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Philippine Dermatology Society
Sexually Transmitted Infections
Subspecialty Core Group

1st Row (L-R): Roberto Antonio B. Pascual MD (co-chair), Gilbert C. Yang MD (chair), Portia Charisma Ruth A.
2nd Row (L-R): Emmerson S. Vista MD, Joyce C. Castillo MD, Antonio C. Sison MD, Winlove P. Mojica MD Ortiz MD, Marcellano S. Cruz MD
3rd Row (L-R): Grichelle J. Guillano MD, Francisca C. Roa MD, Jorge O. Kho MD, Jose Benjamin B. Untalan MD


2020 – 2021 OFFICERS & MEMBERS

Objective of STI Subspecialty Core Group:

  1. To train PDS residents and members on sexually transmitted infections (STI) and HIV/AIDS
  2. To educate the PDS members and the Filipino community on STI and HIV/AIDS, through CME activities and lay fora
  3.  To recruit more PDS members to join the STI core group, once they have been formally trained

Updates and Upcoming Activities:

1. CME Schedule in collaboration with STI Core Group (April 28, 2021)

  • Inter-institution contest style CME event in collaboration with the CME Committee and in partnership with Johnson & Johnson
  • Point person: Consultant of PDS Host Institution & Dr. Chittina Santiago (CME Chair)

2. CTraining on HIV Counseling and Testing – TBA

  • Point Person: Dr. Portia A. Ortiz

3. Lay fora on STI and HIV/AIDS (aligned with DepED K-12 curriculum) – TBA

  • Grade 6 & 8 students will have an online Zoom lecture on HIV awareness, in coordination with the UERM Alumni Association with Pasig public schools as the main target of this program
  • Point Person: Dr. Nellie Jiao

Membership / Invitation

To all Philippine Dermatological Society members who have undergone training in STI/Venereology locally and abroad who wish to join the PDS STI Subspecialty Core Group, kindly send your letter of intent, PDS (Diplomate/Fellow) certificate and proof of training to Dr. Gilbert C. Yang at goshyang@yahoo.com

Contact Person(s):

Gilbert C. Yang:  goshyang@yahoo.com

Roberto Antonio B. Pascual:  jun.pascual@psvi.org.ph

Portia Charisma Ruth A. Ortiz:  portia.ortiz@psvi.org.ph



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