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Angeles university Foundation

About University

Angeles University Foundation, a non-stock, non-profit educational institution, was established on May 25, 1962 by Mr. Agustin P. Angeles, Dr. Barbara Y. Angeles, and family. In less than nine years, the Institution was granted University status on April 16, 1971 by the Department of Education, Culture and Sports.

AUF is a world-class higher education institution committed to excellence in instruction, research and community service. It is the premier university in the region and among the list of medical Universities and medical colleges of Philippines, Angeles University Foundation is among the best universities in the Philippines. It has among the highest percentages of faculty with graduate degrees in the Philippines. These qualifications are the foundation for its quality instruction and research, evidenced by:

  • Institutional Quality Assurance Monitoring and Evaluation (IQUAME) certification from the Commission on Higher Education (CHED).
  • Accreditation by the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities (PAASCU).
  • ISO 9001-2008 Certification by TUV-SUD.
  • Autonomous Status since 2003.
  • Certification from the Canadian Council of Engineering Technicians and Technologists. AUF is the only university in Pampanga given the "Technologist" certification for its programs in Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, and Electronics, and Communication Engineering programs, and "Technician (+)" certification for its BS Information Technology and BS Biology programs.
  • Center of Excellence in Information Technology Education.
  • Center of Development in Nursing Education.
  • Center of Development for Computer Engineering.
  • Center of Excellence in Teacher Education.

AUF is among the Top Ten Medical Universities of Philippines, with AUF graduates have the highest weighted average passing rate in government administered licensure examinations in the region, and among the highest passing rates in the country. AUF offers relevant academic programs responsive to the demands of the local and global markets. This quality education is accessible to ALL --- a philosophy institutionalized through various scholarships and grants. AUF has a sizeable foreign student population, with enrollees from India, China, Korea and the United States, among others.

About Angeles University Foundation School of Medicine

Mission Statement

The School of Medicine is committed to promote quality and relevant medical education, thereby producing quality and compassionate medical practitioners with a social conscience, dedicated to the service of God and humanity.

Philosophy and goals

Medical education in the Philippines continues to be charged with being so hospital-oriented that it has failed to produce physicians who are responsive to the needs of the country. Instead, its products, being tailor-made for practice in the developed countries, easily leave the country. Moreover, the cost of medical education has become so prohibitive that admission to medical school is almost limited to the elite.

The Angeles University Foundation established the medical school, which is university-based, community-oriented, and committed to develop broadly educated physicians.

The School of Medicine has the following objectives:

  • To prepare the students to practice medicine in the service of God and humanity.
  • To instill within the students the human qualities of dedication to duty, kindness, patience, tolerance, and compassion.
  • To encourage and maintain awareness of the social and economic conditions of the country and of the world at large.
  • To equip the students with adequate knowledge of and skills in the basic medical sciences, the clinical disciplines, and preventive medicine.
  • To inspire the students to keep abreast with new developments, innovations and researches in the field of medicine.
  • To motivate the students to pursue expanded expertise in their field of specialization.

With the School of Medicine, the College of Nursing, the College of Allied Medical Professions and the Medical Library as the constituent units, the AUF Medical Center, which is education, service, and research-oriented, aims to:

  • provide
    • undergraduate and postgraduate medical education to qualified students, especially in Region III, who will form a pool that will provide the medical manpower needs of the region.
    • continuing medical education to update medical practitioners in the region on advances in medical science and practice.
  • provide not only secondary and tertiary medical care services to the region but also, through its community extensions, primary medical care.
  • contribute to the advancement of medical knowledge and its effective delivery through research.

About University Hospitals & Clinical Rotation arrangements:

AUF offers best in class Clinical training for the medical students in Philippines in following FIVE hospitals, exclusively available for AUF students:

  • AUF Medical Center
  • Jose B.Lingad Memorial Regional Hospital
  • Angeles City General Hospital
  • Veterans' Memorial Medical Center
  • Talon General Hospital

Specializations available:

1. Complete Cardiovascular Care Unit.
2. Hearing Care Unit.
3. Center for Anatomy Pathology & Laboratory.
4. Medicine Center for Diagnostic Imaging.
5. Sports, Physical & Rehabiliation Medicine Center.
6. Eye & Lasic Surgery.
7. Department of Internal Medicine.
8. Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
9. Department of Pediatrics.