The Medical Council of India, by the MCI Regulations on Graduate Medical Education, 1997, made it mandatory for all medical colleges to establish Medical Education Units (MEUs) or departments in order to enable faculty members to avail modern education technology for teaching. In order to boost this activity, MCI has been conducting Faculty Development Programmes through selected Regional Centres, since July 2009.
Contents of the Revised Module of Basic Workshop in Medical Education Technologies
To improve the quality of medical training by training the teachers
- Sensitize teachers about new concepts in teaching and assessment methods
- Develop knowledge and clinical skills required for performing the role of competent and effective teacher, administrator, researcher and mentor
- Assist clinicians to acquire competency in communication and behavioral skills
- Update knowledge using modern information and research methodology tools.
These Centres are located at institutions which have trained manpower in Medical Education Technologies (MET). Read more