Amado Alejandro Baez
MD, MSc, MPH, FACEP, FCCP, FCCM
EMS/ Emergency Medicine/ Trauma Critical Care/ Operational Medicine
Dr. Amado Alejandro Báez boasts an impressive career spanning over two decades in the field of emergency care. His journey began as a volunteer with the Dominican Red Cross, where he stood out as the valedictorian of the inaugural paramedic class in the Dominican Republic. His commitment led him to assume the role of National Chief of Disaster Operations for the Red Cross following the aftermath of Hurricane Georges in 1998.
In 1999, Dr. Báez achieved academic excellence by graduating with honors from medical school. He subsequently embarked on a journey to the United States, where he completed his residency in Emergency Medicine at the prestigious Mayo Clinic. Furthering his expertise, he pursued Fellowships in Trauma Critical Care at Harvard University's Brigham and Women's Hospital and Clinical Research at the Albert Einstein Medical Center. His academic achievements also include master's degrees in Public Health (MPH) and Health Care Management and Policy (MSc) from New York Medical College.
Dr. Báez is recognized as a leading figure in the field of emergency care, holding Fellow status with esteemed organizations such as the American Academy of Emergency Medicine (FAAEM), The American College of Emergency Physicians (FACEP), the American College of Chest Physicians (FCCP), and the American College of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM).
With more than two decades of experience under his belt, Dr. Báez has played a pivotal role in planning, training, and supporting Operational Medicine initiatives. His extensive work has spanned collaborations with numerous local, federal, and international agencies, where he has contributed to enhancing and developing operational capabilities.