Quaid-e-Azam Medical College QAMC QMC, Bahawalpur, Pakistan

Published on September 2, 2009 at 12:19 pm

Quaid-e-Azam Medical College QAMC QMC, Bahawalpur, Pakistan

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This Medical College was founded in 1970 and Bahawalpur Victoria Hospital is the affiliated teaching hospital with more than 1300 beds with modern operation theatres complex. Various postgraduate courses, i.e. DOMS, DCP, DCH, M.S. and FCPS are being held. The first Principal of this college was Prof. Alamdar Hussain. The present Principal is Prof. Ali Ajwad Shah.

The Quaid-e-Azam Medical College remained affiliated with the University of the Punjab, Lahore upto 1975-76, after which it was affiliated to Islamia University Bahawalpur upto 2003 and now this College is affiliated with University of Health Sciences, Lahore.

In 1970, the Government of the Punjab decided to establish a new medical college in the province, in order to cater for the ever increasing demand of qualified doctors and to provide better health facilities to the people. As the fate would have, the historic city of Bahawalpur was chosen as the venue for this esteemed institution, which was named to commemorate the father of the nation. The seeds of this great institution were shown by the then Governor of the Punjab Lt. Gen (Retd) M.Atiq ur Rehman, when he formally laid down the foundation stone on the 2nd December, 1971 The QMC started its life in the building of the Government vocational Institute situated on Baghdad-ul-Jadeed road, with (Late) Professor Alamdar Hussain at the helm of affairs. The present site was chosen due to its close proximity to the Bahawal Victoria Hospital, with which it was attached for the clinical training of the students. This institution has now blossomed into a prestigious Institution and center of Excellence and is serving the nation by producing nearly 200 qualified doctors every year, for the service of the ailing humanity and the motherland. Initially, the successful graduates were conferred the degree of M.B.B.S. by the University of the Punjab till the session 1977-78, thereafter it has been affiliated to the Islamia University Bahawalpur.

IMPORTANT STATISTICAL LANDMARKS

Date of Commissioning       September 1970
Date of Beginning of class  February 1971
Date of Approval of Plans   March 1971
Date of shifting to            December 1975 present site
Catchment area ;               50,000 sq Km.
Population of the area       Approx 12 million.

The College building houses the following departments:

1. Administration Block
2. Pathology Department
3. Anatomy Department
4. Forensic Medicine Department
5. Biochemistry Department
6. Pharmacology Department
7. Physiology Department
8. Community Medicine Department
9. Library
10. Learning Resource Center
11. Pakistan Medical Research Cell Office (PMRC)
12. College of Physicians & Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP)Regional Office
13. Canteen
14. Common room for Girls

Address:  Circular Road, Bahawalpur.

Tel           (92) 062 9250431, (Exchange) 9250411-30

Fax          (92) 062 9250432

Note: Information provided here are for general knowledge purpose only. There is no guarantee of accuracy. For up-to-date and accurate information please visit relevant official web site.

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