Davao Medical School Foundation

Davao Medical School has been the best choice for MBBS abroad aspirants from all over India and
other Asian countries. DMSF provides world-class medical education, infrastructure and facilities
at affordable costs. More than 6000+ Indian students who graduated from DMSF have become
successful doctors in India and abroad.

DMSF Founded in

1976

DMSF Tuition Fees

22.28L

DMSF MCI Pass %

82.6%

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About Davao Medical School Foundation

Davao Medical School Foundation, located in the city of Mindanao, has 44+ years of excellence in medical education & research.  

Students especially choose Davao Medical School Foundation for its extensive practical-based approach to MBBS degree. Davao Medical students receive clinical training at the Southern Philippines Medical Centre, the Broken Shire Memorial Hospital and San Pedro Hospital, with an overall capacity of 4000+ beds. 

In today’s world, students with this kind of extensive clinical training is preferred in both job opportunities and higher studies options than just bookish knowledge. After all, experience is the best teacher!

22.28L Tuition Fees

  In-Campus Hostel

  Indian Food

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Davao Medical School Fee Structure

Rs. 22,28,000/-

Pre Medicine – B.SMD – Year IMD – Year IIMD – Year IIIMD – Year IV
INR 8,00,000USD 5,100USD 5,100USD 5,100USD 5,100

DMSF Accreditation

 

Davao Medical School Foundation is accredited by top medical bodies across the globe.

Advantages of Davao Medical School Foundation

Davao Medical School Foundation is MCI approved university in the Philippines. The Davao Medical School Foundation’s academic programs seek to equip students with the expertise, skills, and abilities that integrate specialized study in different academic fields with courses in the areas of medicine and dentistry, nursing, and midwifery, while equipping students for skilled jobs in a number of private and public sector areas. 

Some of the various advantages of choosing Davao Medical School Foundation are:

DMSF Infrastructure

Infrastructure at Davao Medical School Foundation

Davao Medical School Foundation [DMSF] has a modern library, Simulation lab, 3D Anatomy Dissection Center, classrooms, seminar halls, auditorium, hostel, sports, computers, laboratory, transport and so on.

Simulation lab – The students are trained on mannequins before they go for the actual internship or clinical rotation. This significantly boosts the understanding and confidence of the students.

3D Anatomy Dissection Center: A hi-tech, state-of-the-art equipment which helps the professors to teach the students in a better manner and thus aiding the students to make use of the advancements in technology for their learning and understanding. This technology helps in the better explanation of the Anatomy of the Human Body for the students. Davao Medical School Foundation is among the first medical institutions to introduce this modern teaching method.

Davao Medical School Foundation ranks in the top-6 medical colleges in the Philippines.

Davao Medical School Foundation Hostel and Accommodation

Davao Medical School Foundation provides separate hostels for girls and boys inside the campus, so that they can be 100% comfortable in their living spaces. DMSF ensures that students are well-rested and comfortable in their living spaces so that they can focus on their studies better.

The In-campus Davao Medical School Foundation hostel has fully air-conditioned rooms for Indian students with the availability of Indian food prepared by Indian cooks. The DMSF hostel rooms are spacious & are equipped with comfortable furniture. The hostel present inside the DMSF campus, has rooms that come with attached washrooms and toilets. Conference study halls are there for the students to collaborate and study together. 

This means that students will get a safe & comfortable environment to study in and that the students can focus on their studies and nothing else. 

Davao Medical School Foundation’s hostel also provides other facilities too. 

Davao Medical School - Associated Hospitals

Davao Medical School Foundation believes in extensive practical clinical training to their students as the important aspect of medical education. DMSF has tie-ups with various hospitals in Davao with a total bed count of 4,000 plus. The students practice in the various hospitals in a tight-schedule during their final year, which gives them hands-on training to treat patients. This level of practical training makes medical graduates from DMSF get better career salary packages and higher study opportunities in USA, UK.

Davao Medical School Foundation Hospital
DMSF Hospital

Poblacian District, Davao city, Davao del sur, Philippines.

Davao associated Hospital
Davao Doctors Hospital

Poblacian District, Davao city, Davao del sur, Philippines.

San-Pedro-Hospital
San Pedro hospital

Poblacian District, Davao city, Davao del sur, Philippines.

Davao Medical School Foundation hospital
Southern Philippines Medical Center

J.P. Laurel Ave, Bajada, Davao City, 8000 Davao del Sur, Philippines

Davao Brokenshire Hospital
Brokenshire Hospital

Madapo, Davao City, Davao del Sur, Philippines.

