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Fellows (2001 – current)

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.

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Given Name Family Name Home Country Institution Country Year Institute Project
Shital Bhandary Patan Academy of Health Sciences Nepal 2008 PSG STAFF
Angel Magar Kathmandu Medical College Nepal 2009 CMCL CBIT
Shambhu Upadhyay Patan Academy of Health Sciences Nepal 2009 GSMC PBL
Babu Raja Maharjan Patan Academy of Health Sciences Nepal 2010 CMCL CUR
Nirmal Baral B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2010 GSMC FACDEV
Subish Palaian College of Medical Sciences Nepal 2011 PSG CUR
Rano Mal Piryani KIST Medical College Nepal 2011 PSG TMETH
Jyotsna Rimal B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2013 CMCL PBL
Paricha Upadhyaya B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2016 PSG N/A
Vijay Khanal B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2016 SMU N/A
Rishi Pokhrel Nepal Army Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2017 IFI N/A
Ashish Shrestha BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2017 SMU N/A
Bipin Kumar Shrestha Nepalese Army Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2019 IFI N/A
Laxmi Subedi BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2019 IFI N/A
Jamal Giri B.P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2019 PSG N/A
Sushmita Shrestha B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2018 SMU N/A
Sameer Timilsina Chitwan Medical College Nepal 2018 SMU N/A
Sabita Paudel Gandaki Medical College Nepal 2019 SMU N/A
Bijayata Shrestha Gandaki Medical College Nepal 2019 SMU N/A
Santosh Upadhyaya Kafle Birat Medical College Nepal 2019 SMU 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; FRILA = FAIMER Regional Institute in Latin America: Santiago, Chile; FRNSHP = FAIMER Regional Institute of Indonesia for Educational Development and Leadership: Yogyakarta, Indonesia; GSMC = GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute: Mumbai, India; IFI (Formerly PHIL#) = International FAIMER Institute: Philadelphia; IFME = International Fellowship in Medical Education; MAHE = MAHE-FAIMER International Institute for Leadership in Interprofessional Education: Manipal, India; 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.
#The International FAIMER Institute (IFI) was the FAIMER Institute, Philadelphia (PHIL) from 2001-2019.

[last update: June 8, 2021]