Ann Evensen

Department of Family Medicine and Community Health; UW Family Medicine Residency


M.D., UW-Madison School of Medicine and Public Health

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Ann Evensen, MD, FAAFP, is the director of Global Health for the UW-Madison Department of Family Medicine and Community Health and the Faculty Director for the Graduate/Professional & Capstone Certificates in Global Health Online, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health.

Evensen is a faculty member in the UW Family Medicine Residency and sees patients at UW Verona clinic and admits obstetric and newborn patients at UnityPoint Meriter and St. Mary’s Hospitals.

Her primary global health partnership is with India’s Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI) Green as an advisor to their emergency obstetric program development (Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics and Basic Life Support in Obstetrics). Evensen has also led Global Health Institute field courses in Uganda, assisted with the development of Family Medicine as a specialty in Ethiopia, and has served as an external examiner for Family Medicine residencies in three countries. She is part of a novel One Health partnership (interdependence of human, animal and environmental health) that includes EMRI and the School of Veterinary Medicine. She was a U.S. Fulbright Scholar in 2019 and received the American Academy of Family Physicians’ Humanitarian of the Year Award in 2018.

Evensen earned her medical degree from the UWSMPH and completed her residency at Valley Family Medicine in Renton, Washington.