Dr Mireia Cuartero graduated from Hospital Clinic Medical School, University of Barcelona, Spain in 2006. A year later she started her specialty training in critical care at Hospital de la Santa Creu i Sant Pau, Barcelona. She completed her specialty training in 2012. During her postgraduate training she worked at Barcelona’s main trauma centre at Hospital de la Vall Hebron, and the cardiac imaging unit and the bronchoscopy unit at Hospital de Sant Pau.  In 2013, after her specialty training, she also successfully completed a fellowship in critical care mainly focused on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) and transplant at the University Health Network, University of Toronto, Canada. Dr Cuartero obtained a master’s in advanced studies (Diplome d´Etudes Approfondies) in 2010, and a postgraduate diploma in biostatistics in health science in 2012, both at the Autonomous University of Barcelona. In 2016, Dr Cuartero was awarded with a cum laude PhD at the Autonomous University of Barcelona for her doctoral thesis on new biomarkers in acute kidney injury in critically ill patients.

Research & publications

Acute kidney injury, biomarkers, weaning and respiratory physiology, rehabilitation