University of Gondar Hospital Medical Training

Investigator: David Gordon, MD, MPH

Location(s): Ethiopia


Co-founded pediatrics residency program: graduates replaced ex-patriates on faculty, program still thriving after 10 years

Co-created simulation training program in emergency pediatrics

Co-created developmental stimulation program for severely malnourished children: median 38% acceleration in PEDI scores during admission, developmentally-appropriate toys manufactured by partner NGO

IRB restructuring: aligned IRB with US standards, registered hospital with Department of Health and Human Services and Federal-Wide Assurance programs, and collaborated on several locally-driven research initiatives