Chapter Governor, Mario Andrés Calvo Arellano, MD, FACP 

Mario Andrés Calvo Arellano, MD, FACP 

Medical School Education: Austral University of Chile

Post-Doctoral Training: International Fellowship Exchange Program, Clínica Alemana de Santiago (Intensive Care, one month), Winnipeg 2007; Professor Interchange, Université Catholique de Louvain

Certification: Pontifical Catholic University

Present Position: Director, Institute of Medicine, Austral University of Chile

ACP Chapter and Leadership Activities: Member, Credentials and Membership Committee since 2021; Luego de 1 Año de Pandemia: ¿Hacia Dónde nos Dirigimos?, Inaugural Session, Chapter Meeting 2021

ACP National Activities: Fellowship 2020; Round Table, Regional ACP Course 2021

Other Appointments/Activities: Member, Committee for COVID-19 Vaccine, Science, Knowledge, Technology and Innovation for Secretary of Chile since 2020; Member, CAVEI (Committee for Vaccines and Immunizations, NITAG) for Health Secretary of Chile 2017-2020; Multiple forums, conferences, interviews and member of "Reactivando Los Ríos" (citizen's group) committee for strategies to face COVID-19 pandemic in Los Ríos, Region 2020-2021; Invited Member, Technical Committee COVID-19 Vigilance Program, Health Service Los Ríos 2020

Areas of Professional Interest and Expertise: Severe Viral Infections (Hantavirus, COVID-19); Critical Care; Undergraduate Education