Thursday, November 14, 2019
12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
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.
Co-sponsored by CLACS, the Center for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies, and the Brown Medical School.