About Us

Be informed and up-to-date with news and information relevant to the UP College of Medicine by following UPCM’s official student publication.



By becoming a venue for creative self-expression, MEDICS aims to unite all members of the UP College of Medicine community by fulfilling the need to be informed and to be entertained. Above all, it is a genuine expression of the innate artistic prowess of UP medical students through the years.



UP MEDICS is the Official Student Publication of the University of the Philippines College of Medicine. First published in 1951 as the UP Medics’ Newsette and as the UP-PGH Newsette in 1958, MEDICS has attained for itself a distinct spirit of independent, balanced, artistic and innovative campus journalism through over 60 years of existence.



Address: 547 Pedro Gil Street Corner A. Mabani, Ermita, Manila, 1000 Metro Manila, Philippines
Contact no: 09174524344


Editor-In-Chief: Vince Barona
Managing Editor: Mandy Esquivel
Associate Editor: Sean Cua

Campus Editor: Mark Jason Milan
Sports Editor: Noel Sarrosa
Organization Editor: Iris Ditan
Lifestyle Editor: Louie Dy
Literary Editor: Cedric Taguinod
Photography Editor: Markyn Kho
Web Editor: Benjo Kho