Philippine Medical Association Of Southern California (PMASC)


The Philippine Medical Association of Southern California is a non-profit professional organization for physicians in Southern California of Filipino heritage or affinity committed to serve the economic, educational and humanitarian needs of its members in the community. Founded in 1971 in Los Angeles, California, PMASC has become the leading forum for Filipino physicians in the medical communities in Southern California.

With more than 300 members and a mailing list in excess of 1700 names, PMASC is one of the most important establishments for many Filipino doctors in the medical communities of the Southland.

As a public charity IRS 501-C-3 organization, PMASC conducts medical missions, health fairs and other charitable work coordinating with other charitable organizations. It also sponsors programs affecting Filipino physicians in the Southland, provides assistance to physicians waiting for residency training, and organizes review sessions for USMLE for recent medical graduates. PMASC also assists the ethnic community to promote the interest of and educate the general public about diseases that may affect their daily life. PMASC intends to reach out to the community through better quality service to their patients. Continuing Medical Education Programs shall update the physician on recent advances in disease management and control and at the same time increase the community’s awareness to the disease. These activities are made possible by voluntary work as well as charitable donations from the members and the general public.

DR. JUANITO M. GARLITOS
PRESIDENT

Secretariat/Ex. Office: 12444 E. Washington Blvd., 
Whittier, CA 90602 

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