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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
Sunita Koutarapu Topiwala National Medical College India 2005 GSMC OSCE
Vrinda K. Kulkarni Topiwala National Medical College India 2007 GSMC OSCE
Henal Shah Topiwala National Medical College India 2006 GSMC CS
Pratibha M. Vaidya Topiwala National Medical College India 2005 GSMC STAFF
Henal Shah Topiwala National Medical College India 2008 IFI COM
Jayashri Pandya Topiwala National Medical College India 2009 GSMC OSCE
Nandini Dave Topiwala National Medical College India 2005 GSMC CUR
Sarita D. Fernandes Topiwala National Medical College India 2005 GSMC PROG
Girish Rajadhyaksha Topiwala National Medical College India 2010 GSMC ASMT
Nyenti Bessem Training Schools for Health Personnel Cameroon 2014 IFI ALIGN
Shib Sekhar Datta Tripura Medical College India 2017 PSG N/A
Else Reeber Tswane University of Technology South Africa 2014 SAFRI PROG
Khalil Ismail Umm Al-Qura University Saudi Arabia 2016 SMU N/A
Elango Sambandam United Arab Emirates University United Arab Emirates 2010 IFI TMETH
Hilda Leonor González Olaya Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga Colombia 2019 FRILA N/A
Juan Andrés Vallet Merino Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción Chile 2019 FRILA N/A
Paula Vasquez Universidad CES Escuela de Medicina Colombia 2013 IFI CUR
Michan Malca Universidad Científica del Sur Peru 2008 IFI COM
Carlos Carvajal Hafemann Universidad de Chile Chile 2001 IFI ASMT
Natasha Kunakov Universidad de Chile Chile 2011 IFI CRTH

* 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]