General Info

Department of Medical Education


To make the Department of Medical Education as a National Centre for Health Profession Education.


To promote excellence in faculty development for quality medical education and professionalism.


Faculty development

Curriculum development for innovations in medical education

Promote research in medical education


Educational & Training Programmes in Medical Education

  1. Foundation Course for first year MBBS
  2. National Course on Educational Science for Teachers of Health Professionals (February & September)
  3. MCI Basic Course Workshop in Medical Education Technologies (Four courses per year)
  4. MCI Sensitization Programme on AETCOM Module (Attitude, Ethics and Communication Module) (Four courses per year)
  5. General Education for M.Sc., Nursing
  6. Training in Medical Education Technologies for Senior Residents (once a year)
  7. Interns Orientation Program on Quality Care (January & July)
  8. First Year Postgraduate Orientation programme on Research, Ethics, Communication & Quality Care for MD/MS, DM/MCh, PhD, M.Sc., (twice a year)
  9. Third year Postgraduate Orientation Programme on Research Methodology (twice a year)
  10. Offsite workshop in Medical Education Technologies for the Mentee Institutions (AIIMS)
  11. Short faculty development workshops
  12. Tamil for Medicos (Tamil Language Learning Programme)
  13. Curriculum Development Programmes