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Accredited by PDS

The Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc. (SCFI) is one of the eleven residency training institutions accredited by the Philippine Dermatological Society (PDS). It is the second residency training program to be approved by the PDS. The PDS, in turn, is the only specialty society for Dermatology accredited by the Philippine Medical Association (PMA) and the Philippine College of Physicians (PCP).



Mission and Vision of Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc.


  • The aim of the Skin and Cancer Foundation, Inc. is to train graduates who will become well-balanced, ethical, compassionate dermatologists; who will be excellent clinicians, academicians, researchers, and teachers, as well as loving, harmonious, family-oriented, sharing, concerned, caring, and community-minded individuals.
  • Inculcating good and excellent moral character, spiritual values, and ethical conduct are constantly being taught by Drs. Jacinto, Cuaso, and Verallo-Rowell
  • The residents are (incessantly and by example) made aware of their responsibilities to their patients, colleagues, students, and families.
  • We must never forget that a human being is not only made of intellect and will, but also of body and spirit. In order to be balanced, all three aspects must be cared for well.