Davao Medicine School Foundation

Nearest Airport

Nearest Airport

Francisco Bangoy International Airport

City & Province

Davao del Sur, Philippines

Tuition Fees

3,80,000 INR/Year


60% in 12 with PCB, NEET with Qualifying Marks


The Davao Medical School Foundation, Inc. (DMSFI) was established in July 1976 in response to the recognition of the lack of doctors serving rural communities and lack of specialist in urban centers of Mindanao. Its College of Medicine was thus the first such college to be set up in Mindanao and is dedicated to providing medical education and training of the highest order, leading to the provision of effective medical care in both rural and urban communities. There are some 125 Faculty members drawn from a wide range of medical specialties and the total student population of all four years of students is usually around 1,058. Its unique geographic location, the peace and order, and political stability of Davao City and Region XI has made DMSF an attractive option of foreign medical students. To date there are some 800 foreign medical students at various years of schooling.


The Davao Medical School Foundation, Inc. envisions healthy communities enjoying quality life.


Davao Medical School Foundation, Inc., inspired by the community orientation of the Founders, commits to:
Provide humane and integral health sciences education and services with emphasis on primary health care in the complementation of instruction, research, patient, community health care and community engagement. Develop and nurture God-centered, competent, compassionate, ethical and socially responsive graduates, faculty, staff and health care providers. Forge strong partnership and networks with consortium members and other stakeholders in the areas of health and community development. Keep at pace with global developments in health sciences education and health care services.


F- Faith in God

I- Integrity

R- Respect

E- Excellence


Library offers different servicessuch :

Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) Assistance

A bibliographic information service which aims to help users to locate and retrieve library materials available inside the DMSFI Libraries.

Circulation Service (Book Borrowing Service)

Circulation service happen in an actual Service Desk, it is an act in which library personnel assists users in the lending and returning of library materials during all hours of library operation.

Library Assistance/Reference Service

In this service librarian assist users in searching sources and resources available inside the library.

Online Database Access Assistance

Library staff helps users in accessing available databases. Helps users in searching and filtering searches


  • The basic medical education program of Davao Medical School Foundation takes four years to complete. Each academic year is divided into two semesters of at least eighteen weeks per semester, exclusive of registration and comprehensive examinations.
  • The core contents of the Doctor of Medicine program are presented through organ systems integration with case-based discussions, starting with basic principles and theories of medicine that are taught in the first and second years.
  • Followed by clinical courses that begin early in the second semester of the second year and expanding throughout the succeeding years.
  • It is expected that at the end of the four year program, the student is able to demonstrate the following learning outcomes:
  • Clinical skills, diagnostic and therapeutic skills, patient investigation, patient management, health promotion and disease prevention, communication skills, medical informatics, application of basic, social and clinical sciences and underlying principles.
  • Appropriate attitudes, ethical understanding and legal responsibilities, decision making skills and clinical reasoning and judgment, the role of the doctor within the health service, and personal development.

Academic Programs

The academic programs of Davao Medical School Foundatoin aims to develop the students with the knowledge, skills and potential that combine advanced work in the specific academic fields with courses in medical and dental, nursing thereby equipping students for professionals employment in a variety of both private or public sectors fields.

Affilated Hospitals


The Davao Medical School Foundation Hospital (DMSF Hospital) is a 100-bed capacity 4-storey building tertiary care hospital. It is located on a 10,000 square meter area at the DMSF compound. It has 60 private rooms, 24 beds for the wards, two suite rooms and the rest are in the semi-private rooms. It has open air corridors that look out the garden courtyard. The facade is made up of glass curtain that gives a panoramic view of the city. At a certain view Mt. Apo gives an exhilarating view. 



Davao Doctors Hospital is a privately-owned, tertiary level and multi-specialty hospital located in the heart of Davao City, the business hub of Mindanao. From its foundation in 1969, today we are the largest and most modern hospital in Southern Philippines with 250 beds and offering state-of-the-art diagnostic, therapeutic and intensive care facilities in a one-stop medical center.



San Pedro Hospital is a catholic non-stock, non-profit, training institution committed to the care of the sick and the poor, the education of health professionals and the delivery of quality health care to all. The San Pedro Hospital is owned and managed by the Dominican Sisters of the Trinity, Inc. It is governed by ten members of the Board of Trustees and, managed by the Administrator who is at the same time the President of the corporation.



The Southern Philippines Medical Center is a Government hospital under the Department of Health of the Republic of the Philippines. It is located at the JP Laurel Ave, Bajada, Davao City Its former name was the Davao Medical Center which was changed on November 19, 2009 by Republic Act 09792



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Admission Process

The admissions policies of DMSFI are not predicated upon any consideration whatsoever of race, color, sex, religion, or national origin. The aim of DMSFI is to enroll a student body of high ability and diversity that represents an international cross-section of people.


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Scholarship at Davao Medicine School Foundation

Complete Tuition and Miscellaneous Fees, Full Book Allowance with Board and Lodging Allowance. Student  must serve in a rural area approved by the DMSF for period equivalent to the number of years  under the scholarship program.


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