, Maryanne Cristy T.
11. DELA CRUZ, Katherine F.
12. DIONISIO, Pamela Joy V.
13. DOYDORA, Niño Jessielito N.
14. ELUMBA, Mary Claire Trinity R.
15. FAJARDO, Ronald A.
16. FERNANDO, Jan S.
17. GADIA, Katrina D.
18. GONZALES, Madelaine Theresa F.
19. GULAY, Coleen B.
20. JALANDRA, Sheilla Mae C.
21. JAVIER-RAGOTERO, Maria Yvette A.
22. LIM, Jenet B.
23. MACARAIG, Babyleen E.
24. MANALO, Joyce T.
25. PONTE, Fatima Antonia F.
26. RONQUILLO, Rely Ann F.
27. SANTOS, Dennis Mark N.
28. SARIO, Ronel G.
29. SIA, Leilanie Donatilla S.
30. SOBERE YU, Karen G.
32. TABAR, Peter Ian B.
33. TABORA, Jillian Mae L.
34. TABUJARA, Rhea Joy P.
35. TAN PASTOR, Jasmin L.
36. TIGLAO, Edgardo Jr. D.C.
37. TRINIDAD-TOLENTINO, Kathryn Hazel C.
38. YU, Donny Jay E.

As such, they will be conferred the title of “Diplomate” of the College (certifying specialty in the field of pulmonary medicine) in the induction ceremony to be held during our 36th Annual Chest Convention on March 7, 2017 at the Philippine International Convention Center, CCP Complex, Pasay City.



Announcement of By-Laws Referendum for 2016

Dear Colleague,


The Committee on Constitution and By-Laws, upon the approval of the Executive Board of the Philippine College of Chest Physicians, is presenting the following proposed Constitutional Amendments for information to the general membership. The proposals were also presented during the PCCP 19th Midyear Convention – Business Meeting on October 1, 2016 in Legazpi City.


If you have further comments on the proposal, we would appreciate if you can write to us on or before January 20, 2017.


Official vote of the constitutional referendum will be joint with the Election of Officers in March 2017 during the Annual Chest Convention.


Chairman, Committee on Constitution and By-Laws

/16 December 2016


Proposed Referendum


College Awards Nominations 2016

logo_smallAdvancing the Frontiers of the Pulmonary Medicine in the Philippines.
Philippine College of Chest Physicians
A specialty society of the Philippine Medical Association (PMA)
A component society of the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP)
A member society of the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR)

12 December 2016


Dear Colleagues:


This is to officially announce the call for nominees for the various awards of the College traditionally given during the Annual Chest Convention in March 2017. These awards are as follows:

  1. Most Outstanding Fellow
  2. Distinguished Public Servant
  3. Distinguished Academician
  4. Distinguished Researcher


The Committee is accepting one or more nominees for each award category from a PCCP member of good standing, training institutions, councils and chapters. All nominations are submitted with a letter stating why the candidate is being nominated and may, if desired, include comments on the nominee’s outstanding or exemplary accomplishments.


Nominees are requested to submit the following:

  • Signed nomination acceptance form
  • Curriculum vitae to include accomplishment in public service, research and academics
  • Photocopy of awards/citations/certifications received
  • Latest 2×2 black and white photograph


Please find the attached criteria/guideline to be used for the above categories. Deadline for submission of all requirements is on January 20, 2017 (Friday).


We look forward to receiving the name(s) of your nominees(s).


Very truly yours,


Imelda Muriel-Mateo, MD, FPCCP
Chairman, Awards Committee

Vincent M. Balanag Jr., MD, FPCCP


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