¡Hola de México!

Between the months of October and December, four OMI MEX seminars took place in Mexico under the leadership of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (Gynecologic Cancers), Duke University (Family Medicine), Weill Cornell Medicine (Neurosurgery-Spine), and Columbia University (Maternal and Infant Health). The same faculty who taught pro bono at the OMI in Salzburg travelled to Mexico City and Oaxaca to […]

OMI-MEX Weill Cornell Seminar in Neurosurgery (Spine)

Weill Cornell Medicine’s neurosurgery service emerged at the top of the global list for 2022, ranking #1 in the world according to Newsweek magazine. From November 14-16, 2022, Dr. Roger Härtl, the Hansen-MacDonald Professor of Neurological Surgery and Director of Neurosurgery Spine at the Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center in New York, led the OMI-MEX Weill Cornell Seminar in Neurosurgery (Spine) in Mexico, teaching 26 fellows from Mexico City and surrounding areas. Dr. Claudius Thomé, […]

OMI-MEX Seminars 2023

Apply now for OMI-MEX seminars 2023! Choose from 12 different seminars, each focusing on an important medical specialty. Please ensure the course corresponds ideally to your field. Only doctors from Latin America are allowed to apply for OMI-MEX seminars! Please contact Mariana Bocanegra at if you have any doubt

OMI-MEX Columbia University Seminar Maternal and Infant Health

From November 28-30, 2022, 49 fellows from Oaxaca and surrounding areas gathered for the three-day OMI-MEX Columbia University Seminar in Maternal and infant Health in Oaxaca, Mexico. The course was led by Dr. Rakesh Sahni, Medical Director of the NICU and Professor of Pediatrics at Columbia University.

Music for Medicine

On November 18, the charity event “Music for Medicine” was held, attended on behalf of AMSA by Gerardo Legorreta, President of the Alliance, and Becky Sáenz, Executive Director; the event took place in New York City and was a big success. Thanks to OMI for continuing to believe in and invest in the mission of expanding medical education beyond borders, […]


On November 10, the course “Having difficult conversations” was given by Dr. Nora Vitti, Dr. Leslie Zuñiga and Dr. Paola Martínez at the General Zone Hospital with Family Medicine No. 2, in Monterrey of the IMSS. The replica was aimed at family medicine residents assigned to the General Zone Hospital, as well as medical interns of social service. The course […]

OMI-MEX Weill Cornell Seminar in Neurosurgery (Spine)

From November 14-16, 2022, Dr. Roger Härtl from Weill Cornell Medicine led the OMI-MEX Weill Cornell Seminar in Neurosurgery (Spine) in Mexico, teaching 26 fellows from Mexico City and surrounding areas. Dr. Claudius Thomé from the Medical University of Innsbruck co-led the course.

Dr. Rodrigo Navarro-Ramirez presents his book “Essential step-by-step minimally invasive spinal surgery”

Dr. Rodrigo Navarro-Ramirez attended his first AMSA seminar as a Fellow 10 years ago. Today he is currently Assistant Professor at Mayo Clinic and proudly returns as part of the Falculty of the OMI MEX Neurosurgery Seminar, presenting his new book “Essential step-by-step minimally invasive spinal surgery”. “It has been a pleasure to return to the place where I was […]

AMSA supports with 10 scholarships for the 3rd Diploma in Management and Leadership

On October 19, 2022, we participated in the inauguration of the 3rd Diploma in Management and Leadership taught by the Universidad Panamericana UP, where AMSA supported with 10 scholarships for leading physicians in its hospitals of the Instituto Nacional de Pediatría, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Médicas y Nutrición Salvador Zubirán, FUCAM Fundación de Cáncer de Mama and Hospital General Ajusco. […]

OMI-MEX MSKCC Seminar Oncology: Breast and Gynecologic Cancers

As one of the world’s premier cancer centers, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is committed to exceptional patient care, leading-edge research, and superb educational programs. Last week, the OMI hosted the first OMI-MEX Oncology seminar in Mexico City. Being able to learn from top-of-the-line experts in gynecologic cancers was a thrilling and rewarding experience for the 25 participating fellows.

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