The College council is the supreme governing body of the college. Its activities are huge. As the Chairperson, Principal will be executing the statutory functions and all are requested to contribute to the strategic direction of our institute.
- Uphold the mission and vision of the Trust
- Monitoring the progress of college in all activities
- Forecasting the effective and prudential operation of the college and its teaching hospital.
- Review of proposals of Medical Education with regard to syllabus and curriculum
- Decision on adaptation of innovative teaching methods for the improvement in teaching
- Overall discipline of students
- Confirmation of academic activities of different departments
- Overall assessment of each department
- Scheduling of meetings
- Scheduling of extracurricular activities
- The Principal
- Heads of all Departments
- The Medical Superintendent
- The Nursing Superintendent
- Vice-Dean ( Student Affairs)
Minutes of the Meeting of College of council of Management held at the College council Hall at 12.00 Noon on 06.09.2016
The meeting commenced at 12.00 Noon with a silent prayer in the fond memory of the founder Chairman late Shri P.K. Das. The Chairman and Managing Trustee Adv. Dr. P Krsihnadas presided. Besides, the Principal, Director (Operations) Medical Superintendent the HODS of Pre , Para and Clinical Departments were attended the meeting.
The Principal welcomed the members to the Meeting in which the followings are the Agenda:-
Decision on request for promotion.
Proceedings on Admission of 2017-18 batch.
Updating web site.
Student orientation & discipline matters.
Decision on implementing unit system in General Medicine, General Surgery and OBG Departments.
Review academic progress of 2014-15, 2015-16 batches.
Monitoring of students in the library
Study hours in hostel & quality of life in the hostel
Progress of studies of day scholars (feedback from parents)
Any other matter with the consent of the chair.
At the outset, Principal expressed his gratitude to Chairman and Managing Trustee for sparing his valuable time for attending this meeting. Principal urged that, College Council Management meeting should take place once in every month. Which is required as per MCI norms. Principal also welcome Dr. R.C Krishnakumar, Director (Operations) and Dr P Dileepan (Medical Supdt) to the meeting. Since, the discussion is open Principle asked all Heads of Departments put forward their suggestion for the betterment of Hospital functions and Academic improvement.
Then Principal evaluates the academic performance of the 2014-15 batch students. Out of 150 students 143 students have been passed now only seven are appearing examination alongwith 2015-16 batch of MBBS students. Theory examinations are over by Aug 19 and practicals are in progress.. KUHS has now changed their valuation pattern, valuation camps will be organized in four zones. Most probably the result will be out by end of Oct 2016. While reporting the academic performance of 2015-16 Batch. Five students were allowed to appear the university examination in part as they did not secure minimum 35% in internal assessment. Open house was conducted for slow learners before the detainment. Theory examinations were conducted from 04 Aug 2016 to 19th Aug 2016 and practical examination are going on. The external examiners gave an excellent remark about the performance and behaviour of students they are pleased by the way of conduction of examination in a professional manner without any untoward influence from any corner unlikes other private medical colleges. Pass percentage of 85-90 is expected from 2015-16 batch.
2014-15 Batch is in IVth semester posting. Principal asked the HODs of Para clinical department to watch whether the junior and middle level faculty members are punctual in theory classes he also stressed the need of being role models in front of students.
While presenting ‘A’ For and ‘B’ form for subsequent MCI inspections we need more CME programmes so it is essential to prepare a schedule of CME Programme up to April 2017. Doctors can seek financial support from drug companies, surgical supplier etc. Junior and Middle level faculties should be encouraged to publish research papers and articles in indexed journals which is made mandatory criteria for further promotion. Monthly report from each department is expected and the format will be issued from Principal’s Office on demand.
Updating the website more informations are invited from clinical departments photo session is in process, Dr Viswakanth Dr Anessh, Dr Venigopal will be monitoring the updates of website. Video tour of Hospital and college should be insereted in the infrastructure menu of website. Teaching programmes should be updated every weeks with following details :-
Name of faculty
Small group discussion, Topics and No of Hours allotted. There should be four unit system in General surgery and General Medicine. To show adequate number of OP Principal suggested to include cardiology patients in the General Medicine register as Super Specialties are not under the perview of MCI. To show the realistic number of ECG recordings from OP appropriate number of entries can be taken from ECG register of cardiology.
