Chittagong Medical College
|চট্টগ্রাম মেডিকেল কলেজ|
Chittagong Medical College Hospital Logo
|Type||Public medical college|
|Principal||Professor Dr. Selim Mohammed Jahangir|
|Director||Brigadier General Khondakar Shahidul Ghani|
Chittagong Medical College (also known as CMC) is situated in the port city of Chittagong, Bangladesh and is the oldest medical college in the south-eastern part of the country. It is affiliated with a tertiary level hospital where clinical students are trained in Medicine, Surgery, Obs & Gynae and other sub-specialties. Currently, students from Bhutan, India, Iran, Malaysia, Nepal, Palestine, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka are studying in various phases of MBBS course alongside the native students.
- 1 History
- 2 Foundation
- 3 Timeline
- 4 Organization and administration
- 5 Eligibility
- 6 Post graduate courses
- 7 Martyrs of CMC in Liberation War of 1971
- 8 Life Time Achievement Awardees
- 9 Affiliated hospitals
- 10 International collaboration
- 11 References
- 12 External links
Chittagong Medical College Hospital was established at the present site in 1960 with only 120 beds and the outpatient services. At that time the young hospital housed only the Departments of Surgery and Gynecology and Obstetrics. Chittagong Hospital Housed the department of Medicine and allied specialties still 1969 and thereafter it remained affiliated with Chittagong Medical College Hospital as one of its teaching hospitals.
Construction of the present purpose-built six-storied CMCH was completed in 1969, which now accommodates all the clinical Departments including all their subspecialties. The hospital, which had a capacity of 500 beds initially, gradually increased its strength to 750 and finally to 1000. It runs big outpatient departments in the specialties like Medicine, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, skin and venereal diseases, Clinical Pathology, General surgery, Otorhinolaryngology, Paediatric Surgery, Ophthalmology, Obstetrics, Gynaecology, Radiotherapy, Radiology and Dentistry with an average turnover in excess of 2000 a day. The independent turnover in 1999 was about 50,000. Over 18,000 surgical operations were performed that year.
As years passed, new treatment facilities kept being added and at present a Nuclear medicine Centre for diagnostic and therapeutic purposes, a Coronary care unit, an endoscopy Unit, a kidney dialyzing unit, a Model Family Planning Centre, a Centre for Extended Program for Immunisation (EPI) are among the many facilities available to the in- and outpatients.
Maiden Principal Professor Altaf Uddin Ahmed, Minister of Health and Social Welfare (East Pakistan) Dhirendranath Datta, Sheikh Mujibur Rahman, Prime Minister Huseyn Shaheed Suhrawardy, District Magistrate MA Rashid, Police Super, Central Health Minister Zahirudddin (left to right) was present during the inauguration ceremony of Chittagong Medical College, 20 September 1957
1901 – Chittagong General Hospital at Anderkilla on the top of a hill.
1927 – Chittagong Medical School in CGH premises and had Four years long L.M.F Licentiate Course there.
1957 – Chittagong Medical College (CMC) in its present location and MBBS was the undergraduate degree given here.
1969 – Chittagong Medical College Hospital was transferred to 7 storied building.
1990 – Dental Unit establishment and starting of BDS course.
2010- Post Graduation Courses are conducted under supervision of BSMMU.
2015- Declaration of Chittagong Medical University.
Up to 1960 – Chittagong General Hospital was used as affiliated hospital for Chittagong Medical College.
1969- Present building was established.
2016 – At present it comprises 44 units of different specialities and sub-specialities and sophisticated Imaging and Diagnostic facilities and facilitates complex surgical procedures including Open heart Surgery, Bypass surgery, Laparoscopic procedures etc. on a daily basis.
