GIRMA TEREFA, MD, FACS
Medical Director
American College of Surgeons
Operation Giving Back

Dr. Tefera joined the staff of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Division of Member Services the Medical Director of the Operation Giving Back (OGB) Program. Dr. Tefera is professor of surgery, department of surgery, University of Wisconsin, Madison. In addition, he is vice-chair, division of vascular surgery and chief of vascular surgery, Middleton Veteran Affairs Hospital in Madison. Dr. Tefera will develop and lead ACS Clinical Congress programs in global surgery, coordinate the College’s response to disasters worldwide, develop new programs and opportunities for surgeon volunteers, communicate the work of OGB, and increase College participation and recognition among other similar global organizations.