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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

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

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

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