Dr. Francisco de Paula Rodríguez

Dr. Francisco de Paula Rodríguez

Assistan Director at ESADE’s Healthcare Management Program in Madrid; Director Health System Strategy at Medtronic Iberia (Spain and Portugal)


Francisco de Paula (nickname Paco) is a Medical Doctor since 1980, specialized in Internal Medicine, with 12 years of clinical practice experience.

After a specialized postgraduate qualification (MBA included), he moved to the Hospital Management sector driving different hospital between 1992 and 2005), with annual budgets ranging from 5 to over 400 million euros.

In 2005, Paco led as Managing Director, the National Cardiovascular Research Center (CNIC) in Madrid for 4 years.

In 2005, Paco was hired as Professor and the Associate Director of the Healthcare Management Executive Program from ESADE Business School in Madrid, organizing and teaching in Executive Education Programs for almost 1.000 participants since.

In 2009, Paco was hired by Medtronic as Health System Strategy (Government Affairs and Health Policy together with Health Economics and Reimbursement).

Since 2009 till now, Paco has a double professional dedication as Professor in ESADE and as Director in Medtronic Iberia.

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Parallel Session: Value driven transformation: World landscape, European and Spanish examples

  • 10 November, 2021
  • 11:00 - 12:30