Medical Education Unit

The Medical Education Unit of Osmania Medical College was reconstituted on 5th Jan 2013.

The following is the list of members:

Sl.No Name Designation


Dr.M.Ramani Chairman & Principal, OMC, Hyd


Dr.V.Vijay Sreedhar Prof & HOD of Pathology


Dr.G.V.S.Subhramanyam Prof & HOD of Pediatrics


Dr.A.Shantha Kumari Professor of Physiology


Dr.J.Anunayi Associate Professor of Pathology


Dr.Y.Kodandapani Associate professor of Pediatrics


Dr.Jagathi Devi Assistant Professor of Pharmacology


Dr Naga KalyaniPathuri Assistant Professor of Pathology


Dr.V.Janaki Assistant Professor of Anatomy


Dr D.S Murthy Assistant Professor of Microbiology

Activities and programs conducted from January‘13 to November ‘14

Date Activity
09-02-2013 Orientation program in communication skills and stress management-I MBBS (2012-2013).
16-02-2013 Guest lecture on Research methodology for PGs –Dr.K.S.Ratnakar, Director, Global hospitals, Hyderabad.
23-03-2013 Interactive session by Dr.VijayDoopati,North Carolina ,USA. With 2nd and 3rd MBBS students.
15-04-2013  & 16-04-2013 Microteaching workshop for assistant professors.(32 participants)
25-04-2013 Pedagogy by Dr.M.Ramani,Co-ordinator ,MEU, OMC for PGs.
29-04-2013 Approach to thesis/dissertation by Dr.M.Ramani,Co-ordinator ,MEU, OMC for PGs.
10-11-2013 Orientation program in effective communication and study skills and stress management for I MBBS(2013-2014)
29-01-2014 to 31-01-2014 MCI recognized Basic MET workshop at OMC(29 delegates)
28-02-2014 Med RC demonstration for faculty and PGs
14-03-2014 Impact of primary food on health and nutrition by Dr.VijayDoopati,North Carolina ,USA. For faculty and students.
21-03-2014 Creative thinking, human potential and mind management by Sri.Raghuram, self coach and software engineer for faculty, office staff and students.
04-04-2014  CME on medical e-learning-Online workshop for the faculty by St.Johns medical college, Bangalore.(42 participants)
27-05-2014 Interactive session for faculty& students of OMC on Tuning in Curriculum by Dr. Ahmed Al Goharty, Spain
11-06-2014  Lecture on e-learning & accessing of journals by Mr. Gunjan at 3.00 pm
23-6-2014  Interaction with the Victorious passed out Pathology PG students
17-7-2014 Interactive session for faculty of OMC on academic advising by Dr. Saidunnissa MD, Prof & Chief , Biochemistry, RAK Institute, UAE (2PM-4 PM)
25-7-2014 Lecture on “ How to write a dissertation- An Overview” by Dr. M.Ramani, Principal, OMC for Final year postgraduates
30-7-2014 Priming session on Success in Viva voce voce  for First MBBS (2013 batch) by Clinical Psychologist SrikanthAcharya
2-8-2014 Student interaction with John Hopkins Medical School team, USA – “Medical and Educational Perspectives team”
12-8-2014 Research methodology workshop for Pre and Para-clinical Postgraduates (1st Yr)
20-8-2014 Research methodology workshop for  clinical Postgraduates (1st Year)
26-8-2014 Research methodology workshop for  Clinical Diploma Postgraduates (1st year)
09-09-14 Orientation program for 1st MBBS students
10-09-14 to 16-09-14 Orientation session for 1st MBBS (2014-15) batch students.

MEU Workshop at OMC :A Block of 4 Rooms allocated for the Medical Education Unit in the Premises of Osmania Medical College.

Medical Education Unit ,OMC, Hyderabad  successfully conducted its first MCI recognized Basic Course Workshop on Medical Education Technology from 29th Jan 2014 to 31st Jan 2014.

The program was attended by twenty nine (29) participants, faculty of various specialties in OMC. The program was well conducted under the able supervision of the program coordinator Dr.M.Ramani .

