ECFMG | FAIMER Satellite Session

Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)| Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) Satellite

Date: 6th August 
Duration: 90 minutes

The satellite aims to exhibit the work and priority areas of ECFMG|FAIMER in Africa that include: Health Professions Education, Accreditation of Medical Training, Health Care Education resources, quality assurance of health work force that come to Africa, Clinical exchanges and their contribution to health workforce development.

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Topic Speaker Duration
Introduction Faith Nawagi, RN, BSN, MIPH  Africa Representative ECFMG|FAIMER 5min
Welcome Remarks William (Bill) Pinsky, MD FAAP FAAC President and CEO, ECFMG Chair, FAIMER 5min
Future of FAIMER in Africa Jeannette (Jenny) Mladenovic, MD, MBA, MACP President, FAIMER 10min
State of accreditation in Africa Marta vanZanten, PhD Senior Associate, FAIMER 10min
Healthcare education resources for Africa: Its importance and contribution to HWF globalization Francis Omaswa, MBChB, MMEd, FRCS (Edin), FCS (ECSA) Executive Director, ACHEST 10min
Supporting Medical Regulatory Authorities (MRS) in Africa through the verification of physician credentials Tracy Gill, Assistant Vice President Programs and Services, ECFMG 10min
Leveraging regional resources for clinical training:  GEMx Phase Two   Anna Iacone, MS Senior Associate, FAIMER 10min
Question and Answer Open Discussion 30min