Organization and administration
|1.||Professor Altaf Uddin Ahmed||11 June 1957 – 30 September 1966|
|2.||A. Ahad (Incharge)||30 October 1966 – 11 June 1967|
|3.||Syed AKM Hafizur Rahman||11 June 1967 – 20 May 1969|
|4.||S.M. Hasan (Incharge)||20 May 1969 – 21 May 1969|
|5.||Professor Md. Shamsuzzoha||21 May 1969 – 6 August 1971|
|6.||Professor S.M. Hassan||6 August 1971 – 10 December 1971|
|7.||Professor R. K. Khondokar||11.12.1971– 24 February 1972|
|8.||Professor M.R.B. Chowdhury||24.02.1972– 29 February 1972|
|9||Professor Md. Hamidur Rahman||27 September 1975 – 30 September 1976|
|10||Professor D.P. Barua||30 September 1976 -02.12.1977|
|11||Professor Mazharul Imam||2 December 1977 -20.09.1978|
|12||Professor Mirza Mazharul Imam||20 September 1978 – 12 February 1979|
|13||Professor Md. Abul Hossain||12 February 1979 -03.07.1982|
|14||Professor Siddiqullah||3 July 1982 -27.06.1984|
|15||Professor Kamrul Huda||27 June 1984 -10.04.1985|
|16||Professor K.M. Farid Uddin||10 April 1985 -28.05.1990|
|17||Professor Md. Nurunnobi||26 May 1990 -09.06.1993|
|18||Professor Syeda Nurjahan Bhuyian||9 June 1993 -19.12.1996, 27 January 1997 -26.01.1999|
|19||Professor Md. Kamaluddin Ahmed||19 December 1996 – 27 January 1997, 27 January 1999 -26.09.1999|
|20||Professor Shuvagoto Chowdhury||26 September 1999 – 20 January 2002|
|21||Professor Abdul Mannan Sikder||20 January 2002 -02.01.2003|
|22||Professor Chowdhury B. Mahmud||2 January 2003 -29.12.2005|
|23||Professor Imran Bin Younus||29 December 2005 -08.03.2007|
|24||Professor A A Wahab Chowdhury||8 March 2007 -04.11.2008|
|25||Professor Mohammad Gofranul Hoque||4 November 2008 -05.01.2010|
|26||Professor Selim Mohammad Jahangir||17 February 2010 – Present|
Each year eligibility is determined by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Govt. of Bangladesh. Nevertheless, the basic requirement for admission in a Medical college in Bangladesh is that a candidate must have appeared Secondary School Certificate (SSC) and Higher School Certificate (HSC) examination or their equivalent examination although the minimum grades required vary from year to year. It is also required that a candidate must have Biology, Chemistry and Physics among the subjects taken in HSC.
Post graduate courses
There are 31 Post Graduate Courses in different disciplines running in CMC. It has MD courses in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, Cardiology, Neuromedicine, Nephrology and Dermatology. It also runs MS courses in General Surgery, Urology, Pediatric surgery, Orthopedics, Neurosurgery, ENT, Ophthalmology and Obstetrics and gynaecology.
Martyrs of CMC in Liberation War of 1971
- Shaheed Abu Mohammad Jasim Uddin Chowdhury ( Batch −09, 1965)
- Shaheed Md. Zakir Hossain (Batch-12,1968)
- Shaheed Kazi Sadik Hossen (Batch-14,1970)
Life Time Achievement Awardees
- Freedom Fighter - Dr. Shah Alam Biruttam (Posthumous)
- Medical Profession- Professor Lutful Anwar Quadery
- Medical Education – Professor Pran gopal Dutta
- Medical Administration- Professor Md. Abul Faiz
- National Politics and Administration – Dr. Afsarul Amin
- National Politics- Dr. Bodiuzzaman Bhuiyan
- National Politics Alhaz Dr. Mozammel Hoque
- Infectious Diseases Hospital(Cholera Hospital), Fauzdarhat
- T.B. Hospital, Fauzdarhat
- Chittagong General Hospital, Anderkilla
- Bangladesh Institute of Tropical and Infectious Diseases, Fauzdarhat
- Nursing College, Fauzdarhat
- Institute of Health Technology, Fauzdarhat
- Chittagong Port Authority Hospital, Bandar, Chittagong
- Mirsharai Thana Health Complex, Mirsharai, Chittagong
- Raozan Thana Health Complex, Raozan, Chittagong
- Cox’s Bazar Malaria Centre, Cox’s Bazar
- University of Amsterdam, Netherlands
- China Medical University, Taichung,Taiwan
- University of Kobe, Japan
- "International | Chittagong Medical College". chittagongmedicalcollege.com. Retrieved 7 April 2017.