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Report of EviGenCHIP Workshop 2015 - 2016

Date: 09-10 April 2015.

Batch: Akash Agrawal batch

Venue: Auditorium, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth.


            A 2 day workshop on EviGenCHIP was held for Akash Agrawal batch on the 9th and 10th of April, 2015 at the auditorium of Sumandeep Vidyapeeth. A total of 20 faculties and 106 students participated in the workshop.

            The workshop began with the registration of the faculty and delegates. The first session was on the introduction to the concept of EviGenCHIP by Dr. Niraj Pandit. This was followed by a talk on what are the different issues which can be called a problem and worked upon. This session was conducted by Dr. Pragnesh Parmar.

            After tea break it was time for the first group activity by the delegates, guided by the faculty. The students were divided into 5 groups, each group being mentored by 6 faculty. The list of groups and their faculty is attached as Annexure 1.

            The first post lunch session was on how the identified problem can be refined into a research topic and how contemporary literature can be assessed and searched for relevant references to the problem at hand. This session was taken by Dr. Maharshi Patel. This was followed by the second group activity on Refining the problem and searching literature.

            Day two started with 3 didactic sessions on Research designs, Ethics in research and Searching for solutions and Framing the question, by Dr. Divyang Patel, Dr. Prasad Muley and Dr. Gunvanti Rathod respectively.

            The third group activity was conducted after tea. The post lunch session began with session on Action plan and Gantt Charting for project activities by Dr. Shridhar Rawal. The students were informed of the schedule of different activities related to their projects. This schedule is attached as Annexure 2.

            The final group activity was on preparing the action plan for the respective projects and fine tuning different aspects of the projects.

            The final session was on Feedback of the workshop from both faculty and delegates. The valedictory function was presided by the Dean, Dr. G. V. Shah.

Dr. G. V. Shah gave a short address on the importance of doing such projects. Vote of thanks was proposed by Dr. Rakesh Patel.

At the end of the workshop, a total of 18 projects were identified by the student groups to be worked upon.


PRISM –A MEU Initiative

Evidence Generating Community Health Project – EviGenCHIP

SBKS Medical Institution & Research Center, Sumandeep Vidyapeeth, Piparia

AKash Agrawalbatch – Date – 09-10 April 2015

Venue – Auditorium and Demo rooms

Day & Time


Name of Facilitator/s


Day -1




9.00 to 9.15 am




9.15 to 9.40 am




9.40 to 10.30 am

EviGenCHIP - Introduction and concept

Dr. NirajPandit


10.30 to 11.00 am

What is problem?

Dr. PragneshParmar


11-00 to 11.15 am

Tea break

11.15 to 12-45 pm

Group work -1– Identification of problem

5 group discussion

Demo rooms

12-45 to 1.45 pm

Lunch break

1.45 to 2.45 pm

Refining problem  &Searching literature

Dr. Maharshi Patel


2-45 to 4.45 pm

Group work-2 - Refining the problem& Searching relevant literature

5 group discussion

Demo rooms

Day -2




9-10 to 9-50 am

Research designs

Dr. Divyang Patel


9.50 to 10.30 am

Ethics in Research (HRRP)

Dr. Prasad Muley


10.30 to 10.45 am

Searching possible solution and framing question

Dr. GunvantiRathod


10.45 to 11.00 am

Tea break

11.00 to 12.45 pm

Group work-3- on searching solution and framing question

5 group discussion

Demo rooms

12.45 to 1-45 pm

Lunch break

1.45 to 2.15 pm

Action plan and Gantt Charting for activities

Dr. ShridharRawal


2.15 to 4.00

Group work-4-on action plan and selecting mentor for project and time line

5 group discussion

Demo rooms

4.00 pm to 4.45 pm

Feedback and Valedictory

Dr. Rakesh Patel



There are five groups for group work. The distribution of groups, facilitators and venue is as under –


Roll No.

Faculty& Venue



Hetal Pandya/ ShridharRaval / PragneshParmar /Som Lakhani– College council-observer from other colleges



LakhanKataria /Vaibhav Mehta / Jigar Shah /  TejasKalaria– New MEU room- Dr. Prasad Mulye



Lavlesh Kumar/ Divyang Patel/ Vijoy Singh/ Stani Ajay /– Micro Demo- observer from other colleges



Ajay George / GunvantiRathod /JashminJasani/ Mahavir Rajput–Biochemistry Demo room- observer from other colleges



NirajPandit/Rakeshpatel / Maharshi Patel / U.I.Bhatt   – Auditorium- observer from other colleges




Evidence Generating Community Health Intervention Project (EviGenCHIP)-2015

Smt B.K Shah Medical Institute & Research Centre


Report- EviGenCHIP Workshop (Bharpoda Kunjan Batch)


Evidence generating community health intervention project is unique programme initiated by Medical Education Unit of Smt B.K Shah medical institute & research centre. EviGenCHIP provides medical students to experience the rewards of group discussion, learning from insight of other participants and developing collective wisdom. It also give them opportunity to contribute generating evidence in the scientific community and make them problem solving.

Bharpoda Kunjan Batch is the 4th Batch that was participating in EviGenCHIP programme. Different faculty members from difference department are identified as mentor for a group of students. Total strength of students were 32. They are divided in six groups. 6 mentors were identified to guide students.

A pre workshop meeting was organized at college council room with all mentors & faculty members to make them orient about EviGenCHIP concept & process.

A one day workshop was organized for students to make them orient about EviGenCHIP process. Workshop was held on 29th December 2015 at Biochemistry Demonstration Hall. Faculty members, mentors and students were actively participated in workshop and at the end of workshop ruff synopsis of 6 projects were made. All projects were finalized under guidance of mentors and ethical approval was derived from SVIEC.  During a period of 4 month all groups collect data, analyze data and prepared a report and submit it under guidance of mentors.

All groups were made presentation in front of Judge on 29th April 2016 in biochemistry demonstration hall. Based on presentation and project Dr Bhagya (Judge) evaluates each group.

List of projects



Student’s Roll No

Title of Project


Dr Pragnesh

01 to 05

Study of knowledge, attitude and practice regarding organ donation among undergraduate students


Dr Divyang

06 to 10

A prevalence study of smoking among young population


Dr Som

11 to 15

A cross sectional study of identify the risk factors of superficial fungal infection


Dr Tejas

16 to 20

Cross sectional study looking at impact of medication & lifestyle related factor on blood pressure control in hypertensive out  patients at Dhiraj general hospital


Dr Hemangini

21 to 26

Use of contraceptive methods & its socio-demographic determinants among married women of reproductive age group


Dr Grishma

27 to 32

A cross sectional study on comparison of prevalence of cigarette smoking among male medical and non medical students of waghodia


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