The COVID-19 pandemic has spurred innovation and transformation in the field of medical education. The 31st installment in the UP “STOP COVID DEATHS” webinar series will be a virtual international conference on medical education in the time of pandemic, to be held on Friday, 20 November, at 12:00 noon.

After a succession of typhoons battered the country, the UP administration has declared the week of 16-21 November 2020 a period of recovery for the UP community to allow affected faculty, students and staff to get back on their feet and the rest of the UP community to continue with its disaster relief-related activities. Synchronous and asynchronous classes, as well as the submission of all course requirements, are suspended during this period.

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On 15 November 2020, the Office of the Vice President for Academic Affairs issued a memorandum regarding a recovery period in the aftermath of typhoon Ulysses, a call for compassion and flexibility for affected students, extended of deadline of submission of grades, and a reiteration of suspended academic rules.

Book on pandemic surgery to be virtually launched at 29th UP “STOP COVID DEATHS” webinar

The 29th installment of the UP “STOP COVID DEATHS” webinar series will be the very first Virtual National Book Launch of an ebook on pandemic surgery, set to be held on November 6, Friday, at 12:00 noon.

UP Mindanao webinars on the digital economy, agriculture, and food

To celebrate UP Mindanao’s 25th anniversary, the UPMin School of Management is offering free webinars on the digital economy and food security this November 2020.

COVID-19 raising the stakes for stroke patients, in upcoming UP Stop COVID Deaths webinar

COVID-19’s now recognized complications include neurological damage from blood clots and inflammation, which further endanger patients with cerebrovascular disease or stroke. The UP Stop COVID Deaths webinar no. 28 will focus on one such case of “Stroke and COVID-19”. Join the discussion on Friday, October 30, 12:00 noon.

The UP webinar series “STOP COVID DEATHS: VIRTUAL GRAND ROUNDS” will focus on the case of an infant with pneumonia and multiple congenital abnormalities in the context of pandemic. It will be held this Friday, Oct. 23, from 12:00 n.n. to 2:00 p.m.

A 61-year old widow was diagnosed with colon cancer and due to worsening of symptoms sought medical and surgical care in the midst of the lockdown. Through her course of treatment, she develops COVID-19. Learn how this case was managed at the UP Stop COVID Deaths Virtual Grand Rounds Webinar Series tomorrow, October 16 at 12:00 NN (Manila Time).

The Philippine-Spanish Friendship Day Conference 2020 will be held online on October 15-16, 2020. The conference is free of charge. The conference will also be live streamed on the UP Department of History’s and the National Quincentennial Commission of the Philippines’Facebook pages. For inquiries, email the Secretariat: