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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
Eileen Du Plooy University of Pretoria South Africa 2019 SAFRI N/A
Yolande Heymans North-West University South Africa 2019 SAFRI N/A
Willem Jooste University of Cape Town South Africa 2019 SAFRI N/A
Jennifer Mc Adam University of the Witwatersrand South Africa 2019 SAFRI N/A
Keshena Naidoo University of KwaZulu Natal South Africa 2019 SAFRI N/A
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
Champion Nyoni Paray School of Nursing South Africa 2016 IFME N/A
Mahinda Kommalage University of Ruhuna Sri Lanka 2013 IFME N/A
Mahinda Kommalage University of Ruhuna Sri Lanka 2009 IFI CUR
Pitiyage Perera University of Ruhuna Sri Lanka 2010 IFI CUR
Champica Bodinayake University of Ruhuna Sri Lanka 2011 IFI EVB
Indralal Vasantha Devasiri University of Ruhuna Sri Lanka 2012 IFI FACDEV
Avindra Jayawardene University of Ruhuna Sri Lanka 2012 IFI CS
Rasnayaka Mudiyanse University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka 2013 IFI ALIGN
Mohamed Abdelrahman University of Khartoum Sudan 2009 SAFRI PBL

* 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]