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Schedule Overview

Pre-Institute orientation and conversation (online prior to 1st residential session)

Session 1 (residential in the United States): 3 weeks

Session 2 (distance learning): 11 months

Fellows stay connected to mentors and other Fellows through a listserv and regular video conference calls while they continue to develop and implement their projects. This period culminates with Fellows preparing a poster and an abstract based on their education innovation project, to be presented and discussed during the return residential session (Session 3).

Session 3 (residential in the United States): 1½ weeks

Advanced topics in:

Session 4 (distance learning): 11 months

Advanced topics in:

Fellows deepen their foundation in health professions education and scholarship through the online FAIMER-Keele Certificate in Health Professions Education program while they continue to work on their projects. Fellows may choose to continue the distance learning program at their own expense to achieve a Diploma or Master’s Degree instead of acquiring the Certificate.

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Schedule

The schedule for the 2017 fellowship cycle is:

November 2016 Pre-Institute orientation
January-February 2017 Pre-Institute conversation
March 2017 Session 1, Residential, Philadelphia, PA, USA
April 2017 – February 2018 Session 2, Online
March 2018 Session 3, Residential, Philadelphia, PA, USA
April 2018 – February 2019 Session 4, Online


The schedule for the 2018 fellowship cycle is:

June 2016 Application opens
April 2017 Application closes
May 2017 Review of applications
June 2017 Announcement of acceptances
January-February 2018 Pre-Institute conversation
March 2018 Session 1, Residential, Philadelphia, PA, USA
April 2018 – February 2019 Session 2, Online
March 2019 Session 3, Residential, Philadelphia, PA, USA
April 2019 – February 2020 Session 4, Online
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[last update: June 10, 2016]