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Meet Our Governor

Central America Chapter

Congratulations to the Central America Chapter Governor, Nestor Sosa, MD, FACP.  As Governor, Dr. Sosa will serve as the official representative of the College for the Central America Chapter, providing a link between members at the local level and leadership at the national level. To learn more about Dr. Sosa, feel free to read his bio below.


Nestor Sosa, MD, FACP

Dr. Sosa

EDUCATION: University of Panama Faculty of Medicine Panama, Republic of Panama (3/80-3/86), Doctor in Medicine, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Residency in Internal Medicine 1988-1991, University of Miami Jackson Memorial Hospital, Residency in Infectious Diseases 1991-1993

POST DOCTORAL TRAINING: Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, España HIV Clinic Rotation Jan 2006 Management of Public Organizations Online Course CEDDET Foundation Spain. August 2010, Higher Education Diplomate, Universidad Latina of Panama April 2012-June 2012

CERTIFICATION: Medical License in the State of Florida (12/1990), Board Certified in Internal Medicine (ABIM) (1991-2001), Board Certified in Infectious Diseases (ABIM) (1994-2004) , Board Certified in Infectious Diseases (American Board of Internal Medicine) (2004)

PRESENT POSITION: General Director of Gorgas Memorial Institute of Health Studies (Panama)

ACP CHAPTER INVOLVEMENT AND LEADERSHIP ACTIVITIES: Member of the Chapter Meeting Organizing Committee 2009, Member of the Chapter Annual Meeting Organizing Committee 2010, Member of the Chapter Annual Organizing Committee 2011, Member of the Chapter Annual Meeting Organizing Committee 2012, Creator and Coordinator of the Doctor´s Dilemma Contest (in Panama) in the Annual Meetings (2009-2014), Coordinator of the Doctor´s Dilemma Contest for Medical Students (2012-2013)

OTHER APPOINTMENTS/ACTIVITIES: Fellow ACP (2004), Laureate Award. ACP Central American Chapter Meeting (Feb 2012), James D. Bruce Memorial Award for Distingued Contributions in Preventive Medicine ACP 2009

AREAS OF PROFESSIONAL INTEREST AND EXPERTISE: HIV/AIDS Research, Neglected Tropical Diseases Treatment and Research (Leishmania), Use of Transgenic Mosquitoes for Dengue control