PSG Returns to Naga City, Cebu for Inauguration of Second Handwashing Station and Christmas Gift Giving

Philippine Society of Gastroenterology (PSG) President Dr. Felipe Gozar Duque and PSG Treasurer Dr. Teresita Cabreira returned to Naga City, Cebu on December 19, 2019 for the inauguration and turnover ceremony of the second handwashing station in Naga National High School. The PSG delegation was accompanied by the GI Cebu group represented by Dr. Judy … Read more

Scientific Committee First Quarter Report

Prepared by: Anne Marie Javier The Philippine Society of Gastroenterology (PSG) scientific committee in coordination with the Ilocos Sur Medical Society organized a Post Graduate Course on July 27, 2019 at Hotel Lapira in Vigan, Ilocos Sur. Themed “Common GI and Liver Diseases In Everyday Practice”, the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activity was attended by … Read more

Council on Functional GI Disorders Holds Workshop

The Council on Functional GI Disorders conducted a workshop on high-resolution esophageal manometry and pH impedance testing on September 20-21, 2019 at Novotel, Quezon City. The workshop aimed to impart basic knowledge on esophageal motility and pH impedance testing. The workshop was supported by Laborie Medical Technologies, manufacturer of the Solar GI high-resolution manometry system … Read more

Proposed Amendments in PSG Constitution and Bylaws Set for Members’ Review

Sixty years after the founding of the Philippine Society of Gastroenterology (PSG), the current Board of Directors are making major amendments in the PSG Constitution & By Laws in order to keep up with the changing times and adapt to the evolving needs of our growing membership. The Board’s proposed amendments came about through the … Read more

Exploratory Meeting to Discuss APDW 2023 Hosting Bid Held

The Philippine Society of Gastroenterology (PSG) Board of Directors is currently reviewing the feasibility of submitting a hosting bid for the Asian Pacific Digestive Week (APDW) 2023. In line with this review, representatives of the tripartite societies held an exploratory meeting on November 26, 2019 with a Singapore-based medical event organizer. Dr. Teresita Cabreira represented … Read more

Secretariat shifts to more convenient ATM payroll system

The hardworking secretaries (Diane, Mia, Jackie) and messenger (Kuya Joel) of the Philippine Society of Gastroenterology (PSG) Secretariat can now get their salaries through ATM cards. The PSG Board has approved the proposal of incumbent treasurer Dr. Teresita Cabreira to shift the Secretariat to an automated teller machine (ATM)-based payroll system. Prior to this change, … Read more

Three Cebu City Hospitals Undergo GI Training Institution Re-accreditation Process

The Cebu Doctors University Hospital, Chong Hua Hospital, and Vicente Sotto Medical Center were visited by the Philippine Society of Gastroenterology (PSG) Accreditation Board as part of the hospitals’ re-accreditation as Gastroenterology Training Institutions. Accreditation Board chairperson Dr. Russellini Magdaong, vice-chairperson Dr. Sherrie Isabel de Ocampo and member Dr. Ma Elaine Velasquez conducted the evaluation … Read more

The Philippine Society of Gastroenterology envisions itself as an organization of competent gastroenterologists, imbued with a high level of moral and ethical values, committed to the practice of the specialty in the Philippines and dedicated to the high standards of learning, training and cure of digestive disorders.