UCHPE

About Us

The Medical Education Unit (MEU) was established in 1997 and was upgraded as University Department of Medical Education from in 2014. The department formulates calendar of events of its own for each year reflecting the activities spread throughout the year to train the medical teachers and conduct orientation courses for students. The department is monitored and supervised by two committees: Core committee which meets once in four months and Monitoring and advisory committee which meets twice a year.

UDOME has the vision to develop into a hub of educational research to generate evidence by scholarly activities. With Ph.D programs being offered to further advance in health profession educations, the centre aims at being the facility center for all training activities that will empower faculty in reaching greater heights.

Vision

To be a Centre of excellence that offers faculty development programs to nurture the medical educators and empower them with the latest skills in medical education technology

Mission

To train the Medical teachers in the use of the principles, tools, and techniques of teaching and training efficiently and effectively.• To co-ordinate Academics and Research in the University.

To encourage Educational Research.

Objectives

  1. To sensitize faculty towards competency based medical education and AETCOM
  2. To train the faculty in designing curriculum
  3. To train faculty in teaching, learning and assessment methodologies
  4. To orient post-graduate students towards teaching methodology and research
  5. To orient interns towards communication skills and professional ethics

Facutly

SL. NO NAME OF THE FACULTY DEPARTMENT DESIGNATION
1 Dr. P.N.Sreeramulu Principal, SDUMC and Professor of Surgery Chairman
2 Dr. Vinutha Shankar  M S Professor and HoD of Physiology Director
3 Dr. K N V Prasad Professor of Pediatrics Co-convener
4 Dr. N Sarala Professor of Pharmacology Member
5 Dr. C Muninarayana Professor of Community Medicine Member
6 Dr. Suresh T N Professor of Pathology Member
7 Dr. M Mohan Reddy Professor and HoD of  Psychiatry Member
8 Dr. Prasanna Kamath  B T Professor & HoD of Community Medicine Member
9 Dr. Sudha Reddy V R Professor  & HoD of Pediatrics Member
10 Dr. Geetha S Associate Professor of Physiology Member

Programs

Sl no Courses offered Course Course objectives
1
Undergraduate
MBBS
1st MBBS
Not applicable
2nd MBBS
Final MBBS – Part 1
Final MBBS – Part 2
2
Post graduate
MD in
First Year
Not applicable
Second Year
Final Year
Diploma in First Year
Not applicable
  Second Year
3 Doctoral / Fellowship   Not applicable
4 Others   Not applicable

Research & Publications

SL. No. Project No. Title of the Research Project Principal investigator Department
1 E/C No. 80/2015-16 Problem Based Learning (PBL) as the tool for comprehensive learning of communicable and non-communicable diseases by the students of 6th term students of MBBS

Dr. Prasanna Kamath B T

Community Medicine
2 E/C No. 152/2015-16 “3600/Multisource feedback (MSF) as a tool for assessment and improvement of Intern’s performance – An interventional Study Dr. K N V Prasad Paediatrics
3 E/C No. 09/2015-16 Perception and attitude of students regarding part completion tests (PCT) Dr. Bhuvana K Pharmacology
4 E/C No. 174/2015-16 Student and faculty perception regarding open book tests in Physiology

Dr. Vinutha Shankar

M S

Physiology
5 E/C No. 31/2016-17 Objective structured practical examination (OSPE) as a tool for formative assessment in Community Medicine

Dr. Muninarayana C

Community Medicine
6 E/C No. 34/2016-17 Effectiveness of using video-assisted teaching compared to traditional  didactic lectures in teaching psychiatry amongst undergraduates

Dr. Mona Nongmeikapam.

 

Psychiatry

 

Research Projects on-going:

SL. No. Project No. Title of the Research Project Principle investigator Department
1 E/C No. 24/2014-15 Is computer assisted learning superior to the conventional methods in understanding the principles of blood grouping?

Dr. Geetha S

Physiology
2 E/C No. 42/2015-16 Mind mapping as learning tool in anatomy for undergraduates

Dr. Vinay Kulkarni

Dr. Shashidhar K

Dr. Venkateshu K V

Anatomy
3 E/C No. 40/2016-17 A comparative study on Ist  MBBS students performance in Multiple Choice Questions and by conventional methods

Mrs. Krishnaveni C

Dr. Divya C

Dr. Shashikanth K

Dr. Venkateshu K V

Anatomy
4 E/C No. 49/2016-17

Effectiveness of OHP transparent sheet overlay technique as Teaching Learning Media in Anatomy

 

 

Dr. Venkateshu K V

Dr. Ashwini N S

Dr. Shashidhar

Dr. Divya C

Anatomy
5 E/C No. 63/2016-17

Introducing Problem Based Learning in Anatomy for first year MBBS students

 

 

