History

University College of Medicine & Dentistry offers one of the most forward-looking educational environments in Medicine & Dentistry in the country. Since its founding UCMD has been committed to excellence in education, research, patient care and community service. The educational system of UCMD is at par with the international education standards. The College is proud to produce professionals who possess the analytical capacity and the spirit of inquiry to deal with an ever-increasing knowledge base and rapid technological changes. By treating patients in the teaching clinics and through a variety of hospitals UCMD students understand not just how to apply science to practice, but how to employ compassion in the treatment of human illness.

The students of Medicine & Dentistry benefit from the University of Lahore’s commitment to interdisciplinary teaching, research and practice. Located in the heart of UOL; UCMD students benefit from resources and research breakthroughs provided by other disciplines of Health and Allied Health Sciences. The school is dedicated towards training doctors and dentists as expert clinicians with strong biomedical backgrounds. UCMD is operating with four hospitals with more than 1000 beds for the comprehensive patient care.

University College of Medicine & Dentistry is a state of the art institute recognized by Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PM&DC). The college is recognized by WHO & Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) USA. Its name is in IMED maintained by FAIMER.

UCMD prides itself as a place where facilities for students and patients are at their best, students are being taught and patients are managed by highly qualified academicians and clinicians. Teaching facilities, Laboratories, preclinical & clinical area, library and IT Centre has been designed in a way that students are milled to be at their best. So far 6 batches of doctors and dentists have passed out and are working in various public and private institutions in and outside Pakistan. There is a shift of paradigm from conventional teaching to problem oriented learning in this College that has lead students to grow in excellence in patient management. All basic and clinical department in medicine & dentistry are not only catering students’ needs but are effectively & efficiently managing the patient load with meticulous cross infection control measures.

The College of Medicine & Dentistry has its own “University Teaching Hospital” at Defence Road Campus, University Dental Hospital at Raiwand Road Campus while Al-Khidmat Hospital & Nawaz Sharif Social Security Hospital Lahore are attached with the University for the training of students in various clinical specialities. The Hospital is recognized by PM&DC for Housejob which are not only mentoring our own graduates but also graduates from other leading institutes of the country. We have an honour that we have been accredited for M.Phil/PhD programs by PM&DC & Fellowship Program in Oral & Maxillo-facial Surgery and Orthodontics by CPSP. UCMD is also recognized by Punjab Medical Faculty for Allied Dental disciplines. Co-Curricular activities have always been blended with the academic activities for healthy body mind & soul.