Edgar Jimenez

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Professor and System Vice-President for Critical Care and eICU at the Baylor Scott & White Health System in Texas, USA. He earned his medical degree at the University of Costa Rica, completed his residency training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Columbia University and his fellowship in Critical Care Medicine at St. Louis University, Missouri.

Dr. Jimenez has been recognized as Master of the American College of Critical Care Medicine. He has served as Chair of multiple committees and course developments with the Society of Critical Care Medicine; as well as, Regent of the Board of the American College of Critical Care Medicine and member of the Critical Care Subspecialty Committee of the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is currently an Expert Reviewer at the National Quality Forum, where he served previously at the Standing Committee of Critical Care Medicine.

Dr Jimenez was an executive member of the council of the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (WFSICCM), during his tenure as President (2009-2013), he was a founding Board Member of the Global Sepsis Alliance. He has authored or co-authored many publications, book chapters and award-winning posters in Critical Care, and lectured at hundreds of scientific congresses nationally and around the world.