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Shalamar Medical and Dental College

Lahore, Pakistan

Shalamar Medical and Dental College


SMDC is ranked among the top medical colleges in the country. It is a constituent unit of Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences.
The project of Shalamar Medical &Dental College was completed in 2009 as a third project of Businessmen Hospital Trust, and formally opened for academic session 2009-10 with the induction of first batch of freshmen.
For nearly a decade now, SMDC has excelled not only in teaching the practice of medicine but also in bringing out the best in those who practice it and strives to sustain its mission of education, research, and clinical care.
SMDC prepares students to stand out in the rapidly changing scene of modern medicine. The educational structure is modular based and includes strategies like problem based learning (PBL), small group discussions (SGD) and interactive learning. SMDC continues to lay down standards of excellence in medical education in Pakistan. This is further supported by highly qualified, experienced faculty members and educational aids like open WI-Fi, a well equipped skills lab and a learning resource centre to facilitate the students and staff in their academic and research endeavors in a purpose-built centrally air-conditioned campus.

The college is one the few medical colleges with an on campus dedicated teaching hospital for hands on clinical training of the students. From a student body of 100 during the very first year of induction, enrollment has grown to 150 students per year.
It is affiliated with the University of Health Sciences (UHS), Lahore, Punjab and is recognized by Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC). The College is listed in the directory of Medical Schools of World Health Organization (WHO). To date more than 300 students have accomplished the dream of becoming doctors & specialists.
It is recognized by College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) for postgraduate training in multiple disciplines. Presently more than 100 post graduates are being trained in various specialties. The outstanding feature of the college is brilliance of its teaching faculty who are talented, committed successful educationists.

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