Department of Pharmacology, Dhaka Community Medical College is an active and dynamic department working in coordination with all other departments since the beginning, adding to the dignity and demand of this medical college. The department is situated on the 5th floor of the college building. There is one room for the Head of the Department, one room for associate and assistant professors, one tutorial classroom and one practical classroom.
Teaching activities: Every year around 85 MBBS course students and 30 BDS course students enrol into 4th year and 2nd year respectively in the third phase. The professors take 4 lecture classes of MBBS course and 2 lecture classes of BDS course every week in the common spacious lecture galleries situated on the third floor. The MBBS students are divided into 4 small groups. Everyday these small group tutorial and practical classes are taken by lecturers and professors of the department. Item exams are also taken accordingly on the topics and students are made eligible for first term with supplementary exams which are usually held in september. Then second term lectures, tutorials, practical and item classes are continued in the same way and the eligible students face second term and second term supplementary exams. Then final eligible list is prepared and students are sent up for 3rd professional (MBBS) and 2nd professioal (BDS) exams in may month. Block postings for the examinees are arranged before viva exams for better preparation. Professional exams are held in the department according to curriculum as written (MCQ & SAQ), practical and viva exams. Supplementary professional exams are held in november. Passing rate for regular professional MBBS exams in pharmacology were 86.52 and 92.22 in 2021 and 2022 respectively.
Other activities: Departmental and phase meetings are arranged regularly monthly and on emergency for proper coordination of teaching. The department takes part in academic council meetings regularlly. The department presents articles in journal club every month and also takes part in CME programmes regularly.