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Fellows (2001 – current)

FAIMER 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
Lizemari Hugo University of the Free State South Africa 2020 SAFRI N/A
Aye Aye Khine Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University South Africa 2020 SAFRI N/A
Nomntu Melitafa University of Fort Hare South Africa 2020 SAFRI N/A
Louise Schweickerdt Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University South Africa 2020 SAFRI N/A
Constance Balahliye Sekgobela Mpumalanga College of Nursing South Africa 2020 SAFRI N/A
Clarisa Sutherland University of Pretoria South Africa 2020 SAFRI N/A
Mahinda Kommalage University of Ruhuna Sri Lanka 2009 PHIL CUR
Pitiyage Perera University of Ruhuna Sri Lanka 2010 PHIL CUR
Champica Bodinayake University of Ruhuna Sri Lanka 2011 PHIL EVB
Indralal Vasantha Devasiri University of Ruhuna Sri Lanka 2012 PHIL FACDEV
Avindra Jayawardene University of Ruhuna Sri Lanka 2012 PHIL CS
Rasnayaka Mudiyanse University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka 2013 PHIL ALIGN
Mohamed Abdelrahman University of Khartoum Sudan 2009 SAFRI PBL
Tahra Al-Mahdi Ahfad University for Women School of Medicine Sudan 2010 SAFRI FACDEV
Ismat Mutwali Alzaeim Alazhari University Sudan 2010 SAFRI CS
Sara Brair Al Neelain University Sudan 2011 SAFRI FACDEV
Shahd Osman (Hallal) Federal Ministry of Health Sudan 2011 SAFRI DL
Anoud Omer Al Neelain University Sudan 2013 SAFRI ALIGN
Hiba R. Ahmed University of Khartoum Sudan 2015 SAFRI PBL
Nazik Nurelhuda University of Khartoum Sudan 2017 PHIL 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; 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: February 18, 2021]