Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs

Leonar Aguiar Martínez ─ Healthcare in Post-Conflict Colombia and the Current Effects of the Venezuelan Crisis

Thursday, November 14, 2019

12:00pm – 1:30pm

Watch on Watson's YouTube Channel. Joukowsky Forum, 111 Thayer Street

This talk will be given in Spanish. Translation services will be provided.

Dr. Leonar Giovanni Aguiar Martínez, MD is a Professor of Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine at Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Bogotá, Colombia. In addition, he is the Director of the Center in Clinical Simulation. Dr. Aguiar completed training in internal medicine in Bogotá before pursuing an advanced fellowship in emergency medicine at the Ronald Reagan Institute of Emergency Medicine in Washington, DC.

He is one of the leading pioneers in the establishment of Emergency Medicine specialization in Colombia. During his visit, Dr. Aguiar will discuss his experiences training and working in Colombia, the past and current state of emergency care across Colombia as well as the impact of the Venezuelan crisis.