State Level DET Conference 2014
21st Century Dental Education: The Right Perspective
State Level Conference on Dental Education Technology was organized with a theme- 21st Century Dental Education: The Right Perspective on 11th January 2014, at Pride Hall, Annex Building VSPMDCRC, Nagpur
Guest Speakers and their topics :
Dr. Arun Jamkar, Hon’ble VC-MUHS Nashik: Innovations in Education- University Perspective
Dr. Mansingh Pawar, Dean, GDC Mumbai: Challenges Of Modern Day Dental Education: do we learn what we need to practice..??
Dr. Suhasini Nagda, Dean, Nair Dental College And Hospital, Mumbai: Scope of Research in Dental Education
Dr. S Chari, Director MET Unit, NKPSIMS, Nagpur: Teacher As A Communicator: How much to innovate in teaching?
Dr. S Lele, Professor, Sinhgad DC, Pune: Newer Assessment Methods in Dental Education
A souvenir was also released at this event.
Participants: 107 dental faculties from colleges in Maharashtra participated in this conference.
e- poster competition received a very enthusiastic response with 26 entries from the participant colleges.
Workshop on Communication Skills and Leadership
A one day workshop on Leadership for Academicians was organized under the Silver Jubilee Celebrations on 18th Nov 2014.
- To increase the interactions between the administrative and academic staff of all the institutes of NKPSIMS campus
- To improve the communication skills of consultants when dealing with patients
- To sensitize the staff regarding the importance of leadership qualities
- To improve patient care and work satisfaction
Dr. Amol Deshmukh, Secretary VAHE inaugurated the event in presence of Dr. Usha Radke, Dean VSPMDCRC, Dr. Suresh Cahri, Director MET Unit NKPSIMS, Dr. Mukta Motwani, Org. Chairperson Dr. Surekha Rathod, Org. Secretary and entire DET executive committee.
The guest speaker was Dr. Nagesh Rao, President Director of MICA, former faculty with IIM Ahmedabad.
Total 55 participants including
1.Administrative staff from LMH
2.Faculty from NKPSIMS, VSPMDCRC, Physiotherapy College & College of Nursing.
The overall feedback of the participants for the workshop was very positive and they expressed satisfaction towards their experience and knowledge gained through the same.