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FAIMER Mourns the Loss of Alwyn Louw

We are saddened to share that Dr. Alwyn Louw, a beloved faculty member of the Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) and 2008 Fellow, passed away suddenly on October 26, 2020. Alwyn was a member of SAFRI’s very first class, beginning his fellowship in Cape Town, South Africa in February 2008. He began serving as faculty… Continue reading FAIMER Mourns the Loss of Alwyn Louw

Change in CMCL-FAIMER Regional Institute Leadership

Last month, FAIMER and Christian Medical College, Ludhiana (CMCL) announced a change in leadership of the CMCL-FAIMER Regional Institute. Effective May 1, 2019, the sole Director of the CMCL-FAIMER fellowship program is Dinesh Badyal (CMCL 2007, PHIL 2009). The CMCL-FAIMER program was the second of FAIMER’s Regional Institutes to be developed, launching in 2006 under the direction of… Continue reading Change in CMCL-FAIMER Regional Institute Leadership

New GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute Leadership

Earlier this month, FAIMER and Seth G.S. Medical College (GSMC) announced new leadership of the GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute. Effective January 1, 2019, the new Co-Directors of the GSMC-FAIMER fellowship program are Praveen Iyer (GSMC 2007) and Henal Shah (GSMC 2006, PHIL 2008, IFME 2010), and the new Associate Director is Munira Hirkani (GSMC 2008). The… Continue reading New GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute Leadership

Manipal Model WHO 2018: Interprofessional Policy Debate on Climate Change and Health at Manipal Academy of Higher Education

On February 13, 2018, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) hosted the Manipal Model WHO 2018, jointly organized by the MAHE-FAIMER International Institute for Leadership in Interprofessional Education and Dr. TMA Pai Chair in Interprofessional Education. Students from the constituent institutions of MAHE participated in this interprofessional debate focused on “Climate Change and Health.” The… Continue reading Manipal Model WHO 2018: Interprofessional Policy Debate on Climate Change and Health at Manipal Academy of Higher Education

ECFMG Employee’s Interaction with FAIMER Faculty Member While Studying in South Africa Results in Publication

ECFMG employee Ryan Hall recently traveled to Johannesburg, South Africa, as a participant in the Temple University School of Media and Communication 2014 South Africa Study Away Program. Hall was one of 11 Temple students to complete the four-week program, which was set up as an elective course in foreign journalism to mark the 20th… Continue reading ECFMG Employee’s Interaction with FAIMER Faculty Member While Studying in South Africa Results in Publication

FAIMER Fellows Collaborate to Publish New Book on Community Based Education

FAIMER is proud to announce the publication of a new book on community based education (CBE) authored by Wagdy Talaat, M.D., Ph.D., and Zahra Ladhani, Ph.D., both FAIMER faculty members and Fellows of the 2007 FAIMER Institute. Titled Community Based Education in Health Professions: Global Perspectives, the book was published in January 2014 by the… Continue reading FAIMER Fellows Collaborate to Publish New Book on Community Based Education

Joint Meeting on Health Professions Education Held in Coimbatore, India

Health professions educators from around the world gathered in Coimbatore, India, September 5-8, 2012, to share ideas and experiences at the joint meeting of the World Federation for Medical Education’s (WFME) South East Asia Regional Association for Medical Education (SEARAME) and India’s National Conference on Health Professions Education (NCHPE). The theme of the meeting was… Continue reading Joint Meeting on Health Professions Education Held in Coimbatore, India

FAIMER Fellows and Faculty Continue to Work on “Really Good Stuff”

The May 2011, November 2011, and May 2012 issues of Medical Education contain the latest collections of “Really Good Stuff,” peer-reviewed compilations of short, structured reports, published semiannually, on new ideas in medical education, including curriculum design, teaching practice, and assessment. Included in these recent issues are 19 reports by FAIMER Fellows (bold font) and… Continue reading FAIMER Fellows and Faculty Continue to Work on “Really Good Stuff”

FAIMER Faculty Members Tejinder Singh and Anshu Publish Book on Assessment in Medical Education

FAIMER faculty members Tejinder Singh (Director, CMCL-FAIMER Regional Institute; PHIL 2003; IFME 2006) and Anshu (CMCL 2007, PHIL 2009, IFME 2012) served as co-editors of the book Principles of Assessment in Medical Education, published by Jaypee Brothers in March 2012. The book, a sequel to an earlier book entitled Principles of Medical Education, provides a… Continue reading FAIMER Faculty Members Tejinder Singh and Anshu Publish Book on Assessment in Medical Education

New Distance Learning Diploma Program in Health Professions Education to be Conducted in Arabic

The International Center for Training in Medical Education and Distance Learning of the Medical Education Department, Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University (MED-FOM-SCU), in Ismailia, Egypt, in partnership with the Eastern Mediterranean Regional Office of the World Health Organization (WHO-EMRO), will soon offer a Distance Learning Diploma Program in Health Professions Education for speakers of… Continue reading New Distance Learning Diploma Program in Health Professions Education to be Conducted in Arabic

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