AAHCI LAC Regional Office

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The AAHCI Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Regional Office is hosted by University of Sao Paulo located in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

The AAHCI Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) Regional Office is responsible for organizing regional events and conferences, fostering the discussion on key issues for LAC academic health centres and systems, contributing to the development of AAHCI programs, and strengthening collaborations between current and perspective AAHC and AAHCI members, especially but not only in LAC.

Regional Ambassador

Dr. Jose Otavio Auler Jr.

Aluisio Segurado, MD, PhD
President for International Affairs, FMUSP

Eduardo Krieger, MD, PhD
Executive Director for International Affairs, FMUSP

Regional Advisory Group

Claudio Brando, MD
Director of Education and International Relations, Hospital Universitario San Ignacio, Colombia

Rodolfo Farfan, MD,PhD,FACS
Chief of Medical Education, Hospital Luis Vernaza, Junta de Beneficencia de Guayaquil, Ecuador

Martin Hernandez, MD, MPH
VP, Academics & Research Tec Salud – ITESM, TecSalud, Tecnologico de Monterrey, Mexico

Joaquim Edson Vieira, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, FMUSP, Medical Education Development Center - CEDEM (FMUSP), Researcher, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil


If you have questions or comments, please contact:

Regional Office Administrator
Talita de Almeida
International Office Coordinator
+55 11 3061-8447
For more information on AAHCI membership, please contact us or visit the AAHCI membership page.

LAC Regional Members

University of Sao Paulo Brazil
Clinica Universidad de La Sabana Colombia
Hospital Universitario San Ignacio Colombia
Universidad del Rosario Colombia
TecSalud, Tecnologico de Monterrey Mexico