Prof Hans Pargger
University Hospital Basel
Prof Hans Pargger is Chief Physician and Director of the 44-bed intensive care unit at University Hospital Basel. In the frame of the BRCCH “Lessons from the Deceased to the Living and Back” project, Prof Pargger provides clinical expertise in intensive care and emergency medicine and also acts as ethical counsel. He received his medical degrees from the University of Basel. He is board certified in intensive care medicine, anesthesiology, preclinical emergency medicine and point-of-care ultrasound and has held a research fellowship at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA. He was President of the Swiss Society of Intensive Care Medicine from 2008 to 2010. Since 2004, he has been President of the Certification Commission of the Swiss Society of Intensive Care Medicine. In addition to this, he has been President of the ethics committee of University Hospital Basel since 2012 and a member of the Senate of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences since 2014.