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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
Seema Kumar K.J. Somaiya Medical College India 2011 GSMC CUR
Edson Miguel Universidade Estadual de Maringá (UEM) Brazil 2012 BRAZ CUR
Franklin Delano Soares Forte Universidade Federal da Paraíba (UFPB) Brazil 2011 BRAZ CUR
Nandini Dave Topiwala National Medical College India 2005 GSMC CUR
Gita Negi Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust (HIHT) India 2014 CMCL CUR
Meerjady Flora National Institute of Preventive and Social Medicine Bangladesh 2013 PHIL CUR
Maria Teresa Seabra Soares de Britto Alves Universidade Federal do Maranhão (UFMA) Brazil 2010 BRAZ CUR
João Henrique Lara Amaral Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG) Brazil 2010 BRAZ CUR
Pragna Rao Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences India 2010 GSMC CUR
Gustavo Pereira Fraga Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP) Brazil 2011 BRAZ CUR
Suhasini Nagda Nair Hospital Dental College India 2012 PHIL CUR
Roberto Zonato Esteves Universidade Estadual de Maringá (UEM) Brazil 2010 BRAZ CUR
Dina El-Metwally Suez Canal University Egypt 2010 PHIL CUR
Wagner José Martins Paiva Universidade Estadual de Londrina (UEL) Brazil 2010 BRAZ CUR
Neuci Cunha Santos Universidade Federal de Mato Grosso (UFMT) Brazil 2010 BRAZ CUR
Sucheta Dandekar Seth G.S. Medical College India 2010 PHIL CUR
Melanie Alperstein University of Cape Town South Africa 2010 SAFR CUR
Hoffie Conradie Stellenbosch University South Africa 2010 SAFR CUR
Olufunmilayo (Funmi) Fawole University of Ibadan Nigeria 2011 SAFR CUR
Margaret Kabanga Mulago Health College Uganda 2011 SAFR 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; 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 = Southern 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: May 9, 2019]