UERM grad tops March 2018 physician board exam


Posted at Mar 15 2018 08:30 PM | Updated as of Nov 29 2018 03:31 PM

MANILA - The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announced Thursday that 1,067 out of 1,601 passed the Physician Licensure Examination given this month.

Jerald Lalaguna Pelayo of the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center topped the exams with a rating of 88.17 percent.

Jay Ruyeras Orehuela from Southwestern University-Matias H. Aznar Memorial College of Medicine came in second with 88 percent, while another UERM graduate, Lori Belle Mariano Lofranco, placed third with 87.08 percent.

Far Eastern University - Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation is the sole top performing school with an 89.29 percent passing rate. 

To be a top performing school, it has to have 50 or more examinees and with at least 80 percent passing percentage.

The top passers are the following: 

You can check the roll of successful examinees here.