Nicolas Dawidowicz, MD
Head, Palliative Care Unit, Vicente Lopez Hospital, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Dr. Nicolas Dawidowicz is focused on developing a Palliative Care network in the Buenos Aires region. He would like to see the integration of Primary Care and expansion of Palliative Care assistance.
- Honorary Professor, Internal Medicine and Palliative Care, Buenos Aires University, School of Medicine
- Professor Post Graduate Course in Palliative Medicine, Programa Argentino de Cuidados Paliativos-Fundacion Femeba
- Coordinator and clinical professor Palliative Care course in Medicine School, Universidad de Buenos Aires. Vicente Lopez University Hospital.
- Coordinator and clinical professor Pain Course for Primary Care Physicians of Tigre´s County Health Department. Buenos Aires. Argentina. August 2013.
- Clinical Professor “Palliative Care Course” Post Graduate Oncology Course. Universidad Catolica Argentina Medicine School. Buenos Aires, Argentina
- Member, Integrate the Ethics Committee, Vicente Lopez Hospital. Buenos Aires
- Developed the Palliative Care Unit at the Vicente Lopez County Hospital, 2004-present
- Recognized Center of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care by the European Society of Medical Oncology (ESMO), 2009-present
- Integrated the Former Board of Directors of the AAMYCP (Asociacion Argentina de Medicina y Cuidados Paliativos)
Education / Honors
- Graduate, International Palliative Care Leadership Development Initiative, The Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice, San Diego, CA, and OhioHealth, Columbus, Ohio, USA, 2012-2014
- Certified Practitioner of MBTI Step I and step II Instruments (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) from CAPT. Center for Application of Psychological Type. September 2013.
- Management course for Heads of Health Services. Fundación ISALUD. May – Oct. 2012
- Consejo de Certificación de Profesional Médicos – Academia Nacional de Medicina. Asociación Argentina de Medicina y Cuidados Paliativos, Buenos Aires, Argentina. 2005
- 2005 Certification in Palliative Medicine, National Academy of Medicine, 2005
- Internal Medicine Postgraduate Course. Medicine School. Buenos Aires University 2000-2004
- Post-graduate training, Palliative Care, Programa Argentino de Cuidados Paliativos. Universidad de Buenos Aires 2003
- Medicine School, Honour Degree, Buenos Aires University, Argentina 2000
- International Palliative Care Workshop-ASCO in Buenos Aires City, June 2014, Faculty
- International Palliative Care Workshop- ASCO in Honduras, Tegucigalpa City June 2014. Faculty
- INCAN (Instituto Nacional de Cancerología-Mexico) and ASCO “Principios en la práctica de Cuidados Paliativos” Mexico City, November 2013. 10 presentations. 1- Pain Pathophysiology & Assessment (1.5 hours 100 participants), 2- Presentation Skills (Dr. Frank Ferris & Dr. Dawidowicz, 1.5 hours 100 participants). 3-10: “Nausea, Vomiting, Constipation, Bowel Obstruction”, “Presentation Skills Workshop”, “Analgesic Dose Titration”, “Management of Abdominal, Bone and Neuropathic Pain”, “Dyspnea”, “Facilitation Skills”, “Delirium”, (1.5 hours each, 25 participants).
- Kolb Learning Styles. Lecture. Latin-American Palliative Care Education meeting. November 2012, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Organized by PAMyCP-FF, IAHPC, ALCP and Universidad Austral.
- Facilitator. Group workshops during Latin-American Palliative Care Education meeting. November 2012, 120 participants. Buenos Aires, Argentina.
- Mentor for fellows of the Palliative Care Palliative Care Grants Program for doctors and nurses of the Argentinean National Cancer Institute. Since 2012.
- Programa Argentino de Cuidados Paliaivos: http://paliativo-femeba.org/instituciones/cp-hospital-houssay
- Hospital Municipal de Vicente Lopez: http://www.mvl.gov.ar/sec_salud/hospital_houssay.php
About the International Palliative Care Leadership Initiative (LDI) at the Institute for Palliative Medicine at San Diego Hospice (100 KB)
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