The Fatima University Medical Center Valenzuela, Section of Nephrology of the Department of Internal Medicine, has once again been accredited by the Philippine Society of Nephrology (PSN) on its Adult Nephrology Fellowship Training Program — the first and only private hospital in CAMANAVA to have the distinction of being accredited by the PSN.
This 2-year specialized training program is to provide Internists a comprehensive training in clinical nephrology, research and management in kidney diseases, which include dialysis and kidney transplantation. After the training, the Fellow in training has to pass both written and oral examinations for them to be conferred the title Diplomate and Fellow, and become certified Nephrologists who are members of the Philippine Society of Nephrology.
The vision of this program is to establish the FUMC – Nephrology Section, Department of Internal Medicine, as a premier training institution in CAMANAVA, that provides and achieves the best outcome in managing patients with renal and allied urologic conditions.
The mission of the program are:
● To fight kidney diseases and help people live a healthier life.
● To cultivate a learning environment that fosters the spirit of inquiry and establish solid
foundations for scientific research.
● To train kidney doctors at the highest level of competence and professionalism.
● To actively involve in-patient-oriented studies that will improve treatment outcomes.
● To maximize the delivery of quality patient care and reduce mortality.
● To adapt to changes and promote advancement in the field of kidney care.
Together with the institution’s dictum — Innovating, Healing and Caring, the Department of Internal Medicine Section of Nephrology’s vision and mission, and through the expertise of its clinicians spearheaded by Dr. Albert Lu, Dr. Rose Cortez, Dr. Myrna Ngo, and Dr. Reina Lynn Antonio, the FUMC Nephrology Fellowship Training Program reaccreditation was made possible.