Federico Germini


Federico Germini

Assistant professor, Humanitas University

Federico Germini is a medical doctor and a specialist in emergency medicine, trained at the University of Perugia. He worked as a physician and a researcher at the Policlinico of Milan while completing a PhD program in clinical and experimental medicine at the University of Milan. He then moved to McMaster University in Hamilton (CA), the birthplace of evidence-based medicine, where he completed a fellowship in adult thrombosis medicine and received an MSc and a PhD degree in health research methodology and worked as an assistant professor in the Department of Medicine.

Federico is currently an assistant professor at Humanitas University and a part-time assistant professor at McMaster University. He is part of the Clinical Epidemiology and Research Centre (CERC) and the Thrombosis and Bleeding Disorders Centre. Federico’s research interests include the use of routinely collected data for clinical research, clinical trials, patient reported outcomes, systematic reviews, and guidelines. His clinical research focuses are venous thromboembolism and hemophilia. Federico is also co-principal investigator of the American College of Physicians (ACP) Review Center at Humanitas Research Centre with Prof. Holger Schünemann and co-lead of the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and Evaluations (GRADE) working group on rare diseases.

His research is supported by the Canadian Venous Thromboembolism Research Network (CanVECTOR), the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM), the Physicians’ Services Incorporated (PSI) Foundation, the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians (CAEP), McMaster University, and Hamilton Health Sciences. Federico Germini currently accepts students for supervision in research projects.