MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) released the results for the Physician Licensure Examinations, noting that 3,717 out of 4,542 examinees passed the exam.
Held last September and October 2018 in a myriad of cities around the country, the licensure examination was led by chairman Dr. Eleanor J. Galvez, along with Dr. Edgardo T. Fernando, Dr. Eleanor B. Almoro, Dr. Ma. Graciela Garayblas-Gonzaga and Dr. Clarita C. Maaño, members of the Board of Medicine.
Kurt Eduvas Jamora, a student from De La Salle Medical and Health Sciences Institute, earned the highest grade out of the batch at 91.08 percent.
Aside from Jamora, a number of successful examinees have also been noted by the PRC for landing ten (10) of the highest places in the September 2018 Physician Licensure Examination:
|1||KURL EDUVAS JAMORA||DE LA SALLE MED. & HEALTH SCIENCES INST. (FOR DLSU-DASMA HSC)||91.08|
|2||MARTIN ANGELO TAN ZANORIA||CEBU INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE||90.92|
|3||ROY CHRISTOPHER KU ANG||SAINT LOUIS UNIVERSITY||90.58|
|ERNEST MATTHEW PROVIDO PAGGABAO||UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS||90.58|
|4||MA SERGIA FATIMA PAPIONA SUCALDITO||UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES – MANILA||90.42|
|5||RON MICHAEL LABADOR CASTILLO||UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES – MANILA||90.08|
|LUISA INTALAN ENCARNACION||UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS||90.08|
|LLOYD CHRISTOPHER SANTOS LIM||DE LA SALLE MED. & HEALTH SCIENCES INST. (FOR DLSU-DASMA HSC)||90.08|
|6||IANDYCEL CABARLES MIJARES||UNIVERSITY OF PERPETUAL HELP SYSTEM DALTA-LAS PIÑAS||90.00|
|DAINIEL EDGAR AHYONG REYES||FAR EASTERN UNIVERSITY – NICANOR REYES MEDICAL FOUNDATION||90.00|
|7||CASSIE AGUSTIN BUSTAMANTE||OUR LADY OF FATIMA UNIVERSITY – VALENZUELA||89.92|
|TRISTAN PAULO REYES MADRIGAL||UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS||89.92|
|AARON LEMUEL YU ONG||CEBU INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE||89.92|
|JAYVEE SANTOS RIVERA||ST. LUKE’S MED. CENTER COLL. OF MED. – WILLIAM H. QUASHA MEMOR||89.92|
|8||HENRY OLIVO PINOS||UNIVERSITY OF THE EAST RAMON MAGSAYSAY MEM MEDICAL CTR||89.83|
|9||ALYSSA CAMILLE CHUA ABLAZA||FAR EASTERN UNIVERSITY – NICANOR REYES MEDICAL FOUNDATION||89.67|
|ZOE CAITLIN ZAYCO FERNANDEZ||DE LA SALLE MED. & HEALTH SCIENCES INST. (FOR. DLSU-DASMA HSC)||89.67|
|10||JILL THERESE UY AU||WEST VISAYAS STATE UNIVERSITY – LA PAZ||89.58|
|MARIE ABIGAIL RIVERA LIM||UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES – MANILA||89.58|
Cebu Institute of Medicine garnered the most number of medical board passers with a passing rate of 99.33 percent, while the University of Santo Tomas and University of the Philippines-Manila followed suit with a 98.71 percent and 98.59 percent passing rate, respectively.
PRC also listed the top performing schools in the September 2018 Physician Licensure Examination:
|RANK||SCHOOL||TOTAL NO. OF EXAM||TOTAL NO. PASSED||PERCENTAGE PASSED|
|1||CEBU INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE||150||149||99.33%|
|2||UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS||465||459||98.71%|
|3||UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES – MANILA||142||140||98.59%|
|4||PAMANTASAN NG LUNGSOD NG MAYNILA||123||121||98.37%|
|5||ST. LUKE’S MED. CENTER COLL. OF MED. – WILLIAM H. QUASHA MEMOR||94||92||97.87%|
|6||DAVAO MEDICAL SCHOOL FOUNDATION||162||157||96.91%|
|7||WEST VISAYAS STATE UNIVERSITY – LA PAZ||94||91||96.81%|
|8||ATENEO DE MLA. UNIV. SCHOOL OF MED. & PUBLIC HEALTH – PASIG||143||137||95.80%|
|10||FAR EASTERN UNIVERSITY – NICANOR REYES MEDICAL FOUNDATION||334||314||94.01%|
Check out the list for the full results of the board passers.
Successful examinees may start registering for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificates of Registration online, starting from November 19 to December 7, 2018.
Applicants are also advised to personally register in the Roster of Registered Professionals.
According to PRC, the date and venue for the board passers’ oath-taking ceremony will be announced at a later date.