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ECFMG|FAIMER Named Best Place to Work in Greater Philadelphia

The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates | Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (ECFMG®|FAIMER®) has been named a Best Place to Work in the Greater Philadelphia Region for 2021 by the Philadelphia Business Journal. ECFMG|FAIMER President and CEO William W. Pinsky, MD said the organization, which serves global communities of health… Continue reading ECFMG|FAIMER Named Best Place to Work in Greater Philadelphia

Call for Nominations to ECFMG|FAIMER Board of Trustees

The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®) and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER®) invite nominations to fill four positions on their combined Board of Trustees. The deadline for nominations is Wednesday, August 25, 2021. BACKGROUND ECFMG|FAIMER promotes quality medical education and health care worldwide—serving physicians, members of the… Continue reading Call for Nominations to ECFMG|FAIMER Board of Trustees

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FAIMER Announces 2021 International FAIMER Institute Fellows

FAIMER welcomes the International FAIMER Institute class of 2021, who will begin their two-year online Fellowship on June 30, 2021. The 2021 International FAIMER Institute Fellows are: Prisca Adejumo, B.S., M.Sc., Ph.D., R.N., University of Ibadan, Nigeria Ali Mansoor Al-Ameri, M.B.Ch.B, M.Sc., Ph.D., College of Medicine, University of Kerbala, Iraq Nahyeni Bassah, Ph.D., M.Sc., B.Sc., University… Continue reading FAIMER Announces 2021 International FAIMER Institute Fellows

FAIMER Mourns the Loss of Alwyn Louw

We are saddened to share that Dr. Alwyn Louw, a beloved faculty member of the Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) and 2008 Fellow, passed away suddenly on October 26, 2020. Alwyn was a member of SAFRI’s very first class, beginning his fellowship in Cape Town, South Africa in February 2008. He began serving as faculty… Continue reading FAIMER Mourns the Loss of Alwyn Louw

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

ECFMG|FAIMER Has Updated Its Privacy Notice

ECFMG|FAIMER has updated its Privacy Notice. We made these changes, which are effective August 28, 2020, to help ensure that our Notice aligns with evolving privacy regulations and our privacy practices. You can access our revised Privacy Notice at https://www.ecfmg.org/annc/privacy.html. Your continued use of ECFMG|FAIMER programs and services, including websites and mobile apps, following the… Continue reading ECFMG|FAIMER Has Updated Its Privacy Notice

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ECFMG|FAIMER Research Finds Drop in Interest From Muslim-Majority Country Physicians

Applications for ECFMG Certification from citizens of Muslim-majority countries have decreased since 2016 which could exacerbate gaps in the U.S. physician workforce, according to an article co-authored by ECFMG|FAIMER executives and published July 6 in the JAMA Network Open, an on-line publication of the Journal of the American Medical Association. The article, Prevalence of International Medical Graduates from… Continue reading ECFMG|FAIMER Research Finds Drop in Interest From Muslim-Majority Country Physicians

Global Webinar Series Presented by MAHE-FAIMER and ASU-MENA-FAIMER Regional Institutes

A collaborative global webinar series is currently being offered by the MAHE-FAIMER International Institute for Leadership in Interprofessional Education in India and the Ain Shams University-Middle East North Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (ASU-MENA-FRI) in Egypt. The webinars are free of charge and are facilitated by the Directors and faculty of the MAHE-FAIMER and ASU-MENA-FAIMER Regional Institutes.… Continue reading Global Webinar Series Presented by MAHE-FAIMER and ASU-MENA-FAIMER Regional Institutes

2020 FAIMER Institute Fellows

The residential session of the 2020 FAIMER Institute that was scheduled to begin on March 8 in Philadelphia has been postponed due to the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. The 2020 FAIMER Institute program will now be offered online and will launch in July. The 2020 FAIMER Institute Fellows are: Hany Salem Mohamed Atwa, M.B.Ch.B., M.H.P.E., Ph.D.,… Continue reading 2020 FAIMER Institute Fellows

2020 Application for the FAIMER-Keele Distance Learning Program Is Now Open

FAIMER is now accepting 2020 applications for the FAIMER-Keele Distance Learning program. The deadline for application is August 10, 2020, and course work will begin on September 21, 2020. Now in its eighth year, the program is conducted in partnership with Keele University and The Centre for Medical Education in Context (CenMEDIC) in the United… Continue reading 2020 Application for the FAIMER-Keele Distance Learning Program Is Now Open

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