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April 2024 : Vol. 8, Issue 1

Pages 13351402

In this present JMUST April 2024 issue, we have the following articles included: two observational study articles; one article each for case report, conjoint analysis, systematic review, and medical education. Additionally, two were viewpoint articles and one news article. As editors, we remain grateful to all our editorial board members and peer reviewers (internal and external), who have shared their expertise and time for us to complete this issue for publication of JMUST.


October 2023 : Vol. 7, Issue 2

Pages 12201334


Cover page credits:
Artworks consisting of paintings, photographs, and sculpture of
the UST Medicine Class 1981 Magilas Art Group artists that
were on exhibit at the UST Museum on November 16-December
13, 2022 and at the Kalayaan Hall, Philippine Consulate San
Francisco on October 6 - November 4, 2023. The group’s advocacy
is to support the USTH Surgery Indigency Fund through
the auction of its artworks.

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April 2023 : Vol. 7, Issue 1

Pages 10591219

Pandemic End in Sight, We Surge Forward

Cover page credits:
“Hope in a Sunset—- a pandemic aftermath”
Sunset on the roadside, San Carlos, Anilao, Iloilo. Taken 6:07 pm April 10, 2023.
Photograph by: Minda Marie de la Serna Cabrera, MD

“Sunrise, dawn of a new beginning”
Personal painting by Dr Jose Leonardo V. Mejino, Jr., UST Medicine Batch 1981


December 2022 : Vol. 6, Issue S1

Pages S1–S143

Internal Medicine at 95: An Illustrious Past, A Dynamic and Vibrant Present and A Revolutionary Future

Department Of Medicine 95th Anniversary Special Issue (View full issue)

This issue contains a total of seventeen original articles which include five clinical research articles, six medical education research articles, three perspective articles and two reviews. We are deeply thankful to the editorial team and the members of our peer review committee, and to all authors who contributed to this issue. This is our tribute to you and to all the luminaries and leaders who followed you and led us to where we are today and who will lead us into the next ninety-five years.

Cover Artwork by Dr Regina C. Yao, MD

October 2022 : Vol. 6, Issue 2

Pages 9431058

For our JMUST October 2022 issue, we have 14 articles, which are as follows: four articles on clinical research, four articles on case reports, two viewpoint articles, and one article each on meta-analysis, telemedicine research, medical education, and clinical trial application.


Cover page Credits: Personal painting by Dr Jose Leonardo V. Mejino, Jr., UST Medicine Batch 1981
Main Building, University of Santo Tomas, 2022 (Manila, Philippines)

April 2022 : Vol. 6, Issue 1

Pages 813942

We have 13 articles for this current issue, which are as follows: (1) For Clinical Research: two clinical articles, a case report, a meta-analysis, a systematic review and review article; (2) For Clinical Practice: a KAP survey; (3) For Public Health Policy: three action researches; (4) For Educational Management: An interpretive phenomenology and a quantitative research; and (5) Medical Education: An insight article.


December 2021 : Vol. 5, Issue 2

Pages 670812

In this 2021 December issue, we have a total of 15 articles, constituting five clinical studies, two each for Public Health Action Research and Medical Education, and one each for Qualitative Research, Q Methodology Research, Meta-analysis, Case Report, Viewpoint, and Oration. Our cover page depicts the Philippine national hero, Jose P. Rizal, a physician educated at the University of Santo Tomas, a writer, and who on the fateful day of December 30th was executed because of activism. Fast forward, we consider him an inspiration, as we transcend our local boundaries as physician researchers to the global arena.

July 2021 : Vol. 5, Issue 1

Pages 558669

Going on its fifth year of electronic publishing, JMUST has received hundreds of article submissions. Although foreseen, it is unprecedented in the history of USTFMS and UST-Hospital research publications.

For our fifth volume, we have five clinical studies, two case studies, one qualitative research, one action research, one on education and one invited speech, for a total of 11 JMUST articles. 

Cover design by Dr. Dante V. Lerma, MD.


May 2020 : Vol. 4, Issue 2

Pages 477557

For this 2020 May issue, I am most grateful to the editorial team who truly overextended themselves to get this issue out on time considering the difficult demands of their medical work during this pandemic and the necessity of protecting their families during the lockdown. To the authors, thank you for your unwavering energy to respond to our questions and accordingly revisit your articles.

This present JMUST issue included seven original/research articles, a systematic review and a case report. Expanding the journal reach and attuned to current times, we have incorporated tandem special article types.

January 2020 : Vol. 4, Issue 1

Pages 393476

Coronavirus at Manila’s doorstep notwithstanding, JMUST releases our latest issue. We have six research articles, one protocol for systematic review and one news article in this issue of JMUST.