CPD alternative learning on ” Growing your Money” will be on September 11 , 2014 in tandem with a Scientific Meeting on ” The other uses of Colostrum” .
This Alternative learning session complements our need to be a holistic pediatrician and a deviation from our regular scientific activities – which is also the thrust of the current PPS-BOT.
TO MAINTAIN YOUR GOOD STANDING, earn 25 CPD units per year , half of which is from the chapter’s CPD activities and half from PPS accredited postgraduate courses aside from the PPS annual convention , attendance to both national and chapter’s business meetings and payment of annual dues.
( Starting this year , payment of annual dues is thru the bank on or before December 15,2014, wait for further announcement .Keep your deposit slips for reference purposes)
Around 40 PPS-STC members aside from the PPS-STC BOT attended this important activity .
Dr.Bibiano Reyes laid down his Mission and Vision for his term with the innovations and changes for the ever growing membership of our chapter.
By 2pm ,Committee reports on Finance, Wellness and Spiritual aspects , Alternative Learning, Subspecialty Modules ,IC PEDS and Child Advocacy and Community Service reports were presented and moderated by no less than our own outstanding pediatrician, past PPS-STC President-Dr.Roberto Espos,Jr.
He concluded that with all these bright ideas, we hope to continue the excellent status we achieved last 2012-2014 being a 2 successive year awardee for the Dr .Rolando Songco Award ” ( Most Outstanding Chapter in CME ) and the Dr.Perla Santos Ocampo Award ( Most Outstanding Chapter Award fof Child Advocacy and Community Services) under the term of Dr. Riz Gonzalez.
The activity was concluded by past 4pm awarding our certificate of appreciation to Dr.Roberto Espos,Jr and with the PPS-STC BOT and all present members affirmation of full support to all that were planned …” ALL FOR THE FILIPINO CHILD ” , as our chapter embraces ” PPS -STC goes TECHIE”
A lecture on “Whiner, squimmers and bloaters” was given by our peds gastroenterologist Dr.Jossie Rogacion . The turn-over and induction ceremonies immediately followed.
It has been the PPS-STC tradition to open this event with the processional of the past PPS-STC Presidents preceded by their AVP as a tribute for their achievements to the chapter followed by the new set of officers and board. Dr.Riz Gonzalez, the outgoing chapter president delivered a heartwarming valedictory speech complete with an AVP showcasing her farewell poem for all the members ( to the tune of ” If we hold on together” ). Awarding of Plaques of Appreciation to the major industry partners were given followed by Plaques of Recognition and Presidential Merit Awards to all officers and members who have contributed much to the chapter for 2012-2014.
Dr.Milagros S. Bautista, our PPS National Officer was our guest speaker and inducting officer who gave us an insight on what’s up for her term and the problems that PPS has to overcome most specially the CPD online and monitoring of members CPD activity . Dr.Bibiano Reyes,Jr was beside his lovely wife,Dr.Anelyn L.Reyes , a pedia infectious disease specialist with their only daughter Rafaella Nicole Reyes as he took his Oath of Office. The turn-over of the gavel, president’s medallion and pps-stc banner is a time honored PPS-STC tradition for the past 8 years with the participation of the kids of the PPS-STC officers.
Dr.Reyes speech emphasized his innovative CPD online ( the iC-PEDS) to solve the problem of distance, time and sponsorship of CPD activities being the biggest chapter .Hence his term’s battle cry ” PPS goes Techie ; Let it Go! Let go of your fears in technology and innovation”. The success of the last term’s child advocacy and community services shall be continued just like what PPS national shall be doing to ensure continuity of projects. There shall be wellness and other non-academic activities to ensure a balanced program and activity for members .Research outcomes are wished for and hoping that this term will yield positive collaborative outputs .
Induction of his new set of officers and committee chairs followed his inaugural speech then the recognition of new PPS STC fellows and New members. Awarding of plaques of appreciation to Dr.Milagros Bautista then the Plaque of Honor to Dr.Riz Gonzalez being the outgoing chapter president .
For the 2nd time, our chapter has been blessed to receive the tandem awards as the 2014 Outstanding Chapter in Continuing Medical Education ( Dr. Rolando Songco Award) and Outstanding Chapter in Child Advocacy and Community Service ( Dr. Perla Santos-Ocampo Award). Awarding will be during the PPS Annual Convention Opening Ceremonies on Sunday ,April 6,2014 at 6pm at the Grand Ballroom of Sofitel Hotel.
PPS Annual Convention is our time for National Business meeting on April 8 ( Tuesday at 2-4pm at the PICC Plenary Hall followed by our Chapter’s Business Meeting at 4-6 PM at PICC MR 11. Every member is required to attend these two important meetings to keep your good standing.
