Curriculum Implementation Support Program

Medical Education Unit

Brief Report

Curriculum Implementation Support Program

Medical Education Unit, HIMSR organized its second Curriculum Implementation Support Program (CISP) from 23rd – 24th September 2020.  It was a two-day program under the aegis of our Regional Center, MAMC, New Delhi.  Prof. Aarti Sood Mahajan, Co-convener, Department of Medical Education and Professor, Department of Physiology, MAMC was the MCI Observer for the workshop. A total of 23 participants, all faculty members of HIMSR attended this workshop.

This two day academic program kicked off with an ice breaking session by Prof Musharraf Husain, MEU Coordinator, HIMSR. He briefed the participants about the workshop and also the guidelines which need to be followed in view of the COVID pandemic including all distancing precautions. This was followed by welcome address by Dean HIMSR, Prof Mridu Dudeja who stressed on the importance of CISP especially for the Phase II faculty.

There were 15 sessions in this 2-day CISP as per the format given by the Medical Council of India. These sessions were conducted by seven facilitators/MEU members  (Prof. Musharraf Husain, Dept of Surgery; Prof. Aruna Nigam,  Dept. of Obs & Gyn; Prof. Sabina Khan, Dept. of Pathology; Prof. Ajay Thakral, Dept. of Surgery; Dr Taskin Khan, Dept of Ophthalmology; Dr. Aqsa Sheikh, Dept of Community Medicine and Dr Shalini Kumar, Dept of Anatomy). All the sessions and hands on exercises were very informative and appreciated by the participants as well as the MCI Observer. It was heartwarming and very reassuring to see the the active participation by the participants.

The program ended with a warm feedback by the participants some of whom also shared their experiences of this two day program. MCI Observer also congratulated the MEU team of HIMSR for a very well conducted CISP II. The program concluded with the vote of thanks proposed by the coordinator MEU.