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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.

Directory of Fellows: Click on column heading to sort table by column. For the key to abbreviations in the table click here.

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Given Name Family Name Home Country Institution Country Year Institute Project
Abdulrahman Mustafa Kamel Mohammed Rasheed Almaarefa College Saudi Arabia 2015 MAHE ORGDEV
Richard Adome Makerere University Uganda 2006 PHIL OSCE
Sunita Koutarapu Topiwala National Medical College India 2005 GSMC OSCE
Vrinda K. Kulkarni Topiwala National Medical College India 2007 GSMC OSCE
Satish N. Mahajan Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Wardha India 2007 CMCL OSCE
Hemant Nandgaonkar Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College India 2005 GSMC OSCE
Gboyega Ogunbanjo University of Limpopo South Africa 2007 PHIL OSCE
Ayodele Omotoso University of Ilorin Nigeria 2004 PHIL OSCE
Neena Sawant Seth G.S. Medical College India 2007 GSMC OSCE
Smita Singh Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences India 2007 GSMC OSCE
Inderpreet Sohi Christian Medical College, Ludhiana India 2006 CMCL OSCE
Christina Tan Universiti Malaya Malaysia 2005 PHIL OSCE
Altantsetseg Togoo Health Sciences University of Mongolia Mongolia 2001 PHIL OSCE
Ana Lía Vargas Universidad Nacional de Cuyo Argentina 2001 PHIL OSCE
Eskinder Weldetensaye Addis Ababa University Ethiopia 2008 PHIL OSCE
Varsha Phadke K.J. Somaiya Medical College India 2008 GSMC OSCE
Julie Schurgers University of Zambia Zambia 2009 SAFR OSCE
Roopa Bellad Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum India 2009 PSG OSCE
Jayashri Pandya Topiwala National Medical College India 2009 GSMC OSCE
Ganesh Kamath Melaka-Manipal Medical College, Manipal India 2009 GSMC OSCE

* 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: September 11, 2020]