Štefan Grosek

Full Prof. dr. sc. Štefan Grosek, MD, PhD.
Specialist in pediatrics, specialist in intensive medicine

University Medical Centre Ljubljana, Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department of Perinatology, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Šlajmerjeva 4, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia, and
Divison of Surgery, Department of Pediatric surgery and Intensive Therapy, Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Bohoričeva 20, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
Department of Pediatrics,Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana, Bohoriceva 20, 1525 Ljubljana

Štefan Grosek is full professor of pediatrics at Divison of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Department of Paediatric Surgery, and Intensive Care at the University Medical Centre Ljubljana, and University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine. He graduated from the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Medicine in 1980, obtained his MSc in 1998, and PhD in 2006. He is specialist in pediatrics and specialist in intensive care medicine. In 2002 he received Medical Student Award for outstanding clinical work with medical students, in 2010 Slovenian Pediatric Society awarded him with Avčin’s Award for outstanding professional work in Pediatrics in Republic Slovenia, and in 2014 he received form the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana Lavrič’s Award for outstanding professional teaching students at the Faculty of Medicine University of Ljubljana. Professor Grosek is a project leader for scientific projects at University Medical Centre Ljubljana, and member of national and international scientific projects. His main scientific and professional interests are critically ill newborn infant and child, and medical ethics. In the last years he led several projects in Slovenia dealing with end-of-life attitudes and decisions in adult, paediatric, and neonatal intensive care. Professor Grosek also led a group of experts in the field of adult, pediatric and neonatal intensive care medicine, palliative care medicine, philosophy, medical ethics, theology who published an ethical recommendation in Slovene and English, entitled: “Ethical Recommendations for Decision-Making on Treatment and Palliative Care of Patients at the End of Life in Intensive Care Medicine” A Joint Statement of the Slovenian Society of Intensive Medicine and the Slovenian National Medical Ethics Committee.