Announcements Call for Application for HEaL Institute’s Short-Duration Intensive Training Program of in Public Health Ethics to be held at Tata Institute of Social Sciences during April 14-17, 2020   |   Call for applications by The Migration Health South Asia Network for skill & capacity development training workshop to be held in 6-9 April 2020   |   Open Letter: Stop the war on Syria’s hospitals

Regressive trend: MCI’s approach to assessment of medical teachers’ performance

Sunita VS Bandewar, Sanjay A Pai

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2015.052


Abstract

The Medical Council of India (MCI) has taken a regressive step. Its circular (No. MCI-12(1)/2015-TEQ/131880, dated September 3, 2015), which is entitled “Clarification with regard to research publications in the matter of promotion for teaching faculty in medical colleges/institutions”, is regressive and in partial dissonance with the current trends in medical science publications and norms of ethical publishing. Such an approach could have an adverse impact on the teaching faculty as it might encourage them to indulge in research misconduct. We appeal to the MCI to revisit its approach to the assessment of the performance of the teaching faculty in medical colleges and institutes. We make a strong case for the revocation of the MCI circular with immediate effect on four counts.

Full Text

HTML PDF

Keywords

N/A

Refbacks

There are currently no refbacks.

Article Views

PDF Downloads

Click here to support US