Department of Dental Education

INTRODUCTION

The department conducts several CDE programs and faculty development programs every year for in house and external faculty. The department’s mission is to create high-quality education systems and train dental college faculty. The DDE routinely conducts orientation programs for newly appointed teaching faculty. It also publishes a biannual bulletin with articles on topics such as challenges in dental education, review articles, and trivia. The contributors to this bulletin are teaching faculty, undergraduate students, interns, and post-graduate students.

HISTORY

The Department of Dental Education was established in the year 1997. This department is the first of its kind in the country and owes its birth to the visionary faculty Dr. R. N Deshpande, Dr. Alka Kale, Dr.K.M.Keluskar and Dr.Pradeep Shetye.

AIMS & OBJECTIVES OF THE DEPARTMENT

  • To promote and encourage scientific activities and research.
  • To impart and enhance dental education.
  • To publish a dental journal.

To equip and prepare teachers in dental colleges to implement effective and innovative teaching strategies, fair assessment practices and also participate in curriculum planning, and research and scholarly activities and to stay updated with innovative ‘practices in patient care’.

FACULTY

Dr. Shridhar Baliga

Co-ordinator

Dr. Amit Nilgar

Secretary

Dr. Menaka K.B.

Co-Secretary

Dr. Deepa Mane

Editor

Dr. Devyani Desai

Co-Editor

Dr. Daneshawar Koshti

Treasurer

Dr. Anjali Bagewadi

Member

Dr. Anil Ankola

MEMBER

Dr. Anandkumar Patil

MEMBER

Dr. Tejraj Kale

Member

Dr. Veena Naik

MEMBER

Dr. Vinayak Khumbojkar

MEMBER

Dr. Preeti Doddwad

MEMBER

Dr. Roopa Jatti

MEMBER

Dr. Shivayogi Hugar

MEMBER

DENTAL EDUCATION GALLERY