ORIENTATION PROGRAM ON RESEARCH PROTOCOLS FOR MENTORS AND INTERNS
To help interns understand the intricacies of conducting evidence based scientific research, a short term research program had been initiated for intern batch in 2019. To flag off the phase 1 of the 2nd Short term research program for current 2020-21 batch of interns, a meeting for the mentors was organized by the Scientific Committee on 24th November 2020, Tuesday, between 9 to 9:45 am at 7th floor Lecture hall-1. This was followed by phase 2-an orientation session for the interns organized by the scientific committee for Internship Research programme in two sessions on 02/12/20 & 03/12/20, Wednesday and Thursday, from 8:30 to 09:30 am at third floor Lecture hall 1.
The program was inaugurated by Principal, KMCT Dental College, Dr Manoj Kumar KP and Day 2 session was inaugurated by Vice Principal, Dr Nizarosiyo. The inauguration was followed by orientation sessions for students and Mentors by the Internship Research Program scientific committee members. Session 1 began with “Need for Undergraduate Research” by Dr Auswaf Ahsan, H.O.D, Department of Oral Medicine followed by session on “How to conduct research” by Dr Manoj Vengal, Professor, Department of Oral Medicine. Dr Dhanya Muralidharan, H.O.D, Department of Public health Dentistry took Session 3 on “Guidelines for Internship Research program”. The orientation program ended with Vote of thanks by Dr Dhanya Muralidharan.