Michael N. Rubenstein, MD


  •  Associate Professor of Clinical Neurology | University of Pennsylvania
  •  Tanzania, United Republic of | United States
  •   Low-resource Settings | Medical Education | Neurology

Languages: English (native), Swahili (limited)


Dr. Michael Rubenstein has traveled to Northern Tanzania twice annually for the decade to provide neurological education to community caregivers at a rural clinic as well as to provide care to neurological patients in the district of Karatu, Tanzania. He has worked with the Foundation for African Medicine and Education (FAME), a non-profit, NGO that provides healthcare to this region of Northern Tanzania. He currently brings four residents and a medical student from Penn/CHOP for each trip of a month in the spring and fall.


  1. Partnership with FAME in Tanzania, which aims to foster an exchange of knowledge and sharing of expertise between the Tanzanian medical team and Penn Neurology Residents. To learn more about Dr. Rubenstein's work in Tanzania please watch the short video: FAME Neurology Clinic
  2.  Neurology Training Program in Mali 

Last Updated: 18 April 2022