Faculty Development Programmes: Two faculty development programe were conducted during August and December 2012- total 44 teachers of college had attended and trained by SBKS MIRC, MEU faculties under observation of observer form regional center of MCI. These workshops were accredited by Gujarat Medical Council Credit Hours. The GMC had granted 12 credit hours to all participants and additional one credit hour for resource faculty.

In addition Eight (8) teachers of the college attended the basic course workshop conducted by the MCI Regional Centre at P.S. Medical College, Karamsad in the months of April, September and October, 2012.

Dr. Hetal Pandya, Professor Medicine and Dr. Niraj Pandit, Professor Community Medicine and coordinator MEU have attend the MEU coordinator meeting and the Basic Course workshop in MET at Regional MCI training center P S Medial College, Karamsad on 11th to 14st Feb 2013.

Post Graduate orientation programme was organized by the MEU for newly admitted postgraduates in various departments of SBKS MIRC.

Undergraduate admitted for year 2012, the orientation programme was organized by MEU.

Problem Solving for Better Health (PSBH) subcommittee decided that the PSBH concept will be incorporated in the 2013-14 with EBES in third year part I students.

Feedback Analysis of Basic Course workshop trained faculties of SBKS MIRC – The MEU has conducted feedback analysis of Basic Course on MET trained faculty with objective to know the status of training and usefulness of training.

Two core group members of MEU have attended International Conference on Evidence Based Health Care at New Delhi in the month of Oct 2012.

Three research papers pertaining to research in Medical Education were prepared by core faculty of MEU. They were accepted for presentation in the National Conference in Health professions Education which was held on 16th & 17th September, 2011 at CMC Vellore.

Faculty Development Programmes: One faculty development programe was conducted during September 2013- total 24 teachers of college had attended and trained by SBKS MIRC, MEU faculties under observation of observer form regional center of MCI. These workshops were accredited by Gujarat Medical Council Credit Hours. The GMC had granted 12 credit hours to all participants and additional one credit hour for resource faculty.

In addition Two (2) teachers of the college attended the basic course workshop conducted by the MCI Regional Centre at P.S. Medical College, Karamsad in the months of September, 2013.

Post Graduate orientation programme was organized by the MEU for newly admitted postgraduates in various departments of SBKS MIRC.

Undergraduate admitted for year 2013, the orientation programme was organized by MEU.

PRISM initiatives –

The MEU was established as per regulatory requirements of the MCI and is functioning as per set norms and standards. However there was a felt need by the core committee to go beyond the minimum requirements and explore new horizons. This gave birth to the PRISM initiative. Just like the prism which breaks incident white light into its component waves and creates the beautiful rainbow, the PRISM initiative of MEU endeavors to delve into the different constituent components of medical education and serve it in manageable proportion to the different stakeholders.

Workshop on Group Dynamics & Microteaching – Three workshops on Group Dynamics & Microteaching were conducted for the third year resident doctors of all the department of SBKS MIRC. Almost 65 resident doctors trained during theses workshops.

Faculty Development Workshop for Dental faculty was organized during month of October 2013. The MEU, SBKS MIRC had trained 24 faculties of K M Shah Dental College of Sumandeep Vidyapeeth. One more similar programme is under planning and expected to conduct in last week of January 2014.

Problem Solving for Better Health (PSBH) workshop – As a part of EBES, it was decided by the university that the third year part I students should give Evidance Based Community Health Project – PSBH. The first workshop was organized on 23rd & 24th April 2013. Students and facilitators had made 24 community based research projects. All students worked on the projects under guidance of respective facilitators. They had successfully completed projects. Theses projects were presented with results after six months.

Student Research & Community Health Committee – Under the umbrella of MEU, to sensitize medical students of SBKS MIRC for research and community health activity the Student Research & Community Health (SRCHC) was started. Here the students will play major role for promoting research and community health activity. The committee has organized first workshop on ‘Research methodology and writing research proposal’ for undergraduate students in December 13. Total 16 UG students had participated in workshop.

Researcher and Fellowship –

Dr Hetal Pandya, Professor Department of Medicine & Co-coordinator MEU has been selected as FIMAR Fellow for year 2014-16 from CMC Ludhiana.

Three faculties of MEU has sent papers for the NCHPE 2013 (National Conference on Health Professionals Education 2013 at Mumbai. They were accepted for poster presentation.

Annual Report of MEU activities

(August 2015 to July 2016)

During the year time the group and subcommittee met several times to plan and execute various activities of MEU.

  • Faculty Development Programs: Team MEU has conducted the Basic Medical Education Technology (MET) workshop for faculties of Sumandeep Vidyapeeth Development organized by the Faculty Development cell of Sumandeep Vidyapeeth from 8th to 11th march 2016.
  • UG Orientation Program of SBKS MIRC:  The program was conducted in two parts: first parts on 3rd August 2015 and the second parts on 4th August 2015. On 3rd August, afternoon session, orientation about various aspects of MBBS course was done by senior faculties of the college. Curriculum & evaluation methods of 1st year subjects were also discussed in brief by the Heads of concerned departments. On the next day, students and their parents were oriented to departments, college & Dhiraj hospital in group. The coordinator for the activity was Dr.Puja Dullo.
  • Interns orientation program:Intern orientation program of new intern batch (march 2016) is organised on 16 march 2016.It was held on 16/03/2016 from 9:30 am to 12pm at lecture hall B of SBKS MI&RC. Program was attended by appx 68 interns. It was conducted and coordinated by Dr.Arti Shah and Dr Vijoy Sign. They were made aware and oriented by expected competences to be acquired, Discipline, Hospital functioning, medicolegal aspects while managing cases, documentation (Log Book) during internship.
  • Postgraduate education extension program:(2015-16) : Every year Post Graduate Orientation program for newly joined first year PG students is organized by our Medical Education Unit under the aegis of MEU PRISM initiative. Dr. Lakhan Kataria is the coordinator for the PG orientation program.
Sr. No. Activity Date & Time Program details
1 PG welcome program 30thApril 2016, 11:00am to  12:30pm Hon.President of SVDU Dr. Mansukhbhai Shah and Chancellor of SVDU Dr.G.D.Mehta have blessed the occasion. All newly joined PG students have attended the program. Dean of the SBKS MI&RC has welcome all the students to the institute.
2 PG orientation program 24thMay 2016, 09:00am to  04:45pm It was whole day program where Students were oriented about various aspects of the residency program.

