Sampaguita Ball 2017 and Annual Medicine Update CME

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Thank you to all the attendees and speakers for the CME and guests of Sampaguita Ball! It was a wonderful event and we raised funds for our next medical/surgical mission and for other humanitarian activities. Salamat Po!

Please click here to see the pictures on Facebook! Please tag yourselves .Thank you to Margaret V Photography for the wonderful photos.


The Association of Philippine-American Physicians of Ohio (APPO) Foundation will hold the Annual Continuing Medical Education (CME) Program and Sampaguita Ball at the The Embassy Suites in Beachwood, Ohio on Saturday May 13, 2017.

We would like to invite you to join us and enjoy the festivities. The theme this year is a�?Filipino Luaua�?, live music will be provided by DJ Music on the Move and the night will feature special guest performance by Clevelands own “Hula Fusion”! The ticket prices are $75 for adults and $25 for children under 12. We will have Chinese Raffle and Silent Auction.

The 40th Annual Medicine Update (5 hour CME) is back with new speakers and new topics. The cost of the CME is $50 for physicians, $35 for residents, fellows, NPs and RNs. Here is the schedule:

Program Schedule (7:00am-1:45pm)
7:00 Registration/Breakfast-viewing of exhibits
7:45 Opening remarks a��Ferdinand Apolonio, MD, President APPO
7:50 Welcome address a�� Jessica Strasburg,MD
8:00 Renato Bosita MDa��Spine Surgery Update
9:00 Joseph Africa MD: Tactful Renal Transplant Troubleshooting for the Primary Care Physician
10:00 Coffee break & viewing of exhibit
10:30 Mazen Hanna MDa��Update on CHF
11:30 Brett Butler MDa��Current Strategies for Peripheral Vascular Disease and Carotid Disease
12:30 Jen Solivas a��Maluyao MD : Cancer Screening Update (boxed lunch provided)
1:45 Adjourn

PDF of theA�CMEA�program appo 2017 cme brochure-osma

Please consider attending the CME in the morning and the Sampaguita Ball in the evening. Placing an advertisement in the Souvenir Program will be greatly appreciated.

You can purchase tickets for both Sampaguita Ball andA�the CME below.


If you cannot attend please considerA� a donation:


there isA� a 2.2% paypal fee

Or send payments/checks/registration to:
Eulogio Sioson
25310 S Woodland
Beachwood, OH 44122

Questions? Call Jessica at 216-287-7965 or email

Thank you for your support.

Cecile Lansang, MD, Mariquita Belen MD and Marcy and Eulogio Sioson, MD
Chairpersons, Sampaguita Ball
Jessica Strasburg, MD, CME Director
Ferdinand Apolonio, MD, President APPO

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