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Brazilian Medical Education Congress

Forty FAIMER Fellows and nine FAIMER faculty participated in the Brazilian Medical Education Congress, held October 18-21 in Salvador, Brazil. Eliana Amaral (PHIL 2003), Co-Director of the Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute, reports that FAIMER Fellows presented 66 posters and 34 oral communications, representing nearly 9% and 15% of the totals respectively, despite the fact that the… Continue reading Brazilian Medical Education Congress

6th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference: February 19-22, 2009

Following the success of the past five Asia Pacific Medical Education Conferences (APMEC), the Medical Education Unit of Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, will once again organize and host the next meeting, the 6th APMEC, from February 19-22, 2009 at the LT 27 (Lim Seng Tjoe Lecture Theatre) National University… Continue reading 6th Asia Pacific Medical Education Conference: February 19-22, 2009

International Congress on Implementation of WFME Standards in Curricula of Undergraduate Medical Education: November 7-9, 2008

The Ministry of Health and Medical Education of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in collaboration with the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME), is hosting an International Congress on Implementation of WFME Standards in Curricula of Undergraduate Medical Education. The Congress will take place November 7-9, 2008, on Kish Island, Islamic Republic of Iran. Themes… Continue reading International Congress on Implementation of WFME Standards in Curricula of Undergraduate Medical Education: November 7-9, 2008

The Network: Towards Unity for Health to Hold International Conference in Chia-Bogotá, Colombia, September 27 – October 2, 2008

The 2008 conference of The Network: Towards Unity for Health will be held in Chia-Bogotá, Colombia, from September 27 to October 2, 2008, in cooperation with the Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia. The theme of the conference is “Adapting Health Services and Health Professions Education to Local Needs: Partnerships, Priorities and Passions.”… Continue reading The Network: Towards Unity for Health to Hold International Conference in Chia-Bogotá, Colombia, September 27 – October 2, 2008

In the Spotlight: Thomas Jefferson University and FAIMER Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and FAIMER have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to develop an academic partnership. According to the Memorandum, which was signed in December 2007, the “purpose of this Affiliation is to formalize the Parties’ mutual commitment to engage in projects focused on faculty development, undergraduate, graduate and continuing medical… Continue reading In the Spotlight: Thomas Jefferson University and FAIMER Sign Memorandum of Understanding

FAIMER Collaborates with All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, Others for National Conference on Medical Education

The following is an Executive Summary of the National Conference on Medical Education authored by the conference’s organizing chairperson and 2005 FAIMER Institute Fellow Rita Sood, M.B.B.S., M.D. The National Conference on Medical Education (NCME 2007) was held November 15-17, 2007 in New Delhi, India. Centered on the theme, “Building Capacity in Medical Education –… Continue reading FAIMER Collaborates with All-India Institute of Medical Sciences, Others for National Conference on Medical Education

In the Spotlight: INCLEN Trust and FAIMER Sign Memorandum of Understanding

A Memorandum of Understanding between FAIMER and the International Clinical Epidemiology Network Trust International (INCLEN Trust) was completed in June 2007. This memorandum expresses the organizations’ mutual commitment to engage in projects focused on research in medical education, faculty development, and the creation of data resources for and about international medical schools. By way of… Continue reading In the Spotlight: INCLEN Trust and FAIMER Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Karolinska Institute Workshop

Interactive teaching in a multi-cultural context was the theme of a two-day workshop at the Karolinska Institute (KI) in Stockholm conducted by Bill Burdick, Associate Vice President for Education, FAIMER, and Jonas Nordquist, Director, Medical Case Center, KI, during the first week in June. Engaging adult learners in discussions that push them to their frontiers… Continue reading Karolinska Institute Workshop

Workshops in Assessment Held at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST)

In May 2007, a two-day workshop was held at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST) that focused on assessment in the medical school. The agenda for the workshops was developed in collaboration with the Dean of the medical school and the topics addressed included 1) the mini-Clinical Evaluation Exercise (mini-CEX), 2) the structured oral… Continue reading Workshops in Assessment Held at Jordan University of Science and Technology (JUST)

FAME Course to be Held at AMEE Meeting

Fundamentals of Assessment in Medical Education (FAME), a basic-level course on educational assessment, will be introduced at the next Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE) meeting August 25-29, 2007 in Trondheim, Norway. FAME targets individuals who are members of medical faculties and who are likely to be relatively new to teaching and assessment. Persons… Continue reading FAME Course to be Held at AMEE Meeting

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