Bergsträsser, Eva

Current Position

Consultant Paediatric Oncology at the University Children’s Hospital Zurich, Switzerland (since 1999, Leitende Ärztin since 1.6.2013)

Head of Centre of Excellence for Paediatric Palliative Care at the University Children’s Hospital Zurich, Switzerland (since 2008)

Co-Head of Outpatient Clinic for Children with Chronic Pain at the University Children’s Hospital Zurich, Switzerland (since 01/2017)

Academic and Professional Qualifications

1990 Doctor’s Licence Private University Witten/Herdecke, Germany
1991 Thesis (Dr.med.), Private University of Witten/Herdecke, Germany
1992 Approbation as full doctor 15.10.92 (Arnsberg, Germany)
1998 Certification in Paediatrics (German Board)
2003 Certification in Paediatric Oncology/Haematology; FMH (Swiss Board)
2007 Diploma in Palliative Medicine; Cardiff University, Wales
2009 MSc in Palliative Medicine, University of Cardiff, Wales
2014 Habilitation (PD), University of Zurich (9.12.2014)
2017 Certification in Palliative Medicine (interdisziplinärer Schwerpunkt Palliativmedizin; SIWF FMH)

Academic Honours

2006 Fanconi Price (Swiss Paediatric Society); Honour for the efforts to build up awareness for palliative care in children in Switzerland
2010 Palliative Care MSc Research Prize of the Royal Society of Medicine, London
2018 National Palliative Care Award Switzerland

National Activities in Scientific Working Groups (Selection)

2010 Member of Professional Group and Steering Committee of Palliative Care Physicians Switzerland (palliative ch)
2015 Member of the Central Ethics Committee of the Swiss Academy of Medical Science
2017 Member of the Swiss Academy of Medical Science (Senat)