Science in Internal Medicine Major in Diabetology (MS-IM)


Master of Science in Internal Medicine Major in Diabetology (MS-IM)

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Program is designed as a two-year Masteral course where the students are required to complete 44 units. This course will give the student an in-depth theoretical and clinical knowledge of diabetes mellitus. The course also aims to develop skills and competence in such areas as education, research, and patient education.

Designed for Internists with two-year clinical fellowship in Diabetology.



Masteral Course Offerings: 2017 – 2019


TITLE: Master of Science in Internal Medicine, (Major in Diabetology)


OBJECTIVES: Provide an environment conducive to the development of continuing studies on Diabetes Mellitus, thus:

  1. Enabling mastery of the Foundations and Fundamentals of Diabetology
  2. Helping develop critical thinking on issues related to dynamic changes affecting the disease.
  3. Contributing to generation of knowledge useful for the advancement of the art and science of Diabetology

SUBJECT CONTENT:
Research Methods 3
Biostatistics 3
Epidemiology 3
Organizational Leadership 2
Physiology of Carbohydrate and related metabolism 3
Pathology of Diabetes Mellitus 3
Classification and Diagnosis of Diabetes and its’ Complications 3
Prevention & Health Promotion in Diabetes 3
Psycho-social and Cultural Aspects of Diabetes 3
Pharmacology in Diabetes 2
Ethics in Diabetes practice and research 2
Diabetes Education 2
Nutrition in Diabetes 1
Lifestyle and Diabetes 1
Updates in Contemporary Diabetology 1
Issues in Contemporary Diabetology 1
Research Seminar 1 1
Research Seminar 2 1
Thesis 1(presentation of research proposal) 1
Thesis 2 (development of research project, thesis defense) 4
Total 43 units
COURSE CONTENT
Foundations: Physiology, Pathology, Pharmacology Mastery
Psycho-social and cultural 11 units
Fundamentals: Classification and Diagnosis
    Prevention and Health Promotion
    Diabetes Education>
    Nutrition
9 units
Updates in Contemporary Diabetology Critical thinking
Issues in Contemporary Diabetology
    Epidemiology
    Ethics
    Organizational Leadership
    Lifestyle
10 units
Development of research proposals Research
Development of research proposals
    Research Methods
    Biostatistics
    Development of research project (as thesis), and
    Thesis defense
13 units
TOTAL 43 units


Schedule for MSIM (D)
2017-2019

Year 1: June 2017 – April 2018
FIRST
    June 10, 2017 To September 2, 2017
PHYSIOLOGY
    Dr. Milagros Rabe
    Dr. Marivic Villamor
UPDATES
    ISD Faculty
PSYCH-SOCIO-CULT
    Dr. Leorino Sobrepeña
    Ms. Leyden Florido
    Dr. Erlyn Sana
SECOND
    September 16, 2017 To December 16, 2017
PATHOLOGY
    Dr. Ernesto Ang
ISSUES
    ISD Faculty
PREV & HEALTH PROMOTION
    Dr. Leorino Sobrepeña
    Ms. Leyden Florido
    Dr. Jonathan Flavier
THIRD
    January 6, 2018 To April 7, 2018
EPIDEMIOLOGY
    Dr. Marivic Villamor
RESEARCH PROPOSAL DEVELOPMENT
    Dr. Marivic Villamor
ETHICS
    Dr. Richard Elwyn Fernando

Summer: April 21 – May 26, 2018: Research Methods, Biostatistics


Year 2: June 2018 – April 2019
FIRST CLASSIFICATION and DIAGNOSIS
    Dr. Grace de los Santos
COMPLETION of RESEARCH PROTOCOL
    Dr. Marivic Villamor
DIABETES EDUCATION
    Dr. Leorino Sobrepeña
    Ms. Leyden Florido
SECOND PHARMACOLOGY
    Dr. Edwin Liwanag
NUTRITION
    Dr. Olive Quizon
    Ms. Leyden Florido
    Dr. Jonathan Flavier
THIRD ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP
    Dr. Myrissa Alip
PRESENTATION OF THESIS PROPOSAL LIFESTYLE

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN INTERNAL MEDICINE MAJOR IN DIABETOLOGY

– 2 Years Course

REQUIREMENTS:
  • Must be an IM
  • PCP Diplomate
  • Application letter addressed to Dr. Grace K. de los Santos (ISDFI, Assistant Director on Education)
  • 2 original copies of transcript of record
    1. – For ISDFI Masteral purpose only
      – For UERM Graduate school purpose only
  • 2 Recommendation letter
    1. – 1 from former professors, colleagues or supervisors
      – 1 from ISDFI alumni
  • 3pcs 2×2 ID picture white background
  • Certified True Copy of Diploma
  • Birth Certificate
  • Copy of PRC license
  • Marriage Certificate (if Married)