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, read his bio.
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Bangladesh Chapter College Awards
Khan Abul Kalam Azad, MBBS, MD, MACP selected for advancement to Mastership
Dr. Azad, the Bangladesh Chapter Governor-elect, was officially recognized with ACP Mastership during the 2021 Internal Medicine Meeting. Masterships are awarded because of “personal character, positions of honor, contributions towards furthering the purposes of the ACP, eminence in practice or in medical research, or other attainments in science or in the art of medicine.” Dr. Azad is a senior faculty and head of the department of medicine at Dhaka Medical College. He is a dedicated educator, researcher as well as a renowned physician of Bangladesh. He has actively participated in formulating national guidelines for Tuberculosis, Hypertension, Dengue, Chikungunya, Swine-flu, Nipah Virus and Kala-azar.
Bangladesh Chapter receives 2022 Chapter Excellence Gold Award
We are pleased to announce that our chapter is in receipt of the Gold Level of the 2022 Chapter Excellence Award! The award recognizes truly extraordinary chapters that surpass excellence in chapter management. We are in the company of 47 other outstanding chapters. In order to achieve the Gold Level of the Chapter Excellence Award, chapters must meet twenty Bronze criteria, seventeen Silver criteria and multiple Gold level activities. Criteria include such activities as having a legislative action plan or agenda, holding a volunteerism/community service activity, holding multiple stand-alone meetings, having revenue sources outside of dues and meeting registration fees, implementing a strategic plan, implementing a formal recruitment and retention plan and measuring outcomes, conducting various activities for Medical Students, Residents and Early Career Physicians. I would like to extend a special thanks to those chapter members who assisted us in all of these endeavors! For their hard work and dedication, we received this award.
Through a rigorous process overseen by the Examination & Selection Committee, four residents were selected to form Team Bangladesh and represent our chapter in multiple competitions. The residents are Dr. Mahbub Mayukh Rishad, Dr. Atonu Das, Dr. Sarowar E. Alam, and Dr. Ahid Iqbal. Congratulations!