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 & Professor, KSHEMA
    MEU Coordinator- Dr. Kishan Prasad HL, Professor of Pathology

    MEU members-
    Dr. Sukanya Shetty, Professor & Head, Biochemistry
    Dr. Vadisha Bhat, Professor & Head, Otorhinolaryngology
    Dr. Sudhindra Rao, Professor & Head, General Medicine
    Dr. Caren Dsouza, Professor of General Surgery
    Dr. Siddhartha M Shetty, Professor of Orthopaedics
    Dr. Sumalatha R Shetty, Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology
    Dr. Ravichandra V, Additional Professor of Pharmacology
    Dr. Suraj S Shetty, Additional Professor of Forensic Medicine
    Dr. Ankeeta Menona Jacob, Associate Professor of Community Medicine
    Dr. Adithi K, Associate Professor of General Medicine
    Dr. Prashant B Naik, Associate Professor, Department of Paediatrics


  • 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

NMC Nodal Centre for Faculty Development Program - Government Medical College, Kottayam ,Kerala. Convener- Dr Sajith Kumar ,Professor of Infectious Disease, Government Medical College,Kottayam,Kerala

NMC Regional Centre for Faculty Development Program - Government Medical College, Kozhikode, Kerala Convener- Dr Kalpana George MD, Additional Professor of Microbiology, Government Medical College, Kozhikode,Kerala