SEARAME is World Federation for Medical Education’s Regional Association for South East Asia region.

SEARAME is a regional non-government organization interested in enhancing the quality of Medical Education by promoting the highest Standards in Medical Education among the member countries of the South-East Asia Region of the World Health Organization (WHO) with which it is in strategic partnership to achieve the above-mentioned purpose.

The parent Organization of SEARAME is the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) with the mission of quality improvement in Medical Education met through the development of standards in medical education, by the promotion of accreditation of medical schools, with the development of databases on medical education, through projects on the future of medicine and medical education, and through other publications and partnerships.

WFME has six Member Associations – each corresponding to the WHO’s six regions that cover the World namely AMEE for European region, AMEEMR for Eastern Mediterranean region, AMEWPR for West Pacific region, AMSA for African region, PAFAMS for the North and South American region and SEARAME for the South-East Asia Region.

Searame Conferences

First SEARAME Conference in Jakarta, Indonesia (2010)

Second SEARAME Conference in Coimbatore, India (5-8 September 2012)

Third SEARAME Conference in Colombo, SriLanka (2014)

The fourth SEARAME Conference in Myanmar (16-18 November 2016)

The fifth SEARAME Conference in Yogyakarta, Indonesia (5-8 May 2018)

The Sixth SEARAME Conference in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Promoting & supporting Quality in Medical Education through National Associations:

  • Bangladesh: Association for Medical Education (AME) Bangladesh
  • Myanmar: Medical Education Sub-Committee under Myanmar Academy of Medical Science (MAMS)
  • Nepal: Association of Health Professions Educationist of Nepal ( AHPEN )
  • India: Academy of Health Professions Education (AHPE)
  • Indonesia: Indonesian Association for Study of Health Professions Education (IASHE / AIDIPROKESI)
  • Sri Lanka: Forum of Sri Lankan Medical Educationists (FOSME)
  • Thailand: Consortium of Thai Medical Schools (COTMES) Thailand

Strategic Partnersip

Strategic Partnership with WHO and National Health Systems / Accreditation bodies through networking for advocacy and capacity building of trainers to ensure trained Human Resources for Health for facilitating speedy attainment of Universal Health coverage in the S-E Asia region.


Welcome to SEARAME

SEARAME is a group interested in the promotion of Medical Education in the Southeast Asia Region of the WHO.

Get in Touch

SEARAME Secretariate

Faculty of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing Universitas Gadjah Mada

Farmako Street, Sekip Utara, Sleman, Yogyakarta, Indonesia 55281

Phone: +62274 560300 Ext 215