Prof. Ricardo Leon Borquez

Professor Ricardo León-Bórquez
President of the World Federation of Medical Education
Professor Ricardo León-Bórquez has participated in the WFME since 2014 as a regional
representative of the American Continent since he was the President of the Pan-American
Federation of Associations of Medical Schools (PAFAMS) until April 2022. On the latter date he joined
the WFME as the President-Elect, assuming the responsibility of the presidency on 1 January 2023.
He is a professor of medicine and former Dean of Medicine and Vice-President of Health Sciences at
the Universidad Autónoma de Guadalajara, México.
Professor León-Bórquez also served as the President of the Mexican Association of Medical Schools
and Faculties (AMFEM). He has lectured in medical education in many countries in North America,
Caribbean, Latin America, Europe, and Asia.