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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
Phagalvarthi Vasudevan Vijayaraghavan Sri Ramachandra University and Medical Centre India 2010 CMCL PROG
Maria José Pereira Vilar Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Norte (UFRN) Brazil 2008 BRAZ TMETH
Rosana Brandão Villela Universidade Federal de Alagoas (UFAL) Brazil 2007 BRAZ FACDEV
Edlaine Faria de Moura Villela Universidade Federal de Goiás (UFG) Brazil 2015 BRAZ COM
Amrit Virk Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences & Research India 2016 PSG N/A
Prashant Vishwanath J.S.S. Medical College India 2010 PSG TMETH
Vishalakshi Viswanath Rajiv Gandhi Medical College India 2007 GSMC CBIT
Walter, Jr. Vitti Universidade Estadual Paulista ÒJúlio de Mesquita FilhoÓ (UNESP) Brazil 2017 BRAZ N/A
Abirami Vivekanandan Sri Ramachandra Medical College & Research Institute India 2017 PSG N/A
Anna Voce University of KwaZulu-Natal South Africa 2008 SAFRI CRTH
Klaus von Pressentin Stellenbosch University South Africa 2013 SAFRI COM
Geeta Voolapalli Gandhi Medical College India 2018 MAHE N/A
Mukeshkumar Vora Government Medical College, Bhavnagar India 2012 GSMC TMETH
Rashmi Vyas Christian Medical College, Vellore India 2003 IFI CUR
Bhadresh Vyas M.P. Shah Medical College India 2010 PSG CUR
Rashmi Vyas Christian Medical College, Vellore India 2005 IFME N/A
Firdouza Waggie University of the Western Cape South Africa 2008 SAFRI CUR
Anjana Wajekar Seth G.S. Medical College India 2016 GSMC N/A
Fredrick Wambu The Nairobi Hospital Kenya 2015 SAFRI CUR
Dawei Wang Beihua University Faculty of Medicine China 2013 CMU ALIGN

* 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]