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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.

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Given Name Family Name Home Country Institution Country Year Institute Project
Thierry Ngoyi University of Pretoria South Africa 2014 SAFR HLSYS
Lunelle Pienaar University of Cape Town South Africa 2014 SAFR ASMT
Madelé du Plessis Stellenbosch University South Africa 2014 SAFR CUR
Grace Phalwane Medical University of Southern Africa (MEDUNSA) South Africa 2014 SAFR TMETH
Penelope Keene University of the Witwatersrand South Africa 2014 SAFR ASMT
Nazlie Beckett University of Cape Town South Africa 2015 SAFR CUR
Chivaugn Gordon University of Cape Town South Africa 2015 SAFR CUR
Hennie Lombaard University of Pretoria South Africa 2015 SAFR TMETH
Karl-Heinz Merbold University of Pretoria South Africa 2015 SAFR ASMT
Nonhlanhla Nzima Medical University of Southern Africa (MEDUNSA) South Africa 2015 SAFR ALIGN
Belinda Scrooby North-West University South Africa 2015 SAFR INTERP
Helga Elke Koch University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2015 SAFR COM
Richard Cooke University of the Witwatersrand South Africa 2016 SAFR N/A
Fadia Gamieldien University of Cape Town South Africa 2016 SAFR N/A
Pragashnie Govender University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2016 SAFR N/A
Soraya Maart University of Cape Town South Africa 2016 SAFR N/A
Jason Marcus University of Cape Town South Africa 2016 SAFR N/A
Corne Nel University of Pretoria South Africa 2016 SAFR N/A
Elizabeth Johanna Smit Stellenbosch University South Africa 2016 SAFR N/A
Zukisa Tshabalala University of Pretoria South Africa 2016 SAFR N/A

* 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 = Sub-Saharan 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: September 11, 2019]