The ILOILO DOCTORS’ COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, INC. is a special department of the Iloilo Doctors’ College. It was opened in July 1981 in consortium with the West Visayas State College, Iloilo City. The Iloilo Doctors’ College itself was established in June 1972 and is owned and operated by the Integrated Educational Cooperation (Iloilo) or IECI. Two years after, the consortium was discontinued so that starting with the school year 1983-84 the College of Medicine became independent from West Visayas State College and became a foundation and on June 13, 1988, it was granted recognition by the government for its four-year medical course leading to the Degree of Doctor of Medicine (M.D.). The school is now officially known as the ILOILO DOCTORS’ COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, INC.