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. Rajiv Arora Director Principal Chairperson
2 Dr. H. K. Cheema Professor & Head, OBG Coordinator
3 Dr. Tania Moudgil Professor, Ophthalmology Co-Coordinator
4 Dr. Avjot K. Miglani Professor & Head, Physiology Member
5 Dr. Sheevani Professor, Microbiology Member
6 Dr. Parwinder Kaur Professor, Pathology Member
7 Dr. Puneet Khurana Professor, Forensic Medicine Member
8 Dr. Shalini Salwan Professor, Pharmacology Member
9 Dr. Megha Sood Professor, Pharmacology Member
10 Dr. Barinder Kaur Associate Professor, Ophthalmology Member