Biographical Sketch for Governor

Khan Abul Kalam Azad, MBBS, MD, MACP, FCPS

Congratulations to the Bangladesh Chapter Governor, Khan Abul Kalam Azad, MBBS, MD, MACP, FCPS.  Dr. Azad serves as the official representative of the College for the Bangladesh Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about Dr. Azad, below is his biography.

Khan Abul Kalam Azad, MBBS, MD, MACP, FCPS

Medical School Education: Dhaka Medical College

Post-Doctoral Training: Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka; Rajshahi Medical College, Rajshahi; Institute of Postgraduate Medical Sciences and Research, Dhaka Board

Certifications: Internal Medicine

Present Employment Position: Principal, Dhaka Medical College, Dhaka

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Chairman, Communication Committee; Advisory committee; Trainer, Residents and Students Training Program; Trainer, Fellows and Members ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2005; Membership 2002

Other Appointments/Activities: Professor and Head of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Dhaka Medical College; Dean, Faculty of Postgraduate Medical Sciences and Research, University of Dhaka; Councilor, Bangladesh College of Physicians and Surgeons (BCPS); Former Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Dhaka; Former President, Bangladesh Society of Medicine; Member, Executive Committee, Bangladesh Medical Research Council; Member, National Research Ethics Committee, Bangladesh; Councilor and Member, Executive Committee, Bangladesh Medical & Dental Council

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Internal Medicine and Rheumatology; Clinical Teaching and Patient Care; Development of Healthcare Policy

What inspired you to become an internal medicine physician: Comprehensive teaching learning taking care of patients with multiple problems.

What has been a highlight so far about being a member of ACP and involved in your chapter: Getting Mastership from ACP and getting the opportunities to attend ACP programs in person.

What medical condition fascinates you most: Endocrine and Rheumatologic disorders