16th World Congress of Anaesthesiologists

28 August - 2 September 2016
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Beatrice Beck Schimmer

Affiliation: University Hospital and University of Zurich Institute of Anesthesiology, Zurich, Switzerland;

Award / titles received: Full professor of anesthesiology with broad experience in clinical, translational and basic research

Statement of expertise for the sub-committee: long track record in the field of volatile anesthetics

Biography: short version 1982 - 1988 University of Bern, Switzerland 1988 Medical Degree – Staatsexamen (med., M.D.), University of Bern 1988 Doctor of Medicine (Dr. med.), University of Bern 2009 Full Professor of Anesthesiology Medical Faculty,University of Zurich 1997 – today Senior Investigator and Group Leader, Institute of Physiology and Zurich Center forIntegrative Human Physiology, University of Zurich; Institute of Anesthesiology, University Hospital Zurich 2005 – today Leitende Ärztin (Senior/Chief Anesthesiologist, Institute of Anesthesiology – UniversityHospital Zurich Oct 2015 - today Clinical Visiting Professor, University of Illinois Chicago, Anesthesiology Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) – Member of the National Research Council, Biology and Medicine division, start April 2012; Member of the Specialized Committee Careers; Chair of the Professorship Committee, Biology and Medicine; President of the Committee Careers; Member of the Executive Board of the SNSF, start 01/2016 Anesthesiology – Associate Editor, start January 2013 Gender Equality Action Plan, Faculty of Medicine, University of Zurich - Responsible member of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Zurich (program director) for the project Filling the gap, promoting young talented academic women to increase the proportion of women professor Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMW) – Member and Executive Board member, July 2014 Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM), Drexel University – fellow, 2015/2016 program (ongoing)

Disclosure of Interest:

B. Beck Schimmer Receipt of grants / research supports from: Baxter AG


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