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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
Francois Cilliers Stellenbosch University South Africa 2004 IFI PROG
Ben Van Heerden Stellenbosch University South Africa 2006 IFI STAFF
Elizabeth Wasserman Stellenbosch University South Africa 2002 IFI PROG
Alwyn Louw Stellenbosch University South Africa 2008 SAFRI CUR
Johan Dempers Stellenbosch University South Africa 2009 SAFRI PROG
Hoffie Conradie Stellenbosch University South Africa 2010 SAFRI CUR
Karl Klusmann Stellenbosch University South Africa 2013 SAFRI TMETH
Klaus von Pressentin Stellenbosch University South Africa 2013 SAFRI COM
Madelé du Plessis Stellenbosch University South Africa 2014 SAFRI CUR
Elizabeth Johanna Smit Stellenbosch University South Africa 2016 SAFRI N/A
Karin Baatjes Stellenbosch University South Africa 2017 SAFRI N/A
Sumaiya Adam Steve Biko Academic Hospital South Africa 2018 SAFRI N/A
Hany Salem Mohamed Atwa Suez Canal University Egypt 2020 IFI N/A
Wagdy Talaat Suez Canal University Egypt 2007 IFI FACDEV
Yasser El-Wazir Suez Canal University Egypt 2009 IFI CBIT
Dina El-Metwally Suez Canal University Egypt 2010 IFI CUR
Adel Abdelaziz Suez Canal University Egypt 2015 IFI DL
Mohamed Hany Shehata Suez Canal University Egypt 2015 IFI COM
Sairu Philip T.D. Medical College India 2009 PSG COM
A. Althaf T.D. Medical College India 2011 PSG TMETH

* 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]