2023 European Regional Meeting
September 7-8, 2023: The AAHCI held a European Regional Meeting in Zürich, Switzerland, hosted and co-organized by The University of Zürich Faculty of Medicine. Under the theme Innovating Medical Centers in Times of Crisis and Change, leaders from AAHCI-member institutions and prospective AAHCI members gathered to explore challenges, lessons learned, and how to best position academic health centers as innovators amidst global and regional challenges.
Webinar: “Innovations in Health Care Technologies: AI, Telemedicine, and Consumer Wearables”
March 30, 2023: AAHCI European Regional Office host, the University of Zurich Faculty of Medicine, co-presented a webinar focused on “Innovations in Health Care Technologies: AI, Telemedicine, and Consumer Wearables.” AAHCI Regional Ambassador Luciano Saso, PhD, professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine at Sapienza University of Rome, gave introductory remarks. AAHCI Regional Ambassador Frank Rühli, DrMed, PhD, dean of the University of Zurich Faculty of Medicine, facilitated this webinar that focused on new and innovative trends in health care technologies, with insights on how patents can be used to protect health care technology and on the challenges of the patent-granting process. Access the webinar here
Webinar: “Adopting Best Practices in Personalized Medicine Research”
Dec. 16, 2022: The AAHCI European Regional Office host, the University of Zurich Faculty of Medicine, co-hosted a webinar, “Adopting Best Practices in Personalized Medicine Research.” AAHCI Regional Ambassador Luciano Saso, PhD, professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine at Sapienza University of Rome, facilitated this webinar that provided different perspectives from Alliance and AAHCI members on how research and innovation in personalized medicine are being adapted into clinical practices. Common challenges, strategies, and best practices were shared with participants from senior leadership of academic health centers. Access the webinar here
AAHCI Announces Transition of European Regional Office
July 6, 2022: AAHCI is pleased to announce a new host of its European Regional Office. As of July 1, 2022, the University of Zurich Faculty of Medicine, will assume hosting and leadership responsibilities. Maastricht University was the previous AAHCI European Regional Office host until June 2020.
2022 European Regional Meeting
March 24-25, 2022: The AAHCI held a European Regional Meeting in Salzburg, Austria, hosted by Paracelsus Medical University Salzberg. Under the theme of Forum Medicine 21: University Medicine in the Covid-19 Pandemic, this in-person symposium provided a unique opportunity for peer-to-peer discussion on lessons learned from the COVID-19 pandemic and future trends for academic health centers.
AAHCI Roundtable: COVID-19 Epicenters: Lessons Learned, Impact, and Next Steps
June 2020: AAHCI organized a virtual roundtable together with member Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, under the theme COVID-19 Epicenters: Lessons Learned, Impact, and Next Steps. This virtual gathering brought together a small group of leaders from member institutions in the United States and Europe who focused on how they have dealt with the pandemic, addressing such issues as:
- COVID-19: working together through academic research networks.
- Financial impact of COVID-19.
- How academic health center leaders are planning for 2021.
Learn from leaders in Austria, France, Germany, Kazakhstan, Netherlands, Slovenia, and the United States. Watch the video here
European Regional Meeting
February 2020: AAHCI hosted a small European Regional Meeting in Belgium, co-hosted by Maastricht University, AAHCI’s European Regional Office host, at their campus in Brussels. The one-day discussion-based sessions focused on topics such as “Medical education and accreditation” and “Enhancing support for the vital role AHCs play in society,” facilitated by our European members. The meeting provided a unique opportunity for peer-to-peer discussion on such key issues facing academic health center leaders in Europe.