About Ann Evensen


BS University of Wisconsin Madison
MD University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Departments & Organizations

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
Office of Global Health, School of Medicine and Public Health

Ann Evensen

Ann Evensen, MD, FAAFP is a Professor (CHS) and Director of Global Health in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health. She graduated from the UW School of Medicine and completed family medicine residency training in Renton, Washington.

Her areas of interest include faculty development, maternity care, and a One Health approach to global engagement. She has led the graduate global health field course in Uganda and developed the curriculum for the online global health course focused on noncommunicable disease (PUBLHLTH 713).

She has been an author, editor, Advisory Faculty and Course Director for the AAFP’s hands-on, team-based courses on emergency obstetric care: Advanced and Basic Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO and BLSO).  She has directed and taught in over 60 of these courses throughout the US, Ethiopia and India. She is a member of the ALSO India Advisory Board and advisor to GVK Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI), an Indian public-private partnership that trains emergency personnel and provides ambulance services for 800 million Indian citizens. She has been a consultant for the inaugural Family Medicine residency in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and acted as an external examiner for family medicine residencies in the United Arab Emirates, Uganda and Saudi Arabia.

She is the immediate past Chair of the American Academy of Family Physicians’ (AAFP) Center for Global Health Initiatives Advisory Board and a member of the UW Global Health Institute’s Advisory Committee. She has served in the past on the AAFP Patient Safety and Maternity Care Advisory Board.

Updated 6/23/22