BICOL CHRISTIAN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE
AGO MEDICAL EDUCATION CENTER
The Bicol Christian College of Medicine (BCCM) was established in 1980 at Legazpi City. BCCM is the pioneer medical school and the number one producer of the best and brightest medical professionals in the Bicol Region. A member of the Association of Philippine Medical Colleges Foundation, Inc., it is an accredited member of the Foundation of the Advancement of International Medical Education and Research and registered internationally with the World Health Organization. The Ago General Hospital was established in 1942 which served as the base hospital for BCCM students. Moreover, BCCM is affiliated with two government hospitals, Bicol Medical Center in Naga City and Bicol Regional Training and Teaching Hospital in Legazpi City. It has produced globally competitive doctors from all over the world. In fact, 85% of government positions, in medical centers, district hospitals, RHU in Bicol region are BCCM graduates.
The institution has academic resources and facilities for both lecture and laboratory. The institution has a library and a world-class Smart Teach e-laboratory at the Damaceno Hall. It has well-equipped laboratory and other study materials useful in facilitating the learning of the students. Lastly, several buildings are being developed in anticipation of growing population of medical students.
Smart Teach is the latest addition to the learning materials provided by the school and utilized by the students. It is a revolutionary learning tool and the “smartest” way to study medicine. It is an integrated approach to teaching. A simulation of a thousand references, tutorials, animated videos, and a series of practice quizzes and exams. It maximizes utilization of time and contains organized lectures that are easily accessible. It also provides computer-based examinations making it abreast with advancement in medical education because of its fast and accurate results.
AMEC-BCCM is continuously producing dedicated physicians since decades ago. With the values and principles it engraved upon each student, the institution continues to soar high. Despite the challenges of time, it has remained steadfast and deeply rooted to its core values. It aims to produce dignified physicians.
The AMEC-BCCM believes in the holistic philosophy of man. Man can only contribute to the development of his country if he is well balanced, integrated and well rounded. He believes that his life in this world is guided and lighted by the word and teachings of Almighty God.
Clarification of values is most imperative in our contemporary society. These colleges seek the way and means by which our youth and their impact on our society will create a peaceful and enjoyable life founded on biblical principles. To blend traditional values and contemporary innovations relevant to the conditions and constraints prevailing shall always be uppermost in the AMEC System. Some of the objectives of the institutions are: