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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
S.S. Rajasekar Mahatma Gandhi Medical College & Research Institute, Pondicherry India 2007 PSG TMETH
Suptendra Nath Sarbadhikari CAL2CAL Institute India 2007 PSG CBIT
Neena Sawant Seth G.S. Medical College India 2007 GSMC OSCE
Maria Helena Senger Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP) Brazil 2007 BRAZ HLSYS
Vinaya Shah B.Y.L. Nair Charitable Hospital India 2007 GSMC PBL
Monika Sharma Christian Medical College, Ludhiana India 2007 CMCL CBIT
Si Mui (Debra) Sim Universiti Malaya Malaysia 2007 IFI PROG
Smita Singh Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Medical Sciences India 2007 GSMC OSCE
Ivan Solarte Pontificia Universidad Javeriana Colombia 2007 IFI CUR
Derly Silva Streit Faculdade de Medicina de Petrópolis (FMP) Brazil 2007 BRAZ CUR
Venu Gopala Rao Tanneru Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences India 2007 CMCL CS
Jayanthi V. M.S. Ramaiah Medical College India 2007 CMCL CBIT
V.V. Unnikrishnan Government Medical College, Thrissur India 2007 PSG CS
Astrid Valenzuela Universidad del Desarrollo Chile 2007 IFI COM
Maria de Lourdes Fonseca Vieira Universidade Federal de Alagoas (UFAL) Brazil 2007 BRAZ STAFF
Rosana Brandão Villela Universidade Federal de Alagoas (UFAL) Brazil 2007 BRAZ FACDEV
Vishalakshi Viswanath Rajiv Gandhi Medical College India 2007 GSMC CBIT
Wagdy Talaat Suez Canal University Egypt 2007 IFI FACDEV
Edwin Nwobodo Nnamdi Azikiwe University Nigeria 2007 IFME N/A
Avinash Supe Seth G.S. Medical College India 2007 IFME 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; 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]