Medical Education Department
Medical Education Department
Faculty members
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Prof. Dr. Ratindra Nath Shrestha
Head (Principal)
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Prof. Dr. Arpana Neupane
Member (Hospital Director)
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Dr. Natalia Oli
Member (Vice Principal, Clinical Sciences)
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Prof. Dr. C. P. Bhatta
Member (Vice Principal, Basic Sciences)
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Dr. Pranaya Khanal
Member (Vice Principal, BDS Program)
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Mrs. Rameswori Shrestha
Member (Director, BSc Nursing Program)
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Dr. Deepti Shrestha
Member (Director, BDS Program)
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Prof. Dr. Meera Bista
Member (Coordinator)
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Dr. Binita Pradhan
Member (Coordinator)
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Prof. Dr. Sunil Kumar Joshi
Member (Coordinator, Collaboration Committee)
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Prof. Dr. Sabina Shrestha
Member (Coordinator, Library Committee)
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Mr. Eurek Ranjit
Member (Coordinator, Publication Committee KMC TIMES )
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Dr. Naresh Manandhar
Member (Coordinator, Research Committee)
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Dr. Jenash Acharya
Member (Coordinator, Training and CPD committee)
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Mr. Subhash Chandra Sharma
Member (Coordinator, IT and webpage committee)
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Dr. Sushil Kharel
Member (Coordinator, PBL Committee)
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Prof. Dr. Abhinav Vaidya
Member Secretary (Coordinator, Publication Committee JKMC)
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Ms. Bindu Phunyal
Administrative support
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Mr. Karun Ghimire
Administrative support
About Medical Education Department

The Medical Education Department (MED) has been existing at KMC since 2003. The first batch of teachers sent from KMC to the Medical Education Unit of IOM for Teacher Training with the objective of starting a Medical Education Unit at KMC. Teacher Training Cell at KMC was started in June 2001. The training of this core group of faculty was interrupted and the training of this first batch of ten teachers subsequently took place only in February 2003. Since then there have been a number of workshop on Teacher Training at KMC over the years. Medical Education Department of KMC was further strengthened and activated in the year 2014. The new MED committee were formed in January 2021.


Functions of the Medical Education Department have been identified as follows:


  1. Provide training opportunities for the faculty members of Kathmandu Medical College (KMC) in different aspect of educational methodology.

  2. Counsel interested faculty members to improve their skills in educational methodology/ pedagogy.

  3. Facilitate various clinical Skill based training at KMC.

  4. Orient every year the PG Students on research Methodology.

  5. Conduct and facilitate research projects in the various related files and on different aspect of medical education and contribute to improvement in practices in the education of health professionals.

  6. Conduct Teacher Training for newly recruitment teachers on a regular basis.

  7. Initiate and establish problem based learning (PBL) in Basic Sciences and gradually extend it to clinical Sciences.

  8. Expand collaboration with various national and international originations for academic benefit of students and teachers.

  9. Publish journals, newsletter, academic calendar, annual report etc of and KMC through separate units.

  10. Work continuously on making instructional libraries more scientific and user friendly.


It is hoped to further expand the activities of the Medical Education Department in coming years. This is a body which nurtures the growth of education at KMC. The Medical Education Department has seven committees. They each have their own terms of reference and each of these committees function as per their Terms of Reference.


  1. Committee Members


  1. Collaboration Committee:

  • Dr. Sunil Kumar Joshi –Coordinator

  • Dr. Natalia Oli

  • Dr. Deepti Shrestha

  • Ms. Narayani Paudel


  1. Library Committee:

  • Prof. Dr. Sabina Shrestha (coordinator)



      • Prof. Dr. Ratindra Nath Shrestha – Chairman

      • Dr. Natalia Oli – Member

      • Dr. Bimal Pandey – Member

      • Dr. K.N. Shakya – Member

      • Dr. Sanjaya Shrestha – Member

      • Dr. Sangita Shrestha – Member

      • Dr. Rupendra Thapa – Member

      • Ms. Sabitra Poudel – Member

      • Mr. Nirmal Kumar Bista – Member Secretary



        • Prof. Dr. Ratindra Nath Shrestha – Chairman

        • Dr. Sailesh Pradhan – Member

        • Dr. Arun Dhungana – Member

        • Dr. Deepti Shrestha – Member

        • Mr. Ram Prasad Timsina – Member

        • Mr. Kalyan Gautam – Member

        • Mrs. Ratila Devkota – Member Secretary

        • Mr. Dilli Bir Jung Karki – Invitee


  1. Publication Committee:


Journal of Kathmandu Medical College

  • Prof. Dr. Abhinav Vaidya (Editor-in-Chief)

  • Dr. Sujaya Gupta [Managing Editor]


Technical Team:

  • Dr. Arbin Shakya

  • Dr. Subij Shakya


Scientific Team:

  • Dr. Deepak Kumar Roy

  • Dr. Dhiresh Maharjan

  • Dr. Natalia Oli

  • Dr. Pratibha Khanal


Management Team:

  • Dr. Ashik Rajak

  • Dr. Jenash Acharya

  • Ms. Narayani Paudel

  • Mr. Sanjaya Mani Dixit


Statistical support:

  • Dr. Naresh Manandhar


KMC Times

  • Coordinator: Eurek Ranjit


  • Ms. Dayana Shakya

  • Dr. Pratikshya Chalise

  • Dr. Priyanka Shrestha

  • Dr. Dipak Kumar Roy

  • Ms. Rita Ghimire

  • Mr. Sanjay Mani Dixit

  • Mr. Naveen Shreevastava


Administrative Support:

  • Ms. Shanta Karki

  • Ms. Bindu Phuyal

  • Mr. Karun Ghimire

  • Ms. Aasmin Pyakurel


  1. Research Committee:

  • Dr. Naresh Manandhar (coordinator)

  • Dr. Sunil Raja Manandhar - Member

  • Dr. Ram Krishna Chandyo - Member

  • Mr. Eurek Ranjit - Member

  • Ms. Roshanee Shrestha - Member

  • Ms. Pratibha Khanal - Member

  • Dr. Sujaya Gupta - Member


  1. Training and CPD committee:

  • Coordinator: Dr. Jenash Acharya

  • Dr. Smriti Mathema (Clinicals)

  • Dr. Ujma Shrestha (Hospitals)

  • Dr. Megha Pradhan (Dental Program)

  • Dr. Deepak Roy (CPD Unit)

  • Dr. Dayana Shakya (Nursing Program)


  1. IT and webpage committee:

  • Coordinator – Subash Chandra Sharma


  • Dr. Deepak Kumar Roy

  • Ms. Sabitra Poudel

  • Mr. Sanjay Mani Dixit

  • Mr. Suraj Nepal



  1. PBL Committee:

  • Dr Sushil Kharel ( Overall coordinator and MBBS II)

  • Dr Deepesh Budhathoki (Coordinator MBBS I)