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Fernando Gallo

President University Hospital Foundation

vBoard-certified surgeon, professor and academic medical centre executive with 20+ years of experience
successfully leading clinically integrated hospital networks. Leading multiple hospital committees for Quality,
Patient Safety and Experience: assuring performance on quality metrics and securing patient safety and experience.

Experienced in developing and managing quality improvement programs with a hospital, insurance
and medical staff in the hospital setting. Strategic and innovative thinker with a proven track record of communicating a vision and drive. Demonstrated ability to assess business needs and successfully design and
implement needed programs while managing costs and improving outcomes.

  1. Healthcare Fundraising Strategies
  2. Business Development
  3. Strategic Planning
  4. Quality and Patient Safety
  5. International Medical Travel
  6. Physician Alignment & Integration

Leadership Experience


UCM consists of 15,000 employees, four main academic medical centres with over 1,300 beds, eight centres of excellence and eleven ambulatory centres and assets in China, the Middle East, GCC and Africa and is consistently ranked globally as a top ten university.

Strategy and Business Development Consultant (Latin America)

Leading the development of strategic relationships with more than 60 leading health organizations and academic medical centres in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay, Bolivia, Mexico and Spain, working closely with world-class faculty from the Centers of Excellence in HIPEC, CAR-T cell therapy, telemedicine and other remote innovation applied AI in radiology and pathology, research collaborations with the multinational team
along with other external companies, resulting in a Q1 FY21 of six new international partnerships.

vAn Argentinian Non-Profit Foundation focused on the development of an academic community hospital in
underserved region of Salta Argentina.


Develop and implement a comprehensive institutional advancement plan. Responsible for developing and maintaining positive relations with the Foundation’s trustees, Providing strategic direction and leadership for the fundraising and constituent relations functions. Work closely with cabinet on institutional advancement matters; participates in the development and implementation of strategic long-term plans and annual fundraising campaigns.


Founded in 1963, UCASAL is the most important private university in north Argentina, which the main Campus is located in Salta, and they have also more than 110 branch offices all around Argentina.

Associate Director

Supervise the curriculum of Graduate and Postgraduate Programs. Develop the Health Sciences School´s Strategic Plan and Balanced Scorecard. Work closely with faculty Board. Member of Research Committee. Serve as liaison to faculty and students.


Founded in 2004, ITAES is a not-for-profit Institute affiliated to ISQuA which today has become one of Latin America’s leading Healthcare Accreditation Associations.

Board Member

Provide advice and counsel on cultivating new services and international relationships with prominent healthcare organizations. Promoting the mission, vision and values of the ITAES Organization internationally. closely assess the quality of patient care to make sure all medical professionals adhere to healthcare rules and regulations.

Academic Experience

Universidad Católica de Salta: Professor Human Anatomy 2017 – 2019
Universidad Nacional de Tucumán: Diplomate, Health Education 2015 – 2017
Universidad Católica de Salta: Health Sciences Teaching Postgraduate Course 2011 – 2012
Universidad Católica de Salta: Health Sciences School: Associate Director 2006 – Present

Management Background

Diplomate Hospital Management, UCA-ADECRA, Assistant Professor 2021
I Health LEAN Summit, IMC, Attendee 2018
Leadership Program; IAE, Attendee 2014
Change Management Course, IAE, Attendee 2014
Health Project Management, HI, Attendee 2013
Health System Management Program, HI, Attendee 2008

Education/Medical Training

ECFMG CERTIFICATION: Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates) Certificate #0-522-427-4
MEDICAL DOCTOR: Homologation by Ministry of Education, Madrid Spain
BOARD CERTIFICATION GENERAL SURGERY: Argentina College of Medicine (Salta, Argentina)
GENERAL SURGERY RESIDENCY: Centro de Educación Médica e Investigaciones Clínicas (Argentina)
MEDICAL DOCTOR: Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, School of Medicine (Argentina) [Score 9.4 /10.0]

Honours and Awards

Surgery Scholarship; Centro de Educación Medica e Investigaciones Clínicas (CEMIC)
George Zeluff Scholarship Award; Consejo Argentino de Intercambio Estudiantil (CADIE)
Flag Scort School of Medicine; Universidad Nacional de Tucumán
Gumersindo Sánchez Guisande International Award; Asoc. Rioplatense de Anatomía
Basic Sciences National Award; Sociedad Científica de Estudiantes de Medicina


Bilingual: Fluent in Spanish (Native Language) and English (TOEFL, CELT and Oxford Certificates)


  • Spending time with family
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Outdoor Cooking