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Francesco Della Corte

Francesco Della Corte is a medical doctor graduated in 1979 in Rome. He was the first Associate Professor in Disaster Medicine in Italy (1992) and currently is full Professor in Anesthesia, Critical Care and Critical Emergency Medicine at the Università del Piemonte Orientale, Dipartimento di Medicina Traslazionale in Novara, Italy.
He served as Honorary Secretary to the European Society for Emergency Medicine (EuSEM) from 1999 to 2006 and has been awarded as Honorary Fellowship of the  society.
He is the co-initiator of the Mediterranean Emergency Medicine Conference (the largest congress in the world of international emergency medicine), Founder of the European Master in Disaster Medicine, jointly organized with the Vrije Universiteit Brussels and set up the Disaster Medicine Section at the EuSEM.
He is a WHO temporary advisor for the WHO/EMR Technical Group for Health Emergency Risk Assessment.
Currently he is actively involved, at academic level, in training medical professionals in Disaster and Mass Casualty Incidents management.
He is involved in different projects funded by European Union and his field of research is mainly oriented on the development of new education tools and simulation games. 

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