+975-02-339321 mecritinfo@kgumsb.edu.bt

Medical Education Centre for Research, Innovation and Training

Excellence in medical education and professionalism


Be a leading Centre for Health Research and Capacity building in Bhutan


The Centre is dedicated in developing professional competency and capacity in health research to improve population health in Bhutan and achieve Gross National Happiness

Roles and Responsibilities

The MECRIT will have following major roles and responsibilities but not limited to:
• Coordinate, organize and conduct CME and CPD for the clients
• Coordinate and provide consultancy services in various health and medical related fields;
• Develop and registry for the expertise both within the outside the university
• Co-ordinate both from within and outside the University for research grants and consultancy services and applications
• Develop training modules and training activities
• Develop marketing strategies and conduct marketing for the services of MECRIT and the University
• Publish Bhutan Medical Journal and other publications of MECRIT and for University
• Mobilization of teaching-learning materials and other logistics;
• Mobilize funding support, such as research grants, scholarships, etc., from individuals and institutions;
• Bring about innovations in medical education, training methods, healthcare delivery system, etc.
• Innovate on instructional materials to support teaching and learning process.
• Revenue generation for UMSB and its constituents;
• Another responsibilities assigned by the Board or the President