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Student Leadership Program

September 2023 Student Leadership seminar, the webinar was actively attended but 200 dental student leaders from dental school across the Philippine islands.  This was headed by the Student Leadership Program chair Fellow Ryan Tiongco under the leadership of Section IX president Fellow Sheryl Villareal-Borja.  Motivational Speaker Mr. Gene Kenneth Ilagan lead the students leaders in a discussion that aimed to inspire and mold the leaders of the future.

Professional Development

ICD section IX Faculty development program

The faculty development program for 2023 was kicked-off with breakfast meet up “Kapihan ng mag Guro ng ICD” (coffee with the teachers of ICD).  ICD Section IX fellows who are faculty members from various dental schools met for a morning of discussion on dental education in the country and fellowship.  This was led by President Maria Sheryl Villareal-Borja with Faculty development committee heads, Fellow Liza Centeno, Fellow Arvin Laguna and Fellow Ma. Cristina Guanio Garcia. 

ICD Section IX Endodontic enhancement workshop

Part of the mission of section IX is to contribute to the development and enhancement of the practice of dental medicine in the country.  This year President-elect Fellow Ida Viloria acting as the course director organized a 5-day endodontics enhancement workshop.  The workshop had two batches which was participated by 41 local doctors of dental medicine.  

BB Eraña Memorial Lecture 2023

July 23, 2023 at the Hilton, Manila, Mr Arun Gogna, a world renowned local and international speaker with his wife, Dr. Lallaine Gogna gave an inspiring and positive vibe-infused talk ‘A New Heart for A New World’ during the 2nd quarter seminar attended by the Fellows of ICD Section IX.

First Quarter seminar

April 16, 2023 at the Midas Hotel, Pasay, Dr Rebecca Singson, a practicing OB GYN who pioneered the Gynecologic Robotic Surgery in the Philippines gave a talk on the state of the art technologies for women’s health.