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Educational Exchanges Helped Build Health Professions Education Capacity in Africa

The development of regional exchange programs for health professions students in Africa helped bridge a long-existing educational opportunities gap and build multilateral partnerships between institutions on the continent, according to a recent journal article authored by staff of the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), a member of Intealth. The article,… Continue reading Educational Exchanges Helped Build Health Professions Education Capacity in Africa

Intealth Executive Honored as a CFO of the Year

The Philadelphia Business Journal has named Joshua Kisver, Intealth Senior Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer, as a CFO of the Year. Kisver and his fellow honorees are profiled in a special edition of the Philadelphia Business Journal and were recognized formally at a July 19 event at the Crystal Tea Room in… Continue reading Intealth Executive Honored as a CFO of the Year

FAIMER Announces 2022 International FAIMER Institute Fellows

The Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), a member of Intealth, welcomes the International FAIMER Institute (IFI) class of 2022, who will begin their two-year online fellowship on June 6, 2022. The IFI is for international health professions faculty who have demonstrated the potential to play a key role in advancing health professions… Continue reading FAIMER Announces 2022 International FAIMER Institute Fellows

New FAIMER Online Community Aims to Strengthen Global Community of Practice

The Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), a member of Intealth, is excited to announce the launch of FAIMER Connect, an online community where FAIMER Fellows, faculty, and staff can stay connected, share information, and strengthen the FAIMER global community of practice. FAIMER Connect is open to the more than 2,000… Continue reading New FAIMER Online Community Aims to Strengthen Global Community of Practice

ECFMG|FAIMER Storytellers

Dr. Aminkeng Leke frequently heard the same issue from final-year nursing students at Biaka University Institute of Buea in Cameroon when they returned to school following their required community internships: the need for diabetes screening in rural communities in Cameroon. Name: Aminkeng Leke, PhD Title: Research Associate Institution: Ulster University, United Kingdom FAIMER Fellow: International… Continue reading ECFMG|FAIMER Storytellers

Study Links Performance on USMLE Exams to Medical School Accreditation Status

There is a link between medical student performance on the United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) and the accreditation status of the medical schools those students attend, according to a recent study by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®) and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER®). The study… Continue reading Study Links Performance on USMLE Exams to Medical School Accreditation Status

Applications Now Open for 2022 International FAIMER Institute

Applications for the International FAIMER Institute are now open for online sessions beginning in June. For more information or to apply now, visit https://www.faimer.org/international-faimer-institute/. The deadline for applications is March 2. The International FAIMER Institute is a two-year, part-time, online fellowship program for international health professions faculty who have demonstrated the potential to play a… Continue reading Applications Now Open for 2022 International FAIMER Institute

ECFMG|FAIMER Storytellers

Whether you call them epiphanies or “aha moments,” Dr. Gang Xin experienced several of them, both as a FAIMER Fellow and later as a faculty member for the International FAIMER Institute and Regional Institutes in China. Dr. Xin is a professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Associate Director of the Center for… Continue reading ECFMG|FAIMER Storytellers

Video Highlights of FAIMER 20th Anniversary Virtual Conference

In celebration of its 20th anniversary, FAIMER has released a highlight video of the 20th Anniversary Virtual Conference it held October 20-22. The video montage includes clips of featured speakers, Fellows and Directors of the International FAIMER Institute and Regional Institutes, and the cultural events representing the global reach and scope of FAIMER’s programs. More… Continue reading Video Highlights of FAIMER 20th Anniversary Virtual Conference

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