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International FAIMER Institute

Faculty

The Institute’s Director leads a team of program faculty, who are experts representing various disciplines, and international faculty, who contribute expertise and actual fellowship experience.

Director

Rashmi Vyas, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.H.P.E., is the Director of the FAIMER Institute.

Faculty

Faculty members are professional leadership development and health professions educators who possess expertise in various disciplines.

Tashfeen Ahmad, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.

Tashfeen Ahmad, M.B.B.S., Ph.D.

FAIMER Institute 2014 Fellow
Aga Khan University
Pakistan

Eliana Amaral, M.D., Ph.D.

Eliana Amaral, M.D., Ph.D.

FAIMER Institute 2003 Fellow
Co-Director, Brazil-FAIMER Regional Institute
Universidade Estadual de Campinas
Brazil

M. Brownell (Brownie) Anderson, M.Ed.

M. Brownell (Brownie) Anderson, M.Ed.

National Board of Medical Examiners
United States

Francois Cilliers, M.B.,Ch.B., M.Phil.(Higher Education), Ph.D.

Francois Cilliers, M.B.,Ch.B., M.Phil.(Higher Education), Ph.D.

FAIMER Institute 2004 Fellow
University of Cape Town
South Africa

Sucheta Dandekar, M.Sc., Ph.D., M.H.P.E.

Sucheta Dandekar, M.Sc., Ph.D., M.H.P.E.

FAIMER Institute 2010 Fellow
Seth G.S. Medical College and King Edward Memorial Hospital
India

James Degnan, Ph.D.

James Degnan, Ph.D.

Temple University (retired)
United States

Amol Dongre, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.P.S., M.H.P.E.

Amol Dongre, M.B.B.S., M.D., M.P.S., M.H.P.E.

PSG-FAIMER Regional Institute 2008 Fellow
Sri Manakula Vinayagar Medical College & Hospital
India

Ryan Emery, M.S.I.T., M.S.M.

Ryan Emery, M.S.I.T., M.S.M.

FAIMER
United States

Gail Furman, Ph.D., M.S.N.

Gail Furman, Ph.D., M.S.N.

Clinical Skills Evaluation Collaboration
United States

James A. Hallock, M.D.

James A. Hallock, M.D.

FAIMER
United States

Henry Lin, M.D.

Henry Lin, M.D.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
United States

Longjian Liu, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (LSHTM)

Longjian Liu, M.D., Ph.D., M.Sc. (LSHTM)

Drexel University Dornsife School of Public Health
Drexel College of Medicine
United States

Katherine Margo, M.D.

Katherine Margo, M.D.

University of Pennsylvania
United States

Page S. Morahan, Ph.D.

Page S. Morahan, Ph.D.

FAIMER
United States

Snigdha Mukherjee, Ph.D.

Snigdha Mukherjee, Ph.D.

FAIMER
United States

Cheryl Portwood, M.S.N., R.N., N.E.A.-B.C.

Cheryl Portwood, M.S.N., R.N., N.E.A.-B.C.

Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions
United States

James Portwood, Ph.D.

James Portwood, Ph.D.

Temple University
United States

Vijay Rajput, M.D.

Vijay Rajput, M.D.

Ross University School of Medicine
United States

Susan Rattner, M.D.

Susan Rattner, M.D.

Jefferson
United States

Mary Beth Scallen, M.F.A.

Mary Beth Scallen, M.F.A.

People’s Light & Theatre
United States

Henal Shah, M.B.B.S., M.D.

Henal Shah, M.B.B.S., M.D.

FAIMER Institute 2008 Fellow
Topiwala National Medical College & BYL Nair Charitable Hospital
India

Diane Shoemaker, M.A.

Diane Shoemaker, M.A.

International Leadership and Fellowship Consultant
United States

Wagdy Talaat, M.D., Ph.D.

Wagdy Talaat, M.D., Ph.D.

FAIMER Institute 2007 Fellow
Faculty of Medicine, Suez Canal University
Egypt

Ara Tekian, Ph.D., M.H.P.E.

Ara Tekian, Ph.D., M.H.P.E.

University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine
United States

Donna Weiss, Ph.D.

Donna Weiss, Ph.D.

Temple University
United States

Ray Wells, Ph.D.

Ray Wells, Ph.D.

FAIMER
United States

Shiyao Yuan, M.S.Ed.

Shiyao Yuan, M.S.Ed.

FAIMER
United States

Marygrace Zetkulic, M.D., M.B.A.

Marygrace Zetkulic, M.D., M.B.A.

Saint Peter’s University Hospital
United States

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[last update: February 18, 2021]