University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)

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China: +8613583844525 (WhatsApp, Viber)



2nd floor, Opp. civil Hospital,Kalra Colony, New Sohna Road.

University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH)


University of Perpetual Help System (UoPH), is a co-education Institution of higher learning located in Las Pinas City; Metro Manila, Philippines founded in 1975 by Dr. (Brigadier) Antonio Tamayo, Dr. Daisy Tamayo, and Ernesto Crisostomo as Perpetual Help College of Rizal (PHCR). It has nine campuses offering over 70 courses in 20 colleges. The University inculcates the Perpetualite values, teachings and principles. Graduate of UoPH call themselves Perpetualites with Alumni Chapters in Philippines and USA. The institute was given University Status in 1997 by CHED.


Chairman of the Board is Dr. Antonio L. Tamayo: Masters Hospital Administration from George Washington University and a Ph. D in Organizational Development. Vice Chairman is Dr. Daisy Moran Tamayo: Master's in Nursing from New York University, USA & Ph. D in Organization Development.


Dean of The School of Medicine Dr. Aretas P. Singson- Alday is founding Dean of the School of Medicine in University of Perpetual Help Syst; a position she serves with distinction. She participates in medical education as a physician, educator, author, and leader. She is a speaker in numerous seminars, conventions, and TV programs on obstetrics, gynecology, gerontology, medical education and health research in Philippines, Indonesia, Singapore, Japan, USA, Canada etc. She has published two books and thirteen scientific papers on reproductive health, and is a recipient of the POGS-Abbott Research Awards. She has steered The School of Medicine to a leading Medical College with a 100% USMLE pass rate in the last 5 years.



The School of Medicine in UoPH began in 1996

Offers the Doctor of Medicine Degree or MD in Philippines. The Degree is recognized by Medical Council of India as equal to the MBBS in India conducted by Medical College in India.

UoPH MD – MBBS Degree entails full time Medical Education in the Philippines which is equal to MD in the USA and MBBS in the UK and MBBS in India.

The Medical Degree and the Medical School is listed and / or recognized by the following institutions in the World.



CHED Philippines:

UoPH is Registered with CHED Philippines for medical education.

Commission for Higher Education (CHED) is the Government Body regulating Higher Education in the Philippines. It licenses Medical Universities in Philippines.



World Health Organization (WHO):

UopH is listed in the WHO World Directory of Medical Schools now known as the AVICENNA Directory for Medicine.



Medical Board of California (USA):

UoPH is listed in California Board of Medicine. Graduates of UoPH eligible for licensing in several States in the USA after clearing the USMLE and other steps for working in the USA.



Medical Council of India (MCI):

Students enrolled in UoPH MD-MBBS in Philippines will file for & receive a Certificate of Eligibility from Medical Council of India. They can practice in India after complying with MCI Norms. MCI recognizes the UPH degree as equal to MBBS in India issued by Medical Colleges in India.




United States Medical Licensing Examination for working as a medical doctor in the USA. Recent graduates of UoPH have been scoring a 100% success rate in USMLE. Many graduates of UoPH are registered and are practicing in the USA. ECFMG recognizes the Degree for working in the USA.



FAIMER – IMED Directory:

UoPH is listed in the International Medical Education Directory IMED maintained by FAIMER or Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research – needed for certification for licensing in USA



General Medical Council – UK:

Medical Students graduating from UoPH are eligible to register with the General Medical Council of the UK for licensing and practice after following the due process. The Degree is treated as equal to MBBS Degree in UK.


International Recognition of MD / MBBS Degree: The MD / MBBS in Philippines is recognized as equal to MD in USA, MBBS in UK, MD in Canada, MBBS in Australia, MBBS in New Zealand, MBBS in Singapore, MBBS in Gulf countries, MBBS in India, MBBS in Germany, MBBS in China and as primary medical education in 180 countries. UoPH is a Top Medical College with competitive Medical Entrance.


Each country has licensing requirements for Doctors. Medical Graduates need to comply with this, to get a valid license to practice in the country of their choice.


Excellence in Education: UoPH provides Quality Medical Education. The Medical College has a stellar record in the licensing examination. In last 5 year from January 2008 to December 2012 graduates of UoPH have a 100% pass rate in USMLE – needed for Medical Entrance to US Jobs. Due to this success record – it is a Highly Ranked Medical University Internationally for Medical Entrance and Education.


The University of Perpetual Help School of Medicine posted a 100% institutional passing rate from January 1, 2008 to December 31, 2012 in the Aggregate Performance of Examinees Taking the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) as announced by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.


Perpetualite Medicine graduates who took the USMLE passed Step 2 Clinical Skills (CS) stage of the test. In order to pass Step 2 CS, the test takers should have passed all three subcomponents which are Integrated Clinical Encounter, Communication and Interpersonal Skills, and Spoken English Proficiency.


The USMLE is a three-step examination for medical licensure in the United States and is sponsored by the Federation of State Medical Boards (FSMB) and the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME).


Step 1 of the USMLE assesses whether the examinee understands and can apply important concepts of the sciences basic to the practice of medicine.


Step 2 assesses the ability of examinees to apply medical knowledge, skills, and understanding of clinical science essential for the provision of patient care under supervision, and includes emphasis on health promotion and disease prevention.


Step 3 is the final examination in the USMLE sequence leading to a license to practice medicine without supervision in the USA.



The USMLE assesses a physician’s ability to apply knowledge, concepts, and principles, and to demonstrate fundamental patient-centered skills, that are important in health and disease and that constitute the basis of safe and effective patient care. Each of the three Steps of the USMLE complements the others; no Step can stand alone in the assessment of readiness for medical licensure.