1. THE VISION
As the apex body that decides, supervises and evaluates, the academic content of the campus, the FACER envisons a new generation of students who understand the medical profession as it should be through the honest efforts of a dedicated faculty, with modern and tested methods of knowledge delivery and a objective institutional assessment program that ensure that all graduates attain the needed standards of training.
2. FACER CHARTER
2.1 Composition: FACER shall have Dean, Vice Principal, Coordinator and seven members with six sub-committees each with an individual composition and term of reference.
2.2 Sub Committees: The six sub-committees as given in clause 3 each with an individual composition and term of reference, shall have the following composition
2.2.1 Each subcommittee shall be lead by an Academic Lead.
2.2.2 The Academic Lead shall be a Professor who shall be nominated by the Dean. The Academic Lead shall hold the position for one year.
2.2.3 The Members of the sub-committee shall be nominated by the Dean with representation of all involved teaching departments.
2.2.4 The members shall hold position for a period of one year.
2.3 Function: The Committees shall
2.3.1 Function autonomously and independently and hold their sittings on their own plan and decisions
2.3.2 The sub committees shall meet for at least 9 times a year.
2.3.3 The committee academic lead shall be responsible to call a meeting through paper circulars, email and college web site.
2.3.4 The meeting date, time and venue shall be specified. The call for a meeting shall be given 15days prior.
2.3.5 All members of the committee shall contribute to the meeting agenda by informing the Academic Lead.
2.3.6 The final agenda for each meeting shall be prepared by the Lead at least 2 days before the meeting and circulated by email. 2.3.7 The committee shall be called to order by the Academic Lead for Post Graduate Curriculum.
2.3.8 The Members as nominated shall sit for discussions in the sub committee in at least 8 of the 9 meetings of the subcommittee. 2.3.9 The Quorum for decision making is two third of the existing members.
2.3.10 The meeting shall be recorded and a minutes of the meeting approved by the members of the committee shall be prepared in the same day.
2.3.11 The minutes of the meetings shall be placed for discussion and concurrence before the FACER
2.3.12 The FACER shall place all such decisions and recommendations before the FAÇADE ( College Council ) for according final approvals.
3. THE FACER HAS PERMANENT SUBCOMMITTEES ON
- POSTGRADUATE CURRICULUM
- GRADUATE CURRICULUM
- PARAMEDICAL CURRICULUM
- BIOMEDICAL RESEARCH
- FACULTY DEVELOPMENT
- NURSING CURRICULUM
4. TERMS OF REFERENCES
The FACER which has six sub committees which shall operate on individual terms of references
4.1 Post Graduate Medical Curriculum:
This committee shall be the academic body which innovates, implements and evaluates the academic content and quality of postgraduate medical training programs. The terms of references include:
4.1.1 Posting of postgraduate residents in the departments and rotations
4.1.2 Special Postings of the postgraduate residents in specific centers with specific expertise.
4.1.3 Dissertation Work and its processes as stipulated by the university and its implementation
4.1.4 Internal Assessment of postgraduate residents.
4.1.5 Research studies undertaken / to be undertaken by postgraduate residents
4.1.6 Duties and responsibilities of postgraduate residents
4.1.7 Conduct of CME, Publications by postgraduate residents of each department
4.1.8 Conduct of affiliation and MCI inspections in each department.
4.1.9 Starting of New PG courses and its requirements and feasibility
4.1.10 Faculty requirements, training, special efforts for PG departments
4.1.11 Teaching Schedules for postgraduate residents in each PG department.
4.2 Graduate Medical Curriculum:
This committee shall be the academic body which innovates, implements and evaluates the academic content and quality of graduate medical training programs. The terms of references include:
4.2.1 Time Table for Teaching of freshers.
4.2.2 Posting of Graduate Students in the clinical departments and rotations as per university norms and college requirements 4.2.3 Postings of the Graduate Students in specific departments.
4.2.4 Mentored Clinical Training Program Work and its processes as decided by the committee and its implementation for forst clinical year Graduate Students
4.2.5 Attendance and Internal Assessment of Graduate Students - conduct of internal assessment exams - formative assessments and summative assessments.
4.2.6 Short Term Research studies undertaken / to be undertaken by Graduate Students
4.2.7 Duties and responsibilities of Graduate Students
4.2.8 Conduct of CME, Updates, General Clinics for Graduate Students in each department
4.2.9 Conduct of affiliation and MCI inspections for Graduate Medical Education - Graduate Course and its requirements and feasibility
4.2.10 Conduct of Medal Examinations, Award of Academic Achievement, Best Young Researcher Award and Best Presentation in MCTP Awards
4.2.11 Faculty requirements, training, special efforts for Graduate Departments
4.2.13 Teaching Schedules for Graduate Students in each PG department.
4.2.14 Methods to improve library usage in Graduate Students
4.2.15 Postings of CRRI and observance of the assessment procedures, grading of performances.
4.3 Para Medical Curriculum:
This committee shall be the academic body which innovates, implements and evaluates the academic content and quality of Para-Medical training programs. The terms of references include:
4.3.1 Posting of Paramedical Students in the departments and rotations
4.3.2 Special Postings of the Paramedical Students in specific areas.
4.3.3 Teaching Schedules, Practical training of Paramedical Students as stipulated by the board and its implementation
4.3.4 Internal Assessment of Paramedical Students.
4.3.5 Starting of New Paramedical courses and its requirements and feasibility
4.3.6 Teaching Schedules for postgraduate residents in each PG department.
4.4 Biomedical Research:
This committee shall be the academic body which innovates, implements and evaluates the research content and quality of graduate & postgraduate training programs. The terms of references include:
4.4.1 Review of Research Programs in each department.
4.4.2 Review of Short term Research Programs in each department and assessment of the STS protocols and selecting the best STS project for selection of the Best Young Researcher Award.
4.4.3 Evaluating progress of Postgraduate and Faculty Research programs
4.4.5 Funding of Research in departments and its progress
4.5 Faculty Development:
This committee shall be the academic body which innovates, implements and evaluates the research content and quality of graduate & postgraduate teaching. The terms of references include:
4.5.1 Review of quality of graduate and post graduate teaching programs in each department.
4.5.2 Review of special teaching efforts in each department and assessment of the progress and performances.
4.5.3 Assessment and Review of the conduct of regular faculty development programs
4.5.5 Funding of faculty development efforts and its progress