Abebe Bekele, MD

June 17, 2022

Abebe Bekele, MD, FCS (ECSA), FACS is Deputy Vice Chancellor of Academic and Research Affaires and Dean of the School of Medicine at the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) in Rwanda. He is a Professor of Surgery (General and Thoracic surgery) at UGHE and has full Professor position at the Addis Ababa University and the University of Rwanda. He has served as CEO of the Tikur Anbessa (Black Lion) teaching Hospital and Dean of the School of Medicine at the Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia.

He has fellowships in Medical Education from the FAIMER in Philadelphia, and in Simulation Based Education from the University of Washington. He has vast experience in surgical education, research and academic leadership. He has also served as guest lecturer, international speaker and external examiner in both undergraduate and post graduate surgery education in Ethiopia, Africa, Europe and North America.