List of Accredited Institutions


1 Cebu Doctors Hospital 2019-2021
2 Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital 2019-2021
3 Davao Doctors Hospital 2019-2021
4 Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center 2019-2021
5 Far Eastern University - Nicanor Reyes Medical Foundation 2019-2021
6 Makati Medical Center 2019-2021
7 Ospital ng Maynila Medical Center 2019-2021
8 Philippine Heart Center 2019-2021
9 Quirino Memorial Medical Center 2019-2021
10 Saint Louis University - Hospital of the Sacred Heart 2019-2021
11 St. Luke's Medical Center - Quezon City 2019-2021
12 The Medical City - Ortigas 2019-2021
13 UERM Memorial Medical Center 2019-2021
14 UP-PGH Medical Center 2019-2021
15 Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center 2019-2021
16 Zamboanga Medical Center 2019-2021
17 Region I Medical Center 2019-2021
18 Western Visayas Medical Center 2019-2021
19 Tondo Medical Center 2019-2021
20 Jose B. Lingad Memorial Regional Hospital 2019-2021
21 Valenzuela Medical Center 2019-2021


1 Baguio General Hospital 2018-2020
2 Batangas Medical Center 2018-2020
3 Cagayan Valley Regional Medical Center 2018-2020
4 Chong Hua Hospital 2018-2020
5 De La Salle University Medical Center 2018-2020
6 Dr. Paulino J. Garcia Memorial Research and Medical Center 2018-2020
7 Governor Celestino Gallares Memorial Hospital 2018-2020
8 Ilocos Training and Regional Medical Center 2018-2020
9 Jose R. Reyes Memorial Medical Center 2018-2020
10 Mariano Marcos Memorial Hospital 2018-2020
11 MCU-FDTMF Hospital 2018-2020
12 Northern Mindanao Medical Center 2018-2020
13 Perpetual Succor Hospital 2018-2020
14 Philippine Childrens Medical Center 2018-2020
15 Rizal Medical Center 2018-2020
16 Southern Phils. Inc.(DMC) 2018-2020
17 St. Luke's Medical Center - BGC 2018-2020
18 Univeristy of Santo Tomas Hospital 2018-2020


1 Quezon City General Hospital 2017-2019
2 Veterans Memorial Medical Center 2017-2019
3 Veterans Regional Hospital 2017-2019
4 West Visayas State University-Medical Center 2017-2019
5 AFP Medical Center 2019
6 Angeles University Foundation 2019
7 East Avenue Medical Center 2019
8 Fatima Medical Center 2019
9 National Kidney and Transplant Institute 2019
10 Ospital ng Makati 2019

Requirements for Residency Training Program

A department of pathology and clinical laboratory may be accredited for a combined residency training in anatomic and clinical pathology. After the inspection and approval, the accreditation will be for a period of three (3) years after which a reapplication should be done.

General requirements for accreditation for a combined residency training program in anatomic and clinical pathology:

  1. The department of pathology may be part of a medical school accredited by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED). The clinical laboratory must be part of a hospital licensed by the Bureau of Health Facilities and Services, Department of Health (BHFS, DOH).
  2. The laboratory shall be a duly registered tertiary laboratory licensed to operate by the BHFS, DOH as mandated by the Clinical Laboratory Law (R.A. 4688).
  3. The head of the laboratory shall be a fellow of the PSP in clinical pathology and/or anatomic pathology. There shall be a minimum of two associate pathologist/s who are at least diplomate/s of the PSP in Clinical Pathology and/or Anatomic Pathology. In instances where there are no fellows, a diplomate of the PSP can be the head and the department can still be accredited on a temporary basis up to a maximum of two years.
  4. The technologists-in-charge of the various sections of the laboratory shall be registered with the Board of Medical Technology.
  5. There shall be adequate physical plant and work space commensurate with the volume of work being done and the number of personnel and trainees.
  6. There shall be sufficient and appropriate equipment, instruments, glassware, reagents and supplies commensurate with the work being done.
  7. There shall be a medical library containing references in anatomic and clinical pathology in the premises of the department or within the hospital or medical school.
  8. The formal training program shall adhere to the PSP Competency-Based Training Program in Anatomic Pathology and Clinical Pathology and should include the following:
    • General objectives of the program
    • Specific objectives of the training in various sections of the department
    • Schedule of rotations
    • Schedule of departmental conferences
    • Supervision by consultant staff
    • Duties and responsibilities of residents
    • Evaluation scheme
    • Research requirements

The following are required for approval of a four-year combined residency training program in anatomic pathology and clinical pathology:

  1. The section of anatomic pathology shall have the following services:
    • Surgical pathology
    • Cytology
    • Autopsy
    • Frozen section
  2. There shall be a hospital policy requiring mandatory submissions of all surgical specimens to the laboratory.
  3. There shall be adequate facilities for filing and rapid retrieval of histologic slides, photographs, protocols, reports and specimens.
  4. The following minimum volume of work are required for one (1) resident:
    • Surgical pathology…………………………….600 specimens/annum
    • Cytology………………………………………..300 specimens/annum
    • Autopsy…………………………………………. 10 cases/4 yrs
    • Frozen section…………………………………..10 cases/annum
  5. The section of clinical pathology shall have the following services:
    • Hematology
    • Clinical microscopy
    • Blood bank
    • Microbiology
    • Immunology
    • Clinical chemistry
  6. The minimum volume of work required is 20,000 tests/year per resident and should include sufficient variety of tests from the services enumerated in 11.2.5.
  7. The number of tests in excess of the minimum requirements shall be considered in determining if the laboratory may have more than the stated number of residents.
  8. Institutions that cannot comply with the minimum volume of work required in the combined program may still be accredited provided arrangements are made for its residents to rotate in another institution where the pathologist is at least a diplomate of the PSP.
  9. There should be a ratio of one consultant in anatomic pathology or clinical pathology for every three residents. If the consultant is a diplomate in anatomic and clinical pathology, the consultant shall be considered as one in each section.

The following fees are applicable:

  1. Application fee: PHP 8,000.00
  2. Renewal fee: PHP 8,000.00

Deadline for submission of documents for accreditation or renewal shall be three (3) months before expiration of accreditation.

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