The Geneva University Hospitals is one of the best five university hospitals of Switzerland, and the largest one in that country. The Geneva University was founded in 1535; the creation of the HUG dates back to 1995 by merging of all public hospitals in Geneva. The HUG operates 8 hospitals in the Canton of Geneva as well as 40 outpatients’ clinics.
The Geneva University is associated with few institutions- Center for Biomedical Imaging, École romande de santé publique and University Centre of Legal Medicine.
Clinical Research at HUG: Research activities at HUG are an integral part of this university mission, and are carried out in a close collaboration with the University Of Geneva Faculty Of Medicine. HUG has achieved a high level excellence in many cutting edge disciplines and plays a very vital and active role in leading European and national research projects. The clinical research centre of Geneva University Hospitals and the Faculty of Medicine have supported seven projects by young researchers covering a wide variety of themes such as transplantation of haematopoietic stem cells, the treatment of strep throat, language monitoring during brain surgery and the role of stress in neurological disorders.
The management of HUG understands very well the importance of investing new, strategic line of development in the medical fields. Working with partners such as the Office for the transfer of technology and competences (Unitec) at Geneva University and also the HUG Private Foundation, the HUG Innovation Office is currently overseeing about 50 projects and actively welcomes new ones. HUG employees are encouraged not to wait for the next Innovation Day to express their talents and to ask for support in order to develop their projects in new strategies. The Regional Ethics Committee moved on August 28, 2015 to be closer to the Regional Pharmacist’s Division at the General Management of Health at the Department of Employment, Social Affairs and Health (DEAS) to which the Committee has been legally attached since January 1, 2014.
Funding: Research projects developed at HUG receive financial support from various partners, notably from private foundations and the Swiss National Fund for Scientific Research (FNS). In total, 170 million francs were invested in research in 2015, of which: 23.5 million francs came from the Swiss National Fund for Scientific Research and 51.9 million francs came from private funds. Continuous training offered at HUG is open to French-speaking Swiss professionals working in the health and social sectors wherever they practice. There are three training categories: Specialized care training; Continuous training is offered, involving short courses on various themes; Training for managerial staff. The HUG Training Center implements a training program which is both wide-ranging, employed. The center has ISO 9001 and eduQua certification, which means that quality is a fundamental concern.
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Hopitaux Universitaires de Geneve that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.