Dr. Zhen Li was appointed Visiting Professor at the Medical Faculty of the University of Shenzhen, China on November 25, 2017.
Prof Boyko Gueorguiev was awarded honorary membership by the Serbian Accident Association at its annual congress in Nis, Serbia on September 30, 2017.
Dr. David Eglin was elected President of the Swiss Society for Biomaterials and Regenerative Medicine (SSB + RM) at its 23rd Annual Meeting in St. Gallen.
Prof. Mauro Alini has been appointed editor of the new international, multidisciplinary Open Access Journal of Orthopaedic Research (JOR) Spine of the ORS (Orthopaedic Research Society).
From polymechanic apprentice to Swiss guardsman in the Vatican: After successfully completing his four-year apprenticeship as polymechanic, Nando Adank was sworn in as Swiss guardsman in the Vatican on May 6, 2017.
Kantonsspital Graubünden, Surgery: Prof. Markus Furrer was elected President of the Swiss Society of Surgery in 2018.
Kantonsspital Graubünden, Internal Medicine: Prof. Roger von Moos is President of the Swiss Working Group for Clinical Cancer Studies (SAKK).
Private University in the Principality of Liechtenstein: Dr. phil. Barbara Gant has been appointed Rector.
Swiss Institute for Allergy and Asthma Research SIAF: Prof. C. A. Akdis has been appointed Editor-in-Chief of the Allergy Journal, a journal of the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology (EAACI). He was also appointed an honorary member of the Swiss Society of Allergology and Immunology (SGAI).