Dr. Antonio José Briceño Dominguez, a Venezuelan physician, graduated with honors from Universidad Central del Este (Dominican Republic), where he obtained the degree of “Doctor of Medicine.” He further validated his degree at “Universidad de Los Andes” (Merida, Venezuela) where he was conferred the degree of Medical Surgeon. He then specialized in Family Medicine.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Public Health and another one in Political Sciences. As part of his education in the human sciences, he undertook advanced music classes in Caracas, his hometown.
Dr. Briceño has had an extensive involvement with the Public Health sector and has dedicated a considerable part of his career creating and expanding seminars, workshops, courses and conferences in Organizational Development with topics such as Leadership, Stress, Organization, Shared Leadership, Administrative Models, among many more. He has over 20 years experience in Medical Tourism and has carried very important roles in several North American hospitals. Additionally, Dr. Briceño has an illustrious trajectory in the Education sector where he has created Continuing Medical Education Programs, both traditional and online, for all Latin America and the Caribbean.
Throughout his career, Doctor Briceño has held numerous important positions, including:
Health Ministry Commissioner
Consultant to the Government of Caracas for the privatization of health services.
Director of the Commission on Energy and Mines for the Congress of the Republic.
He served as responsible for Cultural Affairs in the Dominican Republic.
General Director of various Hospitals (Public and Private).
Honorary professor to prestigious Universities in Latin America.
Contributor to various scientific and informative publications during which time he also appeared as a presenter on televised health programs.
Chief Medical Officer-Assistant Vice President- of Baptist Health International Center of Miami.
Current Vice President of Global Health Center at Cleveland Clinic.
Doctor Briceño, has received many awards over his professional career, among which can be highlighted:
“Honorary Professor,” Universidad Tecnológica de Santiago, Dominican Republic
“Honorary Professor,” Universidad de Guayaquil, Ecuador
“Honorary Professor,” Hospital Universitario Japonés in Santa Cruz, Bolivia
“Honorary Professor,” Universidad Iberoamericana in San José de Costa Rica.
“Distinguished Guest,” City Hall, Santa Cruz, Bolivia
Recognition from various hospitals throughout Latin America
“Best Hospital Administration,” 2000, Metropolitan Medical Association of Caracas, Venezuela
The Order “José Ignacio Baldó”, First Class, 1999, Caracas, Venezuela
The Order “Francisco de Miranda”, Second Class, 1999, Caracas, Venezuela
The Order “Francisco Fajardo”, First Class, 1998, Caracas, Venezuela