Through basic workshops on Medical Education Technologies (MET) the Medical Council of India (MCI) wants faculty to attain a certain level of expertise in Medical Education. In view of the need for advancing the field of medical education, to keep pace with the current trends & practices and to provide a platform for Medical Educators to network, Medical Council of India proposes to conduct Advanced Courses in Medical Education for Medical Faculty at the MCI recognized Nodal Centres.

We are Pleased to announce that MCI- Regional Training Centre for MET of J.N.Medical College, Belgaum has been upgraded to the status of NODAL CENTRE for conducting Advance Course in Medical Education for Medical faculty. Thirty nine Medical Colleges from North Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Goa have been affiliated to this Nodal center. Our Nodal center will be launched on 9th September 2014 at JNMC, Belgaum and the first onsite session will be conducted from 9th-12th September 2014.

Admission to the advance course : Will be done twice a year.
Duration of the Course: One year

Eligibility criteria for Participants:
• Successful completion of the MCI Basic course Workshop in MET
• At least three years of teaching experience
• Recommendation from the Dean/ Principal

No. of participants: not more than 30/Course
In case the number of participants are more, the following criteria for selection will be considered.
• Member of MEU
• Publications of Medical Education importance
• Faculty in Basic Course Workshop and other educational workshops
• Awards in educational related activities

Participant registration fees: Rs 10, 000/ participant/course.

Details of the course:
a. Duration of the Course:
• One year
• Two onsite sessions of 5 days and 3 days each
• Overlap of one day on Day 3 between two batches
• Parallel session for Batch A and Batch B from Day 4 onwards

Session 1: Five days Overlap
Session 2: Three days

Batch A
5 days onsite
Batch A
6 months online for discussion on 4 educational themes.

Also have some content delivered electronically.

Project work
Batch A
3 days onsite
Present their project

Encourage networking and mentoring partnerships

Batch B
5 days onsite
Batch A and B 6 months online.
Batch A will also act as Observers for at least 2 workshops and provide standardized feedback on planning and execution

Last date to receive Applications: 25th Aug 2014**
(Please find the attached application form)
Kindly encourage your faculty members to enroll in this advance course
** Application should reach the Nodal centre (In hard and Soft copy) along with the D.D of Rs.10,000/- drawn in favor of “The Principal, J. N. Medical College”, payable at Belgaum, on or before 25th August 2014. However, the list of selected candidates will be informed by the end of August 2014 through Email.

• The duly filled Application should be sent to,

The Convenor,
MCI’s Nodal Centre for Advance Course
Department of Medical Education,
J. N. Medical College,