The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) released the official results of September 2017 Physician Licensure Examination on Friday, September 22, 2017.
The examination was conducted by the PRC on September 9, 10, 16 and 17 in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cebu and Davao.
A total of 3,340 out of 4064 examinees passed the September 2017 Physician Board Exam, according to PRC (via PRC Website).
Topnotchers: September 2017 Physician Licensure Examination
VINCENT EDOUARD ANTHONY RETARDO GULLAS, a graduate of UNIVERSITY OF SANTO TOMAS, ranked first in the September 2017 Physician Board Exam with a rating of 90.50 percent.
The successful examinees who garnered the 10 highest places in the September 2017 Physician are the following:
List of Passers: September 2017 Physician Licensure Examination
The list of passers of the Physician September 2017 Board Exam:
Performance of Schools in September 2017 Physician Licensure Examination
With 50 or more examinees and with at least 80% passing percentage, CEBU INSTITUTE OF MEDICINE and SAINT LUKE'S COLLEGE OF MEDICINE emerged as the top performing schools in the September 2017 Physician Board Exam as per Commission Resolution No. 2010-547 series of 2010, with 100% passing percentage.
Physician board exam covered the following subjects: DAY 1 - Biochemistry, Anatomy and Histology, Microbiology and Parasitology; DAY 2 - Physiology, Legal Medicine, Ethics and Medical Jurisprudence and Pathology; DAY 3 - Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Surgery and Ophthalmology, Otolaryngology and Rhinology, and Medicine; DAY 4 - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics and Nutrition, and Preventive Medicine and Public Health.
The Board of Medicine who administered the September 2017 Physician Board Exam are Dr. Clarita C. Maaño as Chairman, with members namely Dr. Edgardo T. Fernando, Dr. Miguel L. Noche Jr.,Dr. Eleanor B. Almoro, Dr. Eleanor J. Galvez and Dr. Ma. Graciela Garayblas-Gonzaga.
From September 27 to October 3, 2017, registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be done on-line. Please go to www.prc.gov.ph and follow instructions for initial registration.
Those who will register are required to bring the following:
- Notice of admission
- duly accomplished Oath Form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal
- 2 pieces passport size pictures (colored with white background and complete nametag)
- 2 sets of metered documentary stamps
Successful examinees should personally register and sign in the Roster of Registered Professionals.
The date and venue for the mass oathtaking of the successful examinees in the September 2017 Physician Licensure Examination WILL BE ANNOUNCED LATER, PRC said.
During the last examination conducted last March 2017, a total of 813 out of 1,317 examinees passed the Physician board exam, PRC announced.
KARL EMMANUEL CUEVA MERCADER topped the March 2017 Physician Board Exam with a rating of 88.58%.
Here's the full copy of program for Physician September 2017 Board Exam: