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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
Hemant Nandgaonkar Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College India 2005 GSMC OSCE
Saileshwar Natarajan Rajiv Gandhi Medical College India 2006 GSMC CUR
Aroma Oberoi Christian Medical College, Ludhiana India 2007 CMCL ALIGN
Himanshu Pandya Pramukhswami Medical College India 2007 CMCL PBL
Meena A Pangarkar Government Medical College, Nagpur India 2007 CMCL TMETH
Subha Parameshwaran K.J. Somaiya Medical College India 2005 GSMC CUR
Leela Mohan Pasumarty Bhaskar Medical College, Moinabad India 2007 PSG TMETH
Sharmila Patil Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College India 2005 GSMC CUR
Pradnya Bhalerao B.J. Medical College, Pune India 2007 GSMC ASMT
Shivkumar R. Pundkar JMF's A.C.P.M. Medical College India 2005 GSMC FACDEV
Chandrika Rao M.S. Ramaiah Medical College India 2007 CMCL PROF
Sreenivasulu Reddy Santhiram Medical College, Nandyal India 2007 PSG TMETH
S.S. Rajasekar Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Pondicherry India 2007 PSG TMETH
Varsha Sagdeo Government Medical College, Nagpur India 2006 GSMC PBL
Dinesh Samel Rajiv Gandhi Medical College India 2006 GSMC STAFF
Vivek Saoji Bharati Vidyapeeth Medical College India 2003 PHIL CBIT
Suptendra Nath Sarbadhikari CAL2CAL Institute India 2007 PSG CBIT
Smita A. Sawant K.J. Somaiya Medical College India 2005 GSMC FACDEV
Neena Sawant Seth G.S. Medical College India 2007 GSMC OSCE
Henal Shah Topiwala National Medical College India 2006 GSMC CS

* Deceased.

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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]