Attached are the minutes of the 2013 Business Meeting held last April 16,2013
and the 2013-2014 PPS-STC’s Abridged Annual Report for your reference during our chapter’s business meeting.
The 50th PPS Annual convention last April 14-17,2013 was packed with activities from the pre-convention sessions ,HAB forum, Holy Mass , Opening Ceremonies and Fellowship Night,Convention proper till the Closing Ceremonies and Annual Dinner and Induction of New Members and Fellows.
Our chapter was given the two special awards being the Most Outstanding Chapter in Child Advocacy and Community Service ( Dr. Perla Santos Ocampo Award ) and the Most Outstanding Chapter in Continuing Medical Education ( Dr. Rolando Songco Award) during the Opening Ceremonies received by our chapter president Dr.Riz Gonzalez at the grand ballroom of Sofitel on April 14,2013 at 7pm.
Our chapter’s Kalinka ( Russian dance ) dance presentation was the most applauded during the fellowship night.
Our chapter’s business meeting moved one day earlier on April 15 at 4-6 pm was peaceful and informative with a good members attendance of 270 held at MR 12 .Dr.Joel Elises , our honorary president congratulated our chapter for the grand slam awards but challenged everyone to keep up the excellent work ,innovate and aim for another productive year ALL FOR THE FILIPINO CHILD !
The PPS national business meeting the following day ,April 16 at 2-4 PM likewise was well attended by PPS-STC and from the words of our PPS Secretary Dr.Alex Tuazon , the most disciplined chapter.
Around 50 PPS-STC members immediately changed into their running outfit after the national business meeting and joined the PPS Fun Run at the CCP Complex at 5PM wearing the yellow singlet and the PPS-STC blue armband. Our chapter got the Special Award -the chapter with the most number of runners.
Our Team Habagat, the3k Team was just 24 seconds away from Team Mayon of Bicol Chapter.Team Habagat team captain was Dr.Bibs Reyes,Jr and team mates -Fame Roxas, Dr.Mitzi Aseron,Dr. Sarabeth de Castro and Dr. Katrina Alon-Alon.
Day 3 of the convention, Dr.Riz Gonzalez chaired the Adolescent Symposium during the simultaneous session at 2-4 PM at MR 5 with quite a number of PPS-STC members seated to listen about Teen-Age Suicide and Teen-pregnancy , both socially relevant topics of the present time.
Likewise, Dr.Elizabeth Palines, our peds neuro from Batangas Regional Hospital and past president of the Child Neurology Society of the Philippines gave a lecture on ” Epilepsy and Behavior ” during the SS12 session at Summit E and F at 2-4pm also.
Call it our lucky convention, since Dr.Willy Santos got the Galderma’s special raffle of a CME award for an all expense paid trip to AAP National Convention this October 2013 at Orlando ,Florida during the Closing Ceremonies at Summit Halls C and D of PICC by 5pm of April 17.
And finally, 7 new diplomates from our chapter were inducted and 12 members were reclassified as PPS Fellows in time for the PPS Annual Dinner on April 17,2013.
It was a full packed 50th PPS Annual Convention for 4 days filled with blessings of awards , rewards and camarederie among our members!
At last! After six years ,PPS-STC is blessed to get 2 awards this coming 50th Annual Convention.
The Dr. Perla Santos Ocampo Award ” PPS Most Outstanding Chapter in Child Advocacy and Community Service ” and The Dr. Rolando Songco Award ” PPS Most Outstanding Chapter in Continuing Medical Education”.
It’s a big blessing for our chapter in time for the PPS Annual Convention.
Our collaborative efforts and participation in every CME , Child Advocacy and Community Service paid off. Once more, we are recognized and we hope to sustain this excellent status.
Our members are encouraged to be present during the PPS Opening Ceremonies (Sunday, April 14,2013 at 6pm at Sofitel Philippine Plaza ) to cheer for our chapter’s shining moment that night.
Another blessing is that our PPS Scholar candidate from San Pablo City National High School (Lyka Maluping) was chosen among 11 nominees for the 6 PPS Scholars.
Two PPS Scholars come from Luzon , and our candidate made it.The other one is from NorthEastern Luzon who was the PPS Essay Writing Contest Winner . The other four came from NCR (2) and one each from Visayas region and Mindanao.
Attached is the 2012-2013 PPS-STC’s Annual Report
amd the Minutes of the 2012 PPS-STC Business Meeting
( Kindly read and review for perusal during our chapter’s business meeting)