The Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research Distance Learning (FAIMER® DL) program offers health professions educators the opportunity to receive advanced training in all aspects of health professions education. Educators in medicine, nursing, dentistry, and other health professions can acquire the knowledge and skills to advance health professions education at their institutions to the highest international standards.
FAIMER DL courses are conducted in partnership with Keele Universityand the Centre for Medical Education in Context (CenMEDIC) in the United Kingdom. Courses are administered by CenMEDIC and follow the strict quality assurance guidelines and policies of Keele. The following programs are offered:
The 2014 application for the FAIMER-Keele Distance Learning program is now open. To apply, please click here to pay the non-refundable application fee of US$ 100.
The Certificate and Diploma programs are conducted as fully supported distance learning using downloaded modules, podcasts, library work, and moderated discussion forums. The Master’s Degree also includes a brief residential session and a dissertation.
FAIMER DL empowers 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. Program features include:
- Training and mentoring from international experts in health professions education
- A flexible learning format, which allows busy working professionals to learn new skills and advance their careers while continuing to practice in their current positions
- Evidence-based teaching with an emphasis on implementing real-world improvements in participants’ own practice and at their institutions
- A focus on accreditation and assessment, in which international standards, accreditation processes, quality assurance, and monitoring are integrated into study
To learn more about the benefits of FAIMER Distance Learning, please visit the Benefits page.