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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
Grace Phalwane Medical University of Southern Africa (MEDUNSA) South Africa 2014 SAFRI TMETH
Penelope Keene University of the Witwatersrand South Africa 2014 SAFRI ASMT
Vincent Mubangizi Mbarara University of Science and Technology Uganda 2014 SAFRI FACDEV
Hiba R. Ahmed University of Khartoum Sudan 2015 SAFRI PBL
Nazlie Beckett University of Cape Town South Africa 2015 SAFRI CUR
Chivaugn Gordon University of Cape Town South Africa 2015 SAFRI CUR
Hennie Lombaard University of Pretoria South Africa 2015 SAFRI TMETH
Naledi Betsi Mannathoko University of Botswana Botswana 2015 SAFRI STAFF
Karl-Heinz Merbold University of Pretoria South Africa 2015 SAFRI ASMT
Bontle Gloria Motshidisi Institute of Health Sciences-Serowe Botswana 2015 SAFRI CUR
Esoh Godfrey Nji National Polytechnic Bamenda Cameroon 2015 SAFRI ALIGN
Nonhlanhla Nzima Medical University of Southern Africa (MEDUNSA) South Africa 2015 SAFRI ALIGN
Ganiat Omoniyi-Esan Obafemi Awolowo University Nigeria 2015 SAFRI CUR
Belinda Scrooby North-West University South Africa 2015 SAFRI INTERP
Stephane Tshitenge University of Botswana Botswana 2015 SAFRI PBL
Fredrick Wambu The Nairobi Hospital Kenya 2015 SAFRI CUR
Helga Elke Koch University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2015 SAFRI COM
Dorcas Ayo Makerere University Uganda 2016 SAFRI N/A
Richard Cooke University of the Witwatersrand South Africa 2016 SAFRI N/A
Fadia Gamieldien University of Cape Town South Africa 2016 SAFRI N/A

* 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]