Rockefeller Foundation President Rajiv J. Shah to present at the AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

: Dr. Rajiv J. Shah Keynote Speaker at AAGL Global Congress

Dr. Shah’s passion for patient care in underserved communities and commitment to public service are the perfect complement to AAGL’s mission and the theme of the Global Congress this year.

The AAGL Global Congress welcomes physicians from around the world online and live at the Gaylord Rockies Convention Center in Aurora, Colorado, USA, 1-4. December 2022. Participants will enjoy a robust four-day scientific program carefully developed by Drs. Andrew I. Sokol and the Scientific Program Committee. The theme of this year’s global congress, “Communicating MIGS Care: Improving Access for All” captures AAGL’s global vision to combine the wealth of experience of the association’s worldwide physician membership and best identify ways to improve access to high-quality MIGS care for all women , including those in underserved populations.

There is no one better to speak to the association about ways to address health care inequities worldwide than Dr. Rajiv Shah. Dr. Shah is president of the Rockefeller Foundation, a global institution with a mission to advance the well-being of humanity around the world. Prior to his work at the Rockefeller Foundation, Dr. Shah the International Funding Facility for Immunization at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, which helped reshape the global vaccine industry and save millions of lives. In 2009, he was named USAID administrator under President Obama, shaping the agency’s operations in more than 70 countries, leading the U.S. response to the Haiti earthquake and the Ebola pandemic, and elevating the role of development as part of our nation’s foreign policy.

Dr. Shah graduated from the University of Michigan, the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and the Wharton School of Business. He has received numerous honors and awards, including the Secretary of State’s Distinguished Service Award, the US Global Leadership Award, and this year was inducted into the prestigious American Academy of Arts and Sciences for his dedication to public policy and public affairs.

Dr. Shah’s passion for patient care in underserved communities and commitment to public service are the perfect complement to AAGL’s mission and the theme of the Global Congress this year. Through his work in public policy, he has borne a great burden of responsibility to address the needs of underserved populations and promote advances in medicine in all parts of the world.

The AAGL Global Congress on MIGS is the year’s premier academic event for personal and professional development in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery. Registration and general information about the meeting is available on the AAGL Global Congress website.

2022 AAGL Global Congress Highlight Video: https://youtu.be/tnfv5I1LLLg

About AAGL

AAGL is an international professional medical association of laparoscopic surgeons and the global leader in minimally invasive gynecological surgery. AAGL’s mission is to advance the quality and safety of women’s health care through excellence in clinical practice, education, research, innovation and advocacy. Since 1971, the AAGL has trained the world’s best surgeons and facilitated a global exchange of information on gynecological breakthroughs and best practices to improve women’s health worldwide. Learn more about AAGL at: http://www.aagl.org.

For more information, please contact Doreen Wiley, AAGL Marketing and Communications Manager, at 714-503-6208 or [email protected]

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Rockefeller Foundation President Rajiv J. Shah to present at the AAGL Global Congress on Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery

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