Sat 10th May, 2014
[Media Release: NBE Awards for excellence in medical education]
CONVOCATION OF NATIONAL BOARD OF EXAMINATIONS
Delhi, May 10, 2014
Media Release: NBE Awards for
excellence in medical education
National Board of Examinations is an
autonomous organization in the field of Post Graduate medical education and
assessment. Established in 1982, the National Board of Examinations has a
distinguished track record of serving the country with the capacity building
and excellence in the field of Post Graduate Medical Education and
Examinations.NBE conducts examinations
in 65 disciplines of modern medicine, 5 streams of entrance examinations &
the screening test for Indian Nationals with Foreign Medical
At this convocation 6,492 medical specialist
doctors shall be conferred the prestigious DNB/FNB qualifications.NBE Awards for Excellence in Medical
Education and Gold Medals to meritorious candidates shall also be presented at
National Board of Examinations had instituted
NBE Awards for excellence in medical education.The awards are given in the following five categories:
teaching for DNB Programme - NBE accredited hospital – This award is
given to NBE accredited hospitals that have a long standing and successful
contribution in teaching and administering DNB programmes.
Eminent NBE Alumnus
– This award is given to distinguished faculty members with position of
leadership in a medical institute who are possessing MNAMS/DNB
qualifications, preferably those who are having DNB as their primary
– This award is given to honoring legends who have made tremendous
contribution in the field of medical education and their work had vast
impact on the education of medical graduates.
DNB Teacher(s) of Excellence Awards – This award is given to distinguished
faculty members who have proven credentials as a teacher/examiner in
his/her specialty and/or has provided valuable contribution to DNB
programme over the years.
The awards for current year have been announced
and shall be awarded at a ceremony on 12th May, 2014 along with the
18th Convocation of NBE.The
list of awardees under various categories for NBE Awards is as follows:
teaching for DNB Programme-NBE accredited hospital
Hospital, New Delhi: Hospital is
providing health services since 128 years and associated with DNB
programmes for almost two decades and giving excellent pass percentage of
DNB trainees that reflects commitment to high quality medical education
being imparted to the trainees.
New Delhi: Hospital is
successfully running DNB programmes in various specialties for almost
three decades with more than 80% passing rate of DNB trainees.
Board of Examinations Alumni Teacher Award
Qualified DNB (Medicine) in 1987; Dr. Prem Prakash Verma is presently
working with MG (Medical) North Command as Maj. Gen. (Medical).
Dr. O.P. Yadava: Qualified DNB
(CTVS), presently working as CEO & Chief Consultant Cardiac Surgeon
at National Heart Institute, New
Dr. D.K. Taneja: Having 48
years of medical professional experience, Dr. Taneja is Professor &
HOD, Dept. of Orthopedics at Arihant Hospital & Research Centre, Indore.
(Posthumous): Has made invaluable contribution for teaching of
Anatomy.His text book of Human
Anatomy, Embryology & Histology has been used by generation of
Dr. I.K. Dhawan: Working as
Medical Director, Batra Hospital & Research Centre, New Delhi.Dr. Dhawan is also President,
Association of Plastic Surgeons of India & Indian Society of
DNB Teacher(s) of Excellence Awards
Presently working with Narayana Hrudayalya, Bangalore, Dr. Swarna Rekha
is having 27 years of medical professional experience.She was HOD, Pediatrics &
Sudarshan Ballal: Dr. Ballal is Chairman, Medical Advisory Board
& Medical Director at Manipal Health Enterprises Pvt. Ltd. & Head
Dr. Sachdeva, Chairman, Academics, Co-Chairman, Dept. of Pediatrics,
Director, Pediatric Hemato-Oncology & Bone Marrow Transplantation.
Maj. Gen. M.D.
Dr. Venkatesh is currently Additional DGAFMS (Research & Education).He is an ENT specialist and made
valuable contribution in teaching and assessment.
Dr. Mani Mala
Having 40 years of medical professional service, currently working as
HOD, Dept. of Anesthesia & Critical Care at Yashoda Super Specialty
Hospital, Hyderabad and has made valuable contribution in the field of