Portrait Martin Brüesch

Martin Brüesch
Dr. med.

Director of the Institute a.i.


  • Clinical and preclinical emergency medicine with a focus on shock room management and organization
  • Perioperative transfusion and blood coagulation management
  • Training of students (lectures and courses)


Tel. +41 44 255 41 91

Other competencies

  • Further and advanced training of doctors and nursing staff (lectures,
  • Clinical information technology, material evaluation and
  • Management in extraordinary situations (mass casualty incidents, disruption of critical infrastructure)


2019 Deputy Director of the Institute
2016 ETC Instructor
2015 ALS Course Director
2012 ALS Instructor
2002 President of the Swiss Resuscitation Council
2002 Senior Attending Physician Anesthesiology University Hospital Zurich
2000 Emergency physician SGNOR
1999 ATLS Course Director
1997 ATLS Instructor
1997 ACLS Instructor
1995 Attending Physician in Anesthesiology, University Hospital Zurich
1994 Specialist in anesthesiology FMH
1990 Emergency doctor VSN
1987 State examination Zurich
1981 Studied human medicine at the University of Zurich
1980 Studied history, journalism and political science at the University of Zurich

Most important memberships

  • FMH Swiss Medical Association
  • AGZ Medical Association of the Canton of Zurich
  • SGAR Swiss Society for Anesthesiology and Anesthesiology
    Resuscitation, member of the Emergency Commission
  • SGNOR Swiss Society for Emergency and Rescue Medicine;
    Founding member of the predecessor organization Vereinigung
    Swiss emergency doctors
  • ESA European Society of Anaesthesiologists
  • ERC European Resuscitation Council
  • SRC Swiss Resuscitation Council, Past President

Podcast USZ direkt – You always fall asleep

Highly potent opioids and hypnotics are his tools. In this podcast episode, Dr. Martin Brüesch explains how he sends patients into a deep sleep.

All podcast episodes

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