Noticias y eventos
Dr. Jorge Martnez Trabal: The Puerto Rican Vascular Surgeon Revolutionizing Blood Clot Treatment with the Hybrid Venous Thrombectomy Procedure

Dr. Jorge Martnez Trabal, a UAG graduate and a well-known vascular surgeon in Puerto Rico.

Advancing Critical Care: Meet Dr. Christopher Burdick, MD, an Intensivist and Neurocritical Care Physician with Texas IPS - Intensivist, Pulmonary-Sleep Medicine
Get to know Intensivist & Neurocritical Care Physician Dr. Christopher Burdick, who serves patients in San Antonio, Texas.
Get to Know Dr. Jaime R. Gierbolini, MD, a Trailblazing Neurologist with BayCare Medical Group Primary Care

Get to know Neurologist Dr. Jaime R. Gierbolini, who serves patients in Riverview, Florida.

The Accomplished Oncologist, Dr. Julio A. Peguero: Director of Research at Oncology Consultants and Affiliated with Top Houston Hospitals
Dr. Peguero is an accomplished oncologist currently serving as the Director of Research at Oncology Consultants. 
Meet UAG Alumni Dr. Anthony Perella: Critical Care/Intensivist at Rockledge Regional Medical Center
Dr. Perella is a critical care/intensivist in the intensive care unit at Rockledge Regional Medical Center. 
Dr. Nestor Gerardo Astorga: Specialist in Internal Medicine Practicing in Weslaco, Texas
Meet Nestor Gerardo Astorga, an internal medicine practicing in Welasco, Texas!
UAG Medical Students Joao Paulo Bounassar Filho, Laura Boeckler Troncoso, and Jocelyne Cajigas Gonzalez Proudly Present their Published Research on Oncolytic Effects of SARS-CoV-2
Congratulations to  UAG students Joao Paulo Bounassar Filho, Laura Boeckler Troncoso, and Jocelyne Cajigas Gonzalez on their published research! 
UAG Recognizes the Career of Dr. José Monsiváis, an Outstanding Graduate, in the Field of Medicine

The Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara (UAG) awards this recognition to graduates who have excelled in their professional, humanitarian, and educational work.

Dr. Jorge Martínez Trabal receives the “Lic. Antonio Leaño Álvarez del Castillo” Award

The Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara (UAG) awards this recognition to graduates who have excelled in their professional, humanitarian, and educational work.

UAG School of Medicine Graduates the Class of 2022

A generation of students from the United States and Puerto Rico finished their studies at the UAG International Medicine Program.

UAG Welcomes New Foreign Medical Students
Young individuals from the United States and Puerto Rico became part of the recognized International Medicine Program offered by the UAG.
Dr. James T. D’Olimpio: From Boston to Guadalajara and Back Again
During my time in Guadalajara in the 70s, I learned a new language and had the opportunity to experience a new culture while having an incredible time.
Meet UAG Alumni, Angel Luis Soto, MD, a General Practitioner with Wellness Alliance

Dr. Angel Luis Soto is a general practitioner serving patients in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico. 
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara School of Medicine Welcomes the Class of 2026
On January 9th,  UAG welcomed new students to the UAG International Medical Program, where they were bestowed their first white coat, a symbol of their commitment to the medical field.
Meet UAG Alumni, Paul Dionisopoulos, MD, an Emergency Physician from Rhode Island

 Dr. Dionisopoulos is an emergency physician whose main focus at present is addiction medicine. 
Management of Patients with Acute Stroke Workshop directed by Dr. Alvarez, Head of Neurology Department

Last week, Dr. Alvarez, Head of Neurology directed a workshop with SIGN, the Student Interest Group of Neurology. 
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara School of Medicine International Program receives the Accreditation plaque from the Mexican Council for the Accreditation of Medical Education (COMAEM).
The commemorative  COMAEM plaque was unveiled in the presence of authorities, professors, and collaborators.
Clinica Sierra Vista appoints UAG alumni as permanent CEO
Kern's largest chain of community health clinics has promoted its former chief medical officer to become permanent CEO, seven months after the nonprofit named her to the job on an interim basis.
Valley Medical Group Welcomes Chair of Primary and Urgent Care Services and Medical Director of Quality, UAG Alumni Ivannette Juarbe-Ramos, MD

Valley Health System is pleased to announce the appointment of Ivannette Juarbe-Ramos, MD, as Chair of Primary and Urgent Care Services and Medical Director of Quality for Valley Medical Group. 
UAG School of Medicine welcomes its new dean of Medical Education, Dr. Kashif Ahmad.

