Frontier Medical College

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Frontier Medical College
Frontier medical college logo.JPG
Motto Excellence and Innovation
Established 10th April 1995
Type Private / Private-sector
Principal Abdul Jamil Khan
Location Abbottabad, Pakistan
Affiliations
BU
PMDC
HEC
GMC (General Medical Council)of UK
ECFMG of USA
RECOGNIZED FOR USMLE & PLAB TEST
University of Calgary
xinjiang Medical University
Website http://fmc.edu.pk/

Frontier Medical College (FMC) is one of several medical schools affiliated to Bahria University.[1] Located in Abbottabad of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan, FMC has approximately 700 students in the MBBS and BDS programs. The college was founded in 1995 as the first private medical institute in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and second private medical school in Pakistan.

Introduction[edit]

Frontier Medical College and its teaching hospital are self-financing institutions sponsored by Al-Jamil Trust. It was established in 1995 on about 200 kanals of land at the foothills of a pine forest in the rural outskirts of Abbottabad on the main Karakoram Highway leading form Islamabad to the Chinese border and on to the Central Asian States. It is housed in purpose built buildings. The 300-beds Shahina Jamil Teaching Hospotal has been built at the college premises adjacent to the college. In addition to medical students, nurses and paramedical are also trained. Under an agreement of private-cum public partnership with the government of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa the 360 bed Government DHQ Teaching Hospital Mansehra is used for teaching and training of medical students. [2] [3]

Sports[edit]

There are sports facilities at the college campus for volleyball, basketball, badminton and tennis. Hostels are provided with table tennis facilities and other indoor games. Facilities for indoor badminton and table tennis are provided in the college auditorium which is used as gymnasium in winter months and during snow and rains. For games like football, hockey and cricket facilities available in Abbottabad are used. Skiing facilities are available during winter months at Kalabagh, 45 minutes away in the mountains. [4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.bahria.edu.pk/
  2. ^ FMC News letter Jan 2010
  3. ^ FMC Prospectus 2011
  4. ^ FMC Prospectus 2011