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Doctor of Medicine

University in Las Piñas, Philippines

University of Perpetual Help System DALTA

JONELTA Foundation School of Medicine

Historical Perspective

The University of Perpetual Help Rizal JONELTA Foundation School of Medicine was established in June 1996, as an extension school of the Perpetual Help School of Laguna for Medicine and Allied Health Science and was thus known as the Perpetual Help College of Medicine- Rizal (Extension School), with Dr. Aretas P. Singson- Alday as its Founding Dean. On April 20, 1997 by virtue of Resolution No. R95-57 series of 1997 of the Commission on Higher Education, the Perpetual Help System Campus in Laguna and Rizal became the University of Perpetual Help Rizal College of Medicine.

Through the efforts of its President, Dr./BGen Antonio L. Tamayo and wife, Daisy and its founding Dean, Aretas P. Singson-Alday, MD the Medical institution was granted autonomous status by the Commission on Higher Education on November 7, 1997 and became the University of Perpetual Help Rizal JONELTA Foundation School of Medicine. Paying tribute to the patriarch and matriarch, Dr. Jose and Nena Laperal Tamayo whose vision for education became a legacy and the Perpetual Help System a living testimony to its ideals.

Why Choose Perpetual?

Quality of Education Program.
The University of Perpetual Help has been providing quality education for the past 45 years by continuously enhancing its academic programs as it paves the journey of tomorrow’s leaders. Students are surrounded by an environment that encourages proficiency in their chosen fields. As a result, the University boasts of board topnotchers and graduates who excel in their chosen careers. As proof of Perpetual Help’s investments on standardizing and internationalizing its curricula, the University has received several awards from the Philippine Association of Colleges and Universities Commission on Accreditation (PACUCOA) in recognition of its excellence in education.

Highly Competent and Caring Faculty and Administrators
From justices to admirals, our faculty is a diverse group of educators, professors, industry professionals, and prominent personalities in the country. They are not just teachers but also mentors and consultants who nurture students to develop their full potential.

Modern Equipment and facilities
The University continually updates its modern facilities and equipment to prepare students with the required skills for evolving industry needs.

Local and International Affiliations
The University has established local and international linkages with prestigious institutions to further enhance the skills, competencies, and professional network of our globally competitive students to help them jumpstart their careers here and abroad.

Convenient Locations
Our campuses in Las Piñas, Molino, and Calamba are strategically located along major thoroughfares in their respective cities which makes them accessible to all types of transportation and convenient for students, parents, and faculty.

Vibrant Social Community
The Perpetual community offers plenty of experiences beyond what take place solely in a classroom. Students can choose from a number of school organizations that address a varied range of interests. Whether it’s getting involved with the Students Council, performing with the Perpetual Street Dance, or playing basketball with the Perpetual Altas, campus life at Perpetual Help has something for everyone.

Doctor of Medicine

The University of Perpetual Help System Dalta – JONELTA Foundation School of Medicine is a thriving community of educators, scientists, clinicians, students, and even lawyers working together to educate, learn, discern, heal, and serve. The curriculum promotes exhaustive research, collaborative learning, and individual initiative by providing a strong basic science preparation and extensive clinical experiences. Our main purpose is to promote compassionate, ethical, and competent medical practitioners ready to help people achieve healthy productive lives, advance knowledge in the medical sciences, and be informed advocates of change for a lifetime of achievement in the field of medicine.

Why Study Medicine in Perpetual Help?

  • Faculty are graduates of prestigious schools here and abroad (Harvard, University of London, UCLA, UC Davis, UP, UST, De La Salle, PLM, FEU, etc.) with masteral and doctoral degrees in education, epidemiology, and the social sciences.
  • Review classes for the Medical Board Exams are given to graduates
  • A mentoring program is available for all students
  • Students are intensively coached for interschool debates, quiz shows, and research competitions.
  • Parents-faculty meetings and interactions are regularly conducted.
    The internship is available at the University of Perpetual Help Dalta Medical Center (UPHDMC).
  • UPHDMC has a placement office for medical graduates seeking opportunities to work abroad.
  • Our graduates have a 100% passing rate in the USMLE.
Duration 6 Years
Course BSMD
Degree Conferred Doctor of Medicine (MD)
Established 1996

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