UAG School of Medicine is excited to welcome its new dean of Medical Education, Dr. Kashif Ahmad. He will begin on November 1, 2022.

Medical Student Research Day 2022

Research Day is a twice-yearly forum for all medical students at UAG School of Medicine to discuss their findings through the publications of abstracts and oral poster sessions.
Meet UAG Alumni Kiri P. Brandy, MD, a General Surgeon with St. Lawrence Surgery

Learn about General Surgeon Dr. Kiri P. Brandy, who serves patients throughout the State of New York.


UAG School of Medicine Partners Up with the National Board of Medical Examiners
UAG’S partnership with NBME implements the assessment tools to measure students’ readiness at different levels.
UAG Alumni Michelle LaRue believes the right to good health should not depend on a person’s income
She studied biology at Pennsylvania State University and medicine at the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara and interned for a year in New York.
UAG School of Medicine Professor Dr. Carla Romero Jaramillo invited to XLIX Annual Congress of the Mexican Congress of the Mexican College of Critical Medicine
During the week of October 10 to the 14th, Dr. Jaramillo gave lectures on several topics related to extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO).  
Meet Jose J. Monsivais, MD, FACS, an Orthopedic Surgeon with the Hand and Microsurgery Center of El Paso

Get to know Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Jose J. Monsivais, who serves patients in El Paso, Texas.

Breast cancer: In Jalisco, 2 women are diagnosed daily
On average, every 24 hours a woman was diagnosed with breast cancer in Jalisco during 2021, according to figures released by the state Secretary of Health, Fernando Petersen Aranguren, within the framework of the month of awareness of this disease.
UAG Alumni David M. Williams, MD is recognized by Continental Who’s Who

David M. Williams, MD, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Distinguished Healthcare Professional in the Medical field, acknowledging his group practice accomplishments at Southside Medical Center.

UAG Students visit the elderly at the David Chapel Betances Center in Añasco
Third and fourth semester students visited the David Chapel Betances Senior Center in Añasco. 
Meet UAG Alumni Dr. Tamarah M. Manning!
Dr. Manning has over 38 years of experience in the OB/GYN field.
UAG Alumni settling in as Mohave County Health Director
He’s only been in his high-profile job for 60 days, but Dr. Chad Kingsley has kept up a hectic pace as Mohave County’s new director of public health.
Parkinson’s Society adds UAG Alumni to Board of Directors

Upstate Parkinson’s Society (UPS) has announced that Kathleen V. Woschkolup, M.D., has accepted a position on its board of directors as medical director and vice chair.

This UAG Alumni OBGYN helped deliver a baby as Hurricane Fiona made landfall in Puerto Rico!
'We, as women, take care of basically everything and everybody.'
ASU College of Health Solutions Welcomes 22 New Faculty Members
Decreased Mobility and Pain in Patients Inspire UAG Alumni Dr. Lionel Lazaro’s Business

The orthopedic surgeon seeks to improve the quality of life of patients in Puerto Rico with the latest advances in hip reconstruction treatments.

UAG Alumni Dr. Yaritza Arriaga-O’Neill joins Haute Beauty Network as an Emergency Medicine Expert Representing Davenport, FL.
Yaritza Arriaga-O'Neill, MD, FAAEM, is a highly skilled physician with a passion for delivering top-quality, personalized care.
Meet South Florida’s Medical Experts 2022: UAG Alumni Julián Abruña, MD
Dr. Julián Abruña is a primary care physician at FAU Medicine in Boca Raton.
Cardiac Merger: Dr. Fred Talarico to Head Up Cardiac Services at Mohawk Valley Health System
A well known Mohawk Valley Cardiologist is leaving private practice and merging with Mohawk Valley Health System.

Interview with Ofer "Avi" Werthaim, MD, an Old Bridge Primary Care Doctor Fluent in Three Languages

Ofer “Avi” Werthaim, M.D., embraces the belief that it’s better to take care of a small problem before it becomes a big one.

Nathan Adelson Hospice Announces New Fellows in its Fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program

Nathan Adelson Hospice, the leader in hospice and palliative care in southern Nevada, has announced three new fellows — Inga Pak Jeon, MD, Paige Kozlowski, and Bennett Aguilera Vitug — to its Fellowship in Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program.

