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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
Jamuna Vadivelu Universiti Malaya Malaysia 2006 IFI 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 IFI COM
Juliana Vallejo-Echavarria Colombian Association of Schools of Medicine (ASCOFAME) Colombia 2014 IFI PROF
Juan Andrés Vallet Merino Universidad Católica de la Santísima Concepción Chile 2019 FRILA N/A
Janine van der Linde University of the Witwatersrand South Africa 2018 SAFRI N/A
Ben Van Heerden Stellenbosch University South Africa 2006 IFI STAFF
Michelle Janse van Rensburg University of Pretoria South Africa 2016 SAFRI N/A
Marietjie Van Rooyen University of Pretoria South Africa 2006 IFI STAFF
Jacqueline Van Wyk University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2004 IFI PROG
Ana Lía Vargas Universidad Nacional de Cuyo Argentina 2001 IFI OSCE
Ana Lía Vargas Universidad Nacional de Cuyo Argentina 2005 IFME N/A
Annamma Varghese Mahatma Gandhi Mission's Medical College India 2005 GSMC CUR
Renu Varghese Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences and Research India 2010 PSG FACDEV
Biju Varghese Armed Forces Medical College India 2018 GSMC N/A
Palvelli V. Varughese Christian Medical College, Ludhiana India 2006 CMCL ASMT
Paula Vasquez Universidad CES Escuela de Medicina Colombia 2013 IFI CUR

* 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]