Advisory Boards - AMEE

Advisory Boards

The role of the AMEE Advisory Boards is to provide specialised knowledge, industry insights, and strategic advice to the organization’s leadership in specific areas critical to the organization’s success. Advisory boards do not have governance authority but influence through advice and expertise.

Education Advisory Board

The AMEE Education Advisory Board provides advice and challenge to support AMEE in making key business decisions about its education initiatives, including its ESME courses portfolio, to help ensure that these initiatives are financially viable and sustainable, of value to AMEE members, and that they contribute to furthering AMEE’s mission of promoting excellence in Health Professions Education.   Members of the Board represent all 6 regions of the world as defined by the WFME.

Marcos Núñez

Marcos Núñez

Presidente FEPAFEM-PAFAMS, Dominican Republic
Central & South America
Rehan Ahmed Khan

Rehan Ahmed Khan

HOD and Professor of Surgery , IIMC-T , Riphah University, Pakistan
Eastern Mediterranean
Klara Bolander Laksov

Klara Bolander Laksov

Professor of Higher Education , Director, Centre for the Advancement of University Teaching, CeUL, Stockholm University, Sweden
Pat O’Sullivan

Pat O’Sullivan

Professor of Medicine and Surgery,  Endowed Chair of Surgical Education University of California, USA
North America
Elizabeth Molloy

Elizabeth Molloy

Associate Dean, Learning and Teaching, Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Western Pacific
 Champion Nyoni

 Champion Nyoni

Associate Professor & Research Chair: School of Nursing, University of the Free State,   Republic of South Africa
Sub Saharan Africa
Danai Wangsaturaka

Danai Wangsaturaka

Assistant Professor of Medical Education, Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
South East Asia

Education Board Biographies

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General Surgeon / Hand Surgery and Microsurgery / Burns

– Master in Educational Management

– Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences Universidad Iberoamericana (UNIBE)

– Member of the Dominican Medical College and 18 national and international medical societies and medical education societies.

– Full member of the Dominican Academy of Medicine and the Academy of Sciences of the Dominican Republic

– Past President of the Dominican College of Surgeons (2004-2006)

– Past President: Dominican Association of Medical Schools (ADOFEM) and the Dominican Academy of Medicine

– Current President of the Pan American Federation of Associations of Faculties and Schools of Medicine (FEPAFEM 2022-2025)

– Author of multiple scientific articles in national and international magazines; international speaker in America, Europe, and Asia

– Honorary Professor of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Autonomous University of Santo Domingo. August 2009

– Honorary Member of the Dominican Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, of the Dominican Society of Physiatry, and of the Dominican Society of Family and Community Medicine

– Master of Dominican Surgery by the Dominican College of Surgeons / January 2024

Dr. Rehan Ahmed Khan is a distinguished figure in the field of medical education and surgery, currently holding multiple key positions in academia and healthcare. As of July 2022, he serves as the Dean of Riphah Institute of Assessment at Riphah International University. In addition to his deanship, Dr. Khan also serves as the Director of Medical Education and holds the position of Head of Department (HOD) and Professor of Surgery at the Islamic International Medical College, Riphah International University.

Dr. Khan’s commitment to advancing medical education is evident through his role as the Chief Editor of the Health Professions Education Journal, where he contributes to shaping the discourse in the field. His extensive educational journey has equipped him with a diverse set of skills and knowledge. He earned his PhD in Medical Education from Maastricht University in the Netherlands in July 2021, complementing his earlier achievements, such as the Master of Health Professions Education (MHPE) from Riphah International University in 2016 and the MSc in Health Professions Education from the University of Glasgow in December 2014.

His dedication to the academic community extends beyond his current roles, as he has been actively involved as Visiting Faculty in Medical Education at the University of Lahore since March 2012.

Dr. Khan’s surgical expertise is underscored by his attainment of the FRCS (General Surgery) from the Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland in September 2003 and the FCPS (General Surgery) from the College of Physicians and Surgeons, Pakistan, in April 2003. He initiated his medical journey with an MBBS degree from Rawalpindi Medical College, Punjab University, Pakistan, graduating in June 1998.

His rich work history reflects his progressive career trajectory, starting as a House Officer in Medicine and Surgery at Holy Family Hospital, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, and culminating in his current leadership roles. Notable milestones include his tenure as an Assistant Dean of Medical Education at Islamic International Medical College and various positions at North West London Hospitals and Central Middlesex Hospital in the UK.

