Become a GEMxSM Partner!
GEMx is a global partnership for educational exchange in medicine and the health professions. GEMx’s Partners are medical schools and other institutions around the world that share a commitment to making international exchange a part of their education programs and to providing students in medicine and the health professions with increased access to exchange opportunities. Whether your institution is looking to start an exchange program, take its exchange program to the next level, or increase its international exposure, the GEMx Partnership offers the professional support and resources that you need. We invite you to become a GEMx Partner today to help shape the future of education in medicine and the health professions, advance global educational exchange at your institution and around the world, and enjoy the many benefits that the GEMx Partnership can bring to your institution and your students.
Benefits of Membership
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- Offer students expanded elective opportunities
- Connect with colleagues of other Partners at exclusive GEMx events
- Participate in research initiatives, such as assessing outcomes, quality of elective exchanges, and student mobility
- Promote their institutions on the GEMx website and provide detailed information about their available electives, including requirements and any required forms
- Verify the eligibility of their students who wish to undertake electives, based on the students’ academic progress
- Receive and review incoming student applications on-line
- Monitor incoming and outgoing student activities
- Enjoy increased exposure for your institution and its elective offerings, and a streamlined, paperless process for both your staff and your students
- Access electives offered by other GEMx Partners—increasing the number, variety, and geographic distribution of electives they can consider
- Review information on all available electives in a common format, which simplifies the process of researching and comparing elective opportunities
- Apply to an unlimited number of elective placements using the GEMx paperless application process
- Benefit from increased opportunities to participate in a global dialogue about student exchanges at international conferences
A History of Commitment and Service
GEMx is a program of the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), a world leader in promoting quality health care. Through GEMx, ECFMG is extending its commitment to those participating in global educational exchange in medicine and the health professions, and is working to address the need for greater international health care training in an increasingly globalized world.
ECFMG has demonstrated its commitment to the international health professions education community through the establishment of its nonprofit foundation, the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER®), which strives to create meaningful and sustained improvements in the systems that produce health care providers and deliver health care throughout the world. By providing representation on the GEMx Advisory Committee and resources on global exchange, FAIMER now contributes its expertise and commitment to the advancement of international educational exchange in medicine and the health professions.
Learn More about the GEMx Partnership
GEMx offers on-line group information sessions. To find out more about these webinars, e‑mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ready to Join?
Institutions interested in joining GEMx should contact Angel Roman, GEMx Coordinator, at email@example.com.
The GEMx Charter
The GEMx Charter is an agreement between GEMx Partners and ECFMG. It describes the aims, goals, and commitments of GEMx Partners and defines the role and responsibilities of ECFMG as they relate to GEMx. We invite you to read the GEMx Charter, available for download at the link below.The GEMx Charter (PDF)
What Partner Representatives Are Saying about GEMx:
I think the biggest thanks goes to GEMx and the team for bringing the institutions together under one umbrella. The GEMx system is very user-friendly and simple to use which makes it a pleasure to work with.
~Fadi Ghosen, Regulatory Affairs Administrator, RCSI Bahrain
GEMx’s role in this, it has been an incredible effort to bring all these schools together for a project that will be life-changing for many students and faculty members!
~Dr. Lilia Graue, Head of the Office for International Relations, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México