#PhRheum2020 Faculty

As of this morning, our invited speakers have confirmed their participation. The organizers are very grateful for this. Everyone can look forward to an informative, productive and fun 26th PRA Annual Meeting! ASPIRE Workshop Dr. Collene Marizza Galeng Faustino Dr. Lenore Rosario Lugue-Lizardo Dr. Jonathan Paul Consignado PRA Review Course Dr. Therese Eileen Natividad Dr.Continue reading “#PhRheum2020 Faculty”

#PhRheum2020 Opening Ceremonies

Kick off for the Big #REVEAL Before we warm our seats to listen and learn about things Rheum, let us kick off the 26th PRA Annual Meeting #PhRheum2020 on the evening of February 20, 2020 with the Opening Ceremonies. Following the Entrance of Colors, there will be a parade of the 2020 PRA Organizing CommitteeContinue reading “#PhRheum2020 Opening Ceremonies”

#PhRheum2020 #REVEAL

The Big #REVEAL this #PhRheum2020 Don’t expect a magic show or some masked person revealing his identity during the 26th PRA Annual Meeting (although the next PRA President will be revealed during the Fellowship Night on February 22, 2020!). REVEAL or Rheumatology Evidence, Excellence and Leadership are the themes around which our convention sessions willContinue reading “#PhRheum2020 #REVEAL”

PRA ASPIRE

R. N. has a new meaning… Rheumatology Nurse! Well, that’s what we’re at least hoping our Filipino nurses would consider. While there are ER nurses, ICU nurses, Diabetes Nurse Educators, Oncology nurses and Geriatrics nurse, I bet few have ever heard about Rheumatology nurses. A few articles from PubMed demonstrate the important role nurses playContinue reading “PRA ASPIRE”

PRA 2020

Ready for the Big #REVEAL this 2020?! The Big #REVEAL is happening during the 26th PRA Annual Meeting from February 20-22, 2020. Themed “REVEAL” or Rheumatology EVidence, Excellence And Leadership, this year the convention is coming back to Metro Manila and will be held at the EDSA Shangri-La Hotel, Mandaluyong. There will be four tracksContinue reading “PRA 2020”

List of Successful Examinees 2019

Congratulations to our PSBR Passers! The Philippine Specialty Board of Rheumatology (PSBR) is pleased to announce the successful examinees of the written certifying exams held last September 30, 2019 at the UST Hospital, Espana, Manila: Chan, Charlie Jr. Chua, Katrina Joy Cuenco, Francis Martin DaΓ±es, Mardi De Vera, Ronaldo Dela Cruz-Tan, Cheryl Anne Diwa, JeromeContinue reading “List of Successful Examinees 2019”

Welcome to the New PRA Board

Following elections held during the 24th PRA Annual Meeting, the general assembly elected its new Board of Trustees. The new Board consists of: The New PRA Board (from left to right) during Induction Ceremonies held 17 February 2018: Dr Noel Perez, Dr Sids Manahan, Dr Jombi Lichauco, Dr Chito Lucero, Dr Heizel Reyes, Dr JulieContinue reading “Welcome to the New PRA Board”

Lupus for Internists Post Grad on May 3, 2018

The Lupus Inspired Advocacy (LUISA) of the Rheumatology Educational Trust Foundation, Inc. (RETFI), in partnership with the Philippine Rheumatology Association, invites internists to this post graduate course focusing on Systemic Lupus Erythematosus. This will be on May 3, 2018 from 7AM to 5PM at the Bayleaf Hotel, Intramuros, Manila. International faculty for the post graduateContinue reading “Lupus for Internists Post Grad on May 3, 2018”

And #PRA2018 PreConvention Ends

The challenge with pre-conventions is coming up with a program that would compel participants to attend even before the formal program starts. This year’s activity seemed to have achieved just that! The day started with the Rheumatology Workshop for Nurses (WFN) which sought to introduce rheumatology nursing to the country. It started with discussions onContinue reading “And #PRA2018 PreConvention Ends”

#PRA2018 Dr. Lourdes Manahan Memorial Lecture Speaker

How do developing countries contribute to an organization like the Asia Pacific League of Associations for Rheumatology (APLAR)? With limited resources, few opportunities for research and even fewer physicians taking up the field, can a country like the Philippines contribute to the advancement of Rheumatology? Let’s all listen as the APLAR President Elect gives thisContinue reading “#PRA2018 Dr. Lourdes Manahan Memorial Lecture Speaker”