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Faculty, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health

Dr. Tupesis' primary interest lies in the development of new and innovative residency curricula and evaluation methodology. He is involved in projects establishing graduate medical education programs in resource-limited settings in both Liberia and Ethiopia, partnering with multiple other academic institutions.


Emergency Medicine

UW Health Clinics

University Hospital
(608) 262-2398 | (800) 323-8942 | Map

Hospital Affiliation(s)

University Hospital (primary)
Veterans Hospital - Wm. S. Middleton Memorial (secondary)

UW School of Medicine and Public Health

Department of Emergency Medicine

Professional Certifications and Education

Board Certification Emergency Medicine
Residency University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
Medical School University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health (formerly UW Medical School), Madison, WI, 2001

Languages Spoken

English, Latvian
Medical interpreters are available to help patients communicate with hospital and clinic staff. For more information, please contact interpreter services at (608) 262-9000.

Dr. Tupesis' research interests focus on resident education and international health.

PubMed Articles
Arora G Ripp J Evert J Rabin T Tupesis JP Hudspeth J . Taking it Global: Structuring Global Health Education in Residency Training. J Gen Intern Med. 2017 May;32(5):559-562
[PubMed ID: 27530530]
Jacquet GA Weiner SG Tupesis JP . Comments on "Emergency Medicine Resident Rotations Abroad: Current Status and Next Steps". West J Emerg Med. 2017 Feb;18(2):222
[PubMed ID: 28210355]
Calvello EJ Tenner AG Broccoli MC Skog AP Muck AE Tupesis JP Brysiewicz P Teklu S Wallis L Reynolds T . Operationalising emergency care delivery in sub-Saharan Africa: consensus-based recommendations for healthcare facilities. Emerg Med J. 2016 Aug;33(8):573-80
[PubMed ID: 26202673]
Busse H Azazh A Teklu S Tupesis JP Woldetsadik A Wubben RJ Tefera G . Creating change through collaboration: a twinning partnership to strengthen emergency medicine at Addis Ababa University/Tikur Anbessa Specialized Hospital--a model for international medical education partnerships. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Dec;20(12):1310-8
[PubMed ID: 24341587]
Tupesis JP Jacquet GA Hilbert S Pousson A Khanna K Ross J Butteris S Martin IB . The role of graduate medical education in global health: proceedings from the 2013 Academic Emergency Medicine consensus conference. Acad Emerg Med. 2013 Dec;20(12):1216-23
[PubMed ID: 24341576]
Ahrens KL Reeder SB Keevil JG Tupesis JP . Successful computed tomography angiogram through tibial intraosseous access: a case report. J Emerg Med. 2013 Aug;45(2):182-5
[PubMed ID: 23726677]
Serrano KD Tupesis JP . Small bowel obstruction from potato and broccoli phytobezoar mimicking mesenteric ischemia. J Emerg Med. 2013 Jan;44(1):79-81
[PubMed ID: 22051841]