Committees

Supporting organisations


Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale (EOC)
Swiss Conference of Cantonal Health Directors (GDK)
Swiss Association of Official and Hospital Pharmacists (GSASA)
Foederatio Medicorum Chirurgicorum Helvetica (FMCH)
Association of Swiss Physicians (FMH)
The Swiss Hospitals (H+)
College of General Practitioners (KHM)
Swiss Pharmacists Association (pharmaSuisse)
Swiss Physiotherapy Association (physioswiss)
Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences (SAMS)
Swiss Association of Nurses (SBK)
Spitex Switzerland
Swiss Patient Foundation (SPO)
Swiss Dental Association (SSO)
Swiss Association of Hospital Directors (SVS)
Swiss Association for Nursing Science (VFP)

Foundation Board

The Foundation Board of Patient Safety Switzerland is composed of the delegates of the sponsoring organisations.

*Members of the Foundation Board

  • Prof. Dr. med. Dieter Conen*, President
  • Prof. Dr. Pascal Bonnabry*, Vice-President, GSASA
  • Prof. Dr. Iren Bischofberger*, Vice-President, VFP
  • Cédric Bossart, SVS
  • Christoph Bosshard, MD, FMH
  • Prof. Dr. Urs Brügger, SAMW
  • Anne-Geneviève Bütikofer, H+
  • Adriana Degiorgi, EOC
  • Prof. Dr. med. Michele Genoni, FMCH
  • Yvonne Gilli*, MD, FMH
  • Dr. med. dent. Jean-Philippe Haesler, SSO
  • Susanne Hochuli, SPO
  • Kathrin Huber*, GDK
  • Sophie Ley, SBK
  • Dr. med. Marc Müller, KHM
  • Prof. Dr. pharm. Alice Panchaud Monnat, pharmaSuisse
  • Marianne Pfister Wassermann, Spitex Switzerland
  • Mauro Poggia, GDK
  • Mirjam Stauffer, physioswiss

Advisory Board

The Advisory Board strengthens the expertise of the Swiss Patient Safety Foundation and promotes direct networking with experts.

  • Dr. med. Georg von Below, Head of Department Hospital Office, GEF Health and Welfare Directorate of the Canton of Bern
  • Dr. med. Paul Günter, former National Councillor and Chief Physician, Interlaken Hospital
  • Felix Huber, MD, Head of mediX Zurich
  • Beat Kehrer, M.D., former Chief Physician, Foundation of the Children's Hospital of Eastern Switzerland
  • Manfred Langenegger, former Head of Quality Assurance, FOPH
  • Dr. Patrik Muff, Chief Pharmacist, Biel Hospital Centre
  • Reto Schneider, Head of Corporate Development and Chief Risk Office, SWICA
  • PD Dr. René Schwendimann, Head of Patient Safety Department, University Hospital Basel
  • Dr. Anthony Staines, Chargé du programme "Sécurité des patients", FHV Fédération des hôpitaux vaudois
  • Prof. Dr. Charles Vincent, Director Oxford Healthcare Improvement (OHI), University of Oxford