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In August 1960, on the recommendation of Governor Achmad Bastari and commander of military region IV / Sriwijaya col. Harun Sohal, formed preparatory committee of establishment faculty of medicine by Indonesia Medical Association (IDI) Palembang branch with the Chairman dr. Adnan WD, vice chairman col. dr. Noesmir, 1st Secretary dr. Goepito Hardjowijono, 2nd Secretary col. dr. J. Roesad, with some members, dr. M. Ali (Lie Kiat Teng), dr. Setiardjo, dr. A. Hakim dan dr. M. Hoesin. On September 15th, 1960, The committee succeeded in outlining the plans and working guidelines for establishing faculty of medicine. In this preparation process, the committee consulted with the Dean of faculty of medicine Universitas Indonesia Prof. dr. Soekarjo. The results of this committee meeting then submitted to the Rector of Unsri drg.M.Isa on April 26th, 1961.

On September 4th, 1961, Rector Unsri, with the approval of commander of mlitary region IV / Sriwijaya appoint Col. dr. J. Roesad became a formateur and also Chairman of the Establishment committee of faculty of medicine Unsri with decree No. Kpts 777-3/9/1961. On January 2nd, 1962, the committee held discussion with the chairman UI Prof. Dr. Soedjono D Poesponogoro and produce willingness of UI to assist instructor. On July 24th, 1962, while waiting for the decision of the Minister of PTIP, released Unsri president decision No. 292/K.I regarding the opening of the faculty of medicine on August 1st, 1962. Official recognition by the government is published in the form of ministerial decree No. PTIP. 668 / A / III / 1962 on September 4th, 1962. While waiting for the arrival of dr. A.I. Muttalib who will be Dean, The Dean of faculty of medicine Unsri is held by Unsri President drg. Mass, while Vice Dean of academic field is held by Col. dr. J. Roesad. The official ceremony of faculty of medicine Unsri was held on October 1st, 1962, which was further regarded as the "Anniversary" of faculty of medicine Unsri, located in the hall of general hospital Mohammad Hoesin Palembang by Brigjen Dr. Soemantri, the power of the 1st Minister of the PTIP Department as well as signing Charter of Establishment of faculty of medicine.

The next development is the recognition of FK Unsri as medical specialist education administrator, published in the form of decree of the Minister of Education and Culture No. 0271 / U / 1980 on December 4th, 1980 for pediatrics study program  and surgery Study Program. In 1982 also recognized eye disease study program. In 1986 Internal medicine study Program, and in 1987 Obstetrics and Gynecology Study Program. In 2002, the Neurology Study Program and Anatomy Pathology Study Program was opened.