Medical Education Unit

/Medical Education Unit

About the Medical education unit

As per the MCI guidelines, Medical Education Unit (MEU) of Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences, Jalandhar was constituted under the chairmanship of Director Principal and senior faculty. The agenda of MEU is to run faculty development programs in order to improve the teaching skills of the faculty members in relation to curriculum development, instruction, evaluation, research & administration.

The prime focus is to conduct basic medical education technology workshops aiming at group dynamics, taxonomy, teaching learning methodology, assessment and micro teaching in a 3 day program.

The first workshop was held in October 2014 wherein 20 faculty members were trained at PIMS, Jalandhar under the observership of MCI nodal center by a core group of faculty members who had already undergone training at MCI Nodal center at CMC Ludhiana.

Objectives of MEU

  1. To develop new educational processes in Punjab Institute of Medical Sciences Jalandhar
  2. Provide insights into educational activities
  3. Ensure continuous quality improvement in medical education
  4. Sensitize faculty and students on the latest developments in the curriculum, research methodology, technology & teaching methods
  5. Help in the development of clinical skills lab and simulator lab for medical college

MEU Committee

Sr. No. Name Designation & Department Role
1 Dr. Kulbir Kaur Director Principal Chair Person
2 Dr. Rajiv Arora Professor & Head,
Department of Physiology
Co-Ordinator
3 Dr. Jagminder Kaur Bajaj Professor & Head,
Department of Pharmacology
Member
4 Dr. Harvinder Kumar Professor & Head,
Department of ENT
Member
5 Dr. Amarjit Singh Vij Professor,
Department of Medicine
Member
6 Dr. Sheevani Professor,
Department of Microbiology
Member
7 Dr. Parwinder Kaur Associate Professor,
Department of Pathology
Member
8 Dr. Megha Sood Associate Professor,
Department of Pharmacology
Member
9 Dr. H. K. Cheema Associate Professor,
Department of OBG
Member
10 Dr. H. S. Lamba Assistant Professor,
Department of Pathology
Member
11 Dr. Harshdeep Joshi Assistant Professor,
Department of SPM
Member

MEU Activities

Training Status of Faculty

44 PIMS faculty members are trained in Basic MET. (Includes 4 trained in revised Basic MET)

Training Status of MEU Faculty

3 faculty members have completed one year fellowship in medical education in 2015  A Batch

1 faculty member has joined in FIME 2016 A Batch

4 have participated in Revised Basic Workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana

7 have undergone ATCOM sensitization program

Training Status of MEU Faculty

S. No. Name MET Workshop Period Time
1 Dr. Kulbir Kaur
Chairperson MET
Professor Pathology
Director Principal
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 18-20th September, 2014.
ATCOM at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 21st September,2015
2 Dr. Rajiv Arora
Coordinator &
Professor & Head,
Physiology
Coordinator at Basic Workshop 28 March, 2012
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 29-31 March, 2012
Completed one year MCI fellowship in medical education in 2015 A Batch
ATCOM at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 21st September,2015
Revised Basic Workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana. 22-24th September,2015
Observation of Basic Course workshop. 23rd April 2016.
Completed FIME (2015A batch)
Selected as Faculty advisor for FIME at MCI nodal center for faculty development at CMC Ludhiana
3 Dr. Jagminder Bajaj
Professor & Head,
Pharmacology
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 29-31 March, 2012
ATCOM at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 25th September,2015
4 Dr. H.S. Lamba
Assistant Prof., Pathology
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 29-31 March, 2012
5 Dr. Sonia Seth
Associate Prof., ENT
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 29-31 March, 2012
6 Dr. Shivani
Associate Professor
Microbiology
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 29-31 March, 2012
Revised Basic Workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana. 22-24th September,2015
7 Dr. Amarjit Singh Vij
Professor Medicine
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 29-31 March, 2012
Completed one year MCI fellowship in medical education in 2015 A Batch
Observation of Basic Course Workshop as part of FIME at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 24th September,2015
8 Dr. Shashi Chopra
Associate Prof.,
Microbiology
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 20-22 Sept., 2012
9 Dr. Anju Gupta
Professor & Head
Forensic Medicine
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 19-21 Sept., 2013
10 Dr. Shalini Salwan
Associate Professor
Pharmacology
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 19-21 Sept., 2013
11 Dr. Uma Arora
Professor & Head,
Biochemistry
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 20-22 Sept., 2012
12 Dr. Harvinder Kumar
Professor & Head, ENT
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 7-9th April, 2011
ATCOM at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 25th September,2015
13 Dr Puneet Khurana
Associate Professor,
Forensic Medicine
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 7-9th April, 2011
14 Dr Mushtaq Ahmed
Associate Prof.,
Pharmacology
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre Parmukhswami
Medical college Karamsad.
22-24 February 2014
15 Dr. Balwinder Singh
Associate Prof. Anaesthesia
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 3-5th April, 2014
16 Dr. Ambica Wadhwa
Associate Prof., Anatomy
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 3-5th April, 2014
17 Dr. Parwinder Kaur
Associate Professor, Pathology
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 18-20th September, 2014.
Completed one year MCI fellowship in medical education in 2015 A Batch
Observation of Basic Course Workshop as part of FIME at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 22 September,2015
18 Dr G. S. Nagi
Associate Professor Surgery
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 16-18 April, 2015
19 Dr Rakesh Kumar
Associate Professor
Pharmacology
Basic course workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana 16-18 April, 2015
20 Dr. Rajiv Arora
Professor & Head,
Physiology
Revised Basic Workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana. 22-24th September,2015
21 Dr Promila jindal Revised Basic Workshop at MCI regional centre, DMC, Ludhiana.
22 Dr Harmesh Singh Bains Revised Basic Workshop at MCI regional centre, DMC, Ludhiana. 8-10 April 2010
23 Dr Harwinder K Cheema Revised Basic Workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana. 21-23 April 2016
24 Dr Harshdeep Joshi Revised Basic Workshop at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana. 21-23 April 2016

