Michelangelo Bortolin, MD

Emergency Physician in Servizio Emergenza Territoriale (EMS) 118 Torino – Italy
Adjunct Professor Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan (Italy)
Adjunct Professor at University of Torino (Italy)

Years as a fellow: 2009-2010
Special Interest: Pre-hospital Disaster Preparedness, Mass Gathering
Fellowship Completed: Harvard Affiliated Fellowship in Disaster Medicine
Current Residing City and Country: Torino (Italy)

Brief Biography:

Michelangelo Bortolin is a physician, currently working for the Servizio Emergenza Territoriale 118 of Torino (Emergency Medical Services 118 – Torino, Italy) as emergency physician and as expert for the Disaster Preparedness and Response Committee in the EMS 118 Regione Piemonte.

Michelangelo Bortolin is working in the academic field as Adjunct Professor and in Disaster Medicine at Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan (Italy) and University of Torino (Italy). Additionally he is working for a private insurance (Pronto Assistance Servizi – P.A.S., partner of UnipolSAI (Italy)) and as Healthcare and Life Sciences Advisor in Tykli (Torino, Italy) a Company that work in the field of the big data and semantic web technologies.

He is working in Primary Care, Pre-hospital Medicine, Emergency Medicine and Disaster Medicine already for several years and he gained a profound experience. He attended the European Master in Disaster Medicine (EMDM) of the University of Novara, Italy and the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium. After this, to deepen even more his knowledge in these subjects, for several months he was Research Fellow in Disaster Medicine / EMS in the Disaster Medicine Section of the Harvard Medical School in Boston (MA, USA) with the Professor Gregory R. Ciottone. At the moment, he is Faculty Member and Director of the Satellite Center of the Harvard Affiliated Disaster Medicine and Emergency Management Fellowship (HADMEMF), Member of the Disaster Medicine Section of the European Society for Emergency Medicine (EuSEM).
Dr. Bortolin is working with several international experts and he did a lot of research and publications. One of the most important, but not the only one, is published in 2011 by the World Health Organization (WHO) “Hospital emergency response checklist – An all-hazards tool for hospital administrators and emergency managers”, WHO Regional Office for Europe, World Health Organization 2011.