Core Values of Davao Medical School Foundation [DMSF]

The value of a medical university or their credibility in the world market solely depends on the core values and the vision of the institution. In spite of all the infrastructure and faculty, it’s the way the leadership of the institution drives the students and the education to push boundaries is what creates a solid foundation for the students who are going to be future doctors. 

As a premier institution in South Asia, UV Gullas College of Medicine has a 50+ years legacy and excellence in medical education. Their vision is to become a center of excellence that inspires faith in the Almighty, Love, Leadership and Service to Humanity. 

Core Values of DMSF

  • Faith in God
  • Integrity
  • Respect
  • Excellence
Vision

Davao Medical School Foundation envisions healthy communities enjoying quality life.

Mission

Davao Medical School Foundation inspired by the community orientation of the Founders, commits to:

Davao Medical School Foundation Syllabus

Davao Medical School Foundation is providing all international and local students of the Philippines with 6 years. The duration of a medical degree in the Philippines is 6 years which includes 5 years of MBBS course and 1 year of internship.

The MBBS program in the Philippines is called MD whereas the pre-medical program is called BS. First, you need to complete the BS program. After this, you need to clear NMAT and then you will get admission in the MD program which is equivalent to MBBS in India. 

The entire MD course is taught in English medium, Since the local language in the Philippines is also English, you will not have to learn any other language.

First Year - I SemesterFirst Year - II Semester
Gross AnatomyGross Anatomy
Biochemistry & NutritionBiochemistry & Nutrition
PhysiologyPhysiology
HistologyHistology
Preventive Medicine - IPreventive Medicine - I
Introduction to Clinical StudiesIntroduction to Clinical Studies
Psychiatry IPsychiatry I
Second Year - I SemesterSecond Year - II Semester
Medicine I (Physical Diagnosis)Medicine I (Physical Diagnosis)
Pediatrics IPediatrics I
Surgery ISurgery I
PharmacologyPharmacology
ParasitologyPsychiatry II
General PathologyGeneral Pathology
Medical EthicsMedical Ethics
Preventive & Social Medicine IIPreventive & Social Medicine II
 Microbiology
 Clinical Pathology
Third Year - I SemesterThird Year - II Semester
Medicine IIMedicine II
Surgery IISurgery II
PediatricsPediatrics
ObstetricsObstetrics
TherapeuticsTherapeutics
Advanced PathologyPsychiatry II
DermatologyRadiology II
Psychiatry IIIPreventive & Social Medicine III
Radiology IICPC/Journal Club ( Lecture)
OphthalmologyGynaecology
AnaesthesiaENT (Otorhinolaryngology)
NeurologyMedical Jurisprudence
Preventive & Social Medicine III 
Legal medicine 
CPC/Journal Club 
Fourth Year - 52 Week Internship
Medicine
Surgery
Pediatrics
OB-Gynecology
ENT (Otorhinolaryngology)
Psychiatry
Preventive & Social Medicine/ Community Medicine.
Emergency Medicine
Infectious Medicine
Pathology
Radiology
Anaesthesiology
Orthopedics 
Ophthalmology 
Dermatology 
MBBS in Philippines

Frequently Asked Questions

Davao Medical School Foundation Frequently Asked Questions.

Is an MBBS equal to an MD?
Doctor of Medicine [MD] is as per American curriculum which is equal to MBBS in India. The difference is that MBBS follows the British system of education whereas MD follows the American system of Education. The degrees are considered equal in stature.
What are the Documents Required to join Davao Medical School Foundation?
The list of 19 documents are
Is Indian food available in Davao Medical School Foundation [DMSF]?
Yes, the in-campus DMSF hostel provides vegetarian & non-vegetarian Indian foods of the student’s choice. Also, Indian restaurants/cafes are available within the walking distance from the university.
Can I complete my Internship in India?
Yes. After completion of the Screening Test and procuring the Provisional Registration of the MCI you can complete your internship in India. But you’d get more rigorous clinical experience at DMSF because they have associated with international standard hospitals with more than 4000 bed capacity in total.
What happens if the student fails to clear the MCI Screening Test?
A student can appear any number of times for the Screening Test. However, generally students who pass the MD degree of an American System of Education are expected to clear this exam in the first attempt!
What is the total course duration in DMSF?
Approximately 5 years and 4 months followed by one year internship

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