This three-day course will be held from the 13th to the 15th of June 2019, and will be conducted in Spanish. The course will be held at the Lago Mar Resort & Club in Florida.

The following members of the ISUOG International faculty are speaking at the course:

Fetal Heart Special Interest Group

Prof. Mauricio Herrera is an OB/GYN with a particular speciality in maternal fetal medicine, fetal cardiology and fetal neurology. Prof. Herrera began his work in MFM and prenatal diagnosis in 2000. In the same year, he created the Maternal Fetal Unit of Colsanitas Clinic in Bogota, Colombia. He is also responsible for begining the first recognised fellowship program in MFM at the University of Rosary School of Medicine in Colombia.

Currently, he is the Director of the Fellowship program in MFM, Fetal Cardiology and Fetal Neurology at the Sanitas University and University of the Rosary. As Director of the fellowship program, he is responsible for research and education in the unit and for all courses and online education offered by Sanitas University.

He is currently ISUOG's Ambassador to Colombia and Latin America at large.

You can follow him on Twitter at @mherreram

Country: Colombia

Field: Obstetrics

Specialties: Fetal anomaly screening T1 & T2; fetal anomalies; fetal heart; fetal brain; fetal growth restriction; multiple pregnancy; preeclampsia; preterm delivery; fetal neurology; fetal CNS

Languages: English; Spanish

"Through my ISUOG membership I have delivered 14 ISUOG Approved courses in Latin America, since 2006, attracting around 300 delegates to each course and taking great care to share with the quality educational opportunities that the Society provides. I was also pleased to organise ISUOG’s 9th International Symposium in Colombia, attracting 550 delegates from the regions and introducing them to ISUOG. Since then I have also contributed to translating ISUOG’s guidelines, helping to extend the reach of the Society into my region."

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Dr Waldo Sepulveda studied medicine at the University of Chile (1975-1981) and his fellowship specialization in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Concepción (1982-1985). In 1991 and 1992 he completed a Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine in the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut) and Wayne State University (Detroit, Michigan). Read more.

Notable publications: His academic output includes nearly 200 scientific works published in international journals and book chapters. Read more.

Country: Chile

Field: Obstetrics

Specialties: Fetal anomaly screening T1 & T2; aneuploidies; fetal anomalies; fetal interventional procedures; multiple pregnancy; 3D & 4D ultrasound

Languages: English; Spanish

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Dr Daniel Cafici is a professor of obstetrics and gynecology based in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is also Director of Education and Research Department at Argentinian Society of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (SAUMB), invited Professor of the National Northeast University Corrientes in Argentina as well as President-Elect of the Latin American Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology (FLAUS).

Dr Cafici is the author of multiple books regarding obstetric ultrasound and doppler in obstetrics.

Notable Publications:

Ultrasonografia en Obstetricia y Diagnostico Prenatal (Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Prenatal Diagnosis)

Ultrasonografia Doppler en Obstetricia (Doppler Ultrasound in Obstetrics)

Country: Argentina  

Field: Obstetrics

Specialties: Fetal anomaly screening T1 & T2; fetal biometry and wellbeing; aneuploidies; fetal anomalies; fetal heart; fetal growth restriction; maternal and fetal Doppler; early pregnancy; fetal growth; detection of fetal and neonatal growth abnormalities

Languages: English; Spanish

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