BIRDEM Academy

BIRDEM ACADEMY

Director: Professor Zafar Ahmed Latif, MBBS, FCPS (Med)
Course Co-ordinator: Prof. Afsana Karim, Professor of Pharmacology, BIRDEM General Hospital

About

BIRDEM Academy is a postgraduate institutions of BIRDEM General Hospital for conducting postgraduate courses for medical graduates. DAB, Diabetic Association of Bangladesh established BIRDEM Academy in 1986 with a view to creating skilled manpower in the field of Endocrinology & Metabolism to improve the care of patients in the country.  Now BIRDEM conduct more than 18 (Eighteen) residency & non-residency postgraduate courses like MD,MS, M.Phil. Diploma & Ph.D in different subjects under University of Dhaka and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU).

Mission:

1. To Create requisite specialized quality manpower of high ethical standards for manning these institutions and for the country.
2. Specialized manpower to be created for providing diabetic healthcare and other specialized Medicare.
3. To Develop leadership in healthcare through dedicated and transparent management system.

Vision:

1. To provide affordable healthcare services for all people.
2. Creating skilled specialized manpower in different disciplines of healthcare to give treatment for all patients.
3. To up to date postgraduate medical education and to make academic environment for graduate trainee in BIRDEM General Hospital

Courses

Currently, BIRDEM Academy conducts 12 (Twelve) MD/MS Residency courses and 06 (six) Non-residency Courses.

Residency Courses:

BIRDEM Academy conducts 12 (Twelve) MD & MS residency courses under University of Dhaka and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (BSMMU). From March 2014, all MD & MS courses turned into Residency courses. The name of the Residency courses are:

Residency Courses:

Sl No

Master of Medicine (MD)

Number of Seat

01.

MD in Endocrinology & Metabolism

05

02.

MD in Radiology & Imaging

03

03.

MD in Gastroenterology

03

04.

MD in Internal Medicine

03

05.

MD in Neonatology (Phase B)

02

06.

MD in Critical Care Medicine

04

07.

MD (Microbiology)

03

08.

MD (Pathology)

04

09.

MD (Immunology)

02

 

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Admission Procedure

Currently, the admission test of postgraduate courses of all Institutions of Bangladesh is conducted by BSMMU centrally. Selected candidates by BSMMU are admitted in BIRDEM Academy. Residency Courses starts in March and non-residency courses starts in July session in every year respectively.

BIRDEM Medical Journal

BIRDEM Academy publishes BIRDEM Medical Journal since 2011. BIRDEM Medical Journal is published twice in a year (January & July).

Academic Council

The Academic Council of BIRDEM recommends the general educational policies of BIRDEM Academy is to maintain and help to achieve high educational standards. It also supervises and monitors the rotatory training of Residency Courses. The name of the honorable members of the committee are-

Director General, BIRDEM General Hospital Chairman
Director, Laboratory Services, BIRDEM General Hospital Member
Director, Hospital, BIRDEM General Hospital Member
Director, BIRDEM Academy, BIRDEM General Hospital Member
Director, Clinical Services, BIRDEM General Hospital Member
Principal, Ibrahim Medical College Member
Prof. Afsana Karim, Course Coordinator, BIRDEM Academy Member Secretary
All Professor of BIRDEM Member
Associate Professor (01)Senior Member
Assistant Professor (01)Senior Member
IRB

Institutional Review Board (IRB), is a committee of BIRDEM, established to view and approve research proposal or thesis protocol for MD, MS, M.Phil. and Ph.D. students of BIRDEM Academy and for FCPS students and trainees. This committee sets for reviewing research proposal or thesis protocol twice in a year, one is held in September and other in March. Students should submit their research proposal or thesis protocol before 20 September and/or 20 March in each year.

Following documents to be submitted for research or thesis on IRB.

  • Whole research proposal or thesis protocol
  • Application addressing to the Chairman, IRB
  • Check list (Face sheet) with prescribe form of IRB through proper channel
  • Consent form in both Bangla and English
  • Questionnaire or interview schedule (where applicable)
  • Data collection sheet (where applicable)
Training

BIRDEM offers clinical training for medical graduates in different clinical departments of BIRDEM General Hospital as an Honorary Medical Officer (HMO). There are more than 20 (Twenty) different departments of BIRDEM General Hospital, is affiliated for FCPS/MCPS training by BCPS. The name of the department that are affiliated by BCPS:

Sl. No.

Name of Subject

Period counted

01.

Medicine

04 (Four) Years

02.

Obstetrics & Gynecology

04 (Four) Years

03.

Surgery

03 (Three) Years & 06 months

04.

Radiology & Imaging

04 (Four) Years

05.

Ophthalmology

04 (Four) Years

06.

Anesthesiology

03 (Three) Years

07.

Neonatology

03 (Three) Years

08.

Gastroenterology

03 (Three) Years

09.

Neurology

03 (Three) Years

10.

Nephrology

03 (Three) Years

11.

Paediatrics

04 (Four) Years

12.

Endocrinology & Metabolism

03 (Three) Years

13.

Cardiology

01 (one) Years & 06 months

14.

Dermatology & Venerology

02 (Two) Years

15.

Orthopaedics Surgery

02 (Two) Years

16.

Urology

03 years

17.

Otolaryngology

02 years

18.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

02 years

19.

Critical Care Medicine

06 months

20.

Transfusion Medicine

02 years

Application procedure:

Doctor can do training for six or twelve month in any clinical or Para-Clinical department in BIRDEM General Hospital. Following documents to be submitted for HMO:

  • Application addressing to Director General of BIRDEM General Hospital through proper channel.
  • Photocopies of permanent registration of BMDC, Internship certificate, MBBS certificates & SSC Certificate
  • Curriculum Vita
  • 2 copies of photographs.

Laboratory Training:

BIRDEM Academy conducts a training programme under Research Cell in different laboratories of BIRDEM laboratory. Students of Medical technology, Dental Technology, Physiotherapy, Biochemistry, Biotechnology, Microbiology, MBBS, M.Phil or PhD can participate in Laboratory Training.

Application procedure:

Following documents to be submitted for Laboratory Training/Field Training:

  • Application addressing to Director General of BIRDEM General Hospital through proper channel in a prescribed form
  • Photocopies of all academic certificates
  • Curriculum Vita
  • 2 copies of photographs.
Contact details

Room # 332, Ibrahim Memorial Diabetes Centre,

122, Kazi Nazrul Islam Avenue, Dhaka-1000

Phane: 9661551-60, 58616641-50; Ex- 2204, 2493

E-mail: birdemacademy@gmail.com