Tatjana Weidmann-Hügle, M.Sc., M.A. is the head of the clinical ethics unit at the Cantonal Hospital of Baselland since 2012. She is also working as a clinical ethics consultant for the City Hospital Waid in Zurich. Tatjana Weidmann-Hügle holds a degree in Biochemistry from the University of Zurich and a degree in Philosophy with a concentration in Medical Ethics
from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, U.S.A. Her PhD project at the Institute for Medical Ethics and History of Medicine, University of Zurich, is concerned with developing a model for clinical ethics consultation in an acute care setting for the chronically ill.