Camilo E. Gutierrez is an internationally recognized Pediatric Emergency Physician, with a broad range of experience as a clinician, educator, and expert in international pediatric emergency care. Currently Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Boston University School of Medicine (BU) & Boston Medical Center (BMC). He is Education Director for the clinical rotation of the Harvard / BU Boston Combined Residency Program in Pediatrics. At BMC, he is service leader for the Pediatric Emergency Response as Pediatric Incident Commander and member of the Global Health Education Committee. Also, he is the Pediatrics liaison for Boston Trauma Services and Boston EMS among other institutional leadership roles.
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. He is Chair of the Emergency Medicine for Children’s Advisory Committee for Massachusetts, Co-Chair of the MACEP Pediatric EM Section through which he strives to augment the care for children at the regional level.
At the national level, he is current Program Liaison and past Vice President of the Global Emergency Medicine Academy of the Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM). For the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) he sits in the Pediatric EM, Education and Ambassador Committees of the International EM Section and past Chair of International Relations of the Education Committee; he is current ACEP Deputy Ambassador for Colombia. Through AAEM he has been involved in the International Outreach Taskforce.
He has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion in academic medicine and pursuing further experience in leadership roles, he was the 2017 Fellow of the Leadership and Advocacy Fellowship offered by the Massachusetts chapter of ACEP.
At the international level he is Chair Elect for the Pediatric Emergency 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 member of the first Latin American Pediatric EM Society which was established in Uruguay, South America in the fall of 2016.
Dr. Gutierrez is a recognized speaker both locally and in over a dozen countries where he has presented over 80 lectures in the last 6 years and has authored over 30 publications. His interests are education with emphasis on International and Global Health care arenas, development of pediatric acute care systems, pediatric trauma and critical care in the ED, ultrasound, shock, difficult airway management and procedural sedation.