PCP Northwestern Luzon (NWL) Chapter held its general assembly and oath taking of new officers last October 26, 2019 at the Ariana Hotel, La Union.

Past PCP NWL presidents Dr. Glenn Ernest Fonbuena and Dr. Francisco K. Ontalan III (also the incumbent regent for Northern Luzon) were the introductory speaker and the guest of honor, respectively.

PCP Vice President Dr. Mario M. Panaligan inducted the new set of officers of the chapter and delivered a motivational talk. Dr. Crisanta Gabriela B. Palabay was inducted this year’s PCP NWL Chapter President.

Before the general assembly, a quiz show between Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center and Lorma Medical Center was held. The latter won the contest and took home cash prize and trophy.

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Internal Medicine residents of Manila Doctors Hospital beat four other teams from Asian Hospital & Medical Center; Metropolitan Medical Center; St. Luke’s Medical Center – Global City, and Las Piñas General Hospital Satellite & Trauma Center last October 26, 2019 at the Makati Medical Center for the 2nd elimination round of the Dr. Adrian C. Pena PCP-Upjohn Medical Quiz Contest.

Next elimination round will be held at St. Luke’s Medical Center – Global City on 23 November 2019 at 1:00PM. Winners of the elimination rounds will compete at the Grand Finals on May 4, 2020 at the Conrad Hotel, Pasay City.

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The Editorial Staff

Noel P. Pingoy, MD, FPCP

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Joey A. Tabula, MD, FPCP

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