The Lung Center of the Philippines, as the premier institution that caters to chest and lung diseases, is the first institution to set up their Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship program. The section’s goal is to teach interventional pulmonary medicine through extensive hands on training. Upon graduation, fellows will be trained to provide common procedures offered by interventional pulmonologists.

Requirements for admission:

                        The program will accept applicants to either a 3-year combined Basic Pulmonary Medicine-Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship Training Program, or a 1-year Interventional Pulmonary Fellowship Training Program. Applicants to a 3-year combined program must be at least a diplomate in Internal Medicine. Applicants to the 1-year program must be a diplomate in Pulmonary Medicine.

All applicants must submit the following:

1. Letter of application addressed to the Department Manager  of the Department of  Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine through the Section Head of the Bronchoscopy Unit:                               

                                    VIRGINIA DE LOS REYES, M.D.
                                    Department Manager Ill
                                    Department of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
                                    Lung Center of the Philippines

                                    THRU: JOVEN ROQUE V. GONONG, M.D.
                                    Head, Section of Interventional Pulmonology and Bronchology
                                    Lung Center of the Philippines

2. Three (3) letters of recommendation from the list  of references: One letter of recommendation must come from the past or current head of the Department or training officer of the program where the applicant completed his/her training.

3. Curriculum vitae with two (2) recent 2×2 photographs

4. Certified true photocopy of transcript of records from the medical school

5. Photocopy of PRC and medical board rating

 6. Photocopy of updated PRC ID (front and back)

 7. Photocopy of appropriate specialty and subspecialty board certificates.

 8. Complete LCP data form (from HRD)

                        The applicant may be required to undergo an assessment examination and a panel interview during the screening procedure.

For more information and inquiries regarding the Interventional Pulmonology and Bronchology Section, you can contact us at:

LCP Direct line: (02) 8924-6101 local 2017/2018.