We are very eager to present Ass