Medical Education Unit


Medical Education Unit (MEU) MGM Medical College, Vashi, Navi Mumbai is established and allocated to Nodal centre, Seth GS & KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai on November 2023.

Faculty development programmes (FDPs) boosts medical teachers’ to cultivate their knowledge and skills in desired areas such as pedagogy, research, motivation, and administration. MEU focuses on establishing systematic faculty development program. The team helps the faculties to accomplish the role as knowledgeable and effective educators, administrators, researchers, mentors, and support clinicians to gain capability in behavioural and communication skill.


To establish a standardized and structured approach of faculty development program (FDP) to improve the quality of medical training in educational principles and practices.


Training of faculty members of Medical Education Unit (MEU) and Curriculum committee (CC) at nodal centre.

Faculty development by holding Seminars/Workshops/Conferences.

Curriculum development as per latest NMC guideline.

Sensitizing teachers about concepts of modern educational technologies for teaching and assessment methods.

Encourage & train clinicians to acquire competency in communication and behavioural skills.

Promote the quality research in medical education by modern information and research methodology tools.

Composition of MEU

Sr. No Post Designation Name
Officer in Charge Dean & Professor
(Community Medicine)
Dr Sulabha V Akarte
MEU coordinator Professor (Anatomy) Dr Jyoti Gaikwad
Member Secretary Professor & Head (OBGY) Dr Sabrina Mhapankar
Member Professor & Head (Biochemistry) Dr Kavita More
Member Professor & Head (Physiology) Dr Yashoda Kattimani
Member Associate Professor (Anatomy) Dr Rekha Mane
Member Associate Professor(Physiology) Dr Sujata Gaikwad
Member Assistant Professor(FMT) Dr Philemon Cherian


MEU coordiantor should continue for three years.

All Curriculum committee members should have undergone MC/NMC Revised Basic Course Workshop in MET or Basic Course inMedical Education at the allocated Nodal Centre / regional Centre.

Should possess additional qualification of ACME/ FAIMER/MHPE/ Dip in MEd Ed. etc as specified.

At least 50% (minimum 4) should have received additional educational qualification.


The Medical Education Unit (MEU) has:

Spacious AC conference room

Interactive board / Smart board

Good audio visual system

Facilities like Laptop, LCD projector, printer, scanner

High speed internet facility

Video camera

Flip board, Soft board

Cupboards and display cabinets for books

Enriched Library- 22 Books on Medical Education

National and International Journals in Medical Education namely :

  • Clinical Teacher

  • BMC Medical education

Activities of Medical Education Unit

  • NMC recognised workshops under the aegis of GSMC-KEMH Regional centre

“Basic course in Medical Education Technology”

“Revised Workshop in MET & AT- COM Module”

“Curriculum Implementation Support Programme”

  • Faculty Development Programmes

Workshops in Competency based Medical Education (CBME)

Mechanics of question paper setting,

Writing Research Projects,

Training Programs in E-learning

Integrated teaching

One Minute preceptor



  • For Post Graduate students

Research Methodology workshops

PG Induction program

Workshop on Resident as teacher

  • National Conference-on “Quality Benchmarks in Health Science Education” conducted on 17th & 18th February 2018.

  • International workshop- Workshop on Global Perspectives on Medical Education and its Relevance to India conducted on 6th January 2015.

  • Guest Lectures by eminent National & International speakers

  • Research projects

  • Publications

Future plans:

  • To become an MCI Regional centre

  • To organize more MET workshops, conferences at State and National levels eg. NCHPE conference

  • Becoming a member of AMEE (Association for Medical Education in Europe) & Indian AHPE

  • To promote and encourage Faculties to do FAIMER Fellowship, ACME , PhD in HPE

  • To formulate thematic research in Medical Education