Dr. Aldo Espinosa

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Dr. Aldo Espinosa is a dedicated physician and educator with a passion for promoting healthcare equity and inclusive medical education. Originally from Mexico City, Dr. Espinosa earned their MD from the Faculty of Medicine of La Salle University, followed by an anesthesia residency program at the American British Cowdray Medical Center and the National Autonomous University of Mexico.

In 2017, Dr. Espinosa relocated to Canada to pursue a Neuroanesthesia Fellowship program at Western University, where they excelled and subsequently joined the Faculty of Anesthesia and Perioperative Medicine in 2019. Dr. Espinosa furthered their academic pursuits by completing a Master's in Professional Education with a focus on Curriculum and Pedagogy at the Faculty of Education, enriching their expertise in medical education.

Throughout their career at Western, Dr. Espinosa has been committed to integrating their medical training with their passion for education. They have actively contributed to the development and delivery of medical education, serving as a facilitator for the Undergraduate Medicine Education curriculum and playing integral roles within various educational initiatives, including curriculum development and as a member of the Academy of Educators.

Driven by a desire to serve their patients and support society, Dr. Espinosa aims to advocate for underrepresented communities, including the Latino and 2SLGBTQ+ communities, through their work. They aspire to be an ally to marginalized groups and contribute to creating a more inclusive and equitable healthcare system and society.


Karsenti, N., Chambers, J., & Espinosa, A. (2023). Effects of SGM Education for Undergraduate Medical Students in a Canadian Context. Medical science educator33(4), 813–824. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40670-023-01831-x