Topics like collection of blood samples, Doctor-patient relationship, Documentation , rules regulations of PG program, Dissertation and Research Projects, Library facilities etc were covered in the training program

Dr.R.PBharaney, Dr. J.D. Lakhani, Dr. Kautilya Shukla, Dr. Ajay George, Dr. , Mr. R.K. Chhaya, Dr. Lavlesh Kumar were the faculties for the program

Organized state level CME on “Doctor of First contact-a dire need of Today’s India” on Feb 2009, the event held as part of Platinum Jubilee celeberation of Medical Council of India (MCI).

Fourteen faculties had attended training programme on faculty Development Programme (FDP) at Regional Center for Medical Education Technology (MET), N H Medical College, Ahmedabad.

The trained faculties had conducted four workshops for Faculty Development Programme in Medical Education Technology for faculties of SBKS MIRC. Around 86 faculties were trained. One workshop was attended by the Representative of Medical Council of India Regional Center, N H L Medical College, Ahmedabad.

Workshop on Ethics in Medical Research conducted by Indian Institute of Public Health, Ahmedabad from 21st to 23rd May 2009 was attended by two faculties of SBKS MIRC.

One faculty of SBKS MIRC has attended the National level course on Research Methodology workshop of 15 days from 14th to 26th September at St. John’s Research Institute-at Banglore.

One faculty of MEU, SBKS MIRC has attended National Conference on Medical Education & pre conference workshops – The theme of conference was “Good Teaching Practices – Sharing best practices in teaching – learning and assessment”. There were two pre-conference workshops on 10th and 11th Dec 2009.It was organized by Dept. of Medical Education of Maharashtra University of Health Science (Nashik) at Pune from 10th to 13th December 2009.

Implementation of newer teaching and evaluation techniques/methods: There were three subcommittees formed for implementing newer teaching and evaluation methods. They were Microteaching, MCQ and OSCE/OSPE.

Orientation programme for newly admitted post graduate students in April 2010 was organized during May 2010.

Self directed teaching method for UG students -This innovative method was tried on experimental basis by a Professor of Microbiology and a member of core group of MEU.

A Professor and Head of Medicine Department and a mentor of MEU conducted an innovative learning method involving the internee doctors. They conducted a project entitled ‘a need based awareness and post exposure prophylaxis(PEP)programme for HIV and other blood borne infections’ The same was also published.

All members of MEU, SBKS MIRC had attended First international conference on Evidence Based Education System (EBES) was hosted by Sumandeep Vidyapeeth at Piparia on 28 and 29th March 2011.

Following two talks were presented by the members of the MEU in the symposium on ‘Advances and Innovations in Health Science Education: applications from the field’ on 29.3.11 from 12noon to 1.15pm

  • Innovative methods – our experience at Sumandeep Vidyapeeth – Dr. J. D. Lakhani
  • Role of medical education unit – Dr. Sagun Desai

Faculty Development Programmes: Two faculty development programe were conducted during August and November 2011- total 43 teachers of college had attended and trained by SBKS MIRC, MEU faculties under observation of observer form regional center of MCI.

The guidelines for implementation of OSCE and OSPE as part of UG students’ evaluation submitted to the MEU for discussion by subcommittee.

The guidelines for Microteaching and MCQ framing were released by MEU to all Departments for implementation.

Smt. B.K.Shah Medical Institute & Research Centre
Affiliated to Sumandeep Vidyapeeth
1st August 2016 to 31st July 2017
MEU Events – Year 2016-17
Sr. No. Date Of Event Activity / Events Participants Activity No of Participants
1 2,4,5th August 2016 PG synopsis Writing workshop 1st year Pg 2016 batch 105
2 26/09/2016 Integrated Teaching Amin Aneri batch
3  03/10/2016 UG Welcome program 1st year UG Students
4  07/10/2016 UG Orientation program 1st year UG Students
5 OCT- Dec 2016 Obsevers for MET workshop at Physiotherapy College
6 14-15,21-22,28-29 Dec 2016 PG MET workshop 2nd year PG students
7 17-19 Jan 2017 Faculty Revised MET workshop Faculties 25
8 5-6 Jan 2017 EvigenCHIP for UG students
9 27/02/2017 to 02/03/2017 Faculty Training at Nodal Centre Dr. Sunil Pathak and Dr. Sunil Doshi
10 06/03/2017 Integrated Teaching – Microbiology And Skin Department Anjali Ajedia Batch
11 27/03/2017 Integrated Teaching- Pharmacology and Medicine Department Anjali Ajedia Batch
12 08/06/2017 PG welcome and orientation Program2017 PGs of 2017 batch 84
13 20-23 June 2017 RBCW & ATCOM at Nodal Centre Dr Arti Shah,Pulmonary Medicine
14 5-7 July 2017 Basic MET workshop – University Faculties 25
15 12-14  July 2017 PG synopsis Writing workshop 1st Yr PGs 84