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Dra. Rita Espírito Santo

Professional Certificate: 52668

Languages: Portuguese, English

Rita Espírito Santo, Dra.

Rita Espírito Santo, Dra.


Differentiation areas

Clinical activity

  • Since 2018 Hospital Assistant at the Neonatology Service at Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Norte

  • Since 2016 with a contract to provide services in the Emergency Department of Pediatrics and Neonatology at Hospital de Cascais


Academic education

  • Integrated Master in Medicine at the Faculty of Medical Sciences of Universidade Nova de Lisboa with a final grade of 16 out of 20.

  • During the 5th year, participation in an exchange program with the State University of São Paulo (6 months), performing optional internships in Neonatology and Pediatric Surgery.

  • Final classification of the 6th year out of 20.

  • Intern of the Common Year at the Hospital Professor Fernando da Fonseca in 2012, with the final classification of fit.

  • From 2013 to 2017 - Internship Specific Training in Medical Pediatrics at the Department of Pediatrics at Hospital Santa Maria, completed with a final weighted average of 19.22 values.

  • Final evaluation of the Medical Internship, in April 2018, with a final classification of 19.8 values.

  • Attendance of 45 Courses and Postgraduate Training Actions

Teaching activity

  • From 2014 to 2017- Collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine of Lisbon

  • In 2017- Medical advisor for the Master's Degree in Biomedical Engineering at the Instituto Superior Técnico in Lisbon.

  • Since 2018- Trainer of the course on neonatal procedures, neonatal resuscitation and hypertension in children at Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Norte

  • In 2022- Master's Supervisor at the Faculty of Medicine of Lisbon


Scientific activity

  • Participation in 7 Research Projects, authorship of 16 Publications (7 articles in international journals, 16 Clinical Protocols and 114 Scientific Communications.​

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