The Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College started its journey in the academic year 1999-2000 by the inspiration of the daughter of the father of the Nation & defender of the democracy Janonetri Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, the then Health Minister Sheikh Fazlul Karim Salim MP, Chairman, Bangladesh Red Crescent Society Sheikh Kabir Hossain and all the Doctors and Staffs working in Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital under the leadership of Professor Dr. Md. Maniruzzaman Bhuiyan contributed tremendously to establish the College.
The Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College is a project of Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS) and is run by a Governing Body duly formed by the representatives of sponsor organization Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS), representatives from Dhaka University and Government of Bangladesh.
The College follows the course curriculum of MBBS course as laid down by Dhaka University and Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council. Government of Bangladesh regulates the criteria of qualification of students and Dhaka University conducts the professional examinations and certificates of MBBS degree are awarded by them.
It started its journey with 50 students in the academic year 1999-2000. Presently we have about 800 students and 135 students are admitted during every academic session including up to a maximum of 50% foreign students. Thirteen batches of students have already qualified as doctors and 12th batches have completed their internship training and the thirteen batch is undergoing internship training in Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College Hospital (HFRCMCH) which is a tertiary care Hospital established in the year 1953 with 720 beds and delivering clinical services in all specialities of medical science.
The Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College and Hospital is located in a quiet and serene environment at the heart of Dhaka city at 1, Eskaton Garden Road, Dhaka-1000 on 8.10 acres of land. The construction of the new modern six storied academic building covering an enormous area of one lac twenty three thousand square feet with all modern amenities is already completed and academic activities have started in the mean time at all the levels.
Since its establishment in the year 2000, Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College has come a long way during the last 17 years and achieved a great reputation amongst the non-government medical colleges in the country. We have adequate qualified teaching staff and modern teaching aids like computers, multimedia projector and digital sound system for effective delivery of lectures. This medical college has a full fledged library with sufficient text, reference books and journals. The library has high speed internet facilities with HINARI access. Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College is enlisted in the AVICENNA Directory (former WHO medical directory). This college is also enlisted with FAIMER International Medical Education Directory-IMED. American Medical Council recently recognized MBBS Course completed from our Medical College. MRCP Part-I Orientation Course has been started in our Medical College in the mean time. Our College is also a centre for FCPS Part-II Examination. We have an international standard bi annually published scientific publication, named Journal of Medical Science and Research which, is fully accredited with Bangladesh Medical & Dental Council. Our vision is to lead this institution into a Centre of Excellence for medical education, training and service.