Medical Education Unit
You’ll develop the cultural awareness and critical thinking skills you need to analyze and produce a broad range of discourse in a full spectrum of careers — and to make a difference in whatever you do.
The Medical Council of India, by the MCI Regulations on Graduate Medical Education, 1997, made it mandatory for all medical colleges to establish Medical Education Units MEUs) or departments in order to enable faculty members to avail modern education technology for teaching.
Medical Education Unit MEU was established in 2011 in line with the recommendation of Medical Council of India to oversee, improve and improvise teaching methods and also to train teachers so as to impart quality education to the students.
Objectives of the Medical Education Unit
To create awareness amongst the teachers regarding the principles of medical education technology.
To initiate teachers to evolve educational strategies so that the lacunae existing in the present system could be minimized.
To disseminate knowledge and allow diffusion of activities to other institutes.
To target both teachers and students, as they are the most important constituents of the educational process.
Promote educational research
Facilitate this learning process to other similar professionals
For Revised Basic Course Workshop (RBCW), Sensitisation workshop for AETCOM and Curriculum Implementation and Support Program (CISP) since 2015 JIPMER, Pudhucherry For Advanced Course in Medical Education CMC Vellore
Faculty of Medical Education Unit
Dr. K.R.Arun Kumar, Professor, Department of Anatomy
- Dr. S. R. Nirmal, Professor & Head, Department of Psychiatry
- Dr.M.Suresh,Professor, Department of Pathology
- Dr.P.Vijaiananth, Professor, Department of General Medicine
- Dr.V.C. Suresh Chander, Professor and Head, Department of Microbiology
- Dr. T. Dhineshkumar, Associate Professor, Department of Anatomy
- Dr.Divya. R, Associate Professor, Department of Physiology
- Dr. R.Ganavi, Professor, Department of Paediatrics
|Number of Faculty members who have undergone Advanced Course in Medical Education (CMC, Vellore)||5|
|Number of Faculty members who have undergone Revised Basic Course in Medical Education Technologies and AETCOM Workshop at the nodal centre (JIPMER & GMC, Kozhikode)||8|
- Conducting MET and AETCOM workshops regularly for faculty
- Conducting MET AETCOMworkshops regularly for PGs
- Conducting CISP workshop for the faculty
- Conducting short Faculty Development Programs
Workshops conducted in the campus under MCI Observer
|Type of workshop||Dates||MCI Observer|
|RBCW and AETCOM||23rd – 25th March, 2018||Dr. D. Kadambari(JIPMER)|
|CISP – I||22nd – 24th July, 2019||Dr.Sivaraman(JIPMER)|
|CISP II||02nd & 03rd November, 2020||Dr. M.Sivakumar (JIPMER)|
|RBCW||16th – 18th August, 2021||Dr.Sivaraman(JIPMER)|
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