About the Students
St. Luke’s College of Medicine-WHQM is home to almost 538 students for Academic Year 2015-2016. Approximately 34% of this student population enjoys the benefits of either the full or partial academic scholarship generously granted by the College. Students are not only challenged academically but are further encouraged to participate in the school’s extra-curricular events. This is readily observed as students take charge in the planning and execution of events such as the annual SportsFest, Open House and Christmas Party.
Lukan students can also be active beyond the classroom with varied student organizations open for membership. The student organizations are enumerated and described below.
Student Council (2016-2017)
President: Jon Stewart H. Dy
Internal Vice President: Lorenz Oliver C. Villegas
External Vice President: Princess DC. Camacho
Secretary: Martin C. Magadia
Treasurer: Christina Isabel O. Palomillo
Auditor: Jayeanne M. Bihag
Internal PRO: Sepharim Marie S. Española
External PRO: Izza Feline G. Lim
Academics Head: Kimberly May P. Borja
Arts and Promotions Head: Christine Megan DR. Nierras
Finance Heads: Kimberly C. Filamor & Marlane Daile T. Bunquin
Outreach Heads: Nico Hermann L. Sison & Mary Eunice DC. Agapito
Iatros is the official publication of the St. Luke’s College of Medicine-WHQM. The organization is home to medical students interested in writing, photography, layouting, illustrating, and networking. Aside from the year-round coverage of school events, the organization also aims to inspire and entertain with releases in both online and print media.
Agape is a group of medical students from different backgrounds united with a common passion for excellence in life, faith, and medicine. The goal of the organization is to train medical students to become compassionate doctors who practice whole person care, living out the example of Jesus Christ.
The Athletics Guild is the sports organization of St. Luke’s College of Medicine. Its purpose is to provide a wholesome and productive avenue wherein SLCM students can develop/practice their skills, showcase their talents, and develop sportsmanship and camaraderie with fellow students. In cooperation with the Student Council and APMC, the organization plays an active role in organizing annual sports events such as SLCM Sportsfest and Palarong Med.
Sagip Bayan Student Group
The Sagip Bayan Student Group is an organization that aims to instill social responsibility and community service on medical students through outreach programs, medical education and reaching out to underserved communities.
SLCM Chorale, formed by Batch 2014, is the official chorale organization of the college since 2011. It has since garnered many accolades during its short start in the amateur chorale competition circuit, winning 3rd place in APMC MedRhythmia on 2012 and Champion in the same competition on 2013. Despite all their achievements, their members claim that SLCM Chorale is not all about talent and skills for singing. Most of the time, it's just about the right pitch of fun, an amazing dynamics of friendship and a harmonious blend of passion for music.
SLCM Musician’s Circle (MC)
Formerly known as SLCM Melos, this branch of Performing Artists’ League brings together talented singers and instrumentalists in the name of their passion for making music. For the past 4 years since it was started, MC has been entertaining the whole SLCM family during school events and gatherings with their energetic and unique performances. This organization aims to hone their potentials as musicians and has also been an important vehicle to foster camaraderie among students from different year levels and diverse backgrounds.
SLCM Dance Company
SLCM Dance Company is an organization composed of unique individuals that are united by one movement. Garnering 1st runner-up in the recent 2013 APMC MedGroove dance competition as first-time competitors, the organization is driven to hone precious talent to bring out the best in each of its members. Amidst all the hustle and bustle of medical school, these individuals always find time to rekindle their passion and express what words cannot convey.