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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
Indralal Vasantha Devasiri University of Ruhuna Sri Lanka 2012 PHIL FACDEV
Innocent Kabahena Besigye Makerere University Uganda 2012 SAFR COM
Ione Schneider Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) Brazil 2017 BRAZ N/A
Ipseeta Ray Mahatma Gandhi Mission's Medical College India 2009 GSMC STAFF
Irani Ferreira da Silva Gerab Universidade Federal de São Paulo Brazil 2015 BRAZ CS
Irene Durante-Montiel Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México Mexico 2008 PHIL PROF
Isabela de Carlos Back Giuliano Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina (UFSC) Brazil 2011 BRAZ TMETH
Ismat Mutwali Alzaeim Alazhari University Sudan 2010 SAFR CS
Iswarya Santhanakrishnan PSG Institute of Medical Sciences and Research India 2017 PSG N/A
Ivan Solarte Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Colombia 2007 PHIL CUR
Ivani Bursztyn Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) Brazil 2015 BRAZ CUR
Izabel Cristina Meister Coelho Faculdade Evangélica do Paraná Brazil 2008 BRAZ CUR
Jachin Velavan Christian Medical College, Vellore India 2013 PHIL DL
Jacqueline Van Wyk University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2004 PHIL PROG
Jacqueline (Liz) Wolvaardt University of Pretoria South Africa 2011 SAFR COM
Jacqueline Costa Teixeira Caramori Universidade Estadual Paulista ÒJúlio de Mesquita FilhoÓ (UNESP) Brazil 2014 BRAZ FACDEV
Jaimala Shetye Seth G.S. Medical College India 2016 GSMC N/A
Jaishree Ganjiwale Pramukhswami Medical College India 2009 CMCL CUR
Jaishree Ghanekar Mahatma Gandhi Mission's Medical College India 2010 GSMC TMETH
James Gonsalves Melaka-Manipal Medical College, Melaka Malaysia 2009 CMCL STAFF

* 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: June 28, 2019]