PH Medical Assn of Chicago 57th scientific seminar set April 28

CHICAGO — The Philippine Medical Association of Chicago (PMAC) annual Scientific Seminar at the Hyatt Regency Hotel at O’Hare, Rosemont, Illinois, will be held on Saturday, April 28, at 7:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. with its auxiliary’s intervarsity variety show to follow at 6 p.m.

Dr. Nida Blankas-Hernaez, the group’s continuing education chairperson, said that this year’s topic will be on “Brain, Love, Emotion and Intelligence,” featuring five distinguished speakers. “We will also highlight the first ‘Cesar V. Reyes First Annual Medical Lecture,’ Dr. Hernaez added. Complimentary breakfast and lunch are available. Four CME credit hours await each attendee.


The late Cesar V. Reyes, MD

Cesar V. Reyes, MD, who passed away late last year, had been an outstanding PMAC member, medical lecturer and editor of the organization’s newsletter. He had received various awards for his contributions to the medical profession.

Dr. Ramon Lopez, program coordinator of the evening event, announced that the traditional evening affair that will include music and dance presentations, a trivia fest, dinner, dancing, and the opportunity to share fellowship. The non-medical Trivia Fest will feature universities fielding their respective five-member teams.


“It is indeed the time to buoy up your school’s colors and step up to the plate! My USTMAAM organization, to show their gratitude and appreciation, will shoulder the “gate obligations” for the evening,” Dr. Lopez.

The PMAC members are generally alumni of Far Eastern University, Manila Central University, University of the East, University of the Philippines, University of San Carlos and University of Sto. Tomas medical schools.

To register, call Dr. Naty Bernardino, 312-395-0832 0r 847-656-3321 or Benilda Hizon, RN, 815-351-0548 0r Dr. Ramon Lopez [email protected]

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