|Mailing Address:||550 16th St, Box 0132
San Francisco, CA 94143
Global and domestic disparities in maternal and child health outcomes, health implementation sciences, quality improvement in obstetrics
|Institution||Degree||Field of Study|
|2018||University of California, San Francisco||Fellowship||Maternal Fetal Medicine|
|2018||University of California, San Francisco||Residency||Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences|
|2014||Johns Hopkins School of Medicine||MD||Medicine|
|2009||Harvard University||BS||Sociology, Health Policy|
Research & Professional Experience
|2018-present||General Member, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospitals Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee (San Francisco) | Health disparities, patient care, education environment|
|2017-2018||UCSF OB/GYN Quality Improvement Chief Resident (San Francisco) | Quality improvement, team communication, opioid minimization|
|2016-2018||Advisory Board Member, Association of American Medical Colleges' Organization of Resident Representatives (Washington DC) | Graduate medical education, academic medical centers|
|2016-2017||Resident Liaison/Non-Voting Board Member, Sinkler Miller Medical Association (Bay Area, CA) | Health and health care in minority communities, minority physician recruitment and retention|
|2012-2013||Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellow, Botswana-UPenn Partnership (Gaborone, Botswana) | Telemedicine/mHealth, cervical cancer screening, vulvar cancer|
|2010||Guest Instructor, Southern Sudan Medical Education Collaborative (Juba, South Sudan) | Medical education, curriculum development, community/public health|
|2009||Harvard College Alex G. Booth Fund Fellow, Orotta School of Medicine (Asmara, Eritrea) | Mental health, health policy|
|2008||Health Career Connections Summer Intern, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (Princeton, New Jersey) | Vulnerable populations, youth organizing|
|2007||Harvard Center for Public Interest Careers Intern, Health Leads (New York City, New York) | Pediatric chronic diseases, youth development|
|2006||Harvard Stem Cell Institute Summer Intern, Massachusetts General Hospital (Boston, Massachusetts) | Bone marrow transplantation biology, leukemia/lymphoma|
|2005||King Summer Program Research Intern, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center (Houston, Texas) | Pulmonary rehabilitation, physical and occupational therapy|
Achievements & Recognition
|2017||American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene's Committee on Global Health Student Travel Award|
|2016||UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences Best 2nd Year Resident Teaching Award|
|2016||The Pregnancy Foundation Quilligan Scholar|
|2015||UCSF Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences Outstanding Resident Teaching Award|
|2014||Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Emily Simms Haller Prize in Obstetrics|
|2014||Inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Society|
|2013||American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists' District IV John Gibbons Medical Student Award|
|2011||American Medical Student Association's Convention & Exposition Poster Session 1st Place in Curriculum Development & Education<|
|2011||Association of American Medical Colleges' Herbert W. Nickens Scholarship|
|2011||National Medical Association's Emerging Scholars Patti LaBelle Scholarship|
|2009-2011||Johns Hopkins Medicine Board of Trustees' Johns Hopkins Medicine Scholarship|
|2009||Harvard Black Men's Forum Celebration of Black Women Award|
|2009||Harvard Society of Black Scientists and Engineers' Citation for Outstanding Contributions in the Sciences|
Tesfalul M, Natureeba P, Day N, Gaw S. (2018) Comparing potential risk factors for perinatal death in singleton and twin pregnancies at a rural hospital in Uganda. Poster presented at: 2018 Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine’s 38 the Annual Pregnancy Meeting; Dallas, TX.
Tesfalul M, Natureeba P, Day N, Gaw S. (2017) Identifying Risk Factors for Perinatal Death at Tororo District Hospital, Uganda. Poster presented at: 2017 American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Annual Meeting; Baltimore, MD.
Tesfalul M, Madriz S, Cramer J, Kestler E, Walker D. (2017) Application of "Capacity Cascade" as Novel Approach to Emergency Obstetric Care Readiness Assessment in Guatemala. Poster presented at: 2017 American College of Obstetrician and Gynecologists Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting; San Diego, California.
Maguire M, Tesfalul M. (2016). Implicit Bias, Explicit Consequences. Presentation given to Organization of Resident Representatives at: Association of American Medical Colleges Learn Serve Lead Annual Meeting; 2016 November 11; Seattle, Washington.
Tesfalul MA, Ndlovu K, Littman-Quinn R, Kovarik CL. (2014). Establishing the building blocks of a national mobile health system: The creation of system requirements for Botswana's mobile telemedicine specialist referral system. Poster presented at: Consortium of Universities for Global Health 5th Annual Global Health Conference; Washington, DC.
Ha YP, Tesfalul MA, Littman-Quinn R, Antwi A, Seropola G, Green RS, Ho-Foster A, Luberti AA, Holmes JH, Steenhoff AP, Kovarik CL. (2013). A mobile health approach to tuberculosis contact tracing in resource-limited settings. Poster presented at: 14th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics; Copenhagen, Denmark.
Tesfalul MA, Littman-Quinn R, Antwi C, Ndlovu S, Motsepe D, Phuthego M, Tau B, Mohutsiwa-Dibe N, Kovarik C. (2013). Evaluating the Impact of a Mobile Oral Telemedicine System on Medical Management and Clinical Outcomes of Patients with Complicated Oral Lesions in Botswana. Poster presented at: 14th World Congress on Medical and Health Informatics; Copenhagen, Denmark.
Tesfalul MA, Frankel J, Akileswaran C, Atore C, Steck-Bayat K, Dixon J, Kanjilal S, Ahn R, Burke T. (2011). Southern Sudan Medical Education Collaborative (SSMEC): An Innovative Approach to Training Medical Students in Southern Sudan. Poster presented at: American Medical Student Association Annual Convention; Washington DC, DC.