World Mental Health Day

A exclusive scholarship for psychiatry Teachers has been launched on the occasion of World Mental Health Day, 10th October, 2020.

Highlights of the event are:

  1. Timings 5:30PM to 6:45PM Saturday, 10th Oct 2020
  2. Webinar Inauguration and launch of Exclusive Scholarship for Psychiatry Teachers (IToP STEPS) by Chief Guest:Dr Vedprakash MishraProfessor Emeritus, Medical Education, Dr. B.C.Roy National Awardee, Former Chairperson, Academic Council, Medical Council of India 
  3. Gratitude to Ms Sudha Murty- Chairperson, Infosys Foundation & Dr Sunanda Kulkarni, Senior Prof of OBG & Editor, Essentials of Psychiatry for OBG Practitioners-Dr M Kishor (3Minutes) 
  4. International experiences about investing in training of psychiatry teachers- Is there a need for exclusive scholarship for psychiatry teachers? Prof Mohan K Isaac (7 minutes) Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Division of Psychiatry, Facility of Health and Medical Sciences, The University of Western Australia.Visiting Professor, NIMHANS, MAHE, JSSAHER   
  5. IPS role in training of psychiatry teachers Prof TS Sathyanarayana Rao, Hon.Sec IPS Prof of Psychiatry, JSSMC, JSSAHER, Mysuru ,(3minutes)  
  6. Perspective from a Psychiatry Teacher- Investing in Teachers Prof. O P Singh, Editor Indian J Psychiatry Prof of psychiatry, NRS Medical College, Kolkata(3 minutes) 
  7. Does rewarding psychiatry teachers help? Glimpse into awards for psychiatry teachers in India Dr Kiran Kumar, Associate Prof of Psychiatry, VIMS, Bengaluru (8 minutes)  
  8. Why should Public Charitable Trust invest in psychiatry teachers? – Ravindranath N Rao – Trustee, Minds United (5 minutes) 
  9. Investing in psychiatry teachers, those who teach undergraduates – will CBME require the focus? by Dr Henal Shah (8minutes) Prof (Addl) of Psychiatry, TNMC & Nair Hospital and Co-Director, FAIMER Regional Institute, KEM Mumbai  
  10. Investing in psychiatry teachers, those who teach postgraduates- where should we begin?Dr Vikas Menon, Additional Professor of Psychiatry,JIPMER, Puducherry (8minutes)   Chairperson :Prof & Dr Arun M, Medical Education Unit, JSSMC, JSSAHERDr Vinay HR, Medical Education Unit, AIMS, ACU Psychiatry teachers can email suggestions to on what kind of enrichment training is needed for psychiatry teachers in India?
  11. for more detail visit:
Webinar on Mental Health Day and launching of scholarship for psychiatry teachers