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About the Department

The Department of Emergency Medicine is an integral unit of both the UP College of Medicine and the Philippine General Hospital. It facilitates emergent care as one of the gateways for patients of the PGH. At the same time, the Department fulfills its academic role for the UP College of Medicine's Clinical Clerks and Medical Interns. The Department also has a three year accredited Residency Training Program for physicians to be trained in the specialty of Emergency Medicine.

Mission Vision


The missions of the University of the Philippines-Philippine General Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine are: to render timely, quality emergency care; to train emergency medicine professional teams to become competent, innovative, and humane health care providers, educators, and leaders; and to undertake relevant emergency medicine researches. It shall serve as the center for disaster medicine and pre-hospital care in the country.


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