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Greet to be on your web page,can we partner to have a working plan here in kenya.
Dear FAIMER, 2019 keeps coming with good news. I have been appointed by Peruvian Association of Medical Schools to edit a book about simulation use in medical education. I feel really great. Any collaboration will be welcomed. If you have a simulation experience that works and your are interested that this could be published in Spanish, just let me know.
This course is a must for senior medical doctors serving in low income countries. it provides critical thinking for improving healthcare through medical education. my personal appeal is if your are a health professional aged above 50 and planning to retire in a medical training facility to share your varsity experience please enroll for this course. You will never regret . you will find yourself being part of a big family and network.
I read on the university world news.com website that HE leaders need more training in internationalisation and how to set policies and initiatives that enable their institutions evolve and adapt to the growing globalised knowledge society and economy. What’s the future strategy of the FAIMER Institute to develop its program to cope with this evolving need in HE?
Companion to Medical Studies...
Here's a global initiative we can join to mark the change to the new year 2018 - lighting a candle with this prayer: “Let there be peace on earth and love for one another.” As we in health professions are learning, there are so many social determinants that affect health - war, displacement of people, climate disasters, etc.
Honored to be nominated by the Indian Medical Association as IMA Honorary Professor for 2017-2020
Could you get me out of my doubt? I can not find the faculty of medicine of the UNAM, within the world medical schools; this is correct, or I am entering the data wrongly in World Directory of Medical School. Thank you
Follow #NCHPE17 at page @nchpe2017 and Twitter handle @nchpe17
Dear friends to let you know that I have been designed as Coordinator of Student and Faculty Exchange Network of Peruvian Association of Medical Schools. I will be grateful to hear proposal from any of you. All the best. Michan. Lima. Perú. FF2008

FAIMER is a non-profit foundation committed to improving world health through education. We conduct workforce research and strengthen skills of educators.

FAIMER was established in 2000 by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®). In partnership with ECFMG, FAIMER promotes excellence in international health professions education through programmatic and research activities.

An international community of health professions educators and researchers. FAIMER's goal is to improve health in resource limited regions through improvement in education of doctors, nurses, dentists, and other health professionals and better understanding of the global health workforce. FAIMER Regional Institutes are located in Brazil, South Africa (serving Sub-Saharan Africa), Ludhiana, Mumbai, and Coimbatore, India. For more information, please go to www.faimer.org .

Mission: The mission of FAIMER is to support the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) as it promotes medical education through programmatic and research activities. FAIMER's vision: To create and enhance educational resources for those who teach physicians committed to improving and maintaining the health of the communities they serve. To investigate and understand the educational experiences and migration patterns of international medical graduates and to determine their impact on population health. To be the best source of information on international medical education.

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FAIMER | COVID-19: Reflections from the FAIMER Community

We are pleased to share a newly launched page of the FAIMER website, highlighting the experiences of Fellows and faculty of the FAIMER Institute and Regional Institutes during the global COVID-19 (Coronavirus) pandemic. The page includes written and video reflections, and shares some of the personal and professional challenges being faced by members of the global FAIMER community. It can be accessed here: https://www.faimer.org/covid-19-reflections.

faimer.org Educational opportunities, research, and data resources that inform health care policies and create sustained improvements in health outcomes.

Global Health Matter Day 2020! Register today!

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Pages Pages Around the World

Page Morahan’s 2020 Calendars are now ready! This year’s calendar features butterflies from around the world.

Proceeds support the vision of the Foundation for the Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (www.FAIMER.org) to improve the health of communities through improving health professions education. This calendar honors those health professions educators who are so dedicated to developing the skills and knowledge of students and caring for their patients.

For those outside the U.S. you can order and have shipped to you! Use this website to find the cost, and the many (not all) countries CreatePhotoCalendars.com ships to: http://www.createphotocalendars.com/shipping. Besides US, Canada & Europe, here’s the list of some of the countries! Argentina, Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Chile, India, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Peru, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Thailand, Turkey& United Arab Emirates. Expect at least 2 weeks for delivery.

