Capacity Building in Medical Education and Health Outcomes in Developing Countries: the missing link

International Journal

Education for Health, Volume 20 Issue 3 Nov 27, 2007

Finding evidence for the link between capacity building in medical education and improved health outcomes in developing countries is an important challenge. This article describes the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) Institute, a two year, part-time fellowship in medical education methodology and leadership and its evaluation as a model to bridge this gap by collecting quantitative and qualitative data on intermediary outcomes.

Burdick, WP
Morahan, PS
Norcini, JJ

Southern Africa
West Africa


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