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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
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
Rachel Weiss University of Cape Town South Africa 2009 SAFRI COM
Susan Achora Mbarara University of Science and Technology Uganda 2010 SAFRI FACDEV
Tahra Al-Mahdi Ahfad University for Women School of Medicine Sudan 2010 SAFRI FACDEV
Melanie Alperstein University of Cape Town South Africa 2010 SAFRI CUR
Alan Barnard University of Cape Town South Africa 2010 SAFRI PROG
Hoffie Conradie Stellenbosch University South Africa 2010 SAFRI CUR
Hester Julie University of the Western Cape South Africa 2010 SAFRI COM
Solomon Lubinga Mbarara University of Science and Technology Uganda 2010 SAFRI PROG
Farai Madzimbamuto University of Botswana Botswana 2010 SAFRI ORGDEV
Clemence Marimo University of Zambia Zambia 2010 SAFRI PROG

* 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]