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August 2023

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Francisco P. Altarejos: The Philippine Spine Society

In these trying times, it is worth sharing this quote from Thomas Jefferson:

 

“The most fortunate of us all in our journey through life frequently meet with calamities and misfortunes which greatly afflicts us. To fortify our minds against the attacks of these calamities and misfortunes should be one of the principal studies and endeavors of our lives.”

Collaboration and sharing each other's experiences: The Philippine Spine Society

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Henry Ford said, “Coming together is a beginning; keeping together is progress; working together is success.”

.... "The Philippine Spine Society has been evolving dramatically with the governance of its active board of trustees, led by Dr. Francisco Altarejos, the current President of the society. With the fellows returning from their spine fellowship abroad, the Philippines has started to leave a mark in the Asia Pacific region. There have been a lot of collaboration of the members thru webinars, virtual meetings, paper presentation, workshops and exchange of ideas in the Asia Pacific region.....

The Next Level of Thinking:  The Philippine Board of Spine Surgery

John Maxwell once stated, "The road to the next level is always uphill, and if a team isn't intentionally fighting to move up, then it inevitably slides down."

 

In 1995, Dr. Antonio Sison, a brilliant Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon, envisioned to uplift the standards of managing spine conditions by providing avenues for professional cooperation among its members. He has successfully turned the Philippine Spine Society into where it is now, a coherent, academically oriented, and...