Medical Education Unit
FROM MY DESK...
There is a high magnitude need to establish a cadre of well qualified Medical Teachers who can impart higher level of Medical Education to Medical graduates and postgraduate students. With the changing modern trends in Medical Education, it is necessary to teach the Medical teachers about innovative and effective Teaching- Learning technologies.
Keeping this in mind, Medical Education Unit (MEU) was established at MGM Medical College, Navi-Mumbai since 1st January 1990. It is affiliated to MCI Regional Centre-- Seth G.S. Medical College & KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai.
Dr. Mrunal Pimparkar
Medical Education Unit Co-ordinator, Professor, Community Medicine, MGM Medical College, Navi-Mumbai.
To make Medical Education Unit par excellence in Medical education and research which is more relevant to our country’s needs and providing effective health care, while also being globally competent.
Ensure continuous quality improvement in Medical education through curricular reforms, Faculty development programs and innovative approaches.
To promote quality Research in medical education
Composition of MEU
|Dr. G.S. Narshetty||PRESIDENT|
|Dr. (Mrs.) Mrunal Pimparka||CO-ORDINATOR|
|Dr. (Mrs.) Jaishree Ghanekar (Co-coordinator)||MEMBER|
|Dr. R.S. Inamdar||MEMBER|
|Dr. Rakesh Ghildiyal||MEMBER|
|Dr. A.D. Urhekar||MEMBER|
|Dr. (Mrs.) Shilpi Sahu||MEMBER|
|Dr. (Mrs.) Anjali Sabnis||MEMBER|
|Dr. (Mrs.) Kalpana Rajivkumar||MEMBER|
|Dr. (Mrs.) Bageshree Seth||MEMBER|
|Dr. (Mrs.) Ipseeta Ray||MEMBER|
|Dr. Darpan Kaur||MEMBER|
|Dr. Darpan Kaur||MEMBER|
|Dr. Siddharth. Dubhashi,
MS-Gen Surgery PhD(in Medical Education), FAIMER FELLOW Professor of General Surgery, AIIMS, Nagpur
The MEU regularly conducts Faculty Development Programmes, NMC recognized training workshops, national and International Conference, CMEs, seminars, Research Methodology workshops, PG Induction program etc for Faculties and students. In all these activities attempt is made to provide updated knowledge, skills, attitudes, values and responsiveness so that the Medical education is delivered to the Faculties and students appropriately and effectively.
These activities are conducted by expert MEU Faculties who are trained at MCI Regional centre- Seth G.S. Medical College & KEM Hospital, Parel, and many also trained at NTTC, FAIMER, MUHS, etc.
07 MEU Faculties have done Fellowship in 'Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER)', conducted by GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute and University of Philadelphia, USA. 02 Faculties have also done Advance course in Medical Education (ACME) at NMC Regional centre and one is currently doing the course.
Faculties who are FAIMER Fellows till Jan 2021:
Dr. (Mrs.) Mrunal Pimparkar (Co-ordinator)
Dr. (Mrs.) Jaishree Ghanekar (Co-coordinator)
Dr. (Mrs.) Rita Khadkikar (Secretary)
Dr. Siddharth Dubhashi
Dr. (Mrs.) Anjali Sabnis
Dr. (Mrs.) Ipseeta Ray
Dr. (Mrs.) Haritha Kumari
Faculties who have done Advance Course in Medical Education (ACME) till Jan 2021:
Dr. R.S. Inamdar
Dr. (Mrs.) Shilpi Sahu
Dr. Darpan Kaur (Enrolled- ongoing)
Guide for PhD in Health Profession Education, MGMIHS, Navi-Mumbai
Dr. (Mrs.) Mrunal Pimparkar
The Medical Education Unit (MEU) has:
Spacious AC conference room
Interactive board / Smart board
Good audio visual system
Facilities like Laptop, LCD projector, printer, scanner
Dedicated internet facility
Flip board, Soft board
Cupboards and display cabinets for books
Enriched Library- 22 Books on Medical Education
National and International Journals in Medical Education namely :
BMC Medical education
Activities of Medical Education Unit
NMC recognised workshops under the aegis of GSMC-KEMH Regional centre
“Basic course in Medical Education Technology”
“Revised Workshop in MET & AT- COM Module”
“Curriculum Implementation Support Programme”
Faculty Development Programmes
Workshops in Competency based Medical Education (CBME)
Mechanics of question paper setting,
Writing Research Projects,
Training Programs in E-learning
One Minute preceptor
For Post Graduate students
Research Methodology workshops
PG Induction program
Workshop on Resident as teacher
National Conference-on “Quality Benchmarks in Health Science Education” conducted on 17th & 18th February 2018.
International workshop- Workshop on Global Perspectives on Medical Education and its Relevance to India conducted on 6th January 2015.
Guest Lectures by eminent National & International speakers
To become an MCI Regional centre
To organize more MET workshops, conferences at State and National levels eg. NCHPE conference
Becoming a member of AMEE (Association for Medical Education in Europe) & Indian AHPE
To promote and encourage Faculties to do FAIMER Fellowship, ACME , PhD in HPE
To formulate thematic research in Medical Education