The Medical Education Unit has been the pioneer in the field of training medical teachers and was established to promote training of health care professionals in educational science and technology and to apply systematic educational planning to medical education. The faculties in the department are trained at St John Medical College, Bangalore which is the nodal centre. The Department has been conducting the Medical education technology training since its inception. The department is committed by conducting faculty development programs such as MCI Revised Basic Course Workshop (RBCW) in Medical Education Technologies, MCI Attitude Ethics and Communication Module (AETCOM) and Curriculum Implementation Support Program (CISP). In addition to the above, the department of medical education conducts annual programmes such as Training Course on teaching technology for Dental faculties and Senior Residents. It also conducts Interns Orientation Programme on Quality Care, Postgraduate Orientation Programme on synopsis and dissertation writing, Research Methodology workshop and Foundation Course for first year MBBS students. Induction program for the fresh appointees will be conducted regarding teaching technologies. The skills lab in the Department of Medical Education provides hand-on training for the faculty, students and residents in simulation-based education for developing clinical and decision-making skills. The department undertakes specific roles in planning and guiding the curriculum committee in curriculum development. The overall responsibility of implementing and monitoring the curriculum is by the medical education unit. It also provides support to DNB postgraduates of District hospital.
To make the Medical Education Unit as one of the Nodal Centre for Health Profession Education.
To promote excellence in faculty development for quality medical education and professionalism.
Educational & Training Programmes in Medical Education
MEMEBERS OF MEDUCAL EDUCATION UNIT :
Dr AG Srinivasa Murthy, Principal
Dr Manjunath GN, Professor and Head of Pharmacology
|1||Dr G.N. Prabhakara||Professor of Surgery, PG Registrar|
|2||Dr Dhananjaya BS||Professor and HOD of ObG|
|3||Dr Jyothi Swarup||Professor and HOD of ENT|
|4||Dr Chandru||Prof and HOD of Forensic medicine|
|5||Dr Geetha JP||Professor of Pathology|
|6||Dr Kumar GV||Professor of Pediatrics|
|7||Dr Niharika Shetty||Professor of Ophthalmology|
|8||Dr Venkatesh P||Associate professor of Com medicine|
|9||Dr Deepali A||Associate Professor of Physiology|
|10||Dr Shashiraj HK||Associate professor of Physiology|
|11||Dr Swetha R||Associate Professor of Com medicine|
|12||Dr Lakshmi D||Assistant professor of Biochemistry|
|13||Mr. Riyaz Ahmed||Statistician|