Edgar J. Jimenez, MD, FCCM
(Past President)

edgar-JimenenzVice President - Critical Care Integration and eICU

Baylor Scott and White Health

2401 South 31st Street



Texas 76508


Born: San Jose, Costa Rica.

Current Position:
Director- Medical Critical Care and Intermediate Critical Care, Orlando Regional Medical Center, Orlando, Florida, USA.

Medical School:
University of Costa Rica School of Medicine, San Jose, Costa Rica.

Internal Medicine and Pediatrics - Overlook Hospital/Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Chief Resident:
Internal Medicine & Pediatrics, Overlook Hospital/ Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons.

Critical Care, St. John's Mercy Medical Center and St. Louis University Hospital.

Special Appointments:
Co-Chairman, Corporate Critical Care.
Chairman of Pandemic Preparedness Committee.
Advisor to the Department of Health, State of Florida.
Fellow of the College of Critical Care Medicine.
Regent of the American College of Critical Care Medicine.

Areas of Interest:
Non-conventional ventilation, sepsis, difficult airway, hemodynamics and perfusion monitoring, mass casualty incidents and disaster preparedness.

Since 1982, he was involved in the development of the Emergency Medical System (EMS) in Costa Rica, and worked as Chief Medical Advisor for the US Dept. of State, US Agency for International Development (US AID), Office of Foreign Disaster Assistance (OFDA), where he was also an International consultant on Disasters and Mass Casualty Incidents for the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) and the Red Cross.

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