Central Philippine University College of Medicine
|Kolehiyo ng Medisina ng
Pamantasang Sentral ng Pilipinas
The Central Philippine University College of Medicine Seal
|Type||Private medical school|
|Dean||Dr. Henry Gonzales|
|Associate Dean||Dr. Diadem Pearl S. Equiña|
|Location||Lopez-Jaena St., Jaro, Iloilo City|
|Office||Loreto D. Tupaz Building|
The Central Philippine University College of Medicine (commonly referred to as CPU-ColMed or ColMed) is the medical school of Central Philippine University. Established in 2003, it is one of the newest college and academic program of the university. Currently, the College temporarily sits at the fourth floor of the Loreto D. Tupaz Building, with a separate Anatomy Building behind the CPU Church or University Church and the Fine Arts Building of Central.
The college offers undergraduate degrees in Respiratory Therapy and Lifestyle and Fitness management, a program of which the college pioneered and the only one that offers in the Philippines and the (professional) degree in Doctor of Medicine (MD). Although the medical school was founded in 2003, the idea of establishing a medical school at Central Philippine University was conceived in the 1930s. The Iloilo Mission Hospital serves as the base hospital and partner institution of the college.
The medical school produced its first topnotcher since its founding in 2003 when its graduate Jomari Rieza Biñas ranked number three in the March 2016 Physician Licensure Examination in whole Philippines.
Iloilo Mission Hospital (with the hospital's medical arts building) serves as the medical school's partner institution and base hospital.
- CPU College of Medicine History. Retrieved 1/8/2012.
- PHYSICIAN LICENSURE EXAMINATION RESULTS PROFESSIONAL REGULATION COMMISSION. Retrieved 03-21-2016.
- CPU, WVSU grads top Physician Board Exam ILOILO TODAY.. Retrieved 03-21-2016.
- The successful examinees in the March 2016 Physician Licensure Examination who garnered the ten (10) highest places are the following by PRC Philippines. Retrieved 03-21-2016.
- PRC announces results of March 2016 Physician Board Exam Manila Bulletin. Retrieved 03-21-2016.
- Nelson, Linnea, A.; Herradura, Elma (1981), Scientia et Fides: The Story of Central Philippine University, Central Philippine University
- Central Philippine University College of Medicine website
- Central Philippine University official website