The University of the Philippines Medical Alumni Society (UPMAS) conferred on Dr. Gregorio Banzon Pastorfide, the countryâ€™s premiere obstetrician-gynecologist, the Distinguished Alumnus award for 2012.
Dr. Pastorfide (UP College of Medicine, Class of â€™67) received the highest award that UPMAS hands out yearly at the Homecoming Ball of the UP College of Medicine, this time, at Edsa Shangri-la Manila recently.
The Distinguished Alumnus award (previously called Outstanding Alumnus award) is given to an alumnus/alumna â€œwhose qualities of leadership, professionalism and dedication to quality care exemplify the high standards of conduct and ethical behavior in patient care embodied in the objectives of the College, envisioned by Hippocrates and epitomized by Galen.â€
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