Dr.Stefano del Torso, MD Primary Care Pediatrician / Pediatra di Famiglia, Padova
Dr. Stefano del Torso was educated at the University of Padova Medical School where he has also obtained a post graduate degree in Pediatrics in 1979 and in Cardiology in 1985.
Dr. del Torso has been a British Council scholar at the Brompton Hospital in 1980, then Fellow in Cardiology at the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne in 1983 and Research Fellow in Pediatric Cardiology form 1984 to 1988 at the University of Padova.
In 1995 he was a Visiting Physician at the Department of General Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital Medical Center , Cincinnati Usa .
Since 1981 he works as a Primary Care Pediatrician in Padova a and is a Clinical Professor at University of Padova Medical School.
Dr. Stefano del Torso is at present the International Relations Delegate for the Federazione Italiana Medici Pediatri, the professional organization that represents over 7000 Italian Primary Care Pediatricians working for the National Health Service http://www.fimp.org/rapportiinternazionali/en_section.aspx
He was President and Vice President of the Italian Society of Primary Care Pediatrics.
Dr. Del Torso is also the VICE President of the European Academy of Paediatrics . and the Chairman of the European Academy of Paediatrics Research in Ambulatory Settings network – EAPRASnet.
His main interests are Pediatric Research in Office Settings, Development and Use of Electronic Medical Records , Quality of Care, Pediatric Residents Education In Community Settings and International Cooperation with developing countries.
Last but least he is the President of the Association CHILDCARE WORLWIDE, a non profit organization organizing humanitarian initiatives in developing countries focusing on Pediatric Primary Care in the Community as a strategy to fulfil developmental potential of children www.ccwwitalia.org
Dr. del Torso has many publications to his credit in both national and international journals and has participated in numerous national and international congresses as Member of the Scientific Committee, Chairman or Speaker.