Conrad Hotel: Home for PRA2017

Conrad Hotel will be home for PRA2017. Situated within the Mall of Asia Complex in Pasay City, the hotel is close to local attractions (the SM Mall of Asia is within the complex), the business district and the airport. Many would say it is the perfect choice for both business and leisure travelers. Conrad offers … Continue reading Conrad Hotel: Home for PRA2017

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PRA 2017: The Generalists Track

The Generalists Track is open to general practitioners, family physicians, internists and specialists with interests in the care of patients with arthritis and rheumatism. The track will run from February 23 afternoon to the whole day of February 24. (Plenary sessions common for all tracks are happening on the morning of the 23rd). The first … Continue reading PRA 2017: The Generalists Track

PRA 2017: The Patients’ Track

Patients during conventions usually help other participants appreciate more of the disease(s) of interest. Well not anymore! The Patient Track is a by invitation only set of talks given to patients during the convention. The sessions will include a discussion on the Magna Carta for Persons With Disabilities (PWDs), emotional wellness and best practices in … Continue reading PRA 2017: The Patients’ Track

A PRA Member Gets a TOYM

The Philippine Rheumatology Association congratulates Dr. Geraldine Zamora-Racaza for being the 2016 Ten Outstanding Young Men (TOYM) Awardee for Medicine. She received the award for her inspired advocacy work connected to the Sagip Buhay Medical Foundation and the Lupus Bridging Fund. You can learn more about the TOYM Awardee and Doc Ging's win here. Your PRA … Continue reading A PRA Member Gets a TOYM

3 Tracks for Participants of PRA 2017

The 23rd PRA Annual Meeting will have separate tracks to cater to everyone's differing educational/ information needs. This is probably the first time that the organizers have deliberately structured the annual event in a way to address participants' interests.  There will be different talks given to those with specialty training in Rheumatology (open to both … Continue reading 3 Tracks for Participants of PRA 2017

RA Updates? Come to our November SIGa!

PRA members are once again invited to attend a special interest group activity this November 5, 2016 at the Holiday Inn, Makati City. The focus of the day's events will be rheumatoid arthritis. Listed below is the preliminary program provided by the Makati Medical Center Section of Rheumatology, the event's co-organizer. 1030 - 1200H    Research … Continue reading RA Updates? Come to our November SIGa!

CONGRATULATIONS to our Board Passers!

The following have successfully passed the written examination given by the Philippine Specialty Board of Rheumatology last 26 June 2016 at the Cathedral Heights Building Complex, St. Luke's Medical Center: (Alphabetically Arranged) AFOS, Ivy CRISTOBAL, Miguel Antonio C. DE ASIS-FABILA, Aime S. GUTIERREZ-RUBIO, Anna Kristina TUPAS, Stamen N. ZAMORA, Leonid D. The above clinical members … Continue reading CONGRATULATIONS to our Board Passers!

Program for the Psoriatic Arthritis SIG 2016

Below is the program for the special interest group (SIG) meeting scheduled on 11 August 2016 to be held at the Museum of a History of Ideas, Padre Faura, Ermita, Manila. 1:45 PM - Patient's Perspective on Psoriatic Arthritis - Mr. Josef De Guzman (President/ CEO, Psoriasis Philippines) 2:00 PM - Psoriatic Arthritis in Asia … Continue reading Program for the Psoriatic Arthritis SIG 2016