List of 20 faculties trained at Basic MET workshop held at PIMS from 09-11 October, 2014 (Under MCI Nodal Centre for Faculty Development Christian Medical College, Ludhiana)

Name of Participant Designation Department

Dr. Mamta Sharma

Associate Professor

Department of Anatomy PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr. Sheery Sharma

Assistant Professor

Department of Anatomy PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr. Harleen Kaur

Assistant Professor

Department of Physiology PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr.Poonam G. Kohli

Assistant Professor

Department of Physiology PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr. Indira R. Samal

Associate Professor

Department of Biochemistry PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr. Bhavana Thakur Das

Assistant Professor

Department of Biochemistry PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr.Tripta Sharma

Professor

Department of Anatomy PIMS, Jalandhar.(Deceased)

Dr. Megha Sood Jerath

Assistant Professor

Department of Pharmacology PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr. Gomty Mahajan

Assistant Professor

Department of Microbiology PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr. Harinder Singh

Professor

Department of SPM PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr. Bhuwan Sharma

Assistant Professor

Department of SPM PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr. Kusum Bali

Assistant Professor

Department of Medicine PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr. M.K Bandlish

Professor

Department of Surgery PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr. Rajnish Kumar

Assistant Professor

Department of Surgery PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr. Amita Mahajan

Assistant Professor

Department of OBG PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr. Manu Sharma Sareen

Assistant Professor

Department of Paediatrics, PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr. Sandeep Soni

Associate Professor

Department of Chest & TB PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr. Aman Bansal

Associate Professor

Department of Orthopedics PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr. Iqbal Singh

Professor

Department of Anesthesia PIMS, Jalandhar

Dr. Tania Moudgil

Assistant Professor

Department of EYE PIMS, Jalandhar

Faculty undergone FIME , one year Advance Course at MCI regional centre, CMC, Ludhiana from 24th February, 2015 onwards.

S. No. Name Designation First and Second contact program

1

Dr. Rajiv Arora

Coordinator MET

Professor & Head Physiology

First contact program:

24-28th February 2015

Second contact program:

5-7th September,2015

2

Dr. Amarjit Singh Vij

Faculty MET

Professor Medicine

First contact program:

24-28th February 2015

Second contact program:

5-7th September,2015

3.

Dr Parvinder Kaur

Associate Professor Pathology

First contact program:

24-28th February 2015

Second contact program5-7th September,2015

4 Dr Tania Moudgil Assistant Professor, Eye
(Batch-2016-A)
First contact program
5-9th April,2016

Faculty Members Trained in ATCOM

S. No. Name Designation & Department Date
1. Dr. Kulbir Kaur Director Principal
PIMS,Jalandhar
21st September,2015
2. Dr. Rajiv Arora Professor & Head Physiology
PIMS, Jalandhar
21stSeptember,2015
3. Dr. Jagminder Kaur Bajaj Professor & Head Pharmacology
PIMS, Jalandhar
24th September,2015
4. Dr. Harvinder Kumar Professor & Head, ENT
PIMS, Jalandhar
24th September,2015
5 Dr. Megha Sood Associate Professor, Pharmacology 20th April 2016
6 Dr. Harshdeep Joshi Assistant Professor, SPM 20th April 2016
7 Dr. Hawinder K Cheema Associate Professor, OBG 20th April 2016