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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

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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

ECFMG and FAIMER Boards Elect New Trustees

The Boards of Trustees of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®) and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER®), both members of Intealth, elected four new trustees at their final meeting of the year on December 2-3. The new trustees will serve an initial four-year term with an option… Continue reading ECFMG and FAIMER Boards Elect New Trustees

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Dr. Josè Frantz has a gift for mentoring people and helping them meet their full potential. Evidence of that gift is reflected in the number of master’s and doctorate students she has advised over the years and the national honors she has received. Name: Josè Frantz, Ph.D. Title: Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research and Innovation Institution: University… Continue reading ECFMG|FAIMER Storytellers

FAIMER Contributes to Article Series on Global Health Workforce

FAIMER is proud to announce the publication of a thematic series of articles on the topic of “Health workforce: Accreditation of education and regulation of practice” in the journal Human Resources for Health. A total of 22 articles were published as part of the series, including several articles by current and former FAIMER staff members.… Continue reading FAIMER Contributes to Article Series on Global Health Workforce

Intealth Unveiled as New Brand Identity for ECFMG|FAIMER

New Identity Marks Successful Business Transformation The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®) and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER®) on Tuesday marked the success of a multi-year business transformation effort by announcing a new overarching identity, Intealth. Intealth brings together the expertise and resources of ECFMG and FAIMER,… Continue reading Intealth Unveiled as New Brand Identity for ECFMG|FAIMER

FAIMER Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Successful Virtual Conference

FAIMER celebrated 20 years of service to world medical education and research with a successful three-day 20th Anniversary Virtual Conference October 20-22. More than 580 attendees from 51 countries around the world joined the celebration. With the theme Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow, the conference reflected on FAIMER’s beginnings in 2000, celebrated the organization’s global growth… Continue reading FAIMER Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Successful Virtual Conference

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