Sher-e-Bangla Medical College (SBMC), is a medical college in Barisal, Bangladesh. A government institution, it is organized under the University of Dhaka. Construction began on the college on 6 November 1964, at which time it was known as Barisal Medical College. It opened to students in 1968 and was soon renamed to its current title, bestowed in honor of former prime minister A. K. Fazlul Huq. Huq, a sometime resident of Barisal, was often called by the phrase "Sher-e-Bangla", which translates from Urdu to "Tiger of Bengal".
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