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Dr. D. Y. Patil Vidyapeeth, Pune
(Deemed to be University)
Established under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956, vide NotificationNo. F.9-39/2001-U.3 dated 11th January 2003 of Government of India
Re-accredited by NAAC with a CGPA of 3.62 on a four point scale at 'A' Grade
An ISO 9001 : 2015 Certified University

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Dr. Payal Bansal
M.B.B.S., M.S.(Surgery), MHPE (Maastricht University)
FAIMER IFME (2004-5) & Institute(2007-9) Fellow

Dr. Payal Bansal is Director for the University Centre for Professional Education and Faculty Development, DPU, Pune. She graduated from Christian Medical College, Ludhiana and completed her post graduation in Surgery from PGIMER (Postgraduate Institute for Medical Education and Research), Chandigarh, India.

Dr. Bansal’s medical education training includes three International Fellowships in Medical Education through the Foundation for Advancement in International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) : in 2004-2005, the year-long Medical Education Scholar’s Program at the University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, Michigan; in 2007-2009, FAIMER Institute Fellowship in Education and Leadership at FAIMER, Philadelphia ; and from 2011-2013, the Master’s in Health Professions Education Fellowship at Maastricht University, the Netherlands.

Areas of interest in health professions education are faculty development, assessment, program evaluation and facilitating change through educational capacity building programs. She serves on faculty for the Regional Institute Programs of FAIMER in India. Dr. Bansal has served as a Member of the Undergraduate Working Group for curriculum reform in Medical Education – Vision 2015 of the Medical Council of India from 2010-2011. She has written many book chapters and has several publications in medical education. She is a reviewer for seven international medical education journals.