MD Program in Davao Medical College
Philippines follow US pattern of education which offers medical student gain better clinical knowledge. MD program in India denotes post graduation where as MD in Philippines denotes to bachelor degree. This is similar system followed in most countries offering medical education to International students.
The education system in Philippines is a student will have his schooling till 10th standard. The student will study his bachelor in science after his 10th for 4 years. after completion of bachelor in his science subjects student will go for 4 years MD program. The education pattern is like 10+4+4 years of education to complete medical degree in Philippines.
As most international students study their schooling till 12th standard the BS program which is actually for 4 years is shortened to 1 year and 8 months as per regulation passed by CHED. This has made the course duration to 5 year and 8 months for international students to obtain a valid degree from Davao Medical School Foundation. After completion of MD degree in Davao medical college international students can return to their home country and validate the degree with their respective medical governing bodies to obtain valid physician license.
The medical degree offered in Davao medical college Philippines is recognized by National Medical Commission(NMC), World Health Organization(WHO), Commission on Higher Education(CHED), Medical Board of California(MBC), United States Medical License Examination(USMLE), Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research(FAIMER). The Philippines medical college is accredited by PAASCU (Philippine Accrediting Association of Schools, Colleges and Universities) and have tie-up with various reputed universities across the globe.
The M.D syllabus in Philippines varies slightly from the MBBS pattern followed in various other countries since it relies more on practical exposure for the students during their final years of studies. This integrated with the fact that Philippines offers extensive opportunities for hands on training in the final years. Davao medical college has one of the largest bed strengths in hospitals during clinical rotation in the hospitals in country. Davao medical college is one of only 2 medical colleges in Davao, creates a truly unique study environment for the international students which is truly unmatched.