Dr. Dinesh Badyal has been included as Member of Expert Group, MCI for ‘Implementation of competency based UG curriculum & uploading of yearly time table on respective college website’. This group will constitute guidelines and monitor implementation of new curriculum. Dr Badyal will also look after implementation of new curriculum in medical colleges of Punjab, Chandigarh and Jammu & Kashmir.
Dr. Dinesh Badyal, Director, CMCLFAIMER; Convener, Medical Council of India (MCI) Nodal Centre for Faculty Development and Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Department of Medical Education, CMC, Ludhiana was invited as First visiting scholar to Rector Clinical Skills and Simulation center of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA supported by FAIMER (Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education & Research), USA. Dr. Badyal worked with world renowned simulation expects in medical education and learnt techniques in using low fidelity and high fidelity simulation in medical education.
Himanshu Pandya (CMCL FAIMER Fellow 2007), appointed Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies at Pramukhswami Medical College in Karamsad, India, 2018. Dr. Pandya also serves as Professor and Head of the Department of Medicine at Pramukhswami Medical College, and was recently elected as President of the Academy of Health Professions Educators (AHPE) .
Dr. Tejinder Singh, Professor of Paediatrics & Vice Principal, Christian Medical College, Ludhiana was awarded NBE Excellence Award (Eminent Alumnus) by Hon. Vice President of India. 2014 (2018). Dr. Singh is a distinguished paediatrician, academician, researcher, and teacher. A major leader in the realm of medical education, Dr. Tejinder Singh has published extensively in the field. He has published more than 260 works in national and international journals, has contributed 45 chapters in textbooks and is the author of four textbooks.
Dr. Dinesh Badyal, Professor & Head, Pharmacology published second edition of his book “Practical Manual of Pharmacology” (Jaypee Publishers). The book was released by Dr. William Bhatti, Director, CMC during MCI Program on 25th April, 2018. The changing paradigms of pharmacology and upcoming new curriculum for MBBS necessitated 2nd edition. This second edition of the book emphasizes more on the use of low cost and less resource intensive methods for the teaching of clinical pharmacology. The book is quite popular and second edition is updated with new prescription guidelines, latest essential medicine list, use of newer media, prescription audits, basics of research, adverse drug reaction monitoring and case-based learning.
Dr. Dinesh K. Badyal Professor & Head, Pharmacology and Professor of Medical Education was recently awarded Master’s degree “Masters in Health Profession Education (MHPE)” with ‘Merit’ by Keele University, UK. This is a very prestigious and internationally renowned degree in medical education. The selection process is very competitive and even after selection the success rate is quite less. The whole course is designed over various modules with mandatory assignment and a contact session at Keele University. The course is very rigorous and demands a lot of academic input and successful completion of dissertation. Only approx. 10 faculty from India has been awarded MHPE. This qualification will be a value addition in the progress of Department of Medical Education, CMC, Ludhiana.MHPE 2014 Batch with faculty at Keele University, UK
Soumendra Sahoo, CMCL-2012, was awarded ‘MaGEX”; Manipal Global Excellence award-2017 held on 10th August 2017 at Bangalore, India. The Manipal Global Excellence (MaGEX) awards recognise individuals who go beyond the call of duty to deliver extraordinary results. He was also awarded of PhD degree in Medicine from Utkal University (NAAC accredited A+ 2016).
Himanshu Pandya, MD, CMCL2007-Appointed Associate Dean (2018) for Undergraduate Studies at Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad, India. Dr. Pandya also serves as Professor and Head of the Department of Medicine at Pramukhswami Medical College, and was recently elected as President of the Academy of Health Professions Educators (AHPE) .