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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
Chetna Desai B.J. Medical College, Ahmedabad India 2007 CMCL TMETH
Maya Arun Jamkar B.J. Medical College, Pune India 2008 CMCL TMETH
Surekha Shinde B.J. Medical College, Pune India 2006 GSMC CS
Pradnya Bhalerao B.J. Medical College, Pune India 2007 GSMC ASMT
Hetal Pandya B.K. Shah Medical Institute and Research Centre India 2014 CMCL ASMT
Jamal Giri B.P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2019 PSG N/A
Shyamal Bhattacharya B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2006 IFI CUR
Soumya Bhattacharya B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2005 IFI ASMT
Soumya Bhattacharya B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2008 IFME N/A
Vijay Khanal B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2016 SMU N/A
Jyotsna Rimal B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2013 CMCL PBL
Paricha Upadhyaya B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2016 PSG N/A
Bishnu Hari Paudel B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2007 IFI COM
Nirmal Baral B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2010 GSMC FACDEV
Vinaya Shah B.Y.L. Nair Charitable Hospital India 2007 GSMC PBL
Dipta Kanti Mukhopadhyay Bankura Sammilani Medical College India 2010 CMCL PROG
Aditya Sarkar Bankura Sammilani Medical College India 2018 PSG N/A
Muhammad Z. Khan Baqai Medical College Pakistan 2005 IFME N/A
Muhammad Zaka Khan Baqai Medical College Pakistan 2003 IFI PBL
Muna Jahan Begum Khaleda Zia Medical College Bangladesh 2009 CMCL ASMT

* 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]