Tuesday, August 11, 2020
9:30am - 10:45am
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Noon, Monday, August 10, 2020
Dr. Choh has been a cardiothoracic surgeon with training and practice background both in USA and South Korea until 2015 when he took the current position at his Alma Mater. He is board certified in General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery in both countries.
Over 35 years he maintained an active cardiovascular surgical practice in Chicago area with leadership roles including the Department Chair, the co-chair of Cardiovascular Division at Advocate Sherman Hospital System, in Elgin, Illinois and the managing partner of Northern Illinois Cardiothoracic Surgery Associates.
Between 2003-2005, he served as the founding Medical Director of Cardiovascular Center of the new Seoul National University Bundang Hospital during its early phase.
His area of main interest has been clinical coronary artery bypass surgery, quality improvement in management of CV disease in general, and more recently global health care issues.
Professor Lee Wonjae is an attending physician at International Healthcare Center in SNUBH. He is an interventional cardiologist specialized in coronary intervention and pulmonary artery intervention. He graduated from Seoul National University, School of Medicine, and trained in Seoul National University Hospital. He also graduated Fuqua School of Business, Duke University for his MBA.
Karen Timmons, Chief Executive Officer of the Global Healthcare Accreditation® (GHA) Program, leads an innovative and inaugural healthcare accreditation program designed specifically for healthcare organizations seeking to elevate the quality, patient experience, and excellence of care provided to medical travel, medical tourism and/or international patients. The program focuses specifically on an organization’s Medical Travel Care Continuum, encompassing the entire pathway of medical travel, as well as setting high expectations for transparency and cultural sensitivity. GHA’s Standards for Medical Travel Services were accredited in 2019 by the International Society for Quality in Health Care’s IEAA Program, thereby providing assurance to patients, insurers, ministries of health, and other stakeholders that an organisation’s medical travel services have undergone a rigorous evaluation against the highest international benchmarks for accreditation entities and are focused on both international best practices in medical travel and continuous improvement.”