PAASCU and the Association of Philippine Medical Colleges Foundation held an Orientation Meeting on Quality Assurance for Philippine Medical Colleges (QA-PMC) on May 4, 2015 at Hotel Benilde Maison De La Salle in Malate, Manila. Sixty-four (64) participants from the different regions representing 38 medical schools across the country attended the meeting.
The Orientation Meeting focused on the accreditation process and the difference between internal and external quality assurance. The participants were also given the guidelines on how to prepare a medical school for a preliminary survey visit. The members of the Commission on Medical Education (CME) attended the event. Dr. Ramon L. Arcadio, Dr. Alberto B. Roxas and Prof. Vicente Antonio V. Pijano III served as resource persons.