PLM second-best performing school in medical board exam
The Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila was recognized as the second best performing school in the 2022 Physician Licensure Examination (PLE)
According to the results released by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) on Thursday, November 10, the Pamantasan garnered a passing rate of 97.22%.
This after 105 of its graduates from the College of Medicine passed the grueling examination, with Dr. Karla Joyce Badong named as Top 3 with a score of 88%.
“Congratulations to our newly licensed doctors, especially to our topnotcher Dr. Badong! The University is proud of all of you,” PLM President Emmanuel Leyco said.
“You have soldiered on with your training throughout the pandemic, perhaps the toughest time to be medical frontliners. May you continue to persevere and use your skills to help heal our fellowmen and our nation," he added.
The PRC said that a total of 3,826 out of 5,958 applicants passed the PLE, with an average passing rate of 64.41%.
Leyco said that the Pamantasan's continuous high number of passing ratee in several licensure examination is a "testament to the quality of education which PLM provides, fortified under distance learning channels."
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