DR. RUMALIE A. CORVERA

is a Family Medicine and Palliative Medicine Specialist. She was the Chief Resident of the Department of Family and Community Medicine – Philippine General Hospital, and furthered into post-residency training in Supportive, Palliative and Hospice Care in the same institution. Her Clinical Attachment was with the Department of Palliative Medicine-National Cancer Center in Singapore. She completed her Post-graduate Diploma in Palliative Medicine from the University of Wales in Cardiff and is presently completing her Masters degree in Palliative Medicine in the same university. In her 10 years of practice, she served as Home Care Physician for the Ayala Alabang Hospice Care Foundation for 3 years and as a consultant of the Hospice of Manila Empowerment (HOME). She is one of the pioneers of the Home Care and Hospice Program of the University of Perpetual Help (Dalta) Medical Center and had an integral role in the set up of the Supportive and Home Care Unit of the Asian Hospital and Medical Center. Her present practice is centered at Asian Hospital and Medical Center where she is the Chairman of the Bioethics Committee, a member of the Cancer Committee, and Consultant under the Department of Occupational and Family Medicine where she actively practices Supportive Care and Palliative Medicine in both the home and in-patient setting.