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A project feasibility study for the establishment of a College of Medicine is prepared by Cagayan State University (CSU) and subsequently approved by the CSU Board of Regents.
Minister of National Defense Juan Ponce Enrile, Assemblyman Antonio Carag, Assemlyman Alfonso Reyno and Gov. Justiniano Cortes endorse the immediate implementation of the project to establish a College of Medicine at CSU to His Excellency President Ferdinand Marcos. Shortly thereafter, Pres. Marcos approves the establishment of the CSU College of Medicine in consortium with the Cagayan Valley Regional Hospital as its base hospital.
The implementation of the project was aborted by the EDSA Revolution. President Corazon Aquino issues a moratorium on the opening of medical schools.
Congressman Domingo Tuzon submits House Bill No. 28374 entitled "AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COLLEGE OF MEDICINE at the Cagayan State University, Tuguregarao, Cagayan."
Hon Isidro Carino, Secrtetary of the Dept of Education, Culture and Sports (DECS) recommends approval of the bill subject to compliance with the provisions of DECS Order No. 119, s1990.
Rev. Fr. Ranhilio Aquino, Superindendent of the Catholic Schools strongly endorse to Sec. Carino the application for the opening of the CSU College of Medicine.
Hon. Franklin Drilon, Executive Secretary, under the authority of the President of the Republic of the Philippines approves the establishment of the CSU College of Medicine subject to compliance weit the provisions of DE CS Order No. 119, s1990.
Dr. Armando Crtes, CSU president submits to DECS details of compliance of CSU to the provisions of DECS Order No. 119, s199190.
The permit to operate duly signed by Hon. Armand fabella, DECS Secretary is granted
The College of Medicine and Surgery formally opens with Dr. Gilberto Gamez, a Cagayano, former Dean of the UST College of Medicine and renowned neurologist as its first Dean, with eight (8) faculty m embers and twenty one (21) first year students.
The Commission on Higher education (CHED), created under RA 7722. in 1994 grants authority to Cagayan State University to operate a College of Medicine with Government Permit No. 006 pursuant to the provisions of RA 2706 as amended and Education Act of 1982.
A team composed of representatives from the Association of Philippine Medical Colleges Foundation (APMCF), Department of Health and the CHED audit the College of Medicine. Their conclusion: "The College of Medicine and Surgery of CSU has the potential of a quality medical school."
The first batch of medical graduates (eight students) are conferred the degree of Doctor of Medicine.
The CSU College of Medicine and Surgery posts 100% passing rate in the Physician Licensure Examinations.
The College of Medicine successfully hosted the 35th Annual Convention of the APMCF.
Dr. Roger P. Perez, President of CSU, vertically articulates the undergraduate and graduate school. Masters in Public Health is offered under the College of Medicine.
To contribute towards the attainment of improved health status among the people in Region 02.
To become a center of excellence in providing quality medical education.