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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

FAIMER Announces 2022 International FAIMER Institute Fellows

The Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), a member of Intealth, welcomes the International FAIMER Institute (IFI) class of 2022, who will begin their two-year online fellowship on June 6, 2022. The IFI is for international health professions faculty who have demonstrated the potential to play a key role in advancing health professions… Continue reading FAIMER Announces 2022 International FAIMER Institute Fellows

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

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

Recent IFMSA Report: Attacks on Medical Education

The International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA) recently published a pilot report exploring the impact of wars and violence on medical education and health care, titled Attacks on Medical Education. The report focuses on attacks on medical education in seven countries: Libya, Palestine, Ukraine, Sudan, Syria, Venezuela, and Yemen. It examines the impact of… Continue reading Recent IFMSA Report: Attacks on Medical Education

Medical Education Editorial Internships

Medical Education is an international, peer-reviewed journal with distribution to readers in more than 80 countries. The journal aims to publish material of the highest quality reflecting worldwide or provocative issues and perspectives relevant to health professional education. The contents will be of interest to learners, teachers, and researchers. It aims to have a significant impact… Continue reading Medical Education Editorial Internships

National Consultations on Reforms in Medical Education Take Place at Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad, India

Pramukhswami Medical College in Karamsad, India, hosted National Consultations on Reforms in Medical Education, April 1-3, 2011. Eight FAIMER Fellows from Pramukhswami organized the event, among them Himanshu Pandya (CMCL 2007), who served as Organizing Secretary. The consultations addressed four broad areas of medical education in India: structural reforms review of current issues and trends… Continue reading National Consultations on Reforms in Medical Education Take Place at Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad, India

Home Institutions of CMCL-FRI and GSMC-FRI to Offer Advanced Course in Medical Education

The Medical Council of India (MCI) has upgraded the designation of six of the schools in its nationwide faculty development program from regional center to nodal center. Christian Medical College, Ludhiana, home to the CMCL-FAIMER Regional Institute, and Seth G.S. Medical College, home to the GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute, have both been upgraded to nodal centers.… Continue reading Home Institutions of CMCL-FRI and GSMC-FRI to Offer Advanced Course in Medical Education

National Board of Examinations in India Creates Specialty Advisory Board

The National Board of Examinations in India recently constituted a Specialty Advisory Board in Medical Education and Technology. The goals of this Specialty Board are to: develop specialized instructional courses and training programs for faculty development develop assessment tools for formative and summative assessment guide research in teaching, training, and assessment methodology develop specialized workshops… Continue reading National Board of Examinations in India Creates Specialty Advisory Board

MCI Working Groups in Medical Education Provide Roadmap for Reform

In July 2010, the Board of Governors of the Medical Council of India (MCI) convened two Working Groups, one each on undergraduate (UG) and postgraduate (PG) medical education, in an effort to develop a roadmap for achieving targets set forth in its “Vision 2015” statement on improving medical education. The Working Groups were tasked with… Continue reading MCI Working Groups in Medical Education Provide Roadmap for Reform

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