Shalamar Medical & Dental College falls under the umbrella of Shalamar Institute of Health Sciences and is ranked among the top tier medical colleges of Pakistan. In a short span of time, the institution has garnered a reputation for providing quality education, a tradition of excellence and inculcating a passion of medicine within its student body.
The institution was completed in 2009 and was the third project of the Businessmen Hospital Trust with the induction of the first batch of medical students formally enrolled in the academic session of 2009- 10. From 100 students in the first year of admission, the enrollment has grown to 150 pupils each year.
SMDC is one of the few medical colleges in Pakistan with a dedicated teaching hospital providing hands on training to the students. The college grooms its students to adapt to the ever changing landscape of modern medicine. The curriculum is developed taking into consideration both the academic and clinical training of the students. The curriculum now includes problem based learning, small group discussions and interactive learning supplemented by the latest educational aids taught by experienced faculty members. SMDC takes pride in its exceptional faculty who share the institutional values of excellence in education and lifelong learning.
The purpose-built centrally air-conditioned campus makes sure that the staff and students are facilitated with the latest amenities and facilities to ensure there are no obstacles in their academics or research.
Shalamar Medical & Dental College is affiliated with the University of Health Sciences (UHS), Lahore, Punjab and is recognized by Pakistan Medical & Dental Council (PMDC).
The College is listed in the directory of Medical Schools of the World Health Organization.
Till date, more than 544 students have accomplished the dream of becoming medical professionals at SMDC.
SMDC is recognized by College of Physicians and Surgeons Pakistan (CPSP) for postgraduate training in multiple disciplines including Medicine, Surgery, Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Paediatrics, Orthopaedics, Otorhinolaryngology (ENT), Anaesthesia, Dermatology, Cardiology, Radiology and Ophthalmology. Currently, more than 100 post graduates are being trained in various specialties.
The institution’s success is not limited to its academic standard only, SMDC is recognized for its extracurricular & co-curricular activities which help create an environment of creation, cooperation and collaboration fostering growth and lifelong friendships.
In less than a decade, SMDC has created new standards of medical education in Pakistan and has realized the dreams of its founders to excel in education, research, and clinical care.