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.

Goal:

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.

Objectives:

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

Sr. No Name Designation
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
Honorary Faculty

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


Infrastructure

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

Video camera

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 :

  • Academic Medicine

  • Clinical Teacher

  • 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

Integrated teaching

One Minute preceptor

Microteaching

OSCE, PBL

  • 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

  • Research projects

  • Publications


Future plans:

  • 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