“Educating and guiding the next generation of health care professionals – the experts who will be capable of addressing the world’s growing population – is a challenging and rewarding task. I believe that our work will pave the way for many wonderful advancements in the area of medical education around the world.” – Dr. Mohan Swami on May 19, 2011
Tan Sri Datuk Dr. Mohan Swami of Chase
Perdana and Edward D. Miller of Johns Hopkins
shake hands. Tan Sri Dato' Haji Muhyiddin bin
Mohd Yassin, deputy prime minister of Malaysia,
and Hillary Clinton, U.S. secretary of state.
The Johns Hopkins Dr. Mohan Swami Institute for International Medical Education (SIIME) was formally dedicated on May 19, 2011 with a number of dignitaries, including Dato' SriHaji MohdNajib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak, Prime Minister of Malaysia, in attendance.
Dr. David Nichols, a trained pediatrician and anesthesiologist, was installed as the inaugural director and served in the role from 2011 - November 2012. Dr. David Hellmann is serving as interim director until a permanent replacement is named.
Dr. Mohan Chellappa serves as associate director of SIIME and is President of Global Ventures for Johns Hopkins Medicine International. Dr. Chellappa, a surgeon by training, has worked on numerous international clinical consultancy activities, especially in the areas of clinical care program development, quality systems implementation and utilization of information technology in healthcare.
Meet the rest of the SIIME team.