Providing sufficient facilities and maintaining high standards of teaching, research, and service is a continuing concern of the UP College of Medicine, the Philippine General Hospital, and the other colleges in the University of the Philippines.
The UP Medical Foundation, Inc. is seeking donations for its various support programs for these institutions. This will enable the Foundation to broaden its coverage and make more adequate its assistance for relevant projects of these institutions.
Friends are invited to participate in this philanthropic endeavor. Together we can provide the inputs that will contribute towards better health care.
An investment in the health of our people is an investment toward improved quality of our life as a nation.Continuing Programs & Projects
- Institutional Program
- Recognition Awards for Most Outstanding
- Departments and Most Outstanding Modules
- Departmental Programs
- Fidel Estrada Research Grant in Surgery
- Marcelo Tangco Grant for Anthropology
- Baltazar V. Reyes, Jr. Fund for Psychiatry
- Baltazar V. Reyes, Jr. Fund for Biochemistry
- Faculty Programs
- Various Professorial Chair Awards
- Basic Science Faculty Development Grants
- Gloria T. Aragon Most Illustrious Faculty Award
- Administrative Development Program
- Student Programs
- Various Scholarships & Assistance Grants
- Various Student Loan Funds
- Rufino & Barbara Isidro Student Research Grants
- UPCM Class 1938 Student Awards
- Support Program
- Fund Administration for various projects
Robust, productive, and sustainable participation in the pursuit by the University of the Philippines of excellence in education, research and service.Mission
To assist the U.P. College of Medicine , the Philippine General Hospital , and related institutions in the University of the Philippines in their pursuit of excellence and leadership in education, research, and service.Goal
Provision of sufficient resources to maintain the highest standards of training, research, and service.
The U.P. Medical Foundation, Inc. was established in 1980 as a non-stock, non-profit corporation to help the U.P. College of Medicine, the Philippine General Hospital, and related institutions in the University of the Philippines. The Foundation provides assistance and outright grants for the following:
- Education and training of medical teachers, researchers, general practitioners, and specialists in leadership roles sensitive to the needs and aspirations of the Filipino.
- Designing of models of curricula and research and development programs.
- Promotion of a scientific climate conducive to advanced study and training in various medical fields.
- Continuing improvement of facilities to maintain the highest standards of medical training, research, and service.
The Foundation was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission on February 26, 1980. It has successfully renewed its accreditation by the Philippine Council for NGO Certification, which is valid until October 25, 2022. Accordingly, donations received shall entitle the donor(s) to tax deductibility and exemption from donor’s tax.
Past Projects / Accomplishments
- Funding support for Introduction to Patien Care (IPC) Program
- Advocacy Projects
- PGH Residents’ Research Grants
- Management of the Study and Training Center for Surgical Sterilization (STCSS)Fund
- Donation of hospital equipment
- Conversion of the Watchers’ Waiting Area into the Ambulatory Care Unit of the PGH Department of Emergency Medical Services
- Publication of the U.P. College of Medicine Diamond Jubilee Book
- Refurbishing of the first and second floor lobbies of Calderon Hall and their establishment as the Hall of Distinction
- Refurbishing of the College administration offices
- Refurbishing of the East and West Basic Science Lecture Rooms
- Restoration of the paintings of the distinguished past deans and department chairmen of the College
- Repainting of the College buildings
- Landscaping of the College garden
- Installation of the College statue on the front lawn
- Donation of electric fans, air conditioners, and refrigerator for various College offices and conference rooms
- Fund administration for various projects
The UP Medical Foundation Code of Conduct
The UP Medical Foundation shall strive for the highest ethical conduct from all Trustees, members and staff. As holders of a public trust, all Trustees, members and staff are expected to exercise the highest ethical standards of conduct at all times.
These standards include but may not be limited to the following:
- Personal integrity is our most important attribute, as individual members, trustees and staff.
- We are honest and forthright, fair and trustworthy.
- We are always mindful of the Foundation’s position and reputation when interacting with potential and actual donors, beneficiaries and clients including the UP College of Medicine and PGH community constituents.
- As a Foundation, we care not only for the end result but the process of how the result was obtained.
- We practice transparency and accountability in all our procedures, programs and projects.
- We comply with all applicable national laws and regulations, and the policies of the Foundation.
- Individually and collectively, we avoid even the appearance of impropriety.
- We believe that grantee relations must be built upon credibility and mutual respect.
A trustee, member or staff has a COI when he/she has (1) private financial interests, personal relationships or affiliations that could compromise official decisions and (2) direct or indirect interests that may impact one’s behavior at any time during deliberations.
A trustee, member or staff shall make timely disclosure of any direct or indirect COI.
Disclosure of COI must be put on record in writing or verbally before the start of discussion on a topic or issue. It may happen, however, that a COI may be discovered or perceived during or after the conclusion of the discussion but nonetheless disclosure shall be made and the Board or membership shall act accordingly.
Disclosure of COI must be put on record in writing or verbally before the start of discussion on a topic or issue. It may happen, however, that a COI may be discovered or perceived during or after the conclusion of the discussion but nonetheless disclosure shall be made and the Board or membership shall act accordingly.Procedures
Any concern about possible violations of this code should be reported to the Foundation President/Vice President, either directly or anonymously. Such reports may be made with no fear of retribution. The Foundation President/Vice President will then handle the situation under the advisory of the Board of Trustees
Address: Mezzanine floor, Dean's Complex, Calderon Hall, College of Medicine, UP Manila,
547 Pedro Gil, Bgy 669, Ermita, Manila 1000
Telephone No. 8524-2257