Mymensingh Medical College
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|ময়মনসিংহ মেডিকেল কলেজ|
Official Monogram of MMC
|Lytton Medical School|
|Type||Public Medical School|
|University of Dhaka|
|Principal||Prof. Dr. Sankar Narayan Das|
|Director||Brig Gen Md. Nasir Uddin Ahamed|
Mymensingh Medical Journal, which is Index Medicus/MEDLINE listed, is the official journal of Mymensingh Medical College.
During the later part of British India, it was felt that the people of the northeastern region needed the services of qualified medical personnel. The then Campbell Medical School of Calcutta and Mitford Medical School of Dhaka were unable to cater the needs of the growing population. With this background the third medical school for the region, was established in 1924 in Mymensingh, by the Earl of Lytton, the then governor of Bengal. The Lytton Medical School was to run a four-year course of Licentiate of Medical Faculty (LMF). This course of LMF continued till 1962, when it was upgraded to a five-year undergraduate medical course under Dhaka University and the school was renamed as Mymensingh Medical College.
Milestones of Mymensingh Medical College
|1924||Establishment of Lytton Medical School|
|1962||Upgrading of Lytton Medical School to Mymensingh Medical College|
|1970||Indoor service of Mymensingh Medical College Hospital started|
|1972||Shifting of college to the present campus|
|1979||Inception of department of Orthopaedics|
|1981||Inception of Family Planning Model Clinic in the hospital|
|1988||Inception of department of Cardiology|
|1992||Establishment of Centre for Nuclear Medicine and Ultrasound. Microbiology and Biochemistry began their activities as separate departments|
|2000||Diploma in Child Health (DCH) was started as the first postgraduate course. Inception of departments of Neuromedicine, Neurosurgery, Nephrology, Endocrine Medicine and Paediatric Surgery|
|2002||27 postgraduate courses (MD, MS, MPH, M Phil, Diploma) began to run under the auspices of the present government. Mymensingh Medical Journal was indexed in Index Medicus, MEDLINE and Pub Med and began to be available online throughout the world|
|2003||Internet was introduced and whole college came under a local computer network|
|2012||Celebration of Golden Jubilee|
Mymensingh Medical College has a beautiful campus. Total area of MMC is 84 acore where an academic building, a 1400 beded hospital, 4 hostel, a mosque, a bank is present.
A well-furnished Doctors club offering refreshments is located at the hospital complex.
- Undergraduate: MBBS, BDS courses
- For Bangladeshi students: Admission test is conducted centrally by Director of Medical Education under DGHS. Admission consists of MCQ. Well advertised in the daily newspapers, Usually starting from late September
- For foreign students: Admission is through Embassy of Bangladesh in respective countries.
Academic calendar for different years is maintained by respective departments.
- Post-graduate: MD, MS, M Phil, diploma courses
- Admission test is conducted by Medical College. Admission consists of written MCQ exam. Well advertised in the daily newspapers of the country and online.
- January session: MS, MD courses
- Admission test: Last Friday of September
- July session: M.Phil and diploma courses
- Admission test: Last Friday of March
- Medicine Club, MMC Unit
- Sandhani Club
- Leo Club
- Rotaract Club
- Mymensingh Medical Debate Society ( MMDS )
- Mymensingh Medical College Photography Society ( MMCPS )
MMC website (http://mmc.gov.bd/)
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