ECFMG and FAIMER Named 2018 Top Workplaces in the Delaware Valley

by Ms. Elizabeth Ingraham of Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)

Posted to Announcement on 3/20/2018 at 4:13 PM

{"ops":[{"insert":"The Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and its Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (FAIMER) have been recognized as Top Workplaces by the Philadelphia Media Network. ECFMG and FAIMER were among 125 companies to be honored at an awards ceremony on March 14. ECFMG and its foundation ranked 27th among 40 companies in the mid-sized category.\n \nWinners are based solely on employee feedback, gathered through third-party research partner Energage, LLC (formerly WorkplaceDynamics). The anonymous survey measures several aspects of workplace culture, including alignment, execution, and connection, to name just a few.\n \n\"I am thrilled that we are succeeding in creating a positive and engaging work experience for employees,\" said ECFMG President and CEO, William W. Pinsky, MD. \"By investing in our employees, we are investing in our mission to promote quality health care around the world.\"\n \nAbout ECFMG and FAIMER\nECFMG and FAIMER are private, nonprofit organizations based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with a combined total of nearly 1,000 employees. In partnership with each other and with other organizations around the world, ECFMG and FAIMER work to promote quality health care worldwide. More information is available at "},{"attributes":{"link":"http://www.ecfmg.org"},"insert":"www.ecfmg.org"},{"insert":" and "},{"attributes":{"link":"http://www.faimer.org"},"insert":"www.faimer.org"},{"insert":".\n \nEstablished in 1956, ECFMG offers a variety of programs for the world's physicians; medical educators; medical regulatory authorities; and other organizations that train, assess, and license physicians. Through its program of certification, ECFMG evaluates whether international medical graduates (IMGs) are qualified to enter U.S. programs of graduate medical education; one-quarter of physicians in training and practice in the United States are IMGs. ECFMG also is a world leader in the primary-source verification of medical credentials, a service that it offers at no cost to organizations worldwide.\n \nEstablished by ECFMG in 2000, FAIMER offers educational programs for mid- to senior-level health professions educators around the world; conducts research on international medical education programs, IMGs, and the migration of physicians; and builds high-quality data resources that facilitate evaluation and research. In partnership with the World Federation for Medical Education, FAIMER has developed the World Directory of Medical Schools, a comprehensive resource on more than 3,000 medical schools worldwide.\n \n"}]}


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