The Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College started its journey in the academic year 1999-2000 with active inspiration of the then Prime Minister Shaikh Hasina. The then Health Minister Shaikh Fazlul Karim Salim MP, Chairman, Bangladesh Red Crescent Society Shaikh 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 719 students and 115 students are admitted per academic session including up to a maximum of 25% foreign students. Eight batches of students have already qualified as doctors and four batches have completed their internship training and one 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 646 beds and delivering clinical services in all departments of medical science.
The Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College and Hospital is located in a quiet and serene environment in 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 been started in the mean time.
Since its establishment in the year 2000, Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College has come a long way in last 12 years and achieved great reputation amongst the non-government medical colleges in the country. We have adequate qualified teaching staff and modern teaching aids like computers, multimedia and overhead projectors for effective delivery of lectures. This medical college has a full fledged library with sufficient text and reference books and journals. The library has high speed internet facilities with HINARI access. This institute is listed in database of AVICENNA (Former WHO medical directory). Holy Family Red Crescent Medical College is registered with FAIMER International Medical Education Directory-IMED. American Medical Council recently recognized MBBS Course completed form 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. Our vision is to lead this institution into a Centre of Excellence for medical education, training and service.