The Philippine Pediatric Society (PPS) is a specialty division of the Philippine Medical Association. Founded in 1947 by seven pediatricians. It is a professional organization of physicians caring for newborns, infants, children and adolescents; the main activities are training, research and advocacy. PPS aims to promote the science and art of pediatric and the betterment of child health, as well as to foster and maintain the highest level of professional skills and ethics in the practice of this specialization. PPS Mission: • To provide leadership in training, teaching and research, and expertise in medical and community aspects of child health • To ensure an environment for child survival, development, safety and protection • To be responsive to continuing problems and changing priorities of the times • To protect the interest and well-being of its members • To treat all persons with dignity, honesty and respect according to accepted ethical standards stipulated in the Code of Ethics of the Philippine Medical Association • To be a wise and diligent steward of funds entrusted to it. PPS Vision: • A medical specialty society recognized regionally and internationally as the leader in relevant aspects of childcare • An acclaimed group promoting the standards of excellence in continuing pediatric education, sub-specialty training, research and community outreach programs in the Southeast Asian region • A prime mover in the development of Filipino technology vital to the delivery of child health care • A more cohesive organization fostering harmony, integrity, ethics and professionalism • A society with its own permanent premises and provisions for official and administrative functions.
Dr. Florentina U. Ty
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