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2012 Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute Fellows

The first residential session of the 2012 Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute took place January 24 – February 2, 2012, in Porto das Dunas, Ceará, Brazil, under the direction of Eliana Amaral and Henry Campos. The 2012 Brazil-FAIMER Fellows are: Magda Almeida, M.D., M.S., Universidade de Fortaleza (UNIFOR), Fortaleza, Brazil Adriane Batiston, M.Sc., Ph.D., Universidade Federal de… Continue reading 2012 Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute Fellows

2011 Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute

The first residential session of the 2011 Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute took place February 7-18, 2011, in Porto das Dunas, Ceará, Brazil, under the direction of Eliana Amaral and Henry Campos. The 2011 Brazil-FAIMER Fellows are: Jefferson Souza Bernardes, M.S., Ph.D., Universidade Federal de Alagoas (UFAL), Maceió, Brazil Maria do Horto Fontoura Cartana, M.Sc., Ph.D., R.N.,… Continue reading 2011 Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute

Brazilian Ministry of Education Launches Pro-Ensino Project

More than one-quarter of the projects awarded in the new Brazilian Ministry of Education Pro-Ensino (Pro-Teaching) project include Brazilian FAIMER community members as authors. This new program is intended to provide scholarships for health professionals to obtain master’s, Ph.D., and post-Ph.D. degrees in education, and to establish a new research agenda in education in Brazil… Continue reading Brazilian Ministry of Education Launches Pro-Ensino Project

Educators from Guinea-Bissau Participate in Four-Week Program in Fortaleza, Brazil

A four-week program for 30 educators from Guinea-Bissau from different educational backgrounds was held at the Universidad Federal do Ceará (UFC) in Fortaleza, Brazil, in late August-early September. The program was part of a movement by the Brazilian government aimed at creating a public higher education system in Guinea-Bissau, one of several Portuguese-speaking African countries… Continue reading Educators from Guinea-Bissau Participate in Four-Week Program in Fortaleza, Brazil

International Meeting on Medical Education for Universal Health Care Systems—EXPO SGTES 2010

A diverse group of experts in Human Resources for Health (HRH) took part in an international meeting on medical education for universal health care systems held in Brasilia, Brazil, on July 19, 2010, as part of the Secretariat of Labor and Education Management for Health’s (SGTES) three-day EXPO SGTES conference. The purpose of the meeting… Continue reading International Meeting on Medical Education for Universal Health Care Systems—EXPO SGTES 2010

Brazil-FAIMER Fellowship Recognized as Specialty Diploma in Health Professions Education

On May 31, 2010, the Universidade Federal do Ceará in Brazil accredited the Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute (Brazil-FRI) fellowship as a diploma course in education for the health professions. Fellows who complete the program and its evaluation requirements will be awarded the diploma by the university, which also supports the administration of the Brazil-FRI in Porto… Continue reading Brazil-FAIMER Fellowship Recognized as Specialty Diploma in Health Professions Education

2010 Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute

The first residential session of the 2010 Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute took place January 18-28, 2010, in Porto das Dunas, Ceará, Brazil, under the direction of Eliana Amaral and Henry Campos. The 2010 Brazil-FAIMER Fellows are: Denise Herdy Alfonso, M.D., M.Med., Universidade do Estado do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Maria Teresa Seabra Soares… Continue reading 2010 Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute

Top Hospitals Recognized in São Paulo, Brazil

On March 3, 2009, the State of São Paulo Health Secretariat, Brazil, recognized, for the first time, the top ten public general hospitals and top five maternity hospitals, according to the opinion of Unified Health System (SUS) users. A total of 60,200 patients, who had been cared for at 500 public or affiliated philanthropic hospitals,… Continue reading Top Hospitals Recognized in São Paulo, Brazil

47th Brazilian Congress on Medical Education

The 47th Brazilian Congress on Medical Education (COBEM) will be held October 17–20, 2009, in Curitiba, Paraná. Participation by FAIMER Fellows is expected to be significant. Serving as President of the Congress is 2008 Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute Fellow Patricia Tempski, and the eight-member Scientific Committee includes four Fellows: George Dantas Azevedo (BRAZ 2007), Regina Maria… Continue reading 47th Brazilian Congress on Medical Education

International Conference on “Frontiers of Medical Education” Held in São Paulo, Brazil

Health professions educators from approximately 40 medical schools in Brazil gathered May 24–26, 2009, in São Paulo to share research experiences and explore the cutting edge of health professions education at “Frontiers of Medical Education,” an international conference organized by the Universidade Cidade de São Paulo (UNICID). FAIMER, in particular the Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute (Brazil-FRI),… Continue reading International Conference on “Frontiers of Medical Education” Held in São Paulo, Brazil

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