Virtual Program Accreditation

Orientation on Virtual Program Accreditation. PAASCU will be conducting a series of orientation on Virtual Program Accreditation (VPA) in April 2021 through Zoom to accreditors and member schools. The orientation session aims to inform all stakeholders on the process, schedule, and requirements of the VPA as well as doing accreditation using the current survey instruments…

Resumption of Accreditation Visits

PAASCU resumes its accreditation visit starting June 2021 following the Board of Trustees’ decision last year to suspend accreditation visits for the period of June 2020 to May 2021 due to the challenges posed by the pandemic. As of February 2021, a total of 75 institutions are scheduled for a virtual accreditation visit this school…

PAASCU applies for WFME Programme Recognition

PAASCU is pleased to announce its application to the World Federation of Medical Education (WFME) Recognition Programme. The WFME Recognition Programme evaluates accrediting agencies against internationally accepted criteria for accreditation and aims to enhance the quality of medical education worldwide. Last November 2, 2020, PAASCU received confirmation from WFME of its eligibility for recognition of…

PAASCU’s 53rd General Assembly

PAASCU held its first virtual General Assembly with the theme “Promoting Quality in the Time of Disruption” last November 27, 2020. Approximately 1,100 from member schools participated virtually including those who watched the live broadcast on the official Facebook page of the Association. Fr. Joel E. Tabora, President, gave the opening remarks and introduced PAASCU’s…

Promoting Quality in a Time of Disruption

The Corona Virus Disease of 2019 (COVID 19) hit us around March. It was an invisible invader, but breathtakingly contagious. And lethal. The World Health Organization reports that since its emergence in Wuhan, China, it has infected some 55 million people and killed some 8 million. In the Philippines it has infected some 410,000 and…