The World Bank, African Centers of Excellence for Development Impact (ACE-Impact) project

Janis Tupesis

1155 Observatory Drive Madison, WI 53706, 206 Ingraham Hall
@ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Africa at Noon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speaker: Janis Tupesis

Time: 12:00 pm- 1:00 pm

Venue: 206 Ingraham Hall

Bio
Janis Tupesis completed his residency training at the University of Chicago Hospitals and Clinics, where he served as the Associate Residency Program Director until he joined the Emergency Medicine faculty at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health. He served as the Department of Emergency Medicine’s Residency Program Director until 2014, overseeing the program’s initial accreditation and expansion to its current form. At the same time, he served as the chairperson of UW Health’s Graduate Medical Education Global Health Committee and one of the Associate Directors of the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Global Health Institute, positions he continues to hold today. He is involved in projects establishing graduate medical education programs in resource-limited settings in LiberiaEthiopia, and South Africa – partnering with multiple other academic institutions. In 2018, he began work with the World Bank and the Association of African Universities on the Africa Centers of Excellence for Development (ACE Impact) Project, which aims to improve the quality, quantity, and development impact of postgraduate education in selected universities through regional specialization and collaboration.