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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
Nirmala Naidoo University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2008 SAFRI EVB
Frank Peters Tembisa Hospital South Africa 2008 SAFRI CS
Glynis Pickworth University of Pretoria South Africa 2008 SAFRI PROG
Saraswathi Veena Singaram University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2008 SAFRI ASMT
Anna Voce University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2008 SAFRI CRTH
Firdouza Waggie University of the Western Cape South Africa 2008 SAFRI CUR
Mohamed Abdelrahman University of Khartoum Sudan 2009 SAFRI PBL
Ezera Agwu Kampala International University Uganda 2009 SAFRI CUR
Wilfred Arubaku Mbarara University of Science and Technology Uganda 2009 SAFRI CUR
Ephraim Dafiewhare Kampala International University Uganda 2009 SAFRI CUR
Johan Dempers Stellenbosch University South Africa 2009 SAFRI PROG
Mubuuke Gonzaga Makerere University Uganda 2009 SAFRI ASMT
Lakshini McNamee University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2009 SAFRI PROG
Felicia Mazwi Walter Sisulu University South Africa 2009 SAFRI FACDEV
Nyengo Mkandawire University of Malawi College of Medicine Malawi 2009 SAFRI CUR
Safinah Museene Jinja School of Nursing and Midwifery Uganda 2009 SAFRI COM
Velaphi Ndimande University of Limpopo South Africa 2009 SAFRI HLSYS
Alfeu Passanduca Universidade Eduardo Mondlane Mozambique 2009 SAFRI CUR
Jacqueline (Liz) Wolvaardt University of Pretoria South Africa 2011 SAFRI COM
Julie Schurgers University of Zambia Zambia 2009 SAFRI OSCE

* 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]