Dr. Jorge Hidalgo-Marroquín is a Professor of Critical Care and the Head of the Division of Critical Care at Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in Belize, Central America. Dr Hidalgo is also the Secretary General of the World Federation of Societies of Critical Care and Intensive Care Medicine.
Dr. Hidalgo was awarded with the highest recognition the American College of Physician offers to his members in 2012: “Master of the American College of Physicians (ACP)” and later in 2016 a similar award was given to him by the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM). For the last decade, he is the Director of the very prestigious ACP Review Course hosted by the Paraguay Society of Internal Medicine. Due to his outstanding contribution to the Society of Critical Care Medicine he received the Presidential Citation Award.
Also Dr. Hidalgo is the recepient of Global Safar Award, becoming the First Latin American Intensivist to get this Nomination. He is also a fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, and he is the author of several chapters and books on Critical Care Medicine. Among those publications, the latest two : Critical Care Administration and Highly Infectious Diseases in Critical Care. He is the Editor of the FCCS Tropical, and he actively participates in the reviewing of the MCCRC, FCCS, FCCS Obstetrics and FCCS surgical for the SCCM. Dr. Hidalgo is a member and one of the authors of the most recently Surviving Sepsis Campaign. He is involved in numerous congresses and a well-recognized international speaker.