Our mission is to enable our students to get the most out of their education here at John F. Kennedy University School of Medicine, reaching beyond their textbooks and examinations and becoming well-rounded professionals and human beings. It is finding the balance between didactic learning and personal experiences that can make you not only a better student but also a better future physician. Upon the successful completion of our four (04) years, students can take USMLE for the USA, PLAB for the UK, and MCI for India in order to become a practicing physicians.
JFK’s vision is to engage larger communities nationally and internationally whereby students can engage in outreach programs to reduce health inequality in under-served populations. Our core vision is to help students reach their full potential and become qualified physicians and exceptional leaders in the field of medicine.
JFK University School of Medicine has some advantages over other medical schools that should be considered before making your final decision. We are trusted by hundreds of current students and alumni. JFK philosophy for education believes that students are best-taught medicine in comfortable spaces, with one-on-one instruction in an educational setting, and with a promise in providing an education equivalent to that of medical schools in the United States and Canada along with small class sizes and cohorts.
Where We are Located
John F. Kennedy University School of Medicine is located on the beautiful Island of Curacao. The island’s specific geographic location outside the hurricane belt and stagnant arid temperatures provide students with security and stability that they will have continued education regardless of in-climate weather. Students will have access to an island not only filled with exciting possibilities in their education but also an island life experience like no other with spectacular views and natural beaches to explore when students are in need of some downtime. This is a great place to prevent burnout with limitless possibilities to explore the island.
Our university was established with the sole purpose of preparing highly dedicated students to become effective and successful physicians. We do this by primarily imparting the knowledge, skills, and core values required for our students to establish a successful and satisfying career as a physician of the future. JFK University School of Medicine is listed in the FAIMER International Medical Education Directory (IMED) under the FAIMER ID i.e. F0003392. It is also enlisted by the World Directory of Medical Schools(WDOMS) and approved by the Government of Curacao, Netherlands Antilles.