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About Medicine Department
The department of Medicine is one of the largest and diversified clinical departments in Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College & Hospital. It is serving for both inpatient and outpatient care with a very good reputation for last several decades in this hospital. Always a huge number of people are getting treatment by doctors working in medicine department and the bed occupancy rate by patients admitted under this department is maximum for many years.
The department is conducting an organized academic activities and clinical teaching programme for both undergraduate and post graduate students routinely. The undergraduate course curriculum consists of regular lectures and tutorial classes, patient oriented clinical demonstration classes in medicine ward, item and card examinations, ward final examinations, assessment examination before final professional exam and conducting final professional examination under the University of Dhaka.
Before final professional examinations students must attend an extensive block posting programme which includes morning round with consultants, day long clinical teaching and evening time tutorial classes for 6(six) months in different batches. This type of programme refreshes the knowledge of final year students and prepares them satisfactorily for final professional examination. The department has 2 (two) excellent fully air-conditioned tutorial classes in the hospital for clinical students. There are also a good collection of teaching materials like ECG tracing, X-ray, CT scan and MRI films, several instruments and pathological specimens for tutorial classes.
The teachers and consultants of this department are efficient with the highest postgraduate medical qualifications from home and abroad, dynamic and energetic. They have diverse experiences and expertise and are always ready to teach and guide the students. The objectives of teaching by the department of Medicine is to develop basic skills and knowledge of internal medicine among future doctors in order to fulfill the basic health needs of mass people.