Registers in OPD, IP, OT, ICU, Casualty and CSSD should be periodically reviewed by the concerned HOD or senior faculty member, residents should be assigned more work in wards and OP.
Open house with parents of 2nd years MBBS students will be conducted towards last week of September / 1st week of October after submitting the 2nd sessional examination mark from para clinical departments.
College council welcome Prof Arun R Wanjpe of Community Medicine and Prof. Dr Malini Kar. General Surgery & General Medicine departments should function as four units as per the MCI requirement. Dr Venugopal Prof and HOD, Department of General Surgery and Dr George Cherian, Prof and HOD, Department of General Medicine were assigned to make arrangement for division of their respective departments. Super specialist should be assigned with lectures for MBBS students and their names with allotted topics should be uploaded in the web site periodically each clinical department can allot proportionate hours to each faculty and suggested the senior faculty to share more hours.
Dr Venugopal Prof and HOD Surgery suggested each HOD should get the accessibility to the web site so that each department can update their activities.
Dr Bharathan and Dr Shailaja pointed out that students are bunking from para clinical classes and monthly examination. Principal and Chairman strongly said that each department is in autonomous to take punishment action including suspension from classes and calling their parents for interaction about their absence. Director suggested that students who are bunking from examination are made to write the answers multiple times as a part of punishment it also helps them learning that topic
Director also suggested to conduct orientation programme for 2015-16 Batch before their clinical posting.
Additional students are taught systemic Pathology along with regulars before teaching General Pathology, students are finding it difficult to follow these classes-Pointed out by Dr Venugopal. In response to this Dr Sreekumaran Nair Prof and HOD Pathology said that it is because of lack of middle level faculty member in Pathology. Dr Sreekumaran Nair expressed the difficulty of sharing the lab with anatomy and Physiology. Director declared the inauguration of Designated Microscopic centre, the inauguration will be conducted on 07.09.2016 and he invited all faculty members towards the function. He congratulated Dr Shailaja Prof & HOD Department of Microbiology for achieving this landmark.
CCM finalized the scheduling of CME programme as per given below.
Sept 2016 - Biochemistry
Oct 2016 - Physiology
Nov 2016 - Medical Education
Dec 2016 - General Medicine
Jan 2017 - OBG
Feb 2017 - General Medicine
Mar 2017 - Pharmacology
April 2017 - Forensic Medicine
Principal read out the credentials of following faculty members and it placed before the CCM for promotion. CCM agreed to give promotion to the following faculty members.
Ser No Name Department Present Designation Promoted to
1. Dr Gaikwad Rajesh Vishwanath Community Medicine Assistant Professor Assoc Prof
2. Dr Rajan SP General Surgery Assist Professor Assoc Prof
3. Dr Soni C Das Dermatology Senior Resident Assistant Professor
4. Dr Arati Anand Amin Physiology Assoc Prof Professor
Chairman and Managing Trustee in his opening remark congratulated faculties of preclinical departments for successfully completing the academic programme for 2015-16 batch and he also expressed that the PKDIMS already turn into a much wanted college in the counseling process and the number of applications received for Management seat clearly shows that there is wide acceptance of our college in the general public. It is our responsibility to sustain this credibility in future. He also stressed the importance of having more publications and research activities from the lower and middle level faculties. The college authority should take more vigilant attitude towards the maintenance of discipline of students in the campus. He also pointed out the importance of coordination and cooperation among various clinical, para clinical and pre clinical departments. He also highlighted the significance of skill lab for training the basic surgical skill in students.
Director of Operations in his Address he expressed that our institutions is in growing path and by few years we have the full potential to emerge out as one of the top rated medical institutions in the state as well as in the country. Most of our departments are enriched with eminent faculty members who are dedicated. He also said that with an efficient team work we can surely achieve this goal. More research proposals are expected for institutional research ethic committee for approval. He also expressed his concern that there were only three research proposals received in the previous ethical committee meetings from one department. He also wanted the participation from more faculty members in the preparations for MCI inspection and other inspection conducted various accreditation agencies.
Dr Dileepan expressed vote of thanks.
Meeting came to close by 2 PM.
Copy to :-
The Chairman and Managing Trustee
All Pre clinical/Para Clinical/Clinical HODs