Improving global prehospital and emergency medicine, public health, and disaster health care and preparedness

Killiam Argote

Dr. Killiam Alberto Argote-Araméndiz is an accomplished Disaster and Emergency Medicine Specialist with extensive experience in international disaster and humanitarian response. He has participated in operational missions in various countries, including Honduras, Mexico, El Salvador, Venezuela, and Ukraine, representing the International Committee of the Red Cross since 2020.

He holds a medical degree and a specialization in Emergency Medicine from the University of Antioquia, Colombia, and he also finished the Fellowship in Disaster Medicine from the BIDMC/HMS program. In September 2023, he will begin his Master’s degree in International Humanitarian Affairs at the University of York, United Kingdom. Currently, he is an adjunct professor of the Fellowship in Disaster Medicine, serves as a board member of the World Association for Disaster and Emergency Medicine (WADEM), is an active member of the Colombian Association of Emergency Medicine (ACEM) and the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).