Medical Education Unit
The Medical Education Unit is entrusted with the responsibility of organizing lectures/workshops/symposiums etc. On interdisciplinary topics with the goal of improving knowledge and skill of the faculty and residents with respect to the teaching-learning process, research methodology and allied subjects.

Present Committee Members

Name Designation Role
Prof (Dr.) Manimoy Bandopadhyay Director, IPGME&R Chairperson
Prof. Amal Kanti Das Dean Student Affairs & HOD Pharmacology Convener
Prof. Alakendu Ghosh HOD, Rheumatology Member
Prof. Bitan Kumar Chattopadhyay HOD, Dept. Of Surgery Member
Prof. Partha Sarathi Chakraborty HOD, Gynaecology & Obstetrics Member
Prof. Sangita Sen HOD, Physiology Member
Prof. Uttara Chatterjee Professor, Dept. of Pathology Member
Prof. Avijit Hazra Professor, Dept. Of Pharmacology Member
Dates of these programs from 2015 onwards are:
Mar 31- Apr 1, 2015 Sensitization and communication skills workshop for interns and junior doctors
April 10-11, 2015 Workshop on Research Methodology & Biostatistics
Sep 16, 2015 Sensitization program on good prescription practice and therapeutic adherence for interns and residents
Dec 10, 2015 BeLAWgical: CME on medicolegal issues
Mar 28, 2016 Sensitization Programme for Interns on Communication skill and allied issues
Jul 1-2, 2016 Workshop on Research Methodology & Biostatistics
Nov 13, 2016 Satellite centre of Symposium on Cardiovascular & Endocrine Disorders (in video-conferencing mode) organized by eminent cardiologist Dr. Anjan Lal Dutta
Mar 31-Apr 1, 2017 Workshop on Research Methodology & Biostatistics
Feb 20, 2017 Symposium on Thrombolytic therapy with focus on newly introduced agents.
Apr 11, 2017 Sensitization Programme for Interns on Communication skill and allied issues
Apr 17, 2017 Sensitization Programme for Interns on Communication skill and allied issues
Dec 4-19, 2017 Workshop on application of R software in medical research – Conducted in collboration with Department of Community Medicine.
Dec 12, 2017 Program on Medical Ethics supported by WBMC: For Final MBBS students.
Jul 28-29, 2018 Workshop on Research Methodology & Biostatistics.
May 4, 2018 Sensitization Programme for Interns on Communication skill and allied issues.
Nov 17, 2018 Clinical Skills Training Program: STEER (Stimulating to Think Enabling Excellence and Rationality). Conducted by Dr. Y. K. Amdekar and his team from Mumbai.
Nov 20, 2018 Guest Lecture on ‘Scope of MALDI-TOF in diagnostic field’ by Dr. Anup Kumar Ghosh, Additional Professor, Dept. of Microbiology, PGIMER, Chandigarh –Conducted in collaboration with Department of Microbiology.
Mar 14, 2019 Sensitization Programme for Interns on Communication skill and allied issues.
Attendance at Medical Teachers’ Training Course being organized by Govt. of West Bengal
Average of 2-3 faculty members of the institute undergo 6-day Teachers Training Course being conducted periodically by Institute of Health & Family Welfare Govt. of West Bengal since July, 2009. Currently this programme has been shortened to 4 days.
Dates of these programs in 2015­–2017 are :
  • Jan 19-22, 2015
  • Feb 16-19, 2015
  • Feb 23-25, 2015 (Dental Teachers)
  • May 26-28, 2015 (Dental Teachers)
  • Jun 23-26, 2015
  • Aug 17-9, 2015 (Dental Teachers)
  • Sep 16-19, 2015
  • Dec 7-9, 2015 (Dental Teachers)
  • Jan 18-21, 2016
  • Apr 11-13, 2016 (Dental Teachers
  • Apr 27-29, 2016 (Dental Teachers)
  • Jun 14-17, 2016
  • Jul 26-29, 2016
  • Sep 19-22, 2016
  • Feb 7-10, 2017
  • May 22-24, 2017 (DNB Teachers)
  • Jun 13-16, 2017
  • Aug 20-21, 2017
  • Oct 23-26, 2017
  • Jan 29-Feb 1, 2018
  • Apr 3-6, 2018
  • Jun 26-29, 2018
  • Aug 20-23, 2018
  • Sep 25-28, 2018
  • Jan 14-18, 2019
  • Feb 12-14, 2019 (Dental teachers)
  • Mar 5-18, 2019
Prof. Pradip Kumar Mitra, former Director of IPGME&R, Kolkata, was faculty and Joint Coordinator of the course during his tenure. Currently Prof. Avijit Hazra, Dept. of Pharmacology, IPGME&R, is a faculty member for this course.

Convener has undergone training at 12th National Course on Educational Science & Technology, National Teacher Training Centre, Institute of Medical Sciences, Benaras Hindu University, Varanasi  between Aug 23 – Sep 1, 1997. Among the other MEU members, Prof. Avijit Hazra and Prof. P. S. Chakraborty have undergone three days of training conducted by Faculty from MCI Regional Center for Medical Education Technologies, King George’s Medical University, Lucknow, between Nov 14-16, 2013 at Institute of Health & Family Welfare, Kolkata.
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