The logo of the University of the East Ramon Magsaysay Memorial Medical Center Incorporated (UERMMMCI) is in royal blue and golden yellow, its official colors. Blue stands for spirituality, peace, excellence while yellow stands for integrity, commitment, social responsibility and compassion, its core values.
Ramon Magsaysay Memorial medical Center, Inc. is written in black on the yellow circle surrounding the blue portion.
On the blue portion are the following symbols and their meaning:
3.1 The serpent entwined on a sceptre is an adaptation of the rod of Aesculapius signifying health and healing.
3.2 The sceptre is a symbol of authority.
3.3 The book beneath the sceptre symbolizes knowledge, wisdom and quality education. On the left page is a lamp and on the right page is written: "Medicine for Human Progress".
3.4 The laurel leaf on the right signifies honor, achievement and learning while the olive leaf on the left stands for peace.
3.5 The sun symbolizes enlightenment.
3.6 The yellow gold ribbon below the book has the year of founding, 1957.
3.7 The letters U and E on the sides of the sceptre are for University of the East.
3.8 The sun and the letters U and E are in white which signify purity.
College of Medicine
The letters UERMMMCI are written on the upper part of the circle and below it are the words College of Medicine. The letters are black on a yellow circle.
The serpent on a staff is the rod of Aesculapius symbol of the healing arts and the authority of medicine.
The torch stands for hope, freedom and faith.
The olive leaves are symbols of peace of peace and victory.
The book symbolizes knowledge and wisdom and on it is written the words: "In the service of humanity".
The golden yellow ribbon below the book has the year of founding, 1956.
The sun in shades of yellow symbolizes enlightenment and carries the promise of a bright future.
The white background stands for purity.
College of Nursing
The outermost circle consists of yellow rays or sunlight which symbolizes enlightenment.
On the next circle are the letters UERMMMCI and the words College of Nursing in yellow against a blue background.
In the innermost circle are the following symbols and their meanings:
3.1 The rod and serpent of Aesculapius which stands for health and healing
3.2 A book on which is written:"Total health care for the individual, family and community
3.3 Beneath the book is a lamp, the symbol of nursing as in representations of Florence Nightingale
3.4 A yellow ribbon with the year of founding, 1959
College of Allied Rehabilitation Sciences
The symbol of the serpent entwined around a staff is an adaptation from the Rod of Asclepius that signifies medicine and healing –achieving optimal health through rehabilitation. Its golden color represents the core values of integrity, commitment, social accountability and compassion.
The book placed beneath the staff signifies quality education towards promoting optimal health.
The laurel leaves stands for knowledge and learning.
The laurel leaves stands for knowledge and learning.
The blue ribbon stands for the trademark of excellence, competence and compassion.
The circle signifies unity, wholeness and infinity towards achieving quality education.
The blue and yellow color represents the official color of the college.
College of Allied Health Professions
VIRUS ICOSAHEDRON SHAPE – represents MICROBIOLOGY, the study of microscopic organisms. Microbiology covers several disciplines, including virology (study of viruses), bacteriology (study of bacteria), mycology (study of fungi). The majority of viruses have capsids with either helical or icosahedral structure. A capsid is the protein shell of a virus. The capsid encloses the genetic material of the virus.
Each facet of the figure represents a major branch of discipline of the study of Clinical Laboratory Science / Medical Technology.
ANTIBODY STRUCTURE – represents IMMUNOLOGY and SEROLOGY, the scientific study of antigen and antibody reactions in vitro usually dealing with diagnostic examination of blood serum, especially with regard to the response of the immune system to pathogens or introduced substances.
SCHISTOSOMA JAPONICUM ADULTS – represents PARASITOLOGY, the scientific study of parasites. Schistosomiasis is prevalent in tropical and sub-tropical areas, in poor communities without potable water and adequate sanitation like some endemic provinces in the Philippines.
WHITE BLOOD CELL; NEUTROPHIL – represents HEMATOLOGY and BLOOD BANKING, the study of blood, the blood-forming organs, and blood diseases. Hematology includes the study of etiology, diagnosis, treatment, prognosis, and prevention of blood diseases that affect the production of blood and its components, such as blood cells, hemoglobin, blood proteins, and the mechanism of coagulation
LABORATORY GLASSWARES – represents CLINICAL CHEMISTRY (clinical biochemistry or medical biochemistry) is the area of clinical pathology that is generally concerned with the chemical analysis of blood.
BINOCULAR COMPOUND MICROSCOPE - represents CLINICAL MICROSCOPY, the clinical study of the gross chemical and microscopic appearance of body fluids other than blood. The microscope is an instrument used in clinical microscopy to obtain an enlarged image of small objects and reveal details of structure not otherwise distinguishable with the naked eye. The modern microscope uses two eye pieces permitting use of both eyes and likewise utilizes two lens system.
LEAVES OF KAKAWATI – represents RESEARCH; another discipline of medical technology is the commitment to research. Gliricidia sepium (Jacq.) Steud.( kakawati , Madre Cacao) is a naturalized plant throughout the Philippines; brought by the Spaniards from Mexico; the leaves have anti-bacterial, anti-parasitic and insecticidal properties
CORE VALUES – Core values underlie our work, how we interact with each other and which strategies we employ to fulfill our mission. The core values are the basic elements of how we go about our work. These are the practices we use (or should be using) every day in everything we do.
C – Commitment:
Dedication to the causes and ideals of the College Medical Technology
O – Organization
Quality of being organized
M – Mastery
Possession of knowledge of subject and of skilful techniques acquired by continuous training, intelligent planning and focused effort.
E – Efficiency
Accomplishment of a learning objective or a job with minimum expenditure of time, effort and resources in the performance of a variety of laboratory tests, to ensure the accuracy of the results.
T – Teamwork
Promotion of an environment of mutual support, cooperation enthusiasm and appreciation to develop a unified expectation for performance and delivery of services
The laurel leaves stand for learning and achievement.
The blue ribbon stands for excellence, competence and spirituality and nationalism with the phrase "Pro Deo et Patria".
The yellow circle on the white portion signifies unity, wholeness and infinity towards achieving quality education.
The letters UERMMMCI are written on the upper part of the circle and Graduate School is on the lower part. The yellow letters are on the blue circle.
On the white portion are the staff of Aesculapius, a blue scroll and on the right side is a torch. The staff of Aesculapius is the traditional symbol of health and healing. The torch symbolizes enlightenment and wisdom, placed beside the scroll of degrees of excellence. On the scroll is written: "Excellence in Higher Education". The scroll symbolizes translating graduate work into meaningful communications of expertise and scholarly work.
The laurel leaves stand for honor and the leaves extend beyond the inner border of the circle signifying vibrancy: growth, friendship, renewal and opportunity.
- Beneath the laurel leaves is a blue ribbon with the year of founding, 2001.
Research Institute for Health Sciences
The logo utilizes the acronym of an institution that is at peace and committed to its community.
The letters UERM is given prominence to finally emphasize its name.
This institution known by the community has evolved for the better.
Blue represents harmony or peace
Yellow means vitality, fertility and wisdom.
The logo subliminally forms the letter H and S.
The yellow and blue swirl forming H which stands for the word "Health" and the Snake forming the letter S which stands for the word "Sciences".