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ACGME International Awardees

The ACGME-I recognized the 2019 ACGME International Award recipients who have made significant contributions to international accreditation efforts. Awardees are nominated by their respective organizations and colleagues, and selected by the ACGME Awards Committee. Both recipients were honored at the ACGME Annual Educational Conference in March 2019.

International Award: Physician

Kamal Badr, MD, PhD, serves as the current Associate Dean for Education at the American University of Beirut, Dr. Badr has had an impressive career as an internationally renowned nephrologist underscored by his deep commitment to education. Dr. Badr brought to fruition his dream of establishing international standards for graduate medical education in Lebanon as defined by participation in ACGME International accreditation.


International Award: Staff

A native of the Philippines, Ms. Rosemarie Rodanilla serves the Oman Medical Specialty Boards in an exemplary fashion. As the country’s GME adopted the ACGME-I accreditation path, her role as OMSB’s institutional coordinator was instrumental in the institution’s and its programs’ successful applications. Ms. Rodanilla has been the recipient of OMSB’s outstanding employee award on multiple occasions.

2018 Award Recipients

International Award: Physician

Dr. Abdullatif Alkhal serves as the designated institutional official of the Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC). An internist with specialization in infectious disease, Dr. Alkhal was instrumental in bringing ACGME-I accreditation to Qatar. Having held numerous national and regional posts serving medicine, his devotion to high quality education and quality improvement has underpinned virtually all of his extracurricular activities. Dr. Alkhal was one of the first international physicians to serve on the Review Committee-International.

Congratulations to Dr. Alkhal!


International Award: Staff

Ms. Jillian Ang Andrada is the Institutional Coordinator for GME Activities at SingHealth in Singapore. As such, over 1000 residents and 34 residency programs benefit from her dedication and commitment to GME dating back to the inception of ACGME-I accreditation in 2009. She has also been instrumental in the first implementation of the Next Accreditation System-International. Ms. Andrada has received awards from her country for initiating projects that assist new staff hired to support residency education efforts.

Congratulations to Ms. Andrada!

Nominations for the 2020 Awards Cycle are closed. The nomination forms below are available for reference only.

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