Medical schools from all over the country are excited to buzz in to prove they are number one in this year’s Brainstorm: An Inter-Medical School Quiz Show. This jeopardy-style quiz bee in basic and clinical medicine will be having its 26th run this February 24, 2017 from 5:00 to 9:00pm at the Midtown Atrium, Robinsons Place, Manila.
For 25 years, Brainstorm has provided a venue for the great minds from some of the country's most esteemed medical schools to showcase their aptitude in medicine in the spirit of a healthy competition.
The Mu Sigma Phi Fraternity and Sorority celebrates Scholarship Month 2017 this February to highlight the organization’s advocacy in promoting exemplary scholastic performance, passion in sharing knowledge and resources, as well as exemplifying academic skills and talents of future doctors all over Luzon and the Philippines.
Here is a brief rundown of exciting talks, quiz shows and events for the Scholarship Month:
EBM and BEYOND: Principles to Practice February 1, 2017
A whole-day event which features lectures, small-group discussions and return-demonstrations on Evidence-Based Medicine, a course solely taught on the UP College of Medicine. This summit is one of the first of its kind being offered to undergraduates of medicine and the allied health professionals. It aims to disseminate to other universities the importance of this medical tool especially to our future clinicians.
Mu Scholarship Month Opening Exhibit February 6, 2017
To officially start the Mu Scholarship Month, consultants, resident doctors and medical students of the Mu Sigma Phi Fraternity and Sorority gathered in a lively opening ribbon-cutting ceremony of the Mu Scholarship Month exhibit.
Alam Mu Ba Trivia Night February 10, 2017
Now on its second year, Alam Mu Ba? is a trivia night for the brothers and sisters of the Mu Sigma Phi featuring general knowledge type of questions designed to test each other’s wits and acumen. Teams composed of medical students and doctors battle it out to emerge as the champion, all in the spirit of fun and kinship.
Excellence, Knowledge, Genius (EKG) February 17, 2017
An inter-university quiz show catered to students taking up pre-medical courses. Undergraduates from different courses form groups of 3 and, together with their peers as support, join this scholastic endeavor. This aims to promote camaraderie among different medical professions.
Aklatang Mu Sigma Phi February 18, 2017
A project which aims to bring literacy to the youth by building a public, free access library with the help of our local government and other organizations. This year, the team will continue this vision by providing text books and shelves to the Payangan Elementary School in Dinalupihan, Bataan
Medico Media February 25, and March 4, 2017
At this time and age of modernization, the convenience of health information access via media comes with the increased danger of receiving misinformation, consequences which prove detrimental when dealing with the issue of health. Medico Media aims to develop the skill of critical thinking among media consumers, to be able to recognize correct information from misinformation, and to be responsible media users for a healthier community.