Gonçalo Torrinha

Gonçalo Torrinha is medical resident in Intensive Care Medicine at Hospital de Braga and a teaching assistant at the School of Medicine of the University of Minho. He holds a MD & Integrated Masters degree in Medicine from the School of Medicine of the University of Minho, with a particular focus throughout his studies on medicine in extreme environments, specifically in Space Medicine.

In addition to his medical and teaching career, Gonçalo collaborates on research projects that aim to address cross-cutting issues related to remote environments and the aerospace sector, working with institutions such as the School of Engineering of the University of Minho and the Austrian Space Forum.

His main areas of interest include medicine in extreme environments, clinical simulation, remote analysis and telemedicine, and management of extreme teams.

He has been a member of APECS Portugal since July 2023.

Occupation: MD | Invited Assistant  |  Institution: HB | EM-UM