Arantza Álvarez-de Arcaya

Hospital Clínico San Carlos,


  • Licentiate in Medicine and Surgery (Complutense University of Madrid, Spain, 1990)
  • Certificate of Specialist Training in Internal Medicine (Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, 1991-1996)
  • Doctor of Medicine (Complutense University of Madrid, 2009)
  • Master’s degree in Clinical Medical Unit Management (University of Murcia, 2015).

Current Positions:

  • Director, Division of Hospital Medicine, Hospital Clínico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain
  • Associate Professor of Medicine, Medicine School, Complutense University of Madrid
  • Coordinator of the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine (SEMI) for the relationship with patients
  • Advisor of Working Group of Co-management and Hospital Medicine of SEMI
  • Member of the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine
  • Executive Council Member of Global Hospital Medicine Special Interest Group. Society of Hospital Medicine
  • Member of the Society of Hospital Medicine
  • Advisor of Innovation Unit of Instituto de Investigación Sanitaria Hospital Clínico San Carlos (IdISSC)
  • Member of the San Carlos Research Health Institute

Fields of interest:

  • Her research interest is in Heart Failure, Inflammatory Biomarkers, Hospital at Home, Practice Management, Patient centered care, Quality Improvement, Technology Assessment and Hospital Medicine. She has book chapters, publications and communications in these areas.
  • She is a speaker at conferences, workshops or courses related to Hospital Medicine, Practice Management, Quality Management and Patient centered care.