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Education for Health Development in the Philippines

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Reynaldo O. Joson, MD, MHA, MHPEd, MS Surg

Accomplished Projects and Ongoing Activities (1990 to 2003 -)

PROJECTS

Title/Name

Year Started

Status

Department of Health-UP College of Medicine
Postgraduate Circuit Courses in Four Provincial Hospitals (Luzon - Ilagan, Isabela; Visayas - Aklan; Mindanao - Koronadal, South Cotobato and Oroquieta, Misamis Occidental)

Impact: Upgrading of competency of physicians manning provincial hospitals.

1990

one year only -problem with DOH funding

A General Surgery Course (Using a Distance Education Mode) in
Zamboanga City Medical Center

Impact 1: Product: 7 additional general surgeon graduates for the 3 million population in Western Mindanao in 1997 – increasing the total number of trained general surgeons from 3 to 10 for the entire region at that time.

Impact 2: Impetus for Philippine College of Surgeons’ accreditation of the general surgery program of ZCMC in 1997 under Dr. Alex Cerrillo which as of 2003, had produced 3 board certified graduates.

Impact 3: The program has been considered a prototype / pioneer / forerunner of distance education in surgery and medicine in the Philippines.  See publications in UP Manila Journal and Education for Health journal (international journal)

Impact 4: The project was accepted as a thesis for RJOSON’s Master of Science in Clinical Medicine (General Surgery) in 1997.

1991-1997

completed

Tutorials in General Surgery for General Surgery Residents of
Tondo Medical Center 

1993-1995

finished

Head and Neck Surgical Oncology Fellowship
GS I Division, Department of Surgery, Philippine General Hospital

Impact 1: At the rate of one graduate a year, as of 2002, product: 11 graduates distributed throughout the country (one in Baguio, one in Naga, one in Davao, one in Cagayan de Oro, one with MCU, one with UST, one with Jose Reyes Memorial Hospital, two with PGH.).   The only head and neck surgical oncology fellowship in the Philippines as of 2003.

Impact 2: Accepted and trained an ENT graduate (Dr. Randy Canal) – the first and a historic act of removing barrier between ENTs and General Surgeons.

1991 -

ongoing

Surgical Oncology Fellowship
GS I Division, Department of Surgery, Philippine General Hospital

Impact: Product as of 2003: 5 graduates (two with PGH, one in Davao, one in Iloilo, one in Ilocos) – the first surgical oncology program in the Philippines. 

1995 -

ongoing

Educational Consultant
Zamboanga Medical School Foundation, Zamboanga City

Helped established ZMSFI in 1994; its Master in Health Profession Education and its dual MD-MPH degree.

Impact 1: Product: pioneer in innovative problem-based, competency-based, and community-based medical curriculum in the Philippines which was adopted by Southwestern University College of Medicine and Bicol Christian College of Medicine.  Produced graduates who are practicing in these regions (many of them as municipal health officers). 

Impact 2: Product: ZMSF graduates with dual degree: MD-MPH (the first of its kind in the Philippines)

Impact 3: Product: the second health institution in the country offering Master in Health Profession Education.  As of 2000, about 8 faculty of ZMSF have MHPEd.

1993-1997

finished

Educational Consultant
Bicol Christian College of Medicine, Legazpi City, Albay

1995 - 2003

finished

Educational Consultant
Southwestern University College of Medicine, Cebu City

1996 - 2000

finished

Director
Master in Health Sciences Education
Bicol Christian College of Medicine, Legazpi City, Albay

1998 –2003

finished

Problem- based Learning Medical Curriculum Development

1993 -

ongoing

Management of a Patient Process

A structured, simplified, step-by-step patient management process that will facilitate and standardize problem-solving and decision-making by the physicians on any clinical issue and health problem

1993 -

ongoing

institutionalizing

Preparation for the Philippine Board of Surgery Part II Exam

1997 -

ongoing

GS I Telehealth Program

1999 -

2000

RJoson Telehealth Programs

2000 -

ongoing

Development of a model Department of Surgery in the Philippines  Department of Surgery, Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center

2001-

ongoing institutionalizing

Operasyon Pinoy

OMMC in-house surgical mission by Filipino surgeons with training of Filipino surgeons

Healthy Urban Poor Movement

2001 -

ongoing

Public health education and advocacy

  • Beware of santol seed swallowing
  • NO to unnecessary (routine) circumcision
  • Breast cancer awareness
  • NO to unnecessary (routine) preoperative work-ups

2001-

ongoing

Health-process-evidence-based clinical practice guidelines

guidelines which are not just evidence-medicine based, but also based on WHO’s concept of health and based on a rational, effective, efficient, and humane problem-solving and decision-making process.

(http://hpecpg_thyroid.tripod.com)

(http://appendicitismanila.tripod.com)

2002 -

ongoing

 

 

HEALTH SCIENCE FACULTY

U.P. College of Medicine

1985 - present

U.P. College of Public Health

1993 - present

U.P. Open University (Faculty of Health Sciences)

1996 - present

 

HOSPITAL ADMINISTRATION - MANILA DOCTORS HOSPITAL

Assistant Medical Director

1989 - present

Supervisor, Training and Research

1989 - 2000

Department of Emergency Medicine

1991 - 2000

Quality Assurance Programs

1998 - present

Planning for a New Manila Doctors Hospital

1999 - present

     

OSPITAL NG MAYNILA MEDICAL CENTER

Training Officer, Medical Interns

1991 - 1999

Chairman, Department of Surgery

2001-present