A father’s love.

This photo, for me, is a representation of a father's great love for his child. A dad's love knows no challenges too big or sacrifices too hard to make their child happy. Fred who stands 6 feet and 1 inch tall swims with Anya in a kiddie pool. I can only imagine how uncomfortable it …

Back on the Road.

Running has always been a form of refuge for me since my college days. It gives me a sense of emotional and physical release that refreshes my mind and body afterwards. This week, I’m happy to be back on the road again after almost two months of hiatus. While feeling the effects of muscle atrophy …

Dear Doctor.

Even before medical school, I have always been enthusiastic of becoming a physician for the Filipinos. When I finally became one in 2013, I have since been very vocal to my friends and colleagues how a wonderful opportunity it is to serve the country. I was never afraid and have fully enjoyed hospital duties, until …

Make it count.

"Your life is God's most precious gift to you and to the people around you. Make it count." These were the words Ate Elma told me today as she had her one of her last few follow-ups with me. She is a Stage 4 breast cancer patient who has been receiving treatment at our institution (UP-PGH …