Patricia Rosado Pinto the Head of NOVA Doctoral School and she is a member of the NOVA Rectoral Team, as Pro-Rector. She also coordinates the Professional Development Unit for Academic Staff (Gabinete de Desenvolvimento Profissional dos Docentes) at NOVA where she has been responsible for organizing and delivering transversal pedagogical courses dedicated to NOVA’s academic staff and for producing pedagogical documentation to support the teaching activity at the University.
She holds a PhD in Education (Teachers’ Training) and at Faculdade de Ciências Médicas/NOVA Medical School (NMS) she has been responsible for the Medical Education Office where she has been running Higher Education teachers’ training courses for the last twelve years. She is also an invited Professor of NMS where she teaches academic skills. She has been involved in several national and international Continuing Medical Education programmes and in educational consultancy activities (both in Europe and in Portuguese Speaking Countries – Brasil, Angola, Cabo Verde). She is the National Educator for the Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS) and has been responsible for the training of several ATLS European National Educators.
Her fields of expertise and publication are Medical Education and Teaching & Learning in Higher Education.