Bachelor of Medicine, 1986. Specialist in Pediatrics, 1991. Ph.D. (Summa Cum Laude), 2010.
Staff physician, Pediatric Emergency Department, Cruces University Hospital (Bilbao. Basque Country), since 1991. Section Head (Quality responsible of the Pediatric Emergency Service, 2004-2013; responsible of Education and Research since 2014).
Trained in healthcare management and, together with his team, obtained quality certificate ISO 9001 2000, in May 2004, for the Pediatric Emergency Service, Cruces University Hospital.
Associated professor of Pediatrics in the University of the Basque Country 2004-2019. Full professor since 2019. Secretary of the Department of Pediatrics since 2019.
Adjunct Professor of Clinical Pediatrics of the University of Cincinnati since 2012.
Editor and 23 books of Paediatrics.
Has participated in around 100 meetings and conferences on pediatrics, both national and international, presented around 300 scientific studies and spoken at numerous round tables.
Director of the Advanced Pediatric Life Support of the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Founding member and Secretary for the periods 1995-2000 and 2008-2011, of the Sociedad Española de Urgencias de Pediatría (Spanish Pediatric Emergency Society. SEUP) and, in 2003, obtained certification in the subspecialty of Emergency Medicine awarded by the Asociación Española de Pediatría (Spanish Pediatrics Society). Since 2005, participant in the “Pediatric Task Force” of the European Emergency Medicine Society.
Member of the Executive Committee of the Spanish Pediatric Emergency Research Group of the SEUP (RISEUP-SPERG). Past-chairman of Research in European Pediatric Emergency Medicine network (REPEM). Pediatric Emergency Research Networks (PERN), member of the Executive Committee since 2013