Adolfo Cardenas-Aguirre, MD
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose

SHORT BIO:

 

Dr. Cardenas is a mexican physician specialized in pediatric critical care medicine with particular passion for the care of children with cancer and congenital heart disease with critical disease. His main áreas of interest and focus are: quality improvement, patient safety, global medicine, collaborative research, PEWS, clinical simulation and point of care ultrasound.

 

Dr. Cardenas made his residency training in pediatrics as well as his fellowship in pediatric critical care and pediatric cardiac critical care in the National Institute of Pediatrics, in Mexico City and has practiced as founding department head of the Critical Care Medicine Department at  Hospital Infantil Teleton de Oncologia, a dedicated Children´s cancer center in central Mexico, where he has coordinated the critical care of HITO´s patients as well as participated in collaborative efforts in Latin America with St. Jude Global Critical Care.