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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
Malatesh Undi Karwar Institute of Medical Sciences India 2019 PSG N/A
V.V. Unnikrishnan Government Medical College, Thrissur India 2007 PSG CS
Ramesh Unnikrishnan Manipal University India 2016 MAHE N/A
Amit Upadhyah GMERS Medical College Valsad India 2020 MAHE N/A
Shambhu Upadhyay Patan Academy of Health Sciences Nepal 2009 GSMC PBL
Paricha Upadhyaya B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences Nepal 2016 PSG N/A
Santosh Upadhyaya Kafle Birat Medical College Nepal 2019 SMU N/A
Bharti Uppal Christian Medical College, Ludhiana India 2008 CMCL STAFF
Prattama Santoso Utomo Universitas Gadjah Mada Indonesia 2019 PHIL N/A
Jayanthi V. M.S. Ramaiah Medical College India 2007 CMCL CBIT
Asha V. Melaka-Manipal Medical College India 2012 PSG PROG
Deepti Vadavi D.A. Pandu Memorial R.V. Dental College & Hospital India 2017 PSG N/A
Jamuna Vadivelu Universiti Malaya Malaysia 2006 PHIL ASMT
Jayant Vagha Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Wardha India 2009 CMCL PBL
Sunita Jayant Vagha Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Wardha India 2010 CMCL TMETH
Pratibha M. Vaidya Topiwala National Medical College India 2005 GSMC STAFF
Luiza Carneiro Mareti Valente Universidade Federal Fluminense Brazil 2015 BRAZ CUR
Astrid Valenzuela Universidad del Desarrollo Chile 2007 PHIL COM
Juliana Vallejo-Echavarria Colombian Association of Schools of Medicine (ASCOFAME) Colombia 2014 PHIL PROF
Juan Andrés Vallet Merino Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción Chile 2019 FRILA 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]