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SMHS Continuing Medical Education

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Educational Offerings 

University for the Public

Focused on educational programs for enrollment by the interested public.

University for Organizations

Focused on educational programs oriented to companies, hospitals, clinics, pharmaceutical companies (sponsored programs).

University for Consulting

Focused on consulting projects related to health.

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Using state-of-the-art technology, we offer doctors and health professionals in Mexico and Latin America, the advantages of taking courses, conferences, and seminars through different formats such as:

  • Diploma courses, conferences, seminars, workshops, and in-person courses.
  • Teleconferences
  • Video-links
  • Web or online format with fixed content and pre-recorded video conferences.
  • Smarcast format (live internet link with multi-campus reception).
  • Health apps.
  • Pre-loaded Web content on a Tablet.
  • Development of newsletters or e-newsletters with medical updates for doctors, sent to cell phones or email.
  • Use of clinical simulators (robots) for learning (in Monterrey).
  • Use of animal models to learn surgical techniques (in Monterrey).
  • Use of cadaver models to learn surgical techniques (in Monterrey).
  • Hybrid or combined formats of the previous categories.

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We train to help

You can also save lives.

COVID-19 has taken the world by surprise with more than a million infected in just 3 and a half months, more than 52 thousand deaths, and millions of people from more than 200 countries have seen their physical, emotional, work, and financial stability affected. 

This initiative aims to empower different actors in society to be active agents in the fight against the spread and treatment of COVID-19, through the development and dissemination of free-access training programs in digital format.

Visit the web page, Click here.

Continuing Medical Education

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Leadership of Health and Medical Education Institutions in the face of COVID 19


  • Train health professionals in the use of various leadership tools for health management that will allow them to face the challenge of the COVID-19 epidemic.
  • Provide strategies and examples that will allow educational institutions to transform, in order to face the challenges of the current pandemic.  


1. Assuming Leadership as an Educational Institution  Dr. Jorge E. Valdez García

2. Academic Continuity. Stages for the Transition  Dra. Silvia Olivares Olivares

3. Communication and Mentoring of the University Community  Dr. César Lucio Ramírez

4. Social Educational Response. Academic and General Communities  Dr. Manuel Pérez Jiménez

Biographical Sketches

Jorge Eugenio Valdez García 

Medical Doctor. Ophthalmologist. Master in Medical Sciences. Doctorate in Clinical Research. Member of the National System of Researchers (SNI) Level 1, Member of the Mexican Academy of Surgery, and Chairman of the Panamerican Foundation of Ophthalmology. Management Experience in the Health Sector. He is currently Dean of the TecSalud School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Vice President of the Mexican Association of Faculties and Schools of Medicine (AMFEM).

Silvia Lizett Olivares Olivares 

Doctor in Educational Innovation. In her position, she leads the efforts to implement the Tec21 Model, as well as educational innovations at the institutional level and the School of Medicine and Health Sciences. She is a member of the National System of Researchers Level 1. She is the Author of several book chapters and journal articles. She is currently Academic Associate Dean of the TecSalud School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

César Alberto Lucio Ramírez 

Pediatric Surgeon, with a Postgraduate Certificate in Medical Education. He is Editorial Advisor at El Norte newspaper, Speaker of TEDx. He is currently the National Director of Academic Societies of the TecSalud School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Professor of Pediatrics and Global Health in the Undergraduate and Graduate Areas of the same Institution. 

Manuel Pérez Jiménez 

Pediatric Surgeon, Master in Infectious Pathology and Infectology from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain, with training in Global Health from George Washington University. He is Chairman of Medicine for the 2019-2021 period for the Universitas 21 consortium in the Health Sciences group. He belongs to 5 professional associations in his area of expertise in addition to being a member of the College of Pediatric Teachers. For Dr. Pérez, offering generous service to the patient is the most relevant and satisfying. His biggest challenge is to transcend as a doctor and mentor. He is currently Dean of the North Region of the TecSalud School of Medicine and Health Sciences.

Download the course presentation here.

See course here.

Reference links 

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Other diploma courses

  • Diploma course in Integral Management of Obesity 
  • Diploma Course in Hemodialysis 
  • First International Course on Medicinal Cannabis
  • First International Diploma Course on Medicinal Cannabis 
  • Diploma Course to Strengthen Management skills for Jurisdictional and District Directors in Primary Health Care. 
  • Current Focus on the Management of Injectables for Type 2 Diabetes as an early option.

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Organization of Continuing Medical Education Courses 

We share the format used by the TecSalud School of Medicine and Health Sciences to organize Continuing Medical Education courses. Download it here.  

ACCME Accreditation

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ACCME Accreditation 

The School of Medicine and Health Sciences of the Tecnológico de Monterrey is accredited by the ACCME. The ACCME or Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education is an organization in the United States that accredits Medical Schools and/or organizations that offer Continuing Medical Education programs for physicians and health professionals. The organizations that are accredited have demonstrated that they meet the criteria and standards established by ACCME to carry out Continuing Medical Education programs independently of commercial interests (pharmaceutical or commercial companies) and that the courses are designed to accelerate learning, change, and improvement in medical care.