The news of the death of Dr Claudio Carosino, family doctor in Bussetto (Parma, Italy), has shocked the rural health community. Dr Carosino, was shot whilst conducting a house visit to one of his patients on Sunday at 5.30pm.
Active in many roles, including chair of the EURIPA research group, he was known as a remarkable and delightful man who oozed enthusiasm, and touched the working lives of many doctors across Europe and beyond. Just two weeks ago, he chaired the EURIPA meeting with Dr John Wynn-Jones at the 16th WONCA Europe conference in Malaga.
If you wish to leave a tribute to Dr Carosino, please do so in the comments area below. We express our condolences to friends and family, and shock at the tragic circumstances of his death.