Medical Education Unit
Medical Education Unit at D.Y.Patil University, School of Medicine, Nerul is established in accordance with the requirements of medical council of India (MCI). MEU operates under Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM hospital MCI Nodal centre at Parel, Mumbai. Its main objective is to sensitize all the medical teachers to the contemporary developments in the medical education technology (MET) to facilitate the teaching and learning activities. MEU operates from a hall situated on the first floor of Medical School building. MEU has all the manpower and visual aids to conduct medical education technology Basic Workshops.
MEU has conducted MET workshop “ Basic Course in Medical Education Technologies’’ according to MCI format and schedule as given below
Dates of MET basic course Workshop
March 18th to 20th 2015
Report of workshop conducted by Padmashree Dr. D. Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital and Research Centre, Nerul, NaviMumbai – – 18, 19 & 20 MARCH 2015
Name of MCI Observer: Dr Neena Sawant. GSMC-KEM Hospital Mumbai.
The Medical Education Unit of D.Y.Patil university School of Medicine conducted a three day Medical Council of India (MCI) pattern basic workshop titled “Basic Course in Medical Education Technologies” under the observership of the MCI Nodal Centre – Seth G.S.Medical College, and KEM Hospital- Mumbai-12 on 18th, 19th & 20th march 2015
Faculty from (Pre clinical, Para clinical and Clinical) various departments of the college were selected. All the participants were from the Padmashree Dr.D.Y.Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre, Nerul, Navi Mumbai. Their designations were as follows: (A) Professor -08 (B) Associate Professor- 07 (C) Assistant Professor-15
To make it a complete teaching learning experience the followings methods were employed.
Interactive large group teaching, where in all the participants were exposed to slide shows, role plays discussions and question-answers.
Small Group discussions: The various groups were given case scenarios demonstrations and they would discuss various tasks given by the speakers. This increased individual participation and provided opportunities for free and thorough exchanges of ideas. Group tasks were effective and encouraged participants to evaluate and change their attitudes and feelings about the various topics discussed.
Individual tasks were also given like presentations in microteachings, question paper making.
Sessions were aimed at building camaraderie, effective team building and leadership activities apart from creating healthy working environment for the betterment of teaching learning activities.
A Compact Disc (CD) was prepared which contained power point presentations of the faculty members, photographs and other supportive / reference resource material & that has distributed to the participants.