Few hours after choosing Andrei Baciu or the Health portfolio, Premier-designate Dacian Cioloș decided to not include young doctor Andrei Baciu, proposed as Health minister, in his Cabinet anymore, following controversies on his nomination, official sources told local media. Thus, the new proposal for the Health portfolio is Patriciu Achimaş-Cadariu, the chief of the ‘Prof. Dr. Ion Chiricuţă’ Oncology Institute in Cluj-Napoca.
After Cioloș’ announcement on 29-year-old doctor Andrei Baciu nominated for the Health minister position, some photos (see the next picture) with Baciu posing in underwear as a model started to go about on Facebook.
The next minister after the withdrawal is Patriciu Achimas-Cadariu.
Patriciu Achimas-Cadariu (39 years old) is the director of the Prof. Dr. I Chiricuta Oncological Institute of Cluj Napoca.
He graduated the Emil Racovita high school of Cluj-Napoca (1994). He went on to study medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Cluj-Napoca (2000). He took specialization courses in Obstetrics-Gynecology at the same university (2000-2005), where he also completed his Master’s Degree in Medical Informatics and Biostatistics in 2001. He completed his Ph.D. in Medicine at the Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy in 2006, obtaining, at the same time a Diploma of complementary studies in: Gynecological Oncology, Healthcare Service Management, Colposcopy. He also completed a master’s degree in Advanced Oncology at the University of Ulm in Germany.
He is the beneficiary of several internships and training stages, among them one under the leadership of dr. Sanjeev Prashar, in the specialty of Clinical Gynecology and Urogynecology (2001), and another under dr. Pierre Martin-Hirsh, in the specialty of Clinical Gynecologic Oncology and Colposcopy, both conducted in Preston, UK (2003). He was also a specialist trainee in the field of Oncogynecology at the Dr. Horst Schmidt Klinik of Wiesbaden, Germany (May — August 2007). Furthermore, he was an ESGO scholar at the same clinic between October 2007-April 2008.
He became a primary physician in Gynaecologic Oncology at the Prof. Dr. I Chiricuta Oncological Institute of Cluj Napoca. Since February 2012 he is the director of the Prof. Dr. I Chiricuta Oncological Institute of Cluj Napoca. In parallel with his medical activity, he followed an academic path as well, becoming an assistant professor in 2004 and a lecturer in 2010, at the Faculty of Medicine of the Iuliu Hatieganu University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Cluj Napoca. He also taught, through the Erasmus programme, at Charite — Universitatsmedizin, the largest university hospital in Berlin, associated with the Humboldt University and Freie Universität Berlin. AGERPRES