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The Medical Education unit of Chennai Medical College Hospital and Research Center was formed on 3rd December 2008 under the chairman ship of the then Dean of the Medical college.The Medical Education unit has been conducting various programs in Medical Education like CMEs Workshop and other Academic activities since its inception. The Medical Education unit had involved in various Academic activities like Clinical Society Meeting, Journal Clubs on monthly basis regularly during the previous years.The present Medical Education Unit was reconstituted under the chairman Ship of the Dean Prof.Dr.K.Kalaiselvi on 28th October 2009.The Medical Education unit in one of the very active and vibrant Department of Chennai Medical College Hospital and Research Center.The Medical Education Unit actively organized Sensitization Workshop on Medical Education Technology and also a Basic Level Workshop on Medical Education Technology under the auspices of Regional Training Center approved by MCI.
This College has full fledged facilities comprising of faculty members and support services . Faculty members are constantly attending CME Programmes. Two of our professors were conferred best medical teachers award. Need based community oriented, up to date medical education is being provided to the students and para medical workers at par with national and international standard by a battery of qualified and experienced teachers through didactic lectures, practicals, clinical demonstration, bedside teaching, group discussion, symposium, seminars, continuous medical education etc.,
Aims of Medical Education Unit
3.Research in Medical Education
4.Development of Research Center
5.Continuing Medical Education
7.Developing system of assessment
8.Developing communication skills
9.Developing and implementing instructional designs
ADMINISTRATION, ACADEMICS AND PATIENT WELFARE
This institution has various committees headed by Professors of various departments for smooth running of administrative works, academic activities and patient welfare.
This center has organized community out reach programme and health education programmes under the auspices of department of community medicine and medical education unit on various National / International health days such as world health day, world TB day, world AIDS day , breast feeding week etc., The celebrations were well covered by daily newspaper published from Tiruchirapalli.
Thus this centre will fulfill the needs and expectations of the community, provide timely treatment to the sick, and assist to bring down morbidity and mortality. by providing medical education in a patient-centered manner. Thus modern health care has emerged in a rural area of Trichy District which will play an idealistic role for other institutions. Also this institution proposes to bring community health empowerment, introduce evidence based medical education and undertake health science research.
MEDICAL EDUCATION UNIT:
Hon.Director/ Dr. K.KALAISELVI DEAN
Co-ordinator Dr. PRABHU ELANGO PROFESSOR OF PEDIATRICS
Hon. Faculty Dr. P.RAJENDRAN PROF. OF PHYSIOLOGY
Dr. V.SARADA PROF OF PATHOLOGY
Dr. P.THIRUMALAI KOLOUNDUSUBRAMANIAN PROF. OF MEDICINE
Dr. T.P.VIJAYALAKSHMI PROF. OF SURGERY
Dr. CHITHRA RAJALAKSHMI PROF. OF MICROBIOLOGY
Dr. A.NAVANEETHAN PROF. OF ORTHOPAEDICS
SUPPORTIVE STAFF :
Stenographer Ms. MAHESWARI
Computer Operator M.Balamani
Technicians in Audio-Visuals Mr.Dhaynithi
AV aids / Photographer / Artist. Mr.David
The Medical Education Unit is provided with adequate infrastructure facilities.
A well ventilated conference room in available with a conference table and chairs for meetings and discussions.
The unit is also provided with a 24hrs internet facilities enabling access to latest in Medical Education technology and also connected to the regional training center and other medical colleges.
The MEU is well connected with all the departments and their HODs via intercom and internet
Public address system
The MEU is also provided with adequate public address system like Amplifier, microphones and speaker and also projection systems like LCD, projector, and Screen,
(b) Equipment available
Over Head Projector - 1 No.
Slide Projector/LCD - 1 No.
Computer with Printer - 1 No,
T.V. - 1 No.
VCD Player - 1 No.
Educational Cassettes - 15 Nos.
(c) Teaching & training material available : YES
(d) No. of training courses conducted by : One Programme Conducted IN 2011-2012
Medical Education Unit on 6th -8th, Sept 2011 –monitored by MCI
i. Categories of personnel trained : PROFESSORS, ASSOCIATE. PROFESSORS,
ASSISTANT PROFESSORS, TUTORS
ii. Number trained in each category in 2011 : PROFESSORS - 09
ASSISTANT PROFESSORS – 19
TUTOR – 01
Basic Course Workshop 2012
Journal Club Meeting