Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences

Rural Medical College, Loni

Rural Medical College

Rural Medical College - Department of Medical Education Unit (MEU)

Officer-in -charge : Dean, Rural Medical College, Loni

Coordinator : Dr. D. B. Phalke, Professor, PSM, FAIMER 2011 fellow, FIME 2015


It was established as per directives of Medical Council of India, New Delhi for sensitization of teachers in medical education technology for developing skills required for good teacher, clinician, researcher and mentor.

  1. Organizing Basic course workshop in MET for faculty under MCI regional center, IMETTT, Aundh, Pune
  2. Resource center for students and faculty
  3. Implementing Innovative teaching learning practices including students research projects, problem based learning, community oriented medical education, participation in public health days, organizing quizzes, students research conference etc.
  4. organizing orientation programs for undergraduates, interns and postgraduates

Role of MEU
  1. Faculty development
  2. Curriculum development and reforms
  3. Basic training in education technology
  4. Rational use of education and information technology
  5. Advanced training
  6. Research in medical education
  7. Grooming teachers to play additional roles
  8. Innovative teaching learning practices


Training hall with LCD projector, PA system, computer with internet connectivity, Two international journals, 26 books on medical education,68 educational CDs, 76 operation CDs

List of Journals & Books on Medical Education Technology in Central Library PDF file available to download

MEU Faculty :
Sr.NoName of Faculty Designation MET Training
1Dr. S N Mahajan Officer InchargeFAIMER fellow 2005 CMCL, Ludhiyana
2Dr. D. B. PhalkeCoordinator FAIMER fellow 2011, FIME 2015, GSMC
3Dr.D.H.NandalProfessor & Head, PharmacologyNTTC, Chandigarh
4Dr. P.K. BaviskarProfessor , Surgery Advanced MET, FIME 2015, GSMC
5Dr. V. B. BangalProf & Head, Obst-GynecFAIMER fellow 2013, FIME 2015, GSMC
6Dr. Sandeep Pakhale Professor, AnatomyACME 2014, DMIMS, Sawangi
7Dr. G. J. JorvekarProfessor, Surgery FAIMER fellow 2014, CMCL
8Dr. Amol HartalkarAssociate Professor, MedicineFAIMER fellow 2012 GSMC
9Dr. D. K. Apturkar Professor & Head, SurgeryAdvanced MET, IMETTT, Pune
10Dr. Motilal Tayde Asst. Prof. in PhysiologyFIME 2015

MEU Support Staff :
Sr.NoName of Faculty Designation Remark
1Mr. M. A. MaidStenographer
2Mrs. V. V. KulkarniComputer Operator
3Mr. Kiran MhaskeComputer support
4Mr. Barde Attendant

Basic MET WORKSHOS organized and teachers trained (2009 to 2015):
Sr. No Dates Teaching AdminProfessorAssociate
127/7/2009 - 1/8/20092451021
21/2/2010 - 6/2/2010 594119
318/8/2010 - 25/8/20102 113521
417/1/2011 - 22/1/2011492621
525/7/2011 - 30/7/20116 35 923
619/1/2012 - 14/1/20123 44 920
725/11/2013 - 27/11/20131044119
87/7/2014 - 9/7/20142966124
927 /1/2015 – 29/1/20155317--25
1015 /10/2015 – 17/10/2015251010--27

Future plans
  1. Organize CME and guest lectures of eminent National and International faculty in Medical Education for faculty and students
  2. Develop skill laboratory for training of UG & PG