Shaheed Monsur Ali Medical College
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|শহীদ মনসুর আলী মেডিকেল কলেজ|
|Ummah Medical College, Moulana Bhasani Medical College|
|Type||Private medical school|
|University of Dhaka|
|Principal||Md. Nazmul Islam|
|Location||Uttara Model Town, Dhaka, Bangladesh
The college was established as the Ummah Medical College in 1994-95 in Mirpur, Dhaka. It later shifted its premises to this site in 1998 under the current name Shaheed Monsur Ali Medical College and Hospital. It was renamed in 2002 as the Moulana Bhasani Medical College under the Moulana Bhasani Trust. In October 2007, the college shifted to its own building, which was inaugurated by the ex-chairman of the Moulana Bhasani Trust. In February 2009, Dr. Jamal Uddin Chowdhury was elected as chairman of the Moulana Bhasani Trust, later Mrs.Laila Arjumand was elected as Chairman of Moulana Bhasani Trust and Dr. Jamal Uddin Chowdhury was elected as Chairman of Shaheed Monsur Ali Medical College. The institution was renamed to its current name of Shaheed Monsur Ali Medical College on April 3, 2010, in the presence of the Chairman of the Moulana Bhasani Trust Mrs.Laila Arjumand.
The college conglomerate offers medical education, medical research, health care services and nursing education to contribute to the growing need of the country. This Medical College Hospital is situated at sector no. 11, of Uttara. The Turag River flows beside the campus of the college. The college's address is Plot # 26 & 26/A, Road #10, Sector #11, Uttara Model Town, Uttara, Dhaka-1230.
The academic building of the college is built on its own land having spacious classrooms, lecture galleries, practical classrooms, departmental museums, a library, reading rooms etc. It also accommodates a cafeteria and separate common rooms for male and female students having facilities for indoor games. There are separate hostels for boys and girls. Students have facilities for outdoor games also.
The college was approved by the government of Bangladesh. It is affiliated with Dhaka University, and enjoys the recognition of the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council (BMDC) as well as the World Health Organization (WHO). The College also has the recognition of postgraduate training in various subjects in the college hospital by the Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons (BCPS).
The main course offered is the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS) for 5 years of study. The College follows the curriculum approved by the Dhaka University and Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council. The courses within are divided into the following subtopics:
- Pre-clinical subjects: Anatomy, Physiology and Biochemistry.
- Pre-clinical subjects: Community medicine, Forensic medicine, Pharmacology, Pathology and Microbiology.
- Clinical Subjects: Obstetrics and Gynecology Medicine, Surgery and other related subjects.
- Basic medical subjects-Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Forensic Medicine, Community Medicine, Pathology, Microbiology, Pharmacology
- Clinical subjects-Medicine including psychiatry and dermatology, Surgery including ophthalmology and otolaryngology and Gynecology and Obstetrics
The College has admitted 17 batches of students since its inception. 12 batches of students have completed their MBBS course. The hospital is situated just besides the college building. It is a 500-bedded hospital with all modern amenities offering emergency, outdoor and indoor services round the clock.
Overhead projector, Epidiascope, Multimedia projector and other Audio visual equipment using PC and laptop. Seminar and symposiums are organized on regular basis to ensure the acquaintances of students with the latest development in medical science.
The students will be taught by lectures, clinical demonstrations, tutorials and practical. Ward demonstration, Seminars, Symposiums, workshops, field visit, and residential field side training (RFST), demonstration and Autopsy. Student’s result will depend on their performance on each item. Regular Assessment of the student is done as per University, BMDC & Govt. criteria.