Edgard Belfort

Edgard Belfort

Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Secretary for Education of WPA Executive Committee (Venezuela)

Edgard Belfort, most prominent professor of child and adolescent psychiatry from Venezuela, will discuss about his areas of expertise in Congress Symposiums.

Edgard Belfort is Professor at the Venezuelan Central University (UCV), Director of Post-Graduate Children and Adolescent Psychiatry at UCV and the Chair of Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Service at Caracas’ Psychiatric Hospital. He gained his education at Venezuelan Central University, The Bethlem Royal Hospital & Maudsley Hospital in London and Mexican Psychiatry Institute.

Dr. Belfort is the Secretary for Education of the World Psychiatric Association (WPA) Executive Committee; at WPA, he is also the Planning Committee Consultant and a member of Psychiatry for the Person Committee. Apart from that, Prof. Belfort is also the Chair of Child, Adolescent and Family Section and the APAL – International Director at Latin-American Psychiatric Association and the Chair of Medical Society of Caracas Psychiatric Hospital.

Professor Belfort is an author of over 60 publications and 80 scientific presentations. He has organised various local, regional and international symposia and conferences, including WPA International Congress in Caracas, Venezuela, WPA Regional Symposium and Latin-American Psychiatric Congress.

MEETING MT7: MEET THE WPA EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Theta Hall

CHAIR Dinesh Bhugra (UK) CO-CHAIR Helen Herrman (Australia) SPEAKERS Dinesh Bhugra (UK) – WPA President. Helen Herrman (Australia) – WPA President-Elect. Roy Abraham Kallivayalil (India) – WPA Secretary General. Masatoshi Takeda (Japan) – WPA Secretary for Scientific Meetings. Michelle B. Riba (USA) – WPA Secretary for Scientific Meetings. Afzal Javed (UK / Pakistan) – WPA […]

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WORKSHOP WE5: PRINCIPLES AND PRIORITIES FOR A FRAMEWORK FOR TRAINING PSYCHIATRISTS

Epsilon Hall

CHAIR Edgard Belfort (Venesuela) CO-CHAIR Michel Botbol (France) SPEAKER THEMES Edgard Belfort (Venezuela): Interest in the Training of Psychiatrists, International Perspectives. Maria Ines Lopez Ibor (Spain): Background and Structure of the Working Group in PRINCIPLES AND PRIORITIES FOR A FRAMEWORK FOR TRAINING PSYCHIATRISTS: Coordination and Impact. Bulent Coskun (Turkey): Role of WPA Section on Education for […]

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