• AO Davos Research Institute:
    • 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).