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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
Henal Shah Topiwala National Medical College India 2008 IFI COM
John Tumbo University of Limpopo South Africa 2008 IFI EVB
Eskinder Weldetensaye Addis Ababa University Ethiopia 2008 IFI OSCE
Zareen Zaidi Foundation University Medical College Pakistan 2008 IFI STAFF
Munira Abbas Hirkani Seth G.S. Medical College India 2008 GSMC CUR
Swarupa Bhagwat Seth G.S. Medical College India 2008 GSMC ASMT
Yuvaraj Bhosale Seth G.S. Medical College India 2008 GSMC PBL
Smita Bijwe Dr. P.D.M. Medical College India 2008 GSMC CBIT
Sanjay Diwan Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Wardha India 2008 GSMC PROG
Madhuri Kate ESI Post Graduate Institute of Medical Science & Research India 2008 GSMC CUR
Prashanth Kumar M.S. Ramaiah Medical College India 2008 GSMC TMETH
Savita Marathe Maharashtra University of Health Sciences Regional Centre, Pune India 2008 GSMC CS
Shruti Mohanty Kamineni Institute of Medical Sciences India 2008 GSMC CUR
Ajita Nayak Seth G.S. Medical College India 2008 GSMC PROG
Vinod Pallath Melaka-Manipal Medical College, Manipal India 2008 GSMC CUR
Varsha Phadke K.J. Somaiya Medical College India 2008 GSMC OSCE
Hemangini Kishore Shah Goa Medical College India 2008 GSMC ASMT
Chinmay Shah Government Medical College, Bhavnagar India 2008 GSMC ASMT
Uday Singh Pramukhswami Medical College India 2008 GSMC COM
Vivek Verma Pramukhswami Medical College India 2008 GSMC TMETH

* Deceased.

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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]