The Department of General Medicine is one of the key departments among clinical specialties. The Department was started as a part of Dhaka National Medical College in 1994. The undergraduation course in general surgery first started in 1994. Over the years the department has evolved and has maintained pace with changing times and needs of the society. Today, besides training undergraduates in general medicine, the dept boasts of performing state of art specialty clinical work.
About the Area of Study
Medicine functions under 3 units and is one of the busy departments in DNMC with average 350-400 outpatients daily. With average daily 70 inpatients admission. Department caters to general medical problems & medical emergencies. Department is involved in teaching undergraduate medical students (MBBS) students. Undergraduate teaching involves lectures, beside clinics, grand rounds & student seminars, Journal clubs . undergraduates are also posted in specialties in the second year of residency on rotation to Radiology, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology, Medical Oncology, Chest medicine and Psychiatry. undergraduates from psychiatry, Hospital pharmacy and Forensic Medicine are also posted in the medicine department in rotation. Department is actively involved in clinical research and clinical drug trial with DNMIH. The department of medicine is to start the diabetes centre also.
Prof. Dr. A.K.M. Aminul Hoque
M.B.B.S, MRCP (UK), MRCPE, FRCP (Edin) Principal (Acting)
Professor & Head of Medicine