Quazi Tarikul Islam was born in the year 1954 at Bagerhat. He studied Medicine at Rajshahi Medical College and graduated in 1981. Due to merit position he got the opportunity to do his internship at IPGM&R. He passed FCPS Part I in July 1984 and joined as Assistant Registrar in Medicine at IPGM&R. He qualified his FCPS in Internal Medicine in July 1987. He served as Consultant of Medicine from 1987 to 1991. He joined as Assistant professor at Rajshahi Medical College in 1991untill 1993 when he left country on lien to Saudi Arabia as Medicine Specialist and worked there up to 1998. After returning back to home he joined at Rajshahi Medical College. In 2003, he was promoted as Associate Professor and in 2008 he became Professor of Medicine in the same Institute. In 2009 he joined at Dhaka Medical College as Professor of Medicine and retired from job in October 2011. During his academic carrier he delivered more than 50 speeches on medical science at local and international conference. He attended in many international conferences abroad and presented scientific paper and travelled about 50 cities of 37 countries of the world. He has 84 publications in national and international journal. He held the post of assistant editor, executive editor, editor in chief of different journals of Bangladesh and also reviewed many international journals. He was involved in editorial work for many national guidelines. He received the fellowship from American College of Physicians in 2004, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow in 2008 and Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh in 2009. More than 100 postgraduate trainees took clinical training & about 50 dissertations and thesis have been completed under his supervision. He is a Councilor and Controller of examination of Bangladesh College of Physicians. He has been elected Governor of ACP Bangladesh Chapter from 01 January 2016.