QUALITY OF MEDICAL EDUCATION
The Cebu lnstitute of Medicine (CIM) was established in June 1957 as Cebu Institute of Technology College of Medicine. In 1966, CIM became a non-stock, non-profit medical learning institution.
Located at the uptown section of Cebu City, CIM has grown to become a leading medical institution outside Metro Manila. From 33 graduates in 1962, the school has of August 2013 produced 5162 physicians, 42 of whom graduated with honors. One hundred twenty nine (129) of its graduates have topped the Physician Licensure Examination. Ranked number one among the Top Performing School in the country 2001 –August 2013.
In March 1987, the Board of Medical Education has classified the Cebu Institute of Medicine as belonging to level IV category, the highest category. In April 1996, the Commission in Higher Education recognized the Cebu Institute of Medicine as one of three Centers of Excellence for Medicine. In September 2001, the Commission on Higher Education granted the institution an Autonomous status. In 2007, we received our accreditation from the Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges & Universities (PAASCU) and in December 2011, we achieved PAASCU Level II Accreditation.
Equally impressive is the high reputation the school graduates have made in medical practice both here and abroad. Many leading practitioners and leaders of medical associations are CIM Alumni.
- Established Cebu Institute of Medicine Medio-Social Services which provides exposure and immersion of medical student in the community & provide basic medical training of local health workers.
- Established the C.I.M. Clinical Epidemiology Unit, an affiliate of the Southeast Asian Clinical Epidemiology Network, which works for the advancement of medical practice through research.
- Maintained a tie-up with the Philippine Council for Health Research and Development in numerous projects.
- CVGH(Cebu Velez General Hospital) a training hospital is the first Mother-Baby friendly private Hospital.
Committed to work for the betterment of the community and its people, the Cebu Institute of Medicine and the Cebu (Velez) General Hospital are working hand in hand in an effort to do its share in alleviating the community’s health related problems.