With a comprehensive background in both medical practice and education, Dr. Rehan Ahmed Khan stands as a driving force in shaping the future of healthcare professionals and fostering excellence in medical education.

Klara Bolander Laksov is a professor of higher education at Stockholm university, Sweden. She has an extensive background in medical education, particularly focusing on faculty development, educational leadership, integration of theory and practice, and the clinical learning environment. She is the director of the Centre for the Advancement of University Teaching at her university, and a co-editor of the International Journal for Academic Development.

Patricia S. O’Sullivan is Director, Research in Medical Education, Center for Faculty Educators at the University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine. At UCSF she oversees programs for students, residents, fellows and faculty to prepare them as scholarly educators and can lead to master’s and doctoral degree programs in health professions education. She developed a faculty development program that led to the 2016 ASPIRE for Excellence award from AMEE for UCSF. She participated in the successful UCSF 2022 ASPIRE for Excellence award for Student Assessment. Dr. O’Sullivan has held volunteer leadership positions in the Association of American Medical Colleges, the American Educational Research Association and AMEE. Her educational research studies have collaborators from medicine, nursing, pharmacy, and health related professions and she has received recognition from a number of associations and institutions as a result.

Professor Elizabeth Molloy, Deputy Dean Education and Professor of Work Integrated Learning Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences, The University of Melbourne.

Liz Molloy is Professor of Work Integrated Learning in the Department of Medical Education at the University of Melbourne and Deputy Dean Education, in the Faculty of Medicine, Dentistry and Health Sciences. Liz’s work seeks to better understand how students and clinicians learn through the clinical workplace, including how they seek and interpret cues within their contexts. Liz completed a

PhD (2006) on feedback in clinical education and her current research focuses on experiential learning, feedback and assessment, transitions, and interprofessional education and practice. Liz received an inaugural Fellowship of ANZAHPE in 2015, is Deputy Editor of the journal Medical Education. In 2019 Liz received a Karolinksa Fellowship Prize for Excellence in Research in Medical Education.

Prof Champion N. Nyoni, BSc (Hons) N, MSocSc Nursing, MHPE, PhD

Champion is an Associate Professor and Senior Researcher at the School of Nursing of the University of the Free State, in South Africa. He is a professional nurse who holds registration as a nurse in three countries within sub-Saharan Africa. Champion obtained a Bachelor of Science in Nursing Science from the University of Zimbabwe, a Master of Social Science in Nursing from the University of the Free State, a Master of Health Professions Education with a specialisation in Assessment and Accreditation (with distinction) from Keele University in the United Kingdom and a Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing from the University of the Free State. He also holds a Fellowship with the sub-Saharan FAIMER regional institute (SAFRI) and an International Fellowship in Medical Education.

He has more than 10 years’ experience in primary healthcare and nursing education. Champion was instrumental in developing competency-based programmes for undergraduate nursing education in various contexts within the African region. His research, which has been published in various platforms focuses on the development of a competent workforce that can influence the health parameters of the contexts they serve. He supervises Master and PhD students in nursing and in health professions education.

He serves in various boards and organisations with an influence in health professions education namely,

· Co-Facilitator of the Interprofessional.Global

· AMEE academic board

· The WHO Academy as an advisor

· Past Chair of the Africa Interprofessional Education Network (AfrIPEN)

· Chair of the Association for Health Professions Education and Leadership

Assistant Professor Danai Wangsaturaka, MD PhD

Dr. Wangsaturaka holds a background in medicine. Following his graduation, he pursued further education and earned a master’s degree with distinction and a doctoral degree at the Centre for Medical Education, University of Dundee in Scotland. At his institution, he has played a key role in curriculum development, student assessment, and the promotion of student engagement. Dr. Wangsaturaka’s longstanding dedication to student engagement contributed to the Faculty of Medicine at Chulalongkorn University receiving the ASPIRE-to-Excellence Award in Student Engagement in 2015. Subsequently, in 2017, Dr. Wangsaturaka was honored with the National Role Model Teacher Award for Student Engagement.


Beyond his contributions at Chulalongkorn University, Dr. Wangsaturaka has provided educational consultancy and conducted faculty development workshops, not only for medical schools but also for health professions schools and other disciplines at various universities. He currently serves as the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs at his institution and as the Assistant General Secretary of Consortium of Thai Medical Schools.

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