Activities Report

The Co-ordinator, Medical Education Unit

Phone: 0413 – 2260601 (Ext-139) Mobile: 9442395599

Email: [email protected]  



  • Faculty Development Program
  • Orientation of Undergraduates
  • Orientation of Postgraduates
  • Research in Medical Education
  • Publications of educational research

Faculty Development Program

The Medical Education Unit (MEU) has organized basic course workshops on Medical Education Technologies (MET) under the observation of faculty from Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER) nodal centre for our Institution.

1. Revised Basic Course workshop on Medical Education Technologies

The Revised basic course workshop in medical education technologies was organized as per the guidelines of MCI, with good interactive sessions and group activities for participants. The workshop was evaluated by the observer and the feedback was obtained from the participants in each workshop. It was held in our Institution from 22th-24th July 2018.  Dr. Vikas Menon, Additional  Professor of Psychiatry, JIPMER, Puducherry was nominated by the Medical Council of India as Observer. 30 faculty members participated in the workshop, which was conducted with a lot of activity based sessions in keeping with the norms set down by the Medical Council of India.

Revised Basic Course workshop and AETCOM in ‘MET’- 22th-24th July 2018

2. The Curriculum Implementation Support Program (CISP)


The Curriculum Implementation  Support Program (CISP) was held from 8-10 August, 2019. The resource persons were faculty from our college who attended and were trained at a similar program conducted at the regional centre for our zone, JIPMER, Puducherry.  Dr Medha R, Additional  Professor of Biochemistry, JIPMER, Puducherry was the Medical Council of India nominated as Observer. 29 faculty members were trained in this workshop.The purpose of which was to orient faculty to implement the new Curriculum  Based Medical Education Program (CBME)in our Institution.

Curriculum Implementation  Support Program (CISP) was held from 8-10 August, 2019

A symposium was held on scientific paper writing on 18.12.2013, where various experts spoke on topics related to the paper writing and publication ethics.


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Argument Matrix to aid articulation of ideas in a manuscript

Dr. P. Manickam, Scientist C  ( ICMR ) National Institute of Epidemiology, Chennai


Scientific Medical Writing- Reporting Guidelines

Dr. Premkumar Mony, Professor

St. John’s Research Institute



Publication issues – why / how / where to publish / Plagiarism

Dr. Amol Dongre, Professor

SMVMCH, Puducherry


Editor’s roles and responsibilities

Determinants of fate of Article &  Publication Ethics

Dr. Raveenthiran.V, Professor

SRM Medical College

Associate Editor

Indian Journal of Surgery


Manuscript Refinement  – submission to publication

Dr. S. Srikanth

Associate Professor

Dept. of Community Medicine



Panel Discussion-

    Unknown Answers to Known  



All Resource Persons


The first workshop on medical education technologies was held on 28.11.2016.

A workshop on scientific writing was organized by the department of Physiology on 4.12.2019 with a specific agenda of training faculty in the use of the Mendeley reference manager.







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Literature search and referencing styles

Dr R Latha

 Vice principal (Admin)& Professor of Physiology

Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College Hospital & Research Centre


Workshop on Mendeley software

Dr K Muthu Prathibha

Assistant Dean (UG academic)

Professor of Physiology,Saveetha Medical College and hospital , Chennai


Importance of literature review in scientific writing

Dr P Muraliswaran

Professor and HOD Biochemistry

Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College Hospital & Research Centre



Dr Annapurna Kumar

Vice principle (Acad) & professor of Ophthalmology

Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College Hospital & Research Centre

Workshop on Scientific Writing was organized by the department of Physiology & MEU on 4.12.2019

Workshop on Scientific Writing was organized by the department of Physiology & MEU on 4.12.2019

Workshops on research methodologies are regularly held for first year postgraduates to orient them towards research, and help them in choosing a research topic, and writing their dissertation. 

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