Health Workforce Speaker Series
The Health Workforce Speaker Series invites nationally renowned speakers to examine new workforce configurations, their outcomes, and associated challenges. The goals of this series are to: 1) help shape and influence the health workforce policy discussion and 2) provide important networking opportunities between students and faculty, and with faculty in other GW schools, other academic centers, and foundations.
For questions about this series or to suggest a speaker, please contact Emily Bass.
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2017-2018 Speaker Series
FAIMER: Progress Through Partnership (02.13.18)
Presenter: William Burdick, M.D., M.S.Ed.
Vice President for Education
Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER)
Location: 950 New Hampshire Ave., NW
2nd Floor, Conference room 2
Washington, DC 20036
The FAIMER Institute is a two-year fellowship program for international health professions educators who have demonstrated the potential to play a key role in improving health professions education at their institution and in their country. The program is designed to teach education methods, leadership and management, education scholarship and research, and project management and evaluation, as well as to develop strong professional bonds with other health professions educators around the world. An interactive, high-engagement approach uses participants’ projects as the ‘laboratory’ to apply their learning. The FAIMER Institute is unique among leadership programs and master’s degree programs in health professions education—it is an intense transformational global educational experience. The FAIMER Institute is for health professions faculty who desire:
Archived Speaker Presentations
We video record presentations with permission from speakers. All videos, PowerPoints, handouts, etc. are posted as they become available. If you missed a presentation, check our archives below or view them on our YouTube channel.