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Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research

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The Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) is a member of Intealth, an integrated organization that also includes the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG). Through strategic integration of its nonprofit members, Intealth brings together the expertise and resources that advance quality in health care education worldwide in order to improve health care for all. As members of Intealth, FAIMER and ECFMG share a common vision and pursue complementary missions. Read more about our Vision & Missions.

Established in 2000 as a nonprofit foundation supporting the missions of ECFMG, FAIMER promotes excellence in international health professions education through programmatic and research activities. FAIMER has trained more than 2,300 Fellows worldwide in partnership with its Regional Institutes; has contributed to the national understanding of the international medical graduate workforce in the United States; and has partnered with many organizations to advance the quality of health professions education.

    Conduct data analyses and research to inform policies and program development in support of ECFMG missions

    Support the education of physicians and other health care professionals worldwide

    Develop resources on health care workforce used by global communities

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