Seven members of the Seventh-day Adventist Church who took the March 2019 Physician Licensure Examination (PLE) are included in the top 10 passers.
1,209 out of 1,579 or 76.57% examinees successfully passed the said PLE.
One of the two who ranked first in the recent PLE with rating of 89.83% is Clinton Rosita Rabadon, an Adventist. Rabadon completed his Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree in West Visayas State University-La Paz.
Six Adventists who are also in the top 10 are: Daniel Cajayon Panaglima (ranked 3, 88.75 %), Jessa Elaine Balbastro Fronda (ranked 5, 88.33%), Dale Ivan Aurigue Bruel (ranked 7, 87.92%), Jonathan Jallorina Macatiag IV (ranked 8, 87.58%), Temie Paul Baguio Villarino (ranked 9, 87.42%), and Wilma Cleo Yvonne Borja Dapog (ranked 10, 87.33%).
Panaglima, Fronda, and Dapog completed their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at Manila Adventist College (MAC) in Pasay City. Bruel and Macatiag completed their Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science degree at Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP) in Silang, Cavite.