Camilo E. Gutierrez

Camilo Gutierrez


Camilo E. Gutierrez is an internationally recognized Pediatric Emergency Physician, with abroad range of experience as a clinician, educator, and expert in international pediatricemergency care. Currently Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine atGeorge Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences to lead the Global Health initiatives of the Emergency Medicine Division at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC where he continues his clinical work in the Pediatric EmergencyDepartment.

Dr. Gutierrez is a key opinion leader at the advisory level in the development of acute care systems at the local, country and regional level globally, with emphasis in development of pediatric acute and emergency care systems.

For the prior 10 years, Camilo was Attending Physician in the Pediatric Emergency Division, education director for the clinical rotation of the Harvard & BU Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics, liaison to Trauma and Boston EMS programs, and Pediatric Incident Commander for Boston University‘s affiliated hospital, BostonMedical Center. Was recognized by the Department of Public Health Commissioner for his tenure as Chair and Medical Director of the Emergency Medicine for Children’s Advisory Committee for Massachusetts, and by the Massachusetts Chapter of ACEP for his efforts to augment the care for children at the state level as Co-Chair of theMACEP Pediatric EM Section.

At the national level, he is current Chair-Elect for the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP)International EM Section, and active in the Ambassador Committee as Deputy for Colombia and Lead Ambassador for Costa Rica. He has also occupied leadership roles in the board of the Global Emergency Medicine Academy of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM), and through the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (AAEM) International Committee has been involved in collaborating with scientific committees in leadingPediatric EM topics and speakers for their international conferences.

At the international level he is Chair of the Pediatric Emergency Medicine Special Interest Group (PEMSIG) of the International Federation of Emergency Medicine (IFEM), and member of the Clinical Practice and Education and Curriculum Committees. He is Founding and Board Member of the first Latin American Pediatric EM Society (SLEPE) established in the fall of 2016.

Dr. Gutierrez is a recognized speaker both locally and in over a dozen countries where he has presented over 90 lectures in the last 10 years and has authored over 40 publications. His interests are education with emphasis on International and Global Health care arenas, development of pediatric acute care systems, pediatric trauma andcritical care in the ED, ultrasound, shock, difficult airway management and procedural sedation.