- Launched the AAU Emergency Medicine Training Center (EMTC), the first in Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa
- Supported the development and ongoing instruction of the new Emergency Medicine Residency program at AAU, which accepted 5 residents in its first year (2010). This serves as one of the first graduate medical education programs in Emergency Medicine on the continent of Africa.
- Supported the development and implementation of a new Masters in Nursing program at AAU that emphasized training in emergency medicine for clinical nurses.
- Conducted hospital-wide quality improvement training for administrators, faculty, and staff at AAU/BLH to actively review existing and develop new standards and procedures.