Rashid Latif Medical College

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Rashid Latif Medical College (RLMC)
Logo of 'Rashid Latif Medical College'
Established 2010
Type Medical school
Chairman Rashid Latif Khan
Principal Farrukh Zaman
Director Sabahat Khan
Undergraduates ~600 MBBS
Location Ferozepur Road, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan
Campus Urban
Affiliations PMDC, UHS
Website www.rlmclahore.com

Rashid Latif Medical College (abbreviated as RLMC), established in 2010 and named after its founder Rashid Latif Khan, is a private medical college located on Ferozepur Road, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. Rashid Latif Medical College is established on an area of 28 acres on Ferozepur Road, Lahore by veteran Graduate and Post Graduate Medical Professors.

The Medical College is attached with two teaching hospitals, on-campus Arif Memorial Teaching Hospital (400 beds) and Hameed Latif Hospital (250 beds) situated opp. Gaddafi Stadium also on Ferozepur Road, Lahore. Hameed Latif Hospital is also recognized for Post Graduate training by the College of Physicians & Surgeons of Pakistan (CPSP) in the disciplines of Gynaecology & Obstetrics and Neonatology & Anaesthesiology.

Courses Offered[edit]

Course/Program Duration
MBBS 5 Years
Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D) 5 Years
Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) 5 Years
B.Sc. (Hons.) Medical Laboratory Technology 4 Years
B.Sc. (Hons.) Medical Imaging Technology 4 Years
B.Sc. (Hons) Optometry & Orthoptics 4 Years
B.Sc. (Hons.) Nutrition 4 Years
B.Sc. In Speech & Language Pathology 4 Years
Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) 2 Years

Teaching Hospitals[edit]

RLMC is attached with two teaching hospitals, Hameed Latif Hospital and on-campus Arif Memorial Teaching Hospital:

  • Brief History of Hameed Latif Hospital

Prof. Dr. Rashid Latif Khan set up the first IVF centre in Pakistan in 1984 and delivered the first test tube baby not only of Pakistan but of South Asia in 1988, exactly 11 years after the birth of the first test tube baby of the world. In recognition of his services to the specialty and the field of medicine he was awarded Sitara-e-Imtiaz in 1992 by the President of Pakistan. Prof. Dr. Rashid Latif Khan started construction of his hospital in the year of 1992 and set up started in the year of 1994, with the capacity of 20 beds, and expanded to 250 beds over the years. The hospital is recognised by College of Physicians and Surgeons of Pakistan for FCPS Part II training in the following specialties:
i) Obstetrics and Gynaecology
ii) Paediatric
iii) Anaesthesia
iv) Under Graduate Training (recognised by Pakistan Medical and Dental Council) for House Jobs and for MBBS Course of Rashid Latif Medical College.

  • Brief History of Arif Memorial Hospital

Arif Memorial Hospital was established and inaugurated in November 2010. It is a purpose built teaching hospital with a capacity of 400 patient beds and about 250 employees. As a charitable institute, it is funded predominantly from the donations of friends and well-wishers from around the country and across the world.

Academic Council[edit]

Name Department
Prof. Farrukh Zaman Principal, Prof. of Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Prof. Tanvir Ali Khan Shirwani Prof. of Physiology
Prof. Sajid Maqbool Prof. of Paediatrics
Prof. Sarfaraz Ahmad Prof. of Surgery
Prof. Roohi Aftab Prof. of Pathology
Prof. Naeem Ullah Prof. of Ophthalmology
Prof. Qurratulain Prof. of Anatomy
Dr. Saadia Mahmood Assoc. Prof. Biochemistry
Prof. Almas Begum Prof. of Pharmacology
Dr. Khalid Hussain Prof. of Orthopaedics
Dr. Farrukh mehmood Assoc. Prof. ENT
Prof. Shahida Khawaja Prof. of Anaesthesiology
Prof. Sohail Khurshid Lodhi Director DME
Dr. Mohammad Mujtaba Asst. Prof. Psychiatry
Dr. Abdul Rehman Khokhar Asst. Prof. Radiology
Dr. Aftab Anjum Prof. of Community Medicine
Dr. Shaukat Ali Asst. Prof. Forensic Medicine
Dr. Abdur Rehman Khokhar Asst. Prof. Radiology
Dr. Asif Saeed Asst. Prof. Oncology
Dr. Fatima Tufail Asst. Prof. Dermatology
Prof. Anjum Rasheed Butt Prof. of Medicine

Admission Policy[edit]

  • (For MBBS) The College admits 150 students on open merit. Admission is gender neutral and is granted through a centralised Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) conducted by the University of Health Sciences Lahore annually. The Foreign students can also apply for admission through the Higher Education Commission of Pakistan. The candidates who fulfil the minimum academic requirement for admission are short listed for Interview that will test their aptitude, communication skills, and English language skills.

Recognition and Affiliations[edit]

Board of Governors[edit]

Prof. Rashid Latif Khan Professor Emeritus PGMI, Lahore
Prof. Farrukh Zaman Principal, Rashid Latif Medical College
Dr. Wajahat Bokhari Chief of Operations / Director Projects
Ms. Sabahat Khan Executive Director
Dr. Salman Shah Economist, Ex-Advisor to PM on Finance
Prof. Faisal Masood Principal of SIMS, Lahore
Shahid Hamid Barrister, Ex-Governor of Punjab
Lt. Gen. Muhammad Akram Vice Chancellor UET Lahore
Prof. Syed Ali Raza Gardezi Ex-Principal, Allama Iqbal Medical College
Arif Nizami Chief Editor, Pakistan Today
Akhtar Said Ex-Minister of Education Punjab
Aitzaz Ahsan Senior Politician and Barrister
Nayyar Ali Dada Architect
Maisoon Aziz Educationist
Anwar Kamal Senior Advocate Supreme Court of Pakistan

Future Plans[edit]

After the Success of Rashid Latif Medical College, Plans are in place to establish a dental institute with a state of the art Dental Hospital.

Research[edit]

Laboratory for Translational Oncology and Personalised Medicine (LTOPM) is part of the Rashid Latif Medical College. The goal of the LTOPM is to focus on personalised medicine by creating preventative health care for individuals based on their specific medical, family, and genetic make-up. In addition, RLMC has a strong commitment to facilitating the transfer of knowledge from the basic laboratory to the clinical practice, with the publication of educational series devoted to bridging the gap between molecular and clinical oncologists.

External links[edit]

Official website