Overview of Bangladesh Medical College (BMC) Dhaka
Bangladesh Medical College (BMC) is a Private Medical college located in Dhaka, Bangladesh. "Bangladesh Medical College" offers 5 years MBBS course approved by BMDC, MCI, WHO. Affiliated by University of Dhaka, recognized by MCI, Govt. Of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh Medical College (BMC) Is The First Private Medical College In Bangladesh. It Was Established In 1986 By A Group Of Dedicated People Called The Founder Members Who Were Imbued With The Ideals Of Providing Quality Medical Education, Research And Services To People Of This Country At Reasonable Cost. The College And The Hospital Are Run By Bangladesh Medical Studies And Research Institute (BMSRI) Which Is A Non-Political And Non Profitable Organization. The Members Of The Institute Are Not Entitled To Any Remuneration Or Dividends. Geneva Declaration (12 October 1949)
Recognition of the College
The College is recognized by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council since 1986. BMC has been enlisted in the World Directory of Medical Schools effective 1995 published by the World Health Organization (WHO) which entitles the graduates of BMC recognition all over the world. Graduates of BMC are eligible for limited registration with the General Medical Council of United Kingdom. They are also eligible to take the United States Medical License Examinations (USMLE).
The College and the attached Hospital in Dhanmondi Campus are accommodated in two 6 storied buildings with arrangements for 500 inpatients. The new building of the Hospital called the Community Welfare and Health Care Centre (CWHCC),is built to international standards. It has an excellent Outpatient Department in addition to Inpatient facilities. The College also has a modern Accident and Emergency Department. The College has recently acquired a large and modern mobile hospital with a fully air-conditioned operation theatre, patient examination and treatment arrangements.
There are 5 large fully air-conditioned classrooms with closed-circuit televisions for lectures. In addition, there are departmental tutorial rooms attached to the respective departments. The Anatomy Dissection Hall is fully air-conditioned. The laboratories of various departments like Pathology, Biochemistry, etc are well equipped with instruments.
Each class is provided with an overhead projector, slide projector, and microphone system. In addition, multimedia projectors and computers are also available for teaching.
The College has a modern fully air-conditioned library located on the first floor. The library has a collection of over 6674 books including expensive latest monographs. It subscribes 16 international medical journals on an annual basis. The library has accommodation for seating 100 students and 15 teachers at any given time. The Medical Education Unit (MEU) is attached to the library. MEU has 5 computers for use by students and faculty members. Fax, Internet and E-mail facilities are freely available and are widely used. MEDLINE database (1966 to current) is available on CD Roms and online through the Internet. Teaching materials are also available on CD Rom and videocassettes.