Resource persons who contributed for this event were:

(1) Dr.P.V.Chalam                                                 (2) Dr.M.Ramani

(3 )Dr.N.V.N.Reddy                                               (4) Dr.V.Vijay Sreedhar

(5 )Dr.G.V.S.Subrahmanyam                               (6 )Dr.A.Santa Kumari

(7) Dr.J.Anunayi                                                   (8) Dr.Y.Kodandapani

(9 )Dr.N.Jagathi Devi                                            (10) Dr.V.Janaki

(11 )Dr.D.S.Murty                                                (12) Dr.P.NagaKalyani

Dr.P.V.Chalam, Convener, Regional Centre for Medical Education Technology, GMC,  Hyderabad was the MCI-appointed Observer for this program.

The three-day workshop was highly interactive, well appreciated by all the participants and focused on objectives, curriculum & teaching/learning principles of medical education.

The program  ended with valedictory function in which certificates were distributed to the participants & resource persons.

MEU Activities (Information Updated April 09 2013):

  • On 11th March there was a felicitation meet organised by the MEU of OMC at the Surgery lecture hall from 3 pm to 5pm.The OMC students who topped in JIPMER entrance were felicitated .The chief guest was Dr Vivekanand ,DME  Academic.The other guests were Dr Syam Sunder, Retd V.C of NTR U.H.S, Dr Gopal

Krishna, Nephrologist, Dr Krishna Reddy, Alumni member.Dr P.Srinivas presided over the function.Dr Ramarao ,Vice principal also graced the occasion.Dr Ramani , coordinator conducted the proceedings.

The students who achieved good ranks were
1. Dr K.V Anudeep -rank no 2
2. Dr Karthik Reddy -rank no 25
3. Dr Raja Ashok -rank no 70
4. Dr Gopikanth-rank no 91
5. Dr Pankaj rank no-118
6. Dr Venkat Prasad rank no 184
7. Dr Jail Singh rank no-2
8. Dr Deepthi rank no 10

The students were presented with bouquets and momentos by the guests. There was a student interaction with the rankers

  • UG Sensitization program was conducted on 9th February 2013  for 1st year MBBS Students for Effective Communication Skills and Stress Management (by Dr.Gowri Devi Retd. Prof & HOD, Dept of Psychiatry). Role play was done by Medical Education Unit and Students of 1st year MBBS. Certificate was issued for All the participants.
  • PG Sensitization program was conducted on 16th February 2013 on Research Methodology. Research – Why, When and How was delivered by Guest Speaker, Dr.K.S.Ratnakar, Director, Global Hospitals, Hyderabad.

MEU Updates (Information Updated April 09 2013)
on 23rd March 2013,the MEU ,OMC organised an interactive session with OMC  Alumni Dr Vijay Dhoopati who is presently working in North Carolina . About 120 undergraduates students attended the session and actively interacted with Dr Vijay regarding the USMLE EXAM pattern and the present marks trend and the residency chances.Dr Vijay briefed the students on avenues in US and gave his advice on how to approach the USMLE exams.Dr Ramani with her MEU members conducted the session


Felicitation meet

Dr.Ramani @ PG Sensitization program

Effective Communication Skill Program






Effective Communication Programme @ Group Picture

MEU Updates (Information Updated November 2013)

Orientation Program for 1st year M.B.B.S (2013-2014 batch) was conducted on 10-11-2013 by the Medical Education Unit of Osmania Medical College.

The focus was on “Effective Study & Communication Skills and Stress Management” and the Guest Speakers were Dr Pramod Kumar, Prof. and HOD, Institute of Mental Health and Dr.M.Ramani, Prof. of Pathology, Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad.

The highlight of the program were the Role plays enacted by the MEU members, Dr GVS Subrahmanyam, Prof & Head,Dept of Peadiatrics, Nilofer Hospital & Dr Y. Kodandapani,Assoc. Professor, Paediatrics. Nilofer Hospital  and  the second role play by the 1st year M.B.B.S students.

A panel discussion was conducted by Dr Vijay Sreedhar, Vice-Principal, Prof & Head, Dept. of Pathology and the students’ queries were answered by the expert faculty from Anatomy, Physiology & Biochemistry.

The program was well attended and received by the 1 st yr. M.B.B.S students( 215 students). The presence of the Principal, Dr P. Srinivas and the Professors & Heads of Anatomy & Physiology increased the event’s ambience.

The MEU, OMC is planning to organize an MCI approved 3 day Workshop on Basic Medical Education Technology (MET)  for the OMC faculty, in the months of December 2013/ January 2014 at Osmania Medical College.

Contact Medical Education Unit Coordinator:
Dr.A.Santa Kumari, Professor of Physiology

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