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2012 GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute Fellows

The first residential session of the 2012 GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute (GSMC-FRI) took place June 4-10, 2012, in Mumbai, India, under the direction of Avinash Supe. The 2012 GSMC-FRI Fellows are: Noorin Bhimani, M.B.B.S., M.D., Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College, Mumbai, India Kundankumar N. Dandekar, M.B.B.S., M.S., Pravara Institute of Medical Sciences, Rural Medical College, Ahmednagar,… Continue reading 2012 GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute Fellows

2011 GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute Fellows

The first residential session of the 2011 GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute (GSMC-FRI) took place June 6-12, 2011, in Mumbai, India, under the direction of Avinash Supe. The 2011 GSMC-FRI Fellows are: Parineeta Bhat, M.B.B.S., M.D., Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Belgaum, India Sanjay Gupta, M.B.B.S., M.D., Pramukhswami Medical College, Karamsad, India Anjali Kanhere, M.B.B.S., M.D., People’s College… Continue reading 2011 GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute Fellows

Launch of Websites for FAIMER Regional Initiatives

New websites for each of the five FAIMER Regional Institutes as well as a new site for the FAIMER Regional Initiative in Latin America (FRILA) were launched in the second half of 2010. Each website will be managed by local FAIMER faculty. News, announcements, Fellow highlights, and other communications of potential interest to a region… Continue reading Launch of Websites for FAIMER Regional Initiatives

FAIMER Fellows Conducting Workshops

In July, Venu Gopala Rao Tanneru (CMCL 2007) and Dr. NTR University of Health Sciences conducted a one-day workshop on Reforms in Medical Education. Sixty principals from several of Dr. NTR University’s affiliated medical and dental colleges gathered in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, to identify the strengths and weaknesses of India’s medical education system and discuss… Continue reading FAIMER Fellows Conducting Workshops

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

FAIMER Fellows Conducting Workshops

In April, the regional center for faculty development at Christian Medical College, Ludhiana (CMCL) conducted a three-day workshop on basic medical education that featured FAIMER’s core interactive methodology. Forty participants from 10 medical colleges attended the workshop, as did an official observer from India’s nationwide faculty development program. A number of the participants were medical… Continue reading FAIMER Fellows Conducting Workshops

2010 GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute

The first residential session of the 2010 GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute (GSMC-FRI) took place June 7-13, 2010, in Mumbai, India, under the direction of Avinash Supe. The 2010 GSMC-FRI Fellows are: Nirmal Baral, M.B.B.S., M.D., B.P. Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal Gaurang Baxi, M.P.Th., C.M.P., P.G.C.V.R., Padmashree Dr. D.Y. Patil College of Physiotherapy, Pimpri,… Continue reading 2010 GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute

GSMC- and PSG-FAIMER Regional Institutes Add Residential Session to Fellowship Program

The PSG-FAIMER Regional Institute and the GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute have added a third residential session to their fellowship programs. Prior to the change in the programs, Fellows participated in only two residential sessions, consisting of highly interactive educational activities, occurring at the beginning of each of the two years of their fellowship program. Fellows now… Continue reading GSMC- and PSG-FAIMER Regional Institutes Add Residential Session to Fellowship Program

Medical Council of India Launches National Faculty Development Program

The Academic Cell of the Medical Council of India (MCI) recently initiated efforts to advance medical education units at Indian medical colleges through a formal, nationwide faculty development program. As part of this program, MCI identified ten schools to support faculty development activities in their respective regions. These schools will teach workshops on various aspects… Continue reading Medical Council of India Launches National Faculty Development Program

2009 GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute

The first residential session of the 2009 GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute (GSMC-FRI) took place June 8–14, 2009, in Mumbai, India, under the direction of Avinash Supe. The 2009 GSMC-FRI Fellows are: Seema Anjenaya, M.B.B.S., M.D., Mahatma Gandhi Mission Medical College, Navi Mumbai, India Manish Bajpai, M.B.B.S., M.D., Chhatrapati Shahuji Maharaj Medical University, Lucknow, India Rohini Bhadre,… Continue reading 2009 GSMC-FAIMER Regional Institute

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