Vietnam Education Foundation
The Vietnam Education Foundation – U.S. Faculty Scholar Grant
Location: Boston and Vietnam
Donor: Vietnam Education Foundation
- Boston University
- Hue College of Medicine and Pharmacy
- University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Ho Chi Minh City
Overview: Dr. Alain Montegut, former director of the Collaborative, received a Faculty Scholar Grant from the Vietnam Education Foundation in 2009 to teach a course by videoconference entitled, “Introductory Course for the Master’s in Family Medicine for Medical Educators.” Students from Hue College of Medicine and Pharmacy and the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Ho Chi Minh City attended virtual lectures as part of the first accredited Continuing Medical Education (CME) course ever offered in Vietnam.
Objective: Improve primary care services in disadvantaged and rural areas by training a cadre of Family Medicine specialists through CME courses.