MEDICAL EDUCATION UNIT


Introduction:

Medical Education Unit (MEU), VMCH was established in 2022 in compliance with the terms of reference established by the NMC is responsible for enabling and facilitating the faculty in the delivery of the curriculum. MEU provides faculty education and support, helps develop teaching and assessment methods and trains faculty for each.

Members of Medical Education Unit - Members


The members of MEU, VMCH have completed rRBW/ BCME and 50% of MEU members have completed Advance Course in Medical Education (ACME) as per NMC guidelines.

S.No. Name Designation Appointed as Mobile Number Email ID
1 Dr. Kumudha Lingaraj Dean Officer – in charge 9840158240 / 9884658240 kumudhalingaraj10@gmail.com
2 Dr. Lalitha Shanmugam Professor Physiology Coordinator 9940134346 dr_lalithashanmugam@yahoo.com
3 Dr. Shankar Professor & HOD General Medicine Member 9445312601 shankermd@gmail.com
4 Dr. Prince Johnson Samuel Professor & HOD Physiology Member 9710482688 drpjs2001@yahoo.co.in
5 Dr. Subhashree Professor & HOD Pathology Member 9840243628 subhashree.path@gmail.com
6 Dr. Maniselvi Professor General Surgery Member 9840217376 drmaniselvi@yahoo.com
7 Dr. S. S. M. Uma mageswari Professor & HOD Microbiology Member 9941110053 ssmuma1@gmail.com
8 Dr. Bhaskar Singam Reddy Professor & HOD Community medicine Member 9000330088 bachisingam79@gmail.com
9 Dr. G.Ramkumar Professor Orthopaedics Member 9894146109 kg.ramkumar18@gmail.com
10 Dr. Anil Kumar Reddy Associate Professor Pathology Member 9035512740 anilreddykonduni@gmail.com

Our MEU had conducted NMC approved Basic Course in Medical Education (BCME) workshop at Vels Medical College and Hospital for 25 faculty members of VMCH under the observer ship of our nodal centre, SRMC & RC from 23rd August to 25th August, 2023.

Our Institution received CME Accreditation certificate from TamilNadu Medical Council (TNMC) for conducting CMEs. For all the CMEs conducted in 2023, at VMCH, we received credit hours certificate from TNMC.

Year Title of the professional development Program organized for teaching staff Department Dates No. of participants
From To
2024 ABG-A2Z Biochemistry 4/5/2024 4/5/2024 66
2024 Colorectal cancers General Surgery 4/4/2024 4/4/2024 19
2024 World Tuberculosis Day - Theme: Yes! We Can End TB Respiratory Medicine 3/26/2024 3/26/2024 66
2024 Conquering Carcinoma Cervix OBG 2/22/2024 2/22/2024 91
2023 Research Methodology Workshop for Medical Faculty - FDP Medical Education Unit (MEU) 12/26/2023 12/30/2023 172
2023 ABC of CBC Pathology 12/22/2023 12/22/2023 55
2023 CME on Knee Osteoarthritis Orthopedics 11/23/2023 11/23/2023 88
2023 World Diabetes day General Medicine 11/22/2023 11/22/2023 84
2023 On the eve of World Anesthesia day Anesthesiology 10/18/2023 10/18/2023 115
2023 Hear the difference ENT 10/4/2023 10/4/2023 70
2023 Posture and pain management for sedentary workers Physiotherapy 9/7/2023 9/7/2023 33
2023 Medical Education and Stress Management Anatomy 9/5/2023 9/5/2023 41
2023 Basic Course in Medical Education (BCME) workshop - FDP Medical Education Unit (MEU) 8/23/2023 8/25/2023 25
2023 Gut Heart Connect Physiology 8/10/2023 8/10/2023 78
2023 Role of Healthcare Providers in Pharmacovigilance Pharmacology 8/4/2023 8/4/2023 220
2023 Dry eye disease and Computer Vision Syndrome Ophthalmology 7/27/2023 7/27/2023 23
2023 Medico Legal considerations in Casualty- A Practical approach General Surgery 7/20/2023 7/20/2023 19
2023 Skin care through age Dermatology 5/16/2023 5/16/2023 74
2023 Pediatric Emergency – Approach to bleeding & Identifying a sick child Pediatrics 5/4/2023 5/4/2023 72
2023 Health For All Community Medicine 4/18/2023 4/18/2023 27
2023 Medical Communication Skills in Regional Language Physiology 4/17/2023 4/17/2023 154
2023 Inception of the Institutional Ethics committee and CME on Good Clinical Practices & New Drug Clinical Trials Pharmacology 4/12/2023 4/12/2023 48
2023 CME on Inguinal Hernia General Surgery 3/31/2023 3/31/2023 22
2023 Interdisciplinary and Holistic approach to Mental health – An overview Psychiatry 3/24/2023 3/24/2023 53
2023 Workshop on Blood Transfusion Pathology 3/6/2023 3/6/2023 27
2023 Driving the future of automation in clinical practices Microbiology 2/24/2023 2/24/2023 27
2023 Interactive large group teaching in CBME era (Guest Lecture) Anatomy 1/25/2023 1/25/2023 25
2023 Acute Pancreatitis - an update General Medicine 1/4/2023 1/4/2023 84
2022 Technology Training for Medical Faculty - FDP Medical Education Unit (MEU) 12/19/2022 12/23/2022 90
2022 ORS & Zinc in Diarrhea Pediatrics 23/11/2022 23/11/2022 34
2022 CME on epigenetics Pharmacology 03/11/2022 03/11/2022 26
2022 An update on Epistaxis ENT 10/28/2022 10/28/2022 31
2022 Epilepsy in Pregnancy General Medicine 10/3/2022 10/3/2022 45
2022 Approach to jaundice Pediatrics 9/27/2022 9/27/2022 30
2022 Workshop on "EEG recording and its applications" Psychiatry 9/8/2022 9/8/2022 27
2022 Gastro update General Surgery 8/25/2022 8/25/2022 29
2022 Breastfeeding - a key to sustainable development Pediatrics 8/1/2022 8/1/2022 22
2022 Glaucoma - An update Ophthalmology 7/29/2022 7/29/2022 19
2022 World Hepatitis Day General Medicine 7/28/2022 7/28/2022 35
2022 Vitamins & Micronutrients Biochemistry 7/4/2022 7/4/2022 45
2022 Refractive Errors – An Overview Ophthalmology 6/9/2022 6/9/2022 22
2022 Drug safety - Department of Pharmacology Pharmacology 5/3/2022 5/3/2022 28
2022 Thyroid disorders in pregnancy OBG 4/20/2022 4/20/2022 30
2022 Soft tissue sarcoma Orthopedics 3/9/2022 3/9/2022 22
2022 Workshop on Real Time PCR Pathology 2/25/2022 2/25/2022 15
2022 Hospital Antibiogram Microbiology 2/1/2022 2/1/2022 27
2022 Approach to glomerular diseases Pediatrics 1/27/2022 1/27/2022 24
2021 Good Clinical Practice - FDP Medical Education Unit (MEU) 12/20/2021 12/24/2021 48
2021 In-Hospital Hyperglycemia Management-Analog Insulin General Medicine 11/30/2021 11/30/2021 53

Well equipped museum and demo hall.

  • To train students / intern posted at RHTC (Rural Health Training Centre) for rural based health education for the rural community attached to it.
  • Separate residential arrangements for boys and girls interns with mess facilities at RHTC.
  • To train students posted at UHTC (Urban Health Training Centre) for urban based health education for the urban community attached to it.
  • Adequate transport provided for carrying out field work and teaching and training activities by the department of community Medicine.