Dr. Morahan now has a virtual store where you can purchase the calendars, and soon greeting cards!
https://www.createphotocalendars.com/Shop/pagespagesaroundtheworld

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This green oasis is actually a hospital that uses nature to promote healing

A hospital in Singapore shows how greening health care can enhance recovery (and the environment).
https://www.optimistdaily.com/2019/08/this-green-oasis-is-actually-hospital-that-uses-nature-to-promote-healing/

optimistdaily.com Communal gardens, landscaped rooftops, and wide-open windows aren't features of your typical hospital—but maybe they should be. Khoo Teck Puat Hospital in Singapore is a case study in what can happen when a nature-inspired design is applied to the medical setting to promote healing. The hospital, ...

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Asia’s future is now

An important McKinsey global institute report, showing the projected economic impact of the shift to Asia as a powerhouse in the global field. This supports the research of Hans Rosling who presented at AMEE several years ago, and what he published in his 2018 book, Factfulness.
https://www.mckinsey.com/featured-insights/asia-pacific/asias-future-is-now?cid=other-eml-nsl-mip-mck&hlkid=9f0a5f2dbaf14baeaa661b3703b5b6ec&hctky=2367781&hdpid=455e2ab2-eff2-4fb8-a478-c898df019df0

mckinsey.com Asia-Pacific is on track to top 50 percent of global GDP by 2040 and drive 40 percent of the world’s consumption, Asia's future represents a real shift in the world’s center of gravity.

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America has a shortage of doctors. Foreign doctors should fill the void

Interesting article on physician international movement - how to deal with license requirements
https://www.optimistdaily.com/2019/08/america-has-a-shortage-of-doctors-foreign-doctors-should-fill-the-void/

optimistdaily.com Kristina Sokolovska Konieczny studied medicine for six years so she could become a primary care doctor, then spent three years practicing family medicine. She worked in various places — at a public hospital, in the homes of people in underserved areas, in private practice, and at a top youth sport...

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How to bring solar power to the unelectrified world

Here's hope for the countries where most people do not have access to electricity. A recent McKinsey report shows the elements needed. The good news is that Kenya, India and the Philippines may be poised to become fully electrified!
https://www.mckinsey.com/business-functions/sustainability/our-insights/sustainability-blog/how-to-bring-solar-power-to-the-unelectrified-world?cid=other-eml-alt-mip-mck&hlkid=2bdf2b332948423886f4c8aad170d41e&hctky=2367781&hdpid=a1c7ba87-3850-474c-a4d6-19152bdd175a

mckinsey.com Solar home systems can help to bridge the electrification gap in developing countries--if certain conditions are met.

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Google’s new media literacy program teaches kids how to spot disinformation and fake news – TechCrunch

Good resource from Google about media literacy, teaching children (and adults) how to determine what is true and false in internet information. Ideas to consider in designing courses for our health professions students.

https://techcrunch.com/2019/06/24/googles-new-media-literacy-program-teaches-kids-how-to-spot-disinformation-and-fake-news/

social.techcrunch.com Google announced this morning it’s expanding its two-year-old digital safety and citizenship curriculum for children, “Be Internet Awesome,” to now include media literacy — specifically, the ability to identify so-called “fake news” and other false content. The c…

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New Zealand unveils world’s first ‘wellbeing’ budget to help the vulnerable

New Zealand leads the way again, in 'well-being'. In the FAIMER Institute, we emphasize the importance of the social determinants of health.
https://www.optimistdaily.com/2019/05/new-zealand-unveils-worlds-first-wellbeing-budget-to-help-the-vulnerable/?utm_source=Production&utm_campaign=65ed154d52-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2019_05_10_06_45_COPY_01&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_d79d73a3a7-65ed154d52-28591645

optimistdaily.com It’s a familiar story seen in countries around the world: even while a nation’s economy is growing, marginalized communities aren’t benefitting from any of the fruits of that growth in their daily lives. Such is the case in New Zealand where wealth disparity is

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Home - The Network: Towards Unity for Health & Flinders University

Have you submitted your abstract yet?!

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The water in this hospital is all pulled out of thin air

Fascinating applied research to produce potable water in hospitals!
https://www.fastcompany.com/90312067/the-water-in-this-hospital-is-all-pulled-out-of-thin-air

fastcompany.com In Jamaica, where the water often isn’t drinkable, one hospital is giving up bottled water by using a system from Zero Mass Water, which uses the moisture in the air as a water supply.

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Population Health Expert Panel Discussion

The first 2 expert panel discussions (social accountability and rural and remote health) were excellent 1 hour discussions. This one should be just as good. Join us (free)!

eventbrite.com Population health has been defined as "the health outcomes of a group of individuals, including the distribution of such outcomes within the group". It is an approach to health that aims to improvethehealth of an entire human population. It has been described as consisting of three components. These...

