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Emergency Surgery Workshop Davos 2011: Presentation by Prof Markus Furrer, MD, President Academia Raetica and Head of Surgery Department, Cantonal Hospital Chur, Chur, Switzerland …

Emergency Surgery Workshop Davos 2011: Presentation by Prof Markus Furrer, MD, President Academia Raetica and Head of Surgery Department, Cantonal Hospital Chur, Chur, Switzerland

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  • 1. A warm welcome in the name of the Academia Raetia Scientific network in southern-east of SwitzerlandProf. Dr. med. Markus FurrerPresident ACARHead of Surgical DepartmentKantonsspital GR, Chur, Switzerland Emergency Surgery Workshop Davos 2011, Emergency Surgery during Disaster Relief Activities Davos, Switzerland - 10 December 2011 1
  • 2. What is the Academia Raetica?• Platform for all university-level research and education in the region• Includes 19 associated institutions (medical, natural and technical sciences and humanities)• Goals To foster research activities in the Canton of Grisons To render services in the academic environment To act as information hub in research and education• Public-Private Partnership with the Government (Agreement) Universities Industry
  • 3. The beginning• Founded June 6, 2006• Registered as association in Davos• Offices since July 1, 2009
  • 4. Associated Scientific Institutions- AO Clinical Investigation and Documentation, Davos- AO Education, Davos- AO Research Institute, Davos- Christine Kühne - Center for Allergy Research and Education, Davos- CSEM Division Nanomedizin, Landquart- Foundation for Gastro-Intestinal Surgery, Davos- Global Risk Forum Davos, Davos- Institut für Kulturforschung Graubünden, Chur- Physikalisch-Meteorologisches Observatorium and World Radiation Center, Davos- Swiss National Park, Zernez- Swiss Institute for Allergy- and Asthma Research, Davos- WSL-Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Davos
  • 5. Associated Clinical Institutions- Hospital of the Canton of Grisons, Chur - Department of Surgery - Department of Gynaecology - Department of Internal Medicine- Alpine Hospital (Hochgebirgsklinik) Davos- Clinic for Surgery and Orthopaedics, Davos Hospital- Neurology Clinic Rehabilitation Centre, Valens
  • 6. Members• 17 Institutional Members • 4 Partner Institutions • Advisory Committee • Personal and Founding Members
  • 7. Research Areas Nature - Radiation- Climate Climate Cryosphere – Immunology Natural Hazards Surgery - Nature - Treatment Gynaecology Environment - Climate Culture - Surgery- Treatment Languages Education Risk- Internal Medicine - Management Treatment Medicine - Culture Neurology Treatment Life Science Treatment Function Musculo- Clinical Studies - skeletal System Quality
  • 8. DEPARTEMENT of SURGERYmade on a mac © by mg
  • 9. What our region is known for
  • 10. What our department is known for
  • 11. Indeed – we get a lot of trauma patients
  • 12. Yes – we do a lot of clinical investigationsin trauma surgery
  • 13. Because of….Chur, where all started M. E. Müller M. Allgöwer H. Willenegger ? R. Schneider
  • 14. What do we do ? Trauma Surgery
  • 15. Robotic thoracic Surgery
  • 16. High Tech also in Vascular Surgery Vascular Surgery / Angiology
  • 17. Vascular Surgery and Angiology
  • 18. Vascular Surgery and Angiology
  • 19. Our contribution• Bring together knowledge • personal contacts• exchange of future • concentration and concepts planing of activities 19