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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
Joanne Naidoo University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2013 SAFRI FACDEV
Deshini Naidoo University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2014 SAFRI ALIGN
Helga Elke Koch University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2015 SAFRI COM
Pragashnie Govender University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2016 SAFRI N/A
Bosede Afolabi University of Lagos Nigeria 2002 PHIL CBIT
Amam Mbakwem University of Lagos Nigeria 2007 PHIL CS
Christy A.N. Okoromah University of Lagos Nigeria 2004 PHIL EVB
Kofoworola Soyebi University of Lagos Nigeria 2006 PHIL PROG
Olayinka Ayankogbe University of Lagos Nigeria 2012 PHIL FACDEV
Mobolanle Rasheedat Balogun University of Lagos Nigeria 2020 PHIL N/A
Gboyega Ogunbanjo University of Limpopo South Africa 2007 PHIL OSCE
Gerda Botha University of Limpopo South Africa 2008 SAFRI CS
François De Villiers University of Limpopo South Africa 2008 SAFRI PROF
John Tumbo University of Limpopo South Africa 2008 PHIL EVB
Velaphi Ndimande University of Limpopo South Africa 2009 SAFRI HLSYS
Ellenore Meyer University of Limpopo South Africa 2011 SAFRI PROF
Ruebecca Ebrahim University of Limpopo South Africa 2013 SAFRI COM
Nyengo Mkandawire University of Malawi College of Medicine Malawi 2009 SAFRI CUR
Chan Choong Foong University of Malaya Malaysia 2016 PSG N/A
Sun Tee Tay University of Malaya Malaysia 2018 SMU 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]