TEACHING MEDICAL FACULTY
Keywords:CME, Continuing medical education
Introduction: This study has focused to know the learning preferences among
faculty considering different methodologies and considering about CME to improve healthcare.
Objectives: To identify the gaps in knowledge regarding CME in medical faculty of Lahore and
to see the awareness of the CME among them. Study Design: This is a cross-sectional study of
medical faculty in Lahore. Settings: Three hospitals in Lahore are included from both private/
public sectors. Period: It was conducted over a period of 2 months from JULY, 2014 to August,
2014 Methods: A questionnaire comprising of 21 questions was distributed at random for data
collection among doctors having done post graduation. Results: Most of the faculty members
who attended CME found it as useful tool for improving the knowledge and techniques for
better patient care. Conclusions: Majority teachers are not interested in CME and do not
participate and ask for some incentives.