Jorhat Medical College Hospital (JMCH), which is the MCI Regional Centre for Medical Education Technologies, shines at the national level by conducting the highest number of faculty trainings among other centres in the country.

There are 22 such centres in the country.

Dr Purnima Baruah, superintendent of Jorhat Medical College Hospital said the MCI Regional Centre for Medical Education Technologies (JMCH) caters to the training needs of 28 medical colleges of Northeast and parts of West Bengal.

“As per the 2019 report of Curriculum Implementation Support Program (CISP-I) published by the Board of Governors, RC Jorhat conducted a total of 32 CISP trainings, including 8 CISP trainings at the centre and 24 trainings at the allocated colleges, which was the maximum number of trainings conducted among the regional centres,” she said.

Dr Baruah said a total of 692 faculties were trained at the college level, which is the highest among all the MCI Regional Centres of the country.

The First Report of the Curriculum Implementation Support Program (CISP-I) has been published by the Board of Governors in supersession of the Medical Council of India.

The CISP training was a National Faculty Development Program rolled out last year for training and enabling the faculty across all medical colleges of the country in implementing the Competency Based Medical Education (CBME) Curriculum.

Smita Bhattacharyya

Smita Bhattacharyya is Northeast Now Correspondent in Jorhat. She can be reached at: triptyaddy@gmail.com