are writing to enlist your support and participation in an unique
medical education event. As an education you may be aware that the
new MCI curriculum has been in effect since 1997. The first batch
of students will take their final MBBS exams this year. This juncture
- you will agree is a good time to take stock of the impact of the
new regulations on medical teaching, students, and faculty.
Department of Medicine of Sri Ramachandra Medical College and Research
Institute under the auspicies of the Deemed University and in association
with Medical Council of India is organizing a workshop and seminar
to gauge the impact of the new regulations and their acceptance;
review newer teaching modalties and assessment programs in the Indian
Context on Saturday and Sunday 14th & 15th of July 2001.
Ketan Desai, President of Medical Council of India has consented
to participate in this important event. Eminent educators and health
care administrators will also be present during the workshop and
1 will be focused workshop on teaching and examination reform for
professors, heads of department, registrars, curriculum committee
chairpersons, deans controllers of examinations and vice chancellors
while day 2 will be a seminar for any teacher who is interested
in medical education. The deemed university will completely under
write the registration costs of the delegates.
program will be an unique oppurtunity to share experiences, learn
from each other and create strategies to improve the quality of
undergraduate medical education in the face of rapid changes in
technology and values.
program has been structured in such a way that every person in the
hall is a resource person. Didactic lectures have been limited to
the minimum and even then only to provide a stimulus for discussion.
Ample time for discussion and expression of views have been built
in so that maximum benefit can be obtained from wide ranging viewpoints.
In addition this program will bring educators and policy makers
under one roof so as to create meaningful outcomes.
take a moment to fill in the attached from and send it to us through
email/mail or fax. Please circulate this pamphlet among your colleagues
and invite them to participate in this event.
Prof. T.K. Parthasarathy
Prof. KV Somasundaram
Department Of Medicine