First-ever Latin Leadership and Personal Development Global Summit features two speakers from the South Side

The Latin Leadership and Personal Development Global Summit is headed to San Antonio on September 3. 
Ernie Rodriguez, MBA, Started a New Family Medicine Interest Group Last Year at UAG School of Medicine
At the recent #AAFPNC, the new group was honored as one of the overall winners in the FMIG Program of Excellence Awards
Former County Health Commissioner Gets VP Role With Hospital Network
Dr. Lawrence Eisenstein has been named Catholic Health's chief public and community health officer.
Addressing the national physician shortage: HCA Healthcare welcomes class of 1,867 residents and fellows in 2022
Across HCA Healthcare, 1,867 new residents and fellows embarked on an exciting step in their medical career on July 1, 2022
Meet Luis A. Medina Aviles, MD, a Family Physician in Private Practice in Arecibo, Puerto Rico

A prominent family physician, Dr. Medina Aviles works with patients at his private practice in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, where he specializes in pain management, weight loss, and acupuncture.


Meet Dr. Juan Jorge Olivero, a Nephrologist from Houston, Texas
Dr. Juan Jorge Olivero is a Nephrologist from Houston, Texas, affiliated with Houston Kidney Consultants. Dr. Olivero received his medical degree from Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara in 2000 and has been in practice for more than 22 years.
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara (UAG) received the distinction of Socially Responsible Company (ESR) by the Mexican Center for Philanthropy

Social responsibility is in the DNA of the university, said the Rector, Lic. Antonio Leaño Reyes.
Fellsmere Volunteer Medical Clinic Opens Twice weekly at Operation Hope to Help Needy Adults
Retired urologist, Dr. Fredy Delacruz, an alumni from UAG School of Medicine, runs the Fellsmere Medical Clinic. Thea health center is free for uninsured people ages 18 to 54. 
Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara’s International Campus will Contribute to the Training of Doctors with World-Class Preparation
Universidad Autónoma De Guadalajara Opens its New State-of-the-Art Campus on July 15th, 2022
Meet Dr. Mazan Rabadi, MD, an Internist with New York Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester
A New York-based internist, Dr. Rabadi is affiliated with many hospitals in the area, including NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester in Bronxville, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center, NewYork-Presbyterian Lawrence Hospital, St. John’s Riverside Hospital - Andrus Pavilion, and Montefiore New Rochelle Hospital.
UAG School of Medicine Welcomes the Class of 2026 with the White Coat Ceremony
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, School of Medicine hosted the white coat ceremony to welcome the Class of 2026.
Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara held the first Texas Alumni Event in San Antonio
After what have been tumultuous years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the first Texas Alumni event for Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara was held. 

Christopher A. Reeder, DO, FACS, FACOS Selected to Lead UAG School of Medicine International Program

Christopher A. Reeder, DO, FACS, FACOS, has been selected to lead the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, School of Medicine International Program. 


In Recognition of June as Men’s Health Month: The Journey of Dr. Jonathan Roylance

 Jonathan Roylance, MD, FACP is a provider specializing in primary care and internal medicine at San Luis Valley Health. But part of where his extraordinary empathy comes from has been his own health journey.

YRMC Names Anthony Torres, MD as President and CEO of Dignity Health

Dignity Health has announced that Anthony Torres, MD, will serve as the next president and chief executive officer of Yavapai Regional Medical Center (YRMC).

Meet Dr. Jose Romero, Distinguished UAG Alumni and Director of the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases
Born in 1955 in Mexico City, he had always dreamed of becoming a doctor ever since he was a child, and as a result, his family relocated to Guadalajara so he could pursue this dream and study medicine at UAG, where he received the fundamental training and education required to become a renowned doctor. 
UAG Announces ​​​​​​​Formation of the First Executive Committee of the Alumni Association of the UAG Puerto Rico Chapter
Congratulations to our new Board for our Alumni Chapter in Puerto Rico

Introducing Hillard Warm, MD, FACS, A Plastic Surgeon with Cosmetic Surgery Of New York, PC
Dr. Warm is a leader in modern plastic surgery techniques who lends his skills and expertise to serve patients at Cosmetic Surgery of New York, PC (CSNY), a cutting-edge private practice in Port Jefferson Station, New York, where he works alongside Dr. Robert A. Jacobs. He embraced his current role in 1988.
Meet Dr. Mike Zuniga, a Family Physician with EDGE Family Medicine
A committed family physician, Dr. Zuniga works with patients at EDGE Family Medicine in Upland California. 
Meet Family Physician Dr. Darlene Espinosa, who serves patients in Rancho Cucamonga, California!

Get to know Family Physician Dr. Darlene Espinosa, who serves patients in Rancho Cucamonga, California.


