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Opening Session | Moderator: Professor Milliard Derbew Welcome & Opening Remarks | Professor Milliard Derbew US Ambassador to Ethiopia | Ambassador Donald Booth Ethiopia's Vision for Health Scale Up | H.E. Tedros Adhanom (representative) Welcome Remarks | H.E. Mr. Demeke Mekonnen (representative) Framing the Conference | Professor Francis Omaswa Overview From the MEPI PI Council | Professor James Kiarie Landscape, MEPI Year Two | Professor Seble Frehywot Health Resources & Services Administration | Dr. Laura Cheever National Institutes of Health | Dr. Roger Glass Office of the US Global AIDS Coordinator | Dr. Caroline Ryan
Increasing Capacity | Moderator: Professor Nelson Sewankambo Introductory Remarks | Dr. Asuman Lukwago Increasing Capacity & the Related Lancet Commission Paper | Professor David Serwadda Increasing Student Numbers Through In-Country Collaborations | Professor Yakub Mulla Ethiopian Medical School Association | Professor Mahlet Yigeremu
Monitoring & Evaluation Plenary Session | Professor Sarah Baird & Dr. Vincent Ojoome
NEPI Update | Dr. Jennifer Dohrn & Sr. Yegomawork Gossaye
Retention | Moderator: Professor Seble Frehywot Rural Medical Education | Professor Marietjie de Villiers & Professor Jean Nachega Role of WONCA in Medical Education in Sub-Saharan Africa | Dr. Sylvester Osinowo & Dr. Victor Inem Retaining Graduates & Faculty at Gezira University | Professor Ali Habour
Research | Moderator: Professor James Kiarie Conducting Research in Medical Schools: Role of The WHO Regional Office | Professor Peter Ndumbe Improving Capacity for Research Ethics, the UKZN RESCAP Programme | Professor Umesh Lalloo Conducting Regionally Relevant Research at MOI Medical School | Professor Paul Ayuo (representative)
Enhancing Sustainability | Professor Francis Omaswa & Dr. Washington Mbizvo
Enhancing Capabilities of Medical Libraries | Julia Royall & NAML
Building Partnerships | Moderator: Professor Tetanye Ekoe Panelist Presentation 1 (African Medical Schools Association) | Professor Marian JacobsPanelist Presentation 2 | Professor Eric BuchPanelist Presentation 3 (Wellcome Trust) | Dr. Marta TufetPanelist Presentation 4 | Mr. Warren BuckinghamPanelist Presentation 5 | Dr. Michael Johnson
Closing Session A Way Forward, Building Partnerships & Enhancing SustainabilitySpeakers: Professor James Kiarie, Ambassador Eric Goosby, Professor Francis Omaswa, Professor Seble Frehywot, Professor Nelson Sewankambo, & Professor Milliard Derbew
SCI Sessions Evaluation of Competency Based Curriculum | Makerere University Challenges in Improving Teacher Numbers | University of Malawi Use of PEPFAR HIV Treatment Satellite Hospitals for Clinical Training | University of Ibadan The Use of Technology in Delivering Medical Education | Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre Challenges in Retention of Faculty & Possible Retention Strategies | University of Nairobi Rural Programmes: UGME/PGME | University of Botswana Use of Research Support Centre to Improve Faculty Retention | University of Malawi Ensuring Relevance of Emergency Nursing Curriculum | Kwame Nkrumah University Research Support Centre | University of Zimbabwe Surgical Research in Rural Mozambique | Universidade Eduardo Mondlane Increasing Research Capacity Through IRB Training & IRB Capacity Building | Addis Ababa University Mentored Seed Projects to Promote Country Relevant Research | University of Nairobi
Breakout Sessions Physician Tracking | Professor Jim Scott, Dr. Adam Ahmat, Dr. Kintu Mugagga, & Dr. Hirut Andargie Community Based Education Evaluation | Professors Diaa Elgaili, Eric Buch, Jehu Iputo, & Zohray Talib Monitoring & Evaluation Workshop | Professor Sarah Baird & Dr. Gery Ryan Competency Based Education, Maternal & Child Health | Professor Olapade-Olaopa & Dr. Sophie Gladding eLearning Tools: Learn To Triage | Dr. Yianna Vovides Evaluation of Medical Education Interventions | Dr. Zohray Talib & Dr. Susan Van Schalkwyk Potential Models of Faculty Research Mentoring | Professor Jim ScottA MEPI Public Health Component | Dr. Petra Wiersma
Morning Workshops Medical Education Writing Workshop | Professor Joseph Kolars & Professor Vanessa Burch eLearning/IT Basics for Medical Educators | Professor Zohray Talib & Professor Yianna Vovides African Medical Schools Association | Professor Marian Jacobs
The Medical Education Partnership Initiative (MEPI) is a coordinated effort led by the Office of the U.S. Global AIDS Coordinator (OGAC) and supported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).