Marco Antonio Azevedo


Individual Partner: Marco Antonio Azevedo (MD, PhD Philosophy)

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Brief Description of Work: Physician and Philosopher. Medical Doctor, Specialties in Pediatrics and Family Medicine. Master of Sciences in Philosophy and Doctor in Philosophy by Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul. Plumer Visiting Researcher at Saint Anne’s College in 2012-2013. Emergency Medicine at the Hospital de Pronto Socorro of Porto Alegre. Experience in Home Care services, caring persons (children and elders) with serious disabilities at home. Adjunct Professor in Philosophy at University of Vale do Rio dos Sinos (Unisinos), with a permanent position at the Graduate Program in Philosophy. Published books and papers in Bioethics, Philosophy of Medicine, Practical Ethics and Metaethics.

Key Words: Resident in: BRAZIL, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul; Working in: BRAZIL, São Leopoldo, Rio Grande do Sul and Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul; Area(s) of Interest in VBP: Education, Meeting/ASS (Advanced Studies Seminar),Publications/CUP series, Publications/Philosophy Journals, Research/philosophy,including Ethics, Metaethics, Practical Ethics, Medical Ethics, Philosophy of Medicine, Medical Ontology,Services/person-centered, Value-Based Home Care Services and Practices; Related Area(s) of Interest:Patient-Physician Communication,Decision theory, Evidence-based practices,Ethics, Metaethics, Practical Ethics, Health economics,Medical humanities – Bioethics,ComparativeLaw,Philosophy of Law and Human Rights, Philosophy of Mind and of Personhood; Area(s) of healthcare expertise: Child Health, Home Care, Emergency Medicine.

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