AAHCI LAC Regional Office

University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

  • Home
  • Leadership
  • Meetings & Events
  • News
  • Contact
  • Members

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 centers 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.

Read about The Role of Academic Health Centers in Transformative Medical Education by Professor Jose Otavio Costa Auler Jr., MD.

Regional Ambassador

Tarcisio Eloy Pessoa de Barros Filho, MD, PhD
Dean, FMUSP

Aluisio Segurado, MD, PhD
President, International Relations Committee, 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

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

Valeria Aoki, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Dermatology, FMUSP, Vice-President of International Relations Committee, FMUSP, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil

Jose Otavio Costa Auler Jr., MD, PhD
Counselor of International Alliances, FMUSP

Upcoming Meetings


Past Meetings

AAHCI LAC Regional Roundtable – COVID-19 Pandemic

June 23, 2020

The AAHCI LAC Regional Office host, University of São Paulo Medical School (FMUSP ), co-hosted a virtual roundtable discussion on the COVID-19 pandemic that focused on sharing responses to the current situation in several member countries in the region. Leaders from The University of São Paulo Medical School (FMUSP) (Brazil); Facultad de Medicina, Universidad de Antioquia (UdeA) (Colombia); Faculdade de Medicina Universidad Estadual Paulista (UNESP – Botucatu ) (Brazil); Escuela de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud – Universidad del Rosario (UdR) (Colombia); Hospital Universitario San Ignacio (HUSI ) (Colombia); and Escuela de Medicina y Ciencias de la Salud – (TecSalud Monterrey ) (Mexico) shared their experiences, challenges, and interest to collaborate in the future.

This discussion addressed several issues, including:

  • In regards to COVID19, what is your most critical issue?
  • What is your most valuable lesson learned? Accomplishment?
  • How can AAHCI LAC Regional Office and AAHC/I further support you during this time?

If you are interested in joining this discussion, please contact us.


AAHCI-LAC Webinar | University of São Paulo Medical School: Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Medical Education

June 16, 2020

Brazil has become a global hot spot of the COVID-19 pandemic. Cases are soaring, and studying pathology and the widespread health consequences associated with the virus is needed now more than ever. Hosted by the LAC Regional Office Host, University of São Paulo Medical School (FMUSP), this webinar brought together experts on the frontline who shared how their faculty and medical students are grappling with responding to COVID-19 at the undergraduate, graduate, clinical, and international mobility levels. They also shared solutions that they developed to overcome the current and foreseeable challenges faced for Medical Education at FMUSP. View the webinar here.

Presenters:
Valeria Aoki, MD, PhD
Vice-President (CRINT FMUSP)

Eduardo Krieger, MD, PhD
Executive Director (CRINT FMUSP)

Aluisio Segurado, PhD
President (CRINT FMUSP)

Milton de Arruda Martins, MD, PhD
President, Graduation in Medicine FMUSP

Luiz Felipe Moreira Pinto, MD, PhD
Vice-President, Graduate Committee FMUSP


AAHCI’s 2018 Latin America and the Caribbean Regional Meeting

August 8-9, 2018
University of Sao Paulo , Brazil

This meeting focused on Research in the Academic Health Center,The Role of Latin America: Perspectives and Participation in Health Policies.

For more details please visit the meeting website.


AAHCI LAC Regional Office’s inaugural Newsletter on COVID-19

June 22, 2020

In this inaugural Issue, AAHCI-LAC shares how members in the region have responded to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. From 5 of our members, unique perspectives have been shared, such as clinical and laboratory experience in Brazil, Colombia’s adopted policy of preventive isolation and prioritized human resources over economic resources, TecSalud’s approach of empowering communities struggling with the propagation and treatment of COVID-19 in Mexico, and University of São Paulo’s photography contest for medical students. Read more here.

Contact

If you have questions or comments, please contact:

Regional Office Manager 
Talita de Almeida
International Office Coordinator
+55 11 3061-8447
talita.almeida@fm.usp.br

For more information on AAHCI membership, please contact us or visit the AAHCI membership page.

LAC Regional Members

Clinica Universidad de La Sabana Colombia
Faculdade de Medicina de Botucatu Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP)
Pontifica Universidad Javeriana - Hospital Universitario San Ignacio Colombia
TecSalud, Tecnologico de Monterrey Mexico
Universidad de Antioquia Colombia
Universidad del Rosario Colombia
University of Sao Paulo Brazil