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
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.
To serve as a central department to monitor the teaching, learning and assessment processes of the Institute.
Recommend policies and provide educational solutions to ensure standard of teaching learning, assessment and evaluation and student support services.
Support periodic review of curriculum.
Provide teaching assistance in imparting educational science for students of medical and Dental sciences.
Conduct professional development programmes.
Support research in medical education.
Document/maintain database to facilitate accreditation process.
Educational & Training Programmes in Medical Education
Foundation Course for first year MBBS
Interns Orientation Program on Quality Care for MBBS (twice a year)
First Year Postgraduate Orientation programme on Research, Ethics, Communication & Quality Care for MD/MS
Research Methodology workshop for postgraduates
Third year Postgraduate (Scientific Writing)
Training in Medical Education Technologies for faculties (once a year)
Short faculty development workshops
Curriculum Development Programmes
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MEMEBERS OF MEDICAL EDUCATION UNIT
Dr. S C Mahapatra, Principal
Dr. Geetha JP, Professor of Pathology
||Dr G.N. Prabhakara
||Professor and Head of Surgery
||Dr Manjunath GN
||Professor and Head of Pharmacology
||Dr Jyothi Swarup
||Professor and HOD of ENT
||Prof and HOD of Forensic medicine
||Dr Kumar GV
||Professor and Head of Pediatrics
||Prof & HOD Dermatology
||Dr Deepali A
||Professor and Head of Physiology
||Professor of Anatomy
||Dr Venkatesh P
||Professor of Community medicine
||Professor of Surgery
||Dr Swetha R
||Professor of Community medicine
||Prof of General Medicine
||Assoc Prof, Community Medicine
||Dr Akshatha R
||Associate Professor of Psychiatry
||Mr. Riyaz Ahmed
Activities conducted by Medical Education Unit annually
Orientation and induction Program for MBBS, Interns and Postgraduates
Foundation Program for 1st MBBS students
Invited lectures for enrichment
Career guidance for interns
BLS and ACLS workshop for interns
Synopsis writing for PGs
Research methodology workshop for PGs
Dissertation writing for PGs
Review of Dissertation and its progress
Induction program for faculty
RBMET workshops for Faculties
CISP training for faculties