Issue Thirteen - July 9, 2008
- Directory of Master’s Programs in Health Professions Education
- Post-Fellowship Publications by FAIMER Fellows
- Other News from FAIMER
- News from Other Organizations
Directory of Master’s Programs in Health Professions Education
As the number of master’s programs in health professions education increases and interest in these programs also increases, the need to have program information readily available in a centralized location has become apparent.
This directory, developed in conjunction with directors of master’s programs in health professions education, presents the results of a survey FAIMER developed with staff from the master’s programs.
Post-Fellowship Publications by FAIMER Fellows
The FAIMER website now includes post-fellowship publications by Fellows. Currently, more than 70 publications are listed.
Other News from FAIMER
Vanessa Burch, M.B.Ch.B., M.Med., Ph.D., Named Chair of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cape Town
FAIMER Institute faculty member Vanessa Burch, M.B.Ch.B., M.Med., Ph.D., has been named Professor and Chair of Clinical Medicine at the University of Cape Town.
2008 PSG-FAIMER Regional Institute
2008 FAIMER Institute Fellows Announced
Sixteen international health professions educators who represent academic institutions from 13 countries around the world have been selected as Fellows of FAIMER Institute 2008.
2008 CMCL-FAIMER Regional Institute
2008 Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute
The first session of the Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) began on February 20, 2008, in Cape Town, South Africa, marking the launch of FAIMER’s first regional initiative on the continent of Africa.
News from Other Organizations
April 2008 Issue of Education for Health
The April 2008 issue of Education for Health (Volume 21, Issue 1) is now available on the journal’s website. In this issue, a brief communication entitled, "An Example of Program Evaluation Project in Undergraduate Medical Education" was co-authored by several faculty members from the Medical Education Department at Dokuz Eylul University School of Medicine in Turkey, including 2002 IFME Fellow Berna Musal and 2003 FAIMER Institute Fellow Huseyin Cahit Taskiran.
The Network: Towards Unity for Health to Hold International Conference in Chia-Bogotá, Colombia, September 27 - October 2, 2008
The 2008 conference of The Network: Towards Unity for Health will be held in Chia-Bogotá, Colombia, from September 27 to October 2, 2008, in cooperation with the Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia.
New AMEE Guide Series
Ronald M. Harden, M.D., General Secretary of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE), recently announced the launch of a new AMEE Guide Series.