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INTERPROFESSIONAL EDUCATION - Social Accountability Virtual Symposium

Based on the success of last week's online panel discussion, this one should be quite interesting.

tufh.org Description Social accountability is the capacity to respond to society's priority health needs and health system challenges to meet such needs. It emphasizes the potential of medical schools to partner with key stakeholders in the health sector and organize medical education in a way that it has th...

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The Network: Towards Unity for Health

Check out the new and improved Network: TUFH website!

thenetworktufh.org REGISTER NOW: TUFH 2019 – Darwin, Australia, September 10-13, 2019! Venue: Darwin Convention Centre Call For Abstracts TUFH 2019 Conference We Are The Network: Towards Unity for Health (TUFH) We are an international organization aiming to foster equitable community-oriented health services leading...

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California’s new surgeon general changed the way we understand childhood trauma

An inspiring article on improving child health by screening children for ACEs (Adverse Childhood Events) and tailoring treatment. They particularly focus on "maintaining six healthy habits: sleep, exercise, nutrition, mindfulness, mental health, and healthy relationships with caring adults."
https://qz.com/1530399/nadine-burke-harris-californias-first-surgeon-general-changed-the-way-we-understand-childhood-trauma/

qz.com "We need to be shouting this from the rooftops."

www.nber.org

Interesting research study on how diversity in health workforce helps in compliance for preventive medicine actions.
https://www.nber.org/papers/w24787.pdf

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Home - The Network: Towards Unity for Health & Flinders University

https://www.tufh2019.com/ . Look for the Call for Abstracts for The Network: TUFH 2019 Annual Meeting in September.

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Global Health Starter Kit

This Global Health Starter Kit aims to provide practical support specifically for educators who are working toward unified competency-based standards and equipping the future generation of health professionals with “starting” tools to address the tremendous burden of oral diseases worldwide and their consequences. This curriculum is free and available for anyone to use.

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Call for Abstracts is Now Open - The Network: Towards Unity for Health & Flinders University

TUFH 2019: Send in your abstract for the September meeting in Darwin, Australia. The theme of the meeting is Social Accountability: from evidence to action.
https://www.tufh2019.com/call-for-abstracts-is-now-open/
More TUFH 2019 information at www.tufh2019.com .

tufh2019.com THEMES AND SUBTHEMES Theme Social Accountability: From evidence to Action Subthemes First Nation’s Health Remote and Rural Health Interprofessional Education and Practice Future Leaders in Socially Accountable Education and Research Other (use this sub theme if you are unsure of where your abstrac...

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Online learning Survey

FAIMER and The Network:TUFH are offering online learning soon. What would you like to learn? What would you like to teach? Your input is important! Please click on the link: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/ZLPZKCW . Thanks!

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FAIMER Distance Learning

There is still time to apply for fall 2018 enrollment in the FAIMER-Keele Distance Learning program!

What makes the FAIMER-Keele program unique is its focus on accreditation and assessment. Participants are able to earn a Certificate, Diploma, or Master’s Degree in Health Professions Education (MHPE): Accreditation and Assessment. The program aims to empower health professions educators with the knowledge and skills to take educational standards and practice to a higher level—to develop their own practice, to improve health professions education at their institutions and in their communities, and ultimately to help bring about real and lasting advances in local health care.

Now in its sixth year, the program is conducted in partnership with Keele University and The Centre for Medical Education in Context (CenMEDIC) in the United Kingdom, under the guidance and expertise of Course Directors Janet Grant, Ph.D., Director of CenMEDIC and Emerita Professor of Education in Medicine at The Open University, and John Norcini, Ph.D., President and CEO of FAIMER.

The deadline for application is August 31, 2018, and course work will begin on September 24, 2018.

Learn more about the FAIMER-Keele program at: http://www.faimer.org/distance-learning/

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FAIMER Institute flyer FINAL.pdf

Greetings from FAIMER!
We are excited to announce that FAIMER Institute is now accepting applications for the 2019 cohort.
This year there are two changes in the application process: 1. Applicants are admitted on a rolling basis. The application deadline is September 30th 2018 and may close earlier as soon as the class has been selected. The applications will be reviewed as they are received and applicants will be informed as selected prior to the application closing date. 2. For 2019, FAIMER encourages applicants to propose education innovation projects that support maternal and child health. Maternal and child health projects will provide an opportunity for Fellows to connect education innovation and health outcomes. Projects in other domains such as education methods, leadership, community health, program evaluation, faculty development, accreditation, etc., will also be considered.