Congratulations to Dr. Nnamdi Orakpo!
Dr. Nnamdi Orakpo, MD, PhD is a UAG Graduate currently completing his Psychiatry residency and an incoming sleep medicine fellow.
UAG School of Medicine Strengthens Ties with Health Institutions and Hospitals
The Relevance Committee was established to continuously enhance the academic program.
Fresno’s New Sister City is Guadalajara. What the Relationship Could Mean for City Residents
Fresno city leaders say they hope a new sister city partnership with the Mexican city of Guadalajara will encourage tourism to local national parks... 
Ricardo León-Bórquez Elected as Next WFME President

The World Federation for Medical Education is delighted to report that Ricardo León–Bórquez has been elected as the next President of WFME.  He will take office in January 2023, for an initial four-year term.


F. Clark Cantrell Jr., MD, a Pediatrician with Summit Pediatrics
Get to know Pediatrician Dr. F. Clark Cantrell Jr., who serves patients in Marietta, Georgia.
Christine Klepp, MD, a Pain Management Specialist with Interventional Pain Professionals of Florida
Get to know Pain Management Specialist Dr. Christine Klepp, who serves patients throughout the State of Florida.
UAG and TMC Students Meet with Top Physicians in Tucson, Arizona
Introducing CANVAS, a Teaching Platform Used by the World’s Top Universities
The Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara and California State University Strengthened their Exchange Programs by Signing a Collaboration Agreement
The Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara (UAG) and California State University, Fresno (CSUF) strengthened their exchange programs by signing a collaboration agreement.
Rene I. Luna, MD, FACOG, recognized by Continental Who’s Who as Top Pinnacle Physician

Dr. Rene I. Luna has always wanted to help people and puts his heart into his work as an Obstetrician/Gynecologist.

Universidad Autónoma De Guadalajara Announces a New State-of-the-Art Campus for Its International School of Medicine
There is no greater professional reward than being able to take the pain away from a patient, Dr. Ricardo Gago

Treatment for arthritis should be multidisciplinary and involve mental health specialists, says the expert.

Community Medical Center Welcomes Gerardo Chiricolo, MD, FACEP, as Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine

We are proud to announce the addition of Gerardo Chiricolo, MD, FACEP, to the Community Medical Center team, part of RWJBarnabas Health. Dr. Chiricolo will serve as the Chairman of...


