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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
Jacqueline Van Wyk University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2004 IFI PROG
Nirmala Naidoo University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2008 SAFRI EVB
Saraswathi Veena Singaram University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2008 SAFRI ASMT
Anna Voce University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2008 SAFRI CRTH
Lakshini McNamee University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2009 SAFRI PROG
Sindisiwe Mthembu University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2010 SAFRI TMETH
Bernhard Gaede University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2013 SAFRI CUR
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 IFI CBIT
Amam Mbakwem University of Lagos Nigeria 2007 IFI CS
Christy A.N. Okoromah University of Lagos Nigeria 2004 IFI EVB
Kofoworola Soyebi University of Lagos Nigeria 2006 IFI PROG
Olayinka Ayankogbe University of Lagos Nigeria 2012 IFI FACDEV
Mobolanle Rasheedat Balogun University of Lagos Nigeria 2020 IFI N/A
Christy A. N. Okoromah University of Lagos Nigeria 2008 IFME N/A
Gboyega Ogunbanjo University of Limpopo South Africa 2007 IFI OSCE
Gerda Botha University of Limpopo South Africa 2008 SAFRI CS

* 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]