More information can be found on the flyer included in this post, and also on our website at https://www.faimer.org/education/institute/index.html

We invite you to apply and count on you to continue spreading the word around! Please share this post to whom you think may be interested. Thank you! 😀

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Innovating to Create Health for All

Many of you may know of the Ahaska Foundation. I thought you might be interested in these stories of how their fellows are improving health care. FAIMER works at one level in the chain before direct health care, improving the education processes so that healthcare providers can be more effective. Enjoy the inspirational stories!
https://www.ashoka.org/en/collection/innovating-create-health-all?utm_source=email&utm_medium=changemakers-1&utm_campaign=spring-2018&utm_term=ashoka-changemakers&utm_content=collection-health-for-all&dmc=2129374_Remail%3A%20Copy%20of%20ChangemakersEmail_SummerMailing2018&dm_i=2ILH,19N1A,34956J,42F40,1

ashoka.org Who can best create outcomes that lead to the healthiest possible lives of individuals and communities? Leading social entrepreneurs are challenging the traditional patient-provider dynamics from an empathetic and holistic perspective.

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Mini-Workshops

Wow! 19 amazing workshops by world class leaders in community engagement in health. See you in Limerick 16-20 August.

tufh2018.com Visit the post for more.

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An Accidental Health Economist Talks Education, Bill Gates, and why Impact Evaluation isn’t Enough

another interesting World Bank blog, describing impact evaluation in educational interventions
http://blogs.worldbank.org/education/accidental-health-economist-talks-education-bill-gates-and-why-impact-evaluation-isn-t-enough

blogs.worldbank.org Dean Jamison is one of the world’s leading global health economists, but the way he tells it, it was something of an accident. He started as an education economist at the World Bank in 1976, and he was a pioneer in using impact evaluations to study the effectiveness of distributing textbooks in Ni...

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How Donkey 'School Buses' Benefit Early Grade Children in The Gambia

http://blogs.worldbank.org/education/how-donkey-school-buses-benefit-early-grade-children-gambia
This is a positive and uplifting story, that shows how attention to social determinants (in this case, safe transportation) can improve education!

blogs.worldbank.org Rising at 7:00 am to take children to school may seem like a regular activity for many. But what about bringing ALL your community’s youngest children to school, on a donkey cart no less? Every morning, children from the Sinchou Demben village in central Gambia meet Malang Demto. Stick in hand and...

www.who.int

WHO's new list of essential diagnostics can be a benchmark around the world. Available at http://www.who.int/medical_devices/diagnostics/EDL_ExecutiveSummary_15may.pdf.

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The Network: TUFH Presents the 2018 Annual Meeting, Limerick, Ireland

Come to Limerick 16-20 August 2018!

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Agenda – The Network: TUFH Presents the 2018 Annual Meeting, Limerick, Ireland

Keynotes, workshops,posters on the theme of community empowerment at The Network: Towards Unity for Health annual meeting 16-20 August 2018.

tufh2018.com If you have any questions or concerns, please contact the Office of the Secretariat at The Network: TUFH via email ([email protected]).

mckinsey.com

Real-world evidence: From activity to impact in healthcare decision making

Interesting report on moving from healthcare activity to impact for healthcare, using data sets much wider than clinical evidence.
https://www.mckinsey.com/industries/pharmaceuticals-and-medical-products/our-insights/real-world-evidence-from-activity-to-impact-in-healthcare-decision-making?cid=other-eml-alt-mip-mck-oth-1805&hlkid=061cb3a111dc4c9aadd9542423ba2c18&hctky=2367781&hdpid=2d93c011-0dea-4026-999e-f1a950576527

mckinsey.com While there is general agreement that real-world evidence could significantly improve how healthcare stakeholders make decisions, expanding its use requires action by multiple stakeholders.

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)

ECFMG recently shared this video on its GEMx Electives program--a partnership for international educational exchange in medicine and the health professions. Check it out if you're interested, and visit https://www.gemxelectives.org/ for more information on the program!

Did you know ECFMG offers other programs and services for the international medical community in addition to ECFMG Certification? The GEMx Electives program is a partnership for international educational exchange in medicine and the health professions. Check out this video to learn more!

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