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About OPET

The Office of Professional Education and Training, the training hub of the Philippine Children’s Medical Center (PCMC), continues in its commitment to deliver exceptional academic education and inventive professional courses to its medical and allied health trainees as well as to its healthcare affiliates. True to its mission of being a premier pediatric training center in the country, it takes pride in its wide array of expertise that it is known for in pediatrics with highly competent and dedicated staff of generalists, subspecialists, nurses, allied health professional and support services around to serve the marginalized Filipino children. It has maintained its stature of being recognized and accredited by the Professional Regulation Commission as a Continuing Professional Educational Council (CPEC) provider for continued development of training programs that are innovative, relevant and responsive to the needs of the Filipino child.

As a trailblazer in several subspecialty training programs in pediatrics, the medical center has been a birthplace of several professional societies. It is also one of the largest producers of pediatricians in the country. PCMC graduates from the pediatric residency training program as well as from the different clinical fellowship training programs are widely dispersed and have been remarkably providing specialized health services in the countryside. In 2015, a total of 46 trainees have been added to the roster of graduates who have begun offering clinical expertise in different provincial outskirts.

PCMC is the only non-university-based medical center which has maintained a Level IV accreditation in Pediatric Residency Training given by the Philippine Pediatric Society. Aside from this, clinical fellowship training programs offered in the institution have sustained its accreditation. It has maintained a greater than 80% passing mark in the specialty board examination making it one of the few institutions able to sustain top-notch pediatric healthcare training. Numerous medical centers from different parts of the country continue to send their trainees to PCMC to widen their clinical exposure and enhance their training. Over the last 5 years, it has accommodated more than a thousand pediatric residents as affiliates in different clinical care units of PCMC.

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Location : Executive Offices (2nd Floor)
Office Hours : Monday to Friday, 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Telephone No. : 588-9900 Local 308