Dr. Angel Carrasco, MD

President of the European Confederation of Primary Care Paediatricians (ECPCP)


Member of the Spanish Paediatric Society (AEP) for 30 years. Elected Secretary General of AEP from 2009 to 2017. Responsibilities held in AEP: coordination of Committees and Working Groups, coordination of webmasters and Professional, Vaccines and Families web pages and social media; institutional relations with Administrations; press releases and media spokesperson.

Spanish delegate in the European Academy of Paediatrics (EAP) from 2009 to 2017. Chairman of the Advocacy for Children Working Group of the EAP from 2013 to 2017, leading several projects (EAPRASnet survey on health inequalities in migrant children in the European Region).
Vice president of the European Confederation of Primary Care Paediatricians (ECPCP) from 2014 to 2017.

President of ECPCP from October 2017.
Proposed AEP and facilitated the translation to the Spanish language of the Global Paediatric Curriculum, reviewer and advocate for ECPCP Curriculum in Primary Care Paediatrics. Member of the Board of Delegates of the Global Pediatric Education Consortium (GPEC) from 2016 as representative of ECPCP in GPEC.

College degree in Medicine and Surgery, School of Medicine, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid, class of 1988. Residency training program in Paediatrics (4 years), Hospital Infantil La Paz, Madrid, 1989-1992. Primary Care (PC) paediatrician in several PC centres of the Madrid Regional Public Health Service (SERMAS) from 1995 until the present day. During this time holds positions in PC management: director of a centre, facilitator of coordination between the primary and secondary care levels. Active participation in PC training programs for paediatricians, family doctors and nurses, clinical guides, recommendations and programs for PC paediatricians. Academic tutor and mentor of paediatric residency trainees at the Hospital Nino Jesus in Madrid, and member of its training board. Member of the Madrid Advisory Committee on Immunization from 2012. Participation in reports and recommendations for the official immunisation schedule, and related professional education programs and conferences.

For the time being, works in a downtown Madrid health centre, where he tries to provide comprehensive primary care to more than 2000 children and adolescents, as well as training in PCP to pre-graduate students and paediatric and family medicine residents.