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    AAHCI European Regional Office

    AAHCI European Regional Office

    AAHCI is a wholly owned subsidiary of the AAMC

    The AAHCI European Regional Office is hosted by the University of Zürich Faculty of Medicine, located in Zürich, Switzerland.

    The AAHCI European Regional Office is responsible for organizing regional events and conferences, fostering the discussion on key issues for European academic health centers and systems, contributing to the development of AAHCI programs, and strengthening collaborations between current and perspective Alliance and AAHCI members, especially, but not only, in Europe.

    Upcoming Meetings

    The University of Zürich Faculty of Medicine is co-organizing the 2023 AAHCI European Regional Meeting, to be held September 7-8, 2023, in Zürich, Switzerland, for members in the region and worldwide.

    Under the theme Innovating Medical Centers in Times of Crisis and Change, leaders from AAHCI-member institutions and prospective AAHCI members will gather to explore challenges, lessons learned, and how to best position academic health centers as innovators amidst global and regional challenges.

    The meeting will provide an excellent opportunity for peer networking and exploring opportunities for collaboration across academic health centers.

    2023 European Regional Meeting
    Sept. 7-8, 2023
    Zürich, Switzerland

    News and Events

    Read more about past events and Regional Office news.


    University of Zurich
    University of Zürich Faculty of Medicine
    © University of Zurich; Frank Brüderli

    Frank Rühli, MD, PhD, EMBA
    Regional Ambassador
    Dean, University of Zürich Faculty of Medicine

    Luciano Saso, PhD
    Regional Ambassador
    Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine 
    Sapienza University of Rome

    European Regional Members

    Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences
    Medical University of Vienna
    Paracelsus Medical University Salzburg

    Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
    Ruhr University Bochum
    University Medical Center Göttingen

    Sapienza University of Rome
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Italy

    Nazarbayev University School of Medicine

    Lithuanian University of Health Sciences

    Católica Luz Clinical Academic Centre
    ICBAS - Universidade do Porto

    University Medical Center Ljubljana

    University of Zurich Faculty of Medicine

    Bogomolets National Medical University
    Kyiv Medical University

    United Kingdom:
    Imperial College London
    King’s Health Partners
    Manchester Academic Health Centre
    Newcastle Health Innovation Partners
    Oxford Academic Health Partner AHSC
    UCL Partners


    If you have questions or comments, please contact:

    Nicole Bender, MD, PhD
    Head Clinical Evolutionary Medicine Group
    Institute of Evolutionary Medicine
    University of Zurich

    Luciano Saso, PhD
    Regional Ambassador
    Professor, Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine
    Sapienza University of Rome


    For more information on AAHCI membership, please visit the membership page or contact AAHCI at aahci@aamc.org