Prof. Franco Mosca
Franco Mosca is Scientific Coordinator at the Centre for Computer Assisted Surgery (EndoCAS), which provides up-to-date training opportunities to surgeons and other professionals in the fields of general, minimally invasive and robotic surgery and has developed new technologies for preoperative planning and simulation. He is the Founder and President of the Arpa Foundation, which contributes to medical education and research in various fields and supports students, doctors and nurses internationally to complete studies at home and continue their professional development in Italy. He was Professor of Surgery and Chairman of the Department of Oncology, Transplantations and New Technologies in Medicine at the University of Pisa from 1986 to 2013, during which he established and developed kidney, liver and pancreas transplant programs in Pisa and organized a Tuscan State-wide system of organ donation.
He provides us guidance on the establishment of a complete microsurgical robotic program including simulation, curricula and certification in the healthcare system.