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GEMxSM Advisory Committee Meeting Held in Prague, Czech Republic

Filed under: Advisory Committee, General

A meeting of the GEMx Advisory Committee took place August 24, 2013, in Prague, Czech Republic, in conjunction with the annual conference of the Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE). Also participating in the meeting were representatives from the ECFMG Board of Trustees, ECFMG staff, and the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA). Topics discussed at the meeting included the ongoing development of GEMx, as well as the upcoming second phase of the GEMx pilot, scheduled to begin in November 2013. Attendees of the meeting are listed below.

GEMx Advisory Committee

A. Mark Clarfield, MD
Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Faculty of Health Sciences, Israel
Lilia Graue, MD
Facultad de Medicina, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico
James A. Hallock, MD
Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), United States
Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), United States
Hossam Hamdy, MBChB, DS, MCh, PhD, FRCS, FACS
Medical and Health Sciences Colleges, University of Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Alice McGarvey, PhD
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI), Ireland
M. Venkatraya Prabhu, MD
Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, India
Klaus Puschel, MD, MPH
Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Chile


Barry S. Smith, MD
Chair, Board of Trustees
Emmanuel G. Cassimatis, MD
President and Chief Executive Officer
Dennis M. Donohue, CPA, MBA, MS
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Anna M. Iacone
Director, Global Education in Medicine Services
Atul Deshmukh, MS
Manager, Software Development
Tracy Gill, MLA
Administrative Manager, Initiatives and Business Process Development

International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA)

Agostinho Moreira de Sousa
Liaison Officer to Medical Education