UAG Alumni Dr. John Rodis joins Beebe as Interim VP of Medical Affairs, Chief Medical Officer
Beebe Healthcare recently welcomed Dr. John F. Rodis, MD, MBA, FACHE, as its interim vice president of medical affairs and chief medical officer.Rodis has had a healthcare career with more than 15 y...
Governor names Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola to California health and wellness panel
UAG School of Medicine ALUMN and UC Davis Health professor of internal medicine tapped for his expertise in mental health.(SACRAMENTO)Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola, founder and director of the UC Davis Ce...
Get to know Internist Peter John Muran
Get to know Internist Dr. Peter John Muran, who serves patients in Newport Beach, California.Dr. Muran is a seasoned internist at Longevity Healthcare, with over 30 years of experience providing care...
Get to know Internist Dr. Rosaly Diaz Torruellas
Get to know Internist Dr. Rosaly Diaz Torruellas, who serves patients in Las Vegas, Nevada.Dr. Rosaly Diaz Torruellas is a young, bilingual Board Certified Internal Medicine provider who sees patient...
Students from the U.S. and Puerto Rico graduate from the International Medicine Program.
 Students from the U.S. and Puerto Rico graduated from the International Program of Medicine from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (UAG), in a ceremony held at the 3 de Marzo Stadium. ...
UAG welcomes hundreds of medical students from the U.S. and Puerto Rico.
 UAG welcomes hundreds of medical students from the U.S. and Puerto Rico to participate in the White Coat Ceremony held at the 3 de Marzo Stadium.The International Program of Medicine of the ...
The American Health Council has cordially appointed Dr. Katia Lugo, MD, as “Best in Medicine”
 The American Health Council has cordially appointed Dr. Katia Lugo, MD, as “Best in Medicine” in recognition of her contributions and achievements. Having spent 11 years working in the hea...
Get to know Psychiatrist Dr. Junior William Pittack UAG Alumni
A trusted psychiatrist, Dr. Pittack is the Founder of Psychiatry Concierge, providing telepsychiatry vi...
Get to know UAG Alumni Urologist Dr. Joseph Cambio
Get to know UAG Alumni Urologist Dr. Joseph C. Cambio, who serves patients in West Warwick, Rhode Island.( – An experienced urologist, Dr. Cambio works with patients at Brown Urology ...
New York City, New York Nov 2, 2021 ( – Recognized as a caring and compassionate pediatrician, Dr. Ivker is affiliated with Cohen Children’s Northwell Health Physician Partners Ped...
Medical Student Research Day 2021
The 2021 Medical Student Research Day was held in-person on Thursday, October 28, 2021.Medical Student Research Day is designed to highlight the breadth of research and scholarly activity that med...
Michael Gallo, MD, a Colorectal Surgeon with Garden City Colon & Rectal Surgical Practice
(ProNewsReport Editorial):- New York City, New York Oct 27, 2021 ( – A highly trained colorectal surgeon, Dr. Gallo works with patients at his private practice, Garden City Colon & R...
Secretary of the Arkansas Department of Health receives OHTLI Award for COVID efforts
Jose Romero, M.D., professor of Pediatrics in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) who also serves as the Arkansas Secretary of Health and director ...
With a rating of 5 stars on the QS Ranking, UAG reaffirms the high quality of its educational program.
With a rating of 5 stars on the QS Ranking, UAG reaffirms the high quality of its educational program.According to UAG President Antonio Leaño, the 5-star QS Rating awarded by international evaluato...
Global Health Narratives Interview Series: Meet Dr. Ann Marie Nelson
Ann Marie Nelson, MD has been a long-time hero of mine from afar. If you don’t know who she is and what she has done, then after reading this interview – you will see why! She is brilliant, sel...
Robert Tomaro Jr., MD, Obstetrician-Gynecologist With Monmouth County Associates in New Jersey.
 A committed obstetrician-gynecologist, Dr. Tomaro Jr. sees patients at Monmouth County Associates, with offices in Wall Township and Jackson, New Jersey.In his local area, he is affiliated with Mo...
Robert Mucciolo, MD, a Urologist with NYU Langone Urology Associates - Massapequa
Get to know Urologist Dr. Robert Mucciolo, who serves patients throughout the State of New York.
Tackling Health Misinformation Among Hispanics For Better Clinical Research & Patient Data By Daniel Hernandez MD
The global pandemic has shined a much-needed spotlight on the health disparities in Hispanic communities. For years, Hispanic communities have faced inequities in many aspects of healthcare — from ...
Six new residents arrive at Adventist Health Hanford
Community members in Hanford and surrounding areas now have access to more providers with the addition of six new residents. The residents, who have medical degrees, are receiving their training at A...
2021 Hibbard Williams Extraordinary Achievement Award Goes to Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola
Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola has been chosen to receive the 2021 Hibbard Williams Extraordinary Achievement Award. Aguilar-Gaxiola is a professor of clinical internal medicine at the UC Davis School of Med...
Harvard Medical School invites you to the online course Update in Internal Medicine
Below you will find the link to the official site to register for the Update in Internal Medicine course at Harvard Medical School, which will be held online this time due to the global pan...
The clinic owners, Dr. Yolanda Marcos, and David Johnson have employment opportunities at their clinic in San Antonio TX.
There is an immediate need for chronic care coordinators. The opportunity is well suited for medical school graduates.For further information the owner David Johnson may be contacted. Please find...
George M. Young, MD, a Family Physician with Coastal Plus Medical Center
Dr. Young diagnoses and treats a wide range of conditions in adults and children, from asthma and allergies to diabetes and skin infections. He also provides a comprehensive range of medical examinat...
Foreign students begin classes at UAG School of Medicine
With a traditional welcome  at “Orientation Day 2021-01” foreign students from the United States and Puerto Rico initiated classes in the International Medical program of the Universidad Autono...
Get to know Dermatologist Dr. Jimena Cervantes, who serves patients in San Antonio, Texas.
Dr. Cervantes is a respected dermatologist with the University Health System in San Antonio, Texas.A graduate of Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara in Mexico, Dr. Cervantes relocated to the United...
Get to know Physiatrist Dr. Javier A. Placer, who serves patients throughout the State of Florida.
Javier A. Placer, MD, a Physiatrist with The Spine and Scoliosis Center and with Specialized Rehabilitation Physicians Group(The Magazine Plus Editorial):- New York City, Aug 20, 2020 (Issuewire....
Oncology Expert Dr. Cassandra Matney Joins Global CRO
DURHAM, N.C., August 3, 2020 — Premier Research continues to build its oncology expertise with the addition of Cassandra Matney, M.D., as Senior Medical Director. Matney joins a diversely...


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