Full Name
Ricardo Leon-Borquez
World Federation for Medical Education
Ricardo León- Bórquez, considered one of the leaders of modern medical education, has a remarkable trajectory, which includes being president of the Mexican Association of Medical Schools and Faculties (AMFEM), president of the Pan-American Federation of Associations of Medical Schools (FEPAFEM) and of the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME).
He was born in 1953 in Ciudad Obregon, Mexico. He has worked in the field of physiology, medical education, and administration.

He obtained his degree of Medical Surgeon from the Universidad Autonoma de Guadalajara (UAG), Mexico. Subsequently, he obtained a Master's Degree in Physiological Sciences at UAG and the University of Oklahoma. He later obtained a Master's Degree in Science Administration from Central Michigan University.

He took his first steps as an assistant professor in 1978 in the School of Medicine at UAG. 22 years later, he assumed the position of Dean of the School of Medicine and Vice President of Health Sciences at UAG, considered one of the best universities in Mexico and Latin America.

He is a co-founder of the International Program of the School of Medicine of the UAG, which throughout its history has trained over 18,000 physicians practicing medicine in the USA. This activity allowed him to travel actively in this country and accredit the program before several State Boards of Medical Examiners (NY, NJ, TX, IL, PR).

National and international medical education associations such as IAMSE, AMFEM, PAFAMS, AAMC, AMEE, AFMC and WFME are some of the organizations in which he has collaborated and that would attest that his leadership is one of the most successful.
Ricardo Leon-Borquez