Kumudini Women’s Medical College (KWMC) was established within the umbrella of Kumudini Welfare Trust in 2001. The aim is to materialize the dream of the founder by enrolling enthusiastic, dedicated and academically gifted female students who would pursue education which meet their needs and respond to the demand and opportunities of medicine, science, ethics and public policy. KWMC therefore recruits academically outstanding and culturally diverse students from Bangladesh and beyond. The college creates a rich supportive environment in which all students can attain their educational goals.
The college is committed to providing excellent medical education programs that produce skilled, compassionate and caring physicians who are proficient in the science and art of medicine, dedicated to the ethical and social principles of the profession and committed to a lifetime of continued learning.
The goal of the college is to provide an excellent broad based education with a focus on professional development for the students to equip them with knowledge, skill and attitude necessary not only to address the priority of community but also to acquire a firm basis for future training and studies in medical science.
The Key objectives include:
To produce competent, committed and caring female medical and dental graduates who will be willing to serve the community and at the same time acquire a firm basis for overcoming the shortage of doctors in the country.
To provide with more practical knowledge about the basic health care and to inculcate the spirit of dedication in medical service so that they devote themselves to the service of the distressed people in the country and beyond.
To promote widespread sprit in medical students so that they are motivated for a complete devotion towards growth and development in knowledge skills and attitude including attainments in higher studies, research and excellence.
Affiliations of the Medical College:
Kumudini Women’s Medical College has been accorded:
Permission by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Govt. of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh and Affiliation by the University of Dhaka.
Recognition by the Bangladesh Medical & Dental Council (BM & DC).
Listing on International Medical Education Directory- FAIMER, USA, which will enable our graduates to appear at international competitive entrance examination abroad.
Kumudini Women’s Medical College is implementing a well-designed curriculum for MBBS and BDS courses approved by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council. It is well equipped with adequate facilities for utilizing modern and effective instructional teaching-learning methods and aids in accordance with the curriculum. The academic environment nurtures development of faculties for improving quality of education through continuous monitoring and rigorous evaluation system. Physical infrastructure within the college and its affiliated hospital provides appropriate spaces for lecture, demonstrations, tutorials, practical and bed side clinical teaching. It has well equipped laboratories, tutorial rooms for small group discussion and one spacious dissection hall with a museum, library with wide reading room, students’ common room, canteen, and fair price shop.
The main facilities include:
Lecture Halls (Four): with Multimedia Sound System, OHP, Slide Projector and Black board/White Board.
Tutorial rooms (Sixteen): various departments share the tutorial room according to the class routine.
Laboratories (Six): Histology-1, Physiology-1, Biochemistry-1, Pharmacology-1, Pathology-1 and Microbiology-1. All are provided with necessary teaching materials, equipment, microscopes, histology slides, glass wares, reagents etc.
Dissection Hall (One): providing arrangements of dissection on four cadavers at a time. It also has space for demonstration arrangement for 110 students divided into four groups in four corners of the big Dissection Hall.
Museum (Four): Anatomy-1, Pathology-1, Community Medicine-1 and Forensic Medicine- 1 which contains adequate number of specimen, charts and models.
Continued Medical Education Unit.