Department of Dental Education
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.
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’.
DENTAL EDUCATION GALLERY