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FAIMER Institute Fellows are health professions educators from respected academic institutions around the world. They are primarily mid-career faculty who are actively involved in undergraduate education at their institutions and who are in positions of leadership with respect to curriculum and educational policies and procedures.

Directory of Fellows: Click on column heading to sort table by column. For the key to abbreviations in the table click here.

For the key to abbreviations in the table click here.

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Given Name Family Name Home Country Institution Country Year Institute Project
Nirmala Naidoo University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2008 SAFR EVB
Frank Peters Tembisa Hospital South Africa 2008 SAFR CS
Glynis Pickworth University of Pretoria South Africa 2008 SAFR PROG
Saraswathi Veena Singaram University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2008 SAFR ASMT
Anna Voce University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2008 SAFR CRTH
Firdouza Waggie University of the Western Cape South Africa 2008 SAFR CUR
Dianne Manning University of the Witwatersrand South Africa 2008 PHIL STAFF
John Tumbo University of Limpopo South Africa 2008 PHIL EVB
Johan Dempers Stellenbosch University South Africa 2009 SAFR PROG
Lakshini McNamee University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2009 SAFR PROG
Felicia Mazwi Walter Sisulu University South Africa 2009 SAFR FACDEV
Velaphi Ndimande University of Limpopo South Africa 2009 SAFR HLSYS
Jacqueline (Liz) Wolvaardt University of Pretoria South Africa 2011 SAFR COM
Rachel Weiss University of Cape Town South Africa 2009 SAFR COM
Marykutty Mammen Walter Sisulu University South Africa 2009 PHIL ALIGN
Melanie Alperstein University of Cape Town South Africa 2010 SAFR CUR
Alan Barnard University of Cape Town South Africa 2010 SAFR PROG
Hoffie Conradie Stellenbosch University South Africa 2010 SAFR CUR
Hester Julie University of the Western Cape South Africa 2010 SAFR COM
Sindisiwe Mthembu University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2010 SAFR TMETH

* Deceased.

KEY
Institute: ASU-MENA = Ain Shams University-Middle East North Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute: Cairo, Egypt; BRAZ = Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute: Porto das Dunas, Brazil; CMU (Formerly CMB-CMU*) = CMU-FAIMER Regional Institute: Shenyang, China; CMCL = CMCL-FAIMER Regional Institute: Ludhiana, India; FRNSHP = FAIMER Regional Institute of Indonesia for Educational Development and Leadership: Yogyakarta, Indonesia; GSMC = GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute: Mumbai, India; MAHE = MAHE-FAIMER International Institute for Leadership in Interprofessional Education: Manipal, India; PHIL = FAIMER Institute, Philadelphia; PSG = PSG-FAIMER Regional Institute: Coimbatore, India; SAFRI = Southern Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute: Cape Town, South Africa; SMU = SMU-FAIMER Regional Institute: Guangzhou, China

Project (Education Innovation Project): ACCRED = Accreditation; ALIGN = Alignment of content with health care context and population health needs; ASMT = Assessment; CBIT = Computer-based learning, information technology; COM = Community-based education; CRTH = Critical thinking; CS = Clinical skills education (includes communication skills, bedside skills); CUR = Curriculum revision/integration/change; DL = Distance learning; EVB = Evidence-based medicine; FACDEV = Faculty/teacher/trainer development; HLSYS = Health systems integration/improvement/change (includes changes in health workforce, health system structure); INTERPROF = Interprofessional education; ORGDEV = Organizational development; OSCE = Objective structured clinical examination; PBL = Problem-based learning; PROF = Professionalism, humanism, ethics; PROG = Program evaluation; RSCH = Building capacity to do research; SIM = Simulations; STAFF = Student affairs; TMETH = Teaching methods; N/A = Project title not currently available

*The CMU-FAIMER Regional Institute was the CMB-CMU-FAIMER Regional Institute from 2013-2018.
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[last update: May 9, 2019]