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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

BMC Medical Education Publishes Special Supplement Edition on Accreditation of Health Professions Education

In 2012, the International Health Professions Accreditation Outcomes Consortium (IHPAOC) was founded to advance our global understanding of health professions education (HPE) accreditation and create a community of practice across the education and training continuum. IHPAOC members from around the world held two summit meetings and conducted a collaborative process to identify priority topics and… Continue reading BMC Medical Education Publishes Special Supplement Edition on Accreditation of Health Professions Education

FAIMER Research Scientist Marta van Zanten Authors Two Papers on Accreditation Issues

FAIMER Research Scientist Marta van Zanten recently authored two papers on accreditation issues. This research advances the FAIMER goals of maintaining accurate, publicly-available data resources that promote an understanding of the world’s health professions education systems and helping to inform Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®) policy. The first paper, written in conjunction with… Continue reading FAIMER Research Scientist Marta van Zanten Authors Two Papers on Accreditation Issues

Jeanette Mladenovic, MD, MBA, Selected as Next FAIMER President

The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®) and its Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) announced today that Jeanette Mladenovic, MD, MBA, has been selected as the next President of FAIMER. Dr. Mladenovic will join FAIMER on August 22, 2019, succeeding John J. Norcini, PhD, who has led FAIMER since… Continue reading Jeanette Mladenovic, MD, MBA, Selected as Next FAIMER President

FAIMER President John Norcini Announces Retirement

John J. Norcini, Ph.D., President and CEO of FAIMER, has announced that he will retire effective July 1, 2019. Dr. Norcini became FAIMER’s first president in May 2002, and has established numerous worldwide initiatives and programs in medical education, research, and data resource development during his 16-year tenure. William W. Pinsky, M.D., President and CEO… Continue reading FAIMER President John Norcini Announces Retirement

FAIMER Vice President for Research and Data Resources Jack Boulet Selected as 2018 Society for Simulation in Healthcare Fellow

​Jack Boulet, Ph.D., FAIMER Vice President for Research and Data Resources, was recently selected as a 2018 Fellow of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) Academy. The vision of the SSH Academy is to assemble a community of recognized experts and thought leaders whose work promotes the advancement and transformation of simulation in healthcare globally. Fellows… Continue reading FAIMER Vice President for Research and Data Resources Jack Boulet Selected as 2018 Society for Simulation in Healthcare Fellow

FAIMER Research Scientist Marta van Zanten Publishes Article on Recognition of Accrediting Agencies

An article about the evaluation and recognition of agencies that accredit medical education programs authored by FAIMER Research Scientist Marta van Zanten was recently published online by the journal Quality in Higher Education. Accreditation provides a level of legitimacy to medical education programs; however, the agencies responsible for accreditation may vary in their scope, governance,… Continue reading FAIMER Research Scientist Marta van Zanten Publishes Article on Recognition of Accrediting Agencies

Snigdha Mukherjee Joins FAIMER Staff as Director of Evaluation

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Snigdha Mukherjee has joined FAIMER as our new Director of Evaluation. She comes to us from the Louisiana Public Health Institute (LPHI) where she was Associate Director for Scientific Integrity in the Division of Evaluation & Research. At LPHI, she was asked to conceptualize, plan, and implement evaluation activities… Continue reading Snigdha Mukherjee Joins FAIMER Staff as Director of Evaluation

Rashmi Vyas Is Promoted to Assistant Vice President for Education

Please join us in congratulating Rashmi Vyas, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.H.P.E., on her promotion to Assistant Vice President (AVP) for Education at FAIMER. Dr. Vyas is a graduate of Christian Medical College at Ludhiana, India, and BJ Medical College in Ahmedabad, India (M.D. in Physiology), who became a FAIMER Fellow in 2003. After her Fellowship, her responsibilities… Continue reading Rashmi Vyas Is Promoted to Assistant Vice President for Education

WFME and FAIMER Staff Publish Article about the World Directory of Medical Schools

An article about the World Directory of Medical Schools, coauthored by FAIMER Research Assistant Sarah Williams Leng and Barbora Hrabalová of the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME), was recently published on the European Consortium for Accreditation’s (ECA) online QAzette. To access the article, click here. The World Directory of Medical Schools (World Directory) was… Continue reading WFME and FAIMER Staff Publish Article about the World Directory of Medical Schools

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