Competencies for Medical Teacher

Jwalant E Waghmare, Pranita J Waghmare, Bharat R Sontakke


Medicine is a continuously updating profession and hence the medical graduates are expected to be lifelong learners updating their knowledge continuously. Medical council of India has defined competencies for Indian medical graduate (IMG). He/she is expected to be clinician, communicator and professional with leadership qualities. In addition to above mentioned qualities medical teachers are expected to have further few more competencies so that they can educate IMG with desired competencies.


Key words: Competency, MCI, Medical education, Medical graduate

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