Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Fellowship

Applications for the 2019  fellowship programme will open in June 2018.

The Sub-Saharan Africa-FAIMER Regional Institute (SAFRI) is a two-year fellowship program for health professions faculty who have the potential to improve medical education at their schools. Approximately 16 fellowships are offered each year. The fellowship is designed to teach education methods, scholarship, and leadership skills, and to develop an active, supportive professional network among educators.




SAFRI is sponsored by the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER®), and was established as a voluntary association in 2008 by 11 South African FAIMER Institute Fellows. Fellows receive full funding for accommodations, meals, and program costs. International travel costs to and from the residential sessions are not included. By working to advance health professions education in Sub-Saharan Africa, SAFRI supports FAIMER’s mission of improving global health by improving education.

To apply for the current SAFRI fellowship, please visit the FAIMER Applications page. To request more information on the program, please email safri.faimerfri@outlook.com, or visit our Twitter , Facebook pages.