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Storytellers: Impactful FAIMER Fellowship Opens Doors for Cameroonian Educator

Dr. Aminkeng Leke frequently heard the same issue from final-year nursing students at Biaka University Institute of Buea in Cameroon when they returned to school following their required community internships: the need for diabetes screening in rural communities in Cameroon. Name: Aminkeng Leke, PhD Title: Research Associate Institution: Ulster University, United Kingdom FAIMER Fellow: International … Read More

Study Links Performance on USMLE Exams to Medical School Accreditation Status

There is a link between medical student performance on the United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) and the accreditation status of the medical schools those students attend, according to a recent study by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG®) and the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER®). The study … Read More

ECFMG On-line Services Unavailable January 21-23

Due to scheduled maintenance, ECFMG’s on-line services are expected to be unavailable beginning at approximately 7:00 p.m. on Friday, January 21, 2022. Services are expected to be restored by 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, January 23, 2022. All times are calculated using Eastern Time in the United States. During this maintenance period, you will be unable … Read More

Storytellers: FAIMER Experience Was an Epiphany for Award-Winning Educator

Whether you call them epiphanies or “aha moments,” Dr. Gang Xin experienced several of them, both as a FAIMER Fellow and later as a faculty member for the International FAIMER Institute and Regional Institutes in China. Dr. Xin is a professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology and Associate Director of the Center for … Read More

Storytellers: Dr. Josè Frantz Shares Her Passion for Developing Herself and Others

Dr. Josè Frantz has a gift for mentoring people and helping them meet their full potential. Evidence of that gift is reflected in the number of master’s and doctorate students she has advised over the years and the national honors she has received. Name: Josè Frantz, Ph.D. Title: Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Research and Innovation Institution: University … Read More

USMLE Step 1 Transition to Pass/Fail Only Score Reporting Begins with Exams Taken on or After Jan. 26, 2022

The United States Medical Licensing Examination® (USMLE®) Step 1 score reporting will transition from a numeric score and pass/fail outcome to pass/fail only for exams taken on or after January 26, 2022. The USMLE program views this change as an important first step toward facilitating broader, system-wide changes to improve the transition from undergraduate to … Read More

Storytellers: Dr. Uttara Koul

Name: Dr. Uttara Koul Home Country: India Training Site: Rush University Medical Center, Illinois Specialty: Neurocritical Care Journeys in Medicine Blog Post: Doctors with Borders “I know without a doubt that our world will survive this pandemic. Lessons will be learned, and we will wear the scars of the fight like medals.” — Dr. Uttara … Read More

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