André-Jacques Neusy, MD, DTM&H is the co-founder and Senior Director of the Training for Health Equity Network: THEnet. He retired from New York University School of Medicine as tenured associate professor of medicine. While at NYU he co-founded and directed a cross-disciplinary Center for Global Health. He is a past president of the Global Health Education Consortium, a consortium of American universities with global health programmes, now named the Consortium of Universities in Global Health. He served as a member of the U.S. National Academies of Sciences’ Board of Global Health’s Global Forum on Innovation in Health Professional Education and as scientific advisor for the Lancet Commission on Health Professional Education for the 21st Century. A leader in health workforce education, Professor Neusy has also consulted on health-workforce development for academic institutions, governments, bilateral agencies and international organisations. He has authored and co-authored numerous journal articles and book chapters. He is a visiting professor at several universities around the world and serves on scientific and health committees of various organisations.