Trustee for Europe – Professor Chiara Benedetto

Professor Chiara Benedetto is the Head of the Gynaecology and Obstetrics University Division at St. Anna Hospital in Torino, Italy, one of Europe's largest OBGYNs hospitals, where she has championed patient-centered care and innovative healthcare practices.

Her leadership extends to shaping national guidelines and contributing significantly to the "Standards of Care for Women's Health in Europe" that she launched at the EU Parliament during her presidency of the European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (EBCOG).

She also begun the EBCOG Simulation Consortium of Hospitals and Institutions, aimed at promoting the broad implementation of simulation-based training in the field of OBGYN and started a Working Group on the EBCOG Fellowship Exam aimed at testing the preparation of the OBGYN Specialists according to the Pan European Curriculum.

As Chair of the Surgical Group of the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes, she strengthened her conviction of how a multidisciplinary approach can enhance patient care and bring about a faster progression in all fields of medicine.

On a global scale, she has been FIGO council member, Chair of the FIGO Women’s Health and Human Rights committee, the sub-committee on Refugees and the committee on Well Woman Health Care.

With over 800 scientific publications, including about 450 in peer-reviewed journals, 8 textbooks, 7 monographs and 110 book chapters, Chiara Benedetto holds honorary memberships in esteemed international societies and academies and has received awards from several international organizations.

Currently, Chiara Benedetto is Full Professor of OBGYN and President of the School of Midwifery at the University of Torino, Member of the Care4everyBody Supervisory European Board and President of the Foundation “Medicine Tailored to the Woman”, which she founded in 2009.

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