Southern Medical College & Hospital had opened its doors in the year 2005 for aspiring scholarly national and foreign students endeavoring to undertake studies of medical sciences towards achieving of an MBBS degree. This college sprawling on 2.08 acres of lush, serene and naturally beautiful set up provides an ideal home for academic environment. Located in the metropolitan area of Chittagong, a major industrial and commercial hub of Bangladesh, Southern Medical College & Hospital had started with an initial intake of 50 students which have gradually evolved into a major alma mater of 476 students with its last intake of 13th batch out of which 273 female and 203 male members. So far 196 students have graduated as MBBS Doctors from this prestigious institution and quite a number of them have secured places in the merit lists in different professional examinations of the University of Chittagong. Most of these doctors are now either serving at reputed medical organizations or pursuing studies at higher level of education in medical sciences, both at home and abroad. Our forte is a battery of highly qualified, professionally excellent members of teaching staff who are most sincere and effective in disseminating medical education to our aspiring students. We are highly proud of our faculty members who take care of all students with empathetic care and the effect of which is clearly reflected by the extraordinary performances of our students in different professional examinations.
Southern Medical College and Hospital, associated with Chittagong Medical University is fully accredited medical educational institution established under the permission by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MOHFW), Government of Bangladesh and authorized for a yearly intake of 65 freshman students. Our academic norms and curricula have the recognition by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Course (BM&DC) and is governed by the strict adherence to BM&DC guideline. Our MBBS degrees were affiliated to University of Chittagong till recently and from the session 2017-2018 the affiliating authority has been officially transfered to Chittagong Medical University.
Southern Medical College is attached to a six storied teaching Hospital building having 400 bed capacities with facilities open 24 hours catering to the medical needs of thousands of inhabitants in the vicinity of this region. This modern hospital building is equipped with large elevator/ lift and most modern medical equipment and facilities. The hospital is adequately staffed with highly qualified medical doctors, professionals and support staff congenial for efficient teaching and learning systems.
At Southern Medical College and Hospital, we strongly believe in balanced personal growth of our students. Therefore, besides academic pursuits our students are also inspired to be involved in extra-curricular activities like sports, cultural programs to commemorate various national, religious and cultural events and festivals. We also strongly foster a total secular attitude to all cast, creed, religion and ethnic denomination. Our students are provided need based housing facilities with modern hostel rooms distinctly available for female, male and foreign students.
The success of this prestigious institution is largely dependent on the seamless support of our entrepreneurs who are completely dedicated, very caring, proactive and relentlessly providing adequate support towards development of the College & Hospital through sustained input of finance, manpower, logistics and modern equipment for ensuring best possible teaching to the students.
At the conclusion, we would like to reiterate that we, at Southern Medical College and Hospital, only aspire to elevate the level of achievement and excellence to the next best level in all aspects of its performance.
Prof. Dr. Joyabrata Das