Dr. Divya C

Dr. Ashwini N S

Mrs. Krishnaveni C

Dr. K V Venkateshu

CME Programmes & Activities

Sl. No Name of CME/ Workshop Conducted by Participants
1 80th National Course on Educational Sciences for Teachers of Health Professionals JIPMER, Puducherry from 4th  to 9th  Feb 2019 Dr. Ramesh Kumar J (Physiotherapy)
2 Participating in the Curriculum Implementation Support Program (CISP) MCI Nodal Centre,  St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore   20th – 22th Feb 2019 Dr. Vinutha Shankar  M S (Physiology)
3 Participated in the Curriculum Implementation Support Program (CISP) MCI Nodal Centre for Faculty Development,  St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore 12th – 14th March 2019 Dr. Sarala N                                                       (Pharmacology)
4 Participated in the Curriculum Implementation Support Program (CISP) MCI Nodal Centre for Faculty Development,  St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore from 9th – 11th April 2019 Dr. KNV Prasad                                  (Peadiatrics)
5 Attended the 1st Contact session of the MCI Fellowship in Medical Education MCI Nodal Centre for Faculty Development,  St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore from 22nd – 26th April 2019 Dr. Prakash Dave                                      (Surgery)
6 Participated as Resource Person for the CME on Capacity Building of Medical Educators for Competency Based Medical Education Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore on 5th April 2019 Dr. Vinutha Shankar M S    (Physiology)
7 Workshop on Specific Learning Objectives (SLOs) on 20th April 2019 UDOME SDUMC
8 Guest lecture on “CBME – Implementing Flipped Class Room”  on 6th july 2019 UDOME SDUMC
9 A Tri- Series Workshop on Academic Leadership  on 19th july 2019 UDOME SDUMC
10 Workshop on OSPE & OSCE for faculty on 21st-26th june 2019 UDOME SDUMC
11 Workshop on “Curriculum Implementation Support Program” (CISP)  on 17th – 19th june 2019 UDOME SDUMC
12 Research Methodology Workshop MERT for post graduates in Bengaluru on 4th August 2019. Dr. Sarala N                    (Pharmacology)
13 Research Methodology Workshop  PESIMSR, Kuppam on  08th August 2019 Dr. Sarala N                    (Pharmacology)
14 Workshop on “ Competency Based Assessment” on 23-10-2019 UDOME External faculty : Dr. Sunitha Setty , FRCA, MD, DNB Anaesthetics, Barnet and Chase Farm Hospitals Education Lead Post graduate Anesthetics, United Kingdom  & the faculty of SDUMC
15 Second Academic Leadership Training Program Of “Tri-Series Workshop On Leadership Skills  on  26-10-2019 UDOME External faculty- Dr. Vimal Kumar Govindan, Prof. of Surgery, PSG Hospital, Coimbatore, Ex-Medical Director, PSGIMER, Coimbatore & FAIMER fellow , Philadelphia. & the faculty of SDUMC
16 Medical Educational Technology Workshop on 28-30 november 2019 UDOME Faculty of SDUAHER
17 Faculty Development Programme on 20th december 2019 UDOME External faculty –                                  1. Dr. Ramnarayan .K, Chairperson-Manipal University Jaipur, Vice-President-faculty Development Manipal Academy of Higher Education
2.  Dr. Shashidhar Venkatesh Murthy, A/Prof. & Head Dept. of pathology College of medicine & Dentistry, James Cook Unoversity, QLD 4811 Australia.
18 Planning and conduct of Aligned  Integrated Topic (AITo) and its assessments on 19th feb 2020                                                                                               Topics –                                                                                                                                 1.New Competency Based Medical Education (CBME) curriculum for undergraduates
2. Session regarding the use of InPods software to understand the competency table.
UDOME External faculty –                         1.Dr.Pragna Rao, Medical Educationist and Former Dean of Kasturba Medical College, Manipal.                                     2.Mr.Kalidas M.V, Vice President at InPods Inc, Bangalore.
19 Orientation Course for new Interns on 11th march 2020 UDOME Interns
 

Awards & Achievements

Sl. No Name of the Project Name of the Faculty & Dept. Institute & date
1 Knowledge, attitude and practice of specific learning objective among Teaching Medical faculty

Dr. Suresh T N

Professor of Pathology

MCI Advance Course in Medical Education at MCI Nodal Centre for Faculty Development,  St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore

17th –20th Sept. 2014

17th –19th April 2015

Awarded on 4th Oct 2017

2 Mini clinical exercise evaluation (Mini Cex) : students and faculty members perception

Dr. Sudha Reddy V R

Professor & HoD of Paediatrics

MCI Advance Course in Medical Education at MCI Nodal Centre for Faculty Development,  St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore

17th –20th Sept. 2014

17th –19th April 2015

Awarded on 4th Oct 2017

 

Completed Advance Course in Medical Education (ACME)

Sl.No

Name of the Project

Name of the Faculty & Dept.

Institute & Date
1

Objective structured practical examination (OSPE) as a tool for formative assessment in

Community Medicine

Dr. Muninarayana C

Professor of Comm. Medicine

MCI Advance Course / Fellowship in Medical Education at MCI Nodal Centre for Faculty Development,  St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore

22nd  – 26th April 2016

9th -11th Sept. 2017

2 Effectiveness of using video-assisted teaching compared to traditional didactic lectures in teaching psychiatry amongst undergraduates

Dr. Mona Nongmeikapam

Asst. Professor of Psychiatry

MCI Advance Course / Fellowship in Medical Education at MCI Nodal Centre for Faculty Development,  St. John’s Medical College, Bangalore

22nd  – 26th April 2016

9th -11th Sept. 2017

 

As Faculty :

Sl. No. Faculty Dept. Institute & date
1. Dr. Vinutha Shankar M S Prof. & HOD of Physiology was a FAIMER Faculty at DAFFRI Workshop during 9th National Conference of Health Professionals’ Education (NCHPE) at Jorhat Medical College, Jorhat, Assam from 9th – 11th November 2017