David Gaus, MD, MPH&TM (Other) was educated at the University of Notre Dame and Tulane University School of Medicine and Public Health where he also earned a Master’s Degree in Public Health and Tropical Medicine. He completed his UW Family Practice Residency at the St. Luke’s Hospital in Milwaukee in 1995. After working 2 years as full time teaching faculty at St. Luke’s, he moved to Ecuador in 1997 where he founded and has run Andean Health & Development, a non-governmental organization that builds sustainable rural healthcare infrastructure. He also founded a Family Practice Residency in Ecuador at Hospital Pedro Vicente Maldonado jointly with the Catholic University of Ecuador. He has published in the area of healthcare policy for developing countries, and has served as a Temporary Expert for WHO in their expanded vision of Primary Health Care strategy. He worked part time at St. Luke’s from 1997-2009. Starting in 2010, his clinical responsibility is teaching hospitalist at the UW and St. Mary’s Hospitals.