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Eric Holmboe Named CEO of Intealth

After a national search, Eric S. Holmboe, MD, a seasoned leader in advancing outcomes-based education and effecting policy change across the medical education continuum, has been named CEO of Intealth™. He joins Intealth on January 2, 2024. Dr. Holmboe comes to Intealth from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), where he is Chief, …(read more)

Intealth Selects Seasoned Government Relations Professional to Advance Advocacy Efforts for International Medical Graduates

Intealth™ has named Matthew Shick, JD, as Assistant Vice President and Chief Government Relations Officer. Shick, a seasoned government relations veteran, will focus on enhancing Intealth’s advocacy efforts on behalf of international medical graduates (IMGs) and the vital role they play in health care quality and accessibility across the United States. Shick will join Intealth …(read more)

New Eastern Africa FAIMER Regional Institute Will Serve Health Professions Educators Throughout the Region

Makerere University Will Host, Mbarara University Will Be Regional Partner

The Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER®), a member of Intealth™, today announced the launch of the Eastern Africa FAIMER Regional Institute (EAFRI) in partnership with Makerere University College of Health Sciences in Kampala, Uganda, and Mbarara University of Science and Technology in Mbarara, Uganda. Fellowships with the new Institute will …(read more)

Match Shows Strong Gains for International Medical Graduates (IMGs)

More than 8,000 IMGs Will Join U.S. Health Care Teams

The success of IMGs in pursuing graduate medical education (GME) in the United States remains strong with significant increases in the number of physicians obtaining first-year training positions, according to the results of the 2023 Main Residency Match® (The Match®) announced Friday by the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®). A total of 8,388 IMGs obtained …(read more)

Intealth™ Selects Ronald R. Blanck, DO, MACP, as Interim FAIMER® President

Leadership for a Pivotal Time of Strategic Growth and Development

Intealth, the trusted global authority on health care education, has selected Lieutenant General Ronald R. Blanck, DO, MACP (U.S. Army, retired), as Interim President of FAIMER, a member of Intealth. Dr. Blanck assumed leadership of FAIMER in late 2022, at a pivotal time of strategic growth and development. As Interim President of FAIMER, Dr. Blanck …(read more)

Intealth™ CEO William W. Pinsky, MD, Announces Retirement Date

Strategic Transformation Marks Tenure

Intealth announced today that Chief Executive Officer William W. Pinsky, MD, will retire at the end of 2023. At that time, Dr. Pinsky also will retire as the President of ECFMG®, a member of Intealth, and the Board Chair of FAIMER®, a member of Intealth. Dr. Pinsky’s retirement will follow more than seven years of …(read more)

Initial Implementation of Medical School Accreditation Initiative Begins in 2024

Intealth™ Will Report Recognized Accreditation Status of Medical Schools

Intealth today announced plans for the initial implementation of its global medical school accreditation initiative, the Recognized Accreditation Policy. Beginning in 2024, Intealth will report when a medical school has satisfied the requirements of the Policy, achieving “recognized accreditation” status. Medical school accreditation is vitally important to ensuring the quality of medical education and, ultimately, …(read more)

Intealth Executive Honored as a CFO of the Year

The Philadelphia Business Journal has named Joshua Kisver, Intealth Senior Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer, as a CFO of the Year. Kisver and his fellow honorees are profiled in a special edition of the Philadelphia Business Journal and were recognized formally at a July 19 event at the Crystal Tea Room in …(read more)

Match Shows International Medical Graduates Are Resilient and Competitive in Pursuit of U.S. Graduate Medical Education

Facing pandemic-related challenges for a second year, international medical graduates (IMGs) remain resilient and competitive in pursuing graduate medical education (GME) in the United States, according to the results of the 2022 Main Residency Match® announced Friday by the National Resident Matching Program® (NRMP®). A total of 7,670 IMGs obtained first-year residency positions in accredited …(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)

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