Rawalpindi Medical University

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Rawalpindi Medical University
RMC Logo1.JPG
Former names
Rawalpindi Medical College
MottoLearn to Serve
TypePublic
Established1974 (1974)
AffiliationPMDC, HEC
Vice-ChancellorProf. Dr. Muhammad Umer
Location, ,
CampusOTB: Tipu Road, NTB: Satellite Town, Rawalpindi, Pakistan
WebsiteOfficial website

Rawalpindi Medical University (Formerly known as Rawalpindi Medical College) is a public sector health sciences university located in Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan.[1] It is affiliated with three public sector teaching hospitals (Holy Family Hospital, Benazir Bhutto Hospital & DHQ Hospital) for undergraduate and post graduate medical education & training.

Campus: University has two main campuses, Tipu Road campus & Holy Family Hospital campus. Basic sciences classes are taught at Tipu Road campus and clinical sciences are taught at Holy Family Hospital campus.

Societies: There are various societies at the university, notably among them are; Rawalians Arts society, Rawalians sports society, Medicose Aid society, Rawalians literary society, Rawalians dramatic club, Rawalians student research society & Islamic society.

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History[edit]

Lawn in front of the Tipu Road Campus Auditorium

The university was established in 1974 as Rawalpindi Medical College. It was initially affialited with University of Punjab. In 2003 it became affiliated with University of Health Sciences Lahore. In September 2017, college was upgraded to university status by Government of Punjab.

Programs[edit]

University offers undergraduate programs of MBBS and BSC Allied Health as well as post graduate residency and fellowship programs at its attached teaching hospitals.

Affiliated teaching hospitals[edit]

Three public sector hospitals are currently affiliated with the university, all of them are located in the city of Rawalpindi. These are Holy Family Hospital, Benazir Bhutto Hospital and District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital. Benazir Bhutto Hospital was previously known as Rawalpindi General Hospital. It was renamed in the honor of Benazir Bhutto, as she was pronounced dead in this hospital on 27 December 2007.

Notable graduates[edit]

Osama Com Laude

Prof. Dr Muhammad Umer(Sitara- e-imtiaz)

Dr Farhan Khan Virk [1][2]

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