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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

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

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

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

FAIMER Celebrating 20th Anniversary with Virtual Conference Oct. 20-22 Featuring Dr. Abraham Verghese

The Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) is celebrating 20 years of accomplishments and service to world health with a virtual conference from October 20-22. Dr. Abraham Verghese, the noted physician and best-selling author, will provide the keynote address during the free three-day event. For more information and to register, please… Continue reading FAIMER Celebrating 20th Anniversary with Virtual Conference Oct. 20-22 Featuring Dr. Abraham Verghese

ECFMG and FAIMER Convene Stakeholders to Discuss Immigration Impacts

The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®) and FAIMER held their first Board meeting of the year April 3-5, which included a biannual Stakeholder Engagement Forum. The spring Forum convened representatives from the U.S. medical education, training, licensing, and immigration law communities to explore the impact of immigration issues on medical education and health… Continue reading ECFMG and FAIMER Convene Stakeholders to Discuss Immigration Impacts

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