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Meet the new Bangladesh Governor-elect Designee

Congratulations to the Bangladesh Chapter Governor-elect Designee (GED), Khan Abul Kalam Azad, MD, MACP. Our new GED will complete a year of training as a Governor-elect and then will start his four-year term as Governor in the Spring of 2022. As Governor, Dr. Azad will serve 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. In the meantime, Dr. Azad will be working closely with Dr. Ahasan (the current governor) and College staff to learn about the College and his duties as Governor. To learn more about the new GED, read his bio below.


Khan Abul Kalam Azad, MD, MACP

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