Medical Education Unit KSHEMA

Medical Education Unit KSHEMA

Medical Education Unit KSHEMA

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 to enable faculty members to avail modern education technology for teaching. Medical Education Unit- K. S. Hegde Medical Academy is established as per the MCI guidelines. It conducts regular faculty development programmes, guest lectures on medical education, clinical society meetings, inputs to strengthen the curriculum design and evaluation, skill lab utilization, interns and Postgraduate orientation programmes and research methodology workshops for the faculty and the postgraduates.

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    Chairperson- Dr. P S Prakash, Dean, KSHEMA
    Coordinator- Dr. Kishan Prasad HL, Additional Professor of Pathology

    MEU members-
    Dr. Harsha HN, Professor of Physiology
    Dr. Sukanya Shetty, Professor & Head, Biochemistry
    Dr. Rathika Shenoy, Professor & Head, Paediatrics
    Dr. Rashmi Kundapur, Professor &Head, Community Medicine
    Dr. Shrinivas Bhat, Professor &Head, Psychiatry
    Dr. Rajashekar Mohan, Professor &Head, General Surgery
    Dr. Sudheendra Rao, Professor of Medicine
    Dr. Shipra Sonkusare, Professor of OBG
    Dr. Sumalatha R Shetty, Professor of Anaesthesiology
    Dr. Sunil Kumar Y, Additional Professor of Pathology
    Dr. Nikhil MP, Associate Professor of Anaesthesiology
    Dr. Ravichandra, Associate Professor of Pharmacology
    Dr. Amith Ramos, Associate Professor of Anatomy
    Dr. Amit Khelgi, Assistant Professor of Microbiology
    Dr. Shricharith Shetty, Assistant Professor of Dermatology


1) Interns orientation
2) Webinar on “CBME-Concepts and challenges.”
3) PG Orientation
4) Curriculum Implementation support programme 2
5) Research methodology workshop for the PGs of 2020-21 batch
6) Monthly Clinical Society Meetings

Upcoming activities

1) Revised basic workshop in medical education
2) Foundation course for Ist year Medical students


  • To sensitize teachers about new concepts in teaching and assessment methods
  • To update knowledge using current information and research methodology tools.
  • Provide oversight on the educational activities of the medical college (UG&PG)
  • Ensure continuous quality improvement in Medical education plan, implement and evaluate curricular development and faculty development in the medical college in alignment with the Medical Council of India initiatives
  • Ensure curriculum development through the curriculum committee
  • Ensure Faculty development by conducting Faculty development programs and workshops
  • Help develop specialized educational labs, like Skill lab, Simulation Centre, Communication labs etc
  • Facilitate educational research through projects and research publication
  • Keep the medical college updated on the current trends in Medical education by conducting workshops and conferences

MCI Nodal Centre for Faculty Development programme-Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belagavi Convener- Dr. Roopa Bellad, Professor of Paediatrics, JNMC, Belgavi Co-Convener- Dr. Padmaja Wolvekar, Professor of Community Medicine, JNMC, Belgavi