Margarida Silvestre

Manager - Partner | Specialist Gynaecologist-Obstetrician

Performs as managing partner at Coimbra Fertility Center | Clinimer and Gynaecology and Obstetrics specialist. Graduated in Medicine from the Coimbra University in 1989 and sub-specialized in Reproductive Medicine since 2011. She was also Graduate Hospital Assistant at the Centro Hospitalar e Universitário de Coimbra till February, 2022. Postgraduate in Reproduction Law and Medicine, Clinical Process and Medical Secret, Informed Consent and Medical Responsibility by the Biomedical Law Center of the Law School of the Coimbra University and Ph.D. in Bioethics by the Portuguese Catholic University. Her career goes beyond medical practice. She is Assistant Professor of the Medicine School of Coimbra University, where she is regent of five Curricular Units and invited professor of other curricular units, postgraduates, Master’s Degrees and the Doctorate in Health Sciences and member invited of other universities. She is also a member of several Councils and Commissions and currently holds the following positions: member of the National Council of Ethics for the Life Sciences, elected by the Portuguese Parliament, Chairman of the Ethics Committee of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of CoimbraSenior Deputy of the SIG Ethics and Law Steering Committee of the European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology, member of the Board of the Republic of Law – Coimbra Legal Association, Vice-Chairman of the Portuguese Society for Reproductive Medicine, member of the National Council of Ethics and Medical Deontology of the Portuguese Medical Association, Coordinator of the Ethics and Deontology Office of the Regional Center Section of the Medical Association, member of the Board of Reproductive Medicine of the Portuguese Medical Association and founding member of RedÉtica – National Network of Ethics Committees for Health.

Sector – Management and Clinical Staff