Portrait Ksenija Slankamenac, Ph.D.

Ksenija Slankamenac, Ph.D.
PD Dr. med.

Director of the Institute ad interim, Institute of Emergency Medicine

Other functions at USZ

  • Head of Research


  • Surgery / Emergency medicine
  • Epidemiology
  • Biostatistics

Other competencies

  • Health services research
  • Outcome research
  • Quality assessment in medicine
  • CRM simulation instructor
  • BLS-AED-SRC Instructor



  • Studies & state examination in human medicine, University of Zurich
  • Doctorate in Human Medicine, University of Zurich
  • PhD in Clinical Epidemiology, University of Amsterdam

Further training

  • Specialist in surgery FMH
  • Interdisciplinary focus on clinical emergency medicine
  • Habilitation (Venia legendi) in Surgery, University of Zurich
  • Certified Emergency Department Executive (CEDE) of the International Emergency Department Leadership Institute (IEDLI), Boston, USA
  • Certificate of Advanced Studies in Systemic Management in Healthcare, University of St. Gallen


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