Dr Javier Romero

Fri Feb 17: From Cars and Low Riders to Community College and Chair of Surgery

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Javier Romero, M.D., F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S.
Chief of Surgery
Ventura County Medical Center
Friday, February 17, 2023
5pm-6:30pm PST

Workshop Description:
Do you think a high school dropout can get into medical school? Become Chair of Surgery?
If you are still not sure, then come and hear the inspiring journey of Dr. Romero, who, as a high school dropout, took a few community college courses and was inspired to pursue a career in medicine.
Come and hear from Dr. Romero, ask questions, and be inspired by his journey.

About the Speaker:
Dr. Romeo dropped out of high school and was passionate about cars and low riders. He subsequently decided to take some auto classes at Mt. San Antonio College and had to take a biology class and fell in love with Biology and Science after taking a biology class. After completing his AS in Biology and Engineering, he transferred to UC Irvine and completed his BS in Biological Sciences.
He attended medical school at the University of California, Davis, and completed his residency and Chief resident in General Surgery at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Following his residency, Dr. Romero completed a fellowship at Los Angeles County USC in Trauma and Surgical Critical Care.  He is certified through the American Board of Surgery in General Surgery and Surgical Critical Care.  Dr. Romero is currently the Director and Chair of Surgery, Director of Critical Surgical Care Services and Co-Director of Trauma Medical Services for Ventura County Medical Center, and General Surgery Residency Program Director at Community Memorial Hospital.  
Dr. Romero still loves to work on cars, and is passionate about taking care of his community, teaching and training the next generations of surgeons.

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Topic: From Cars and Low Riders to Community College and Chair of Surgery
When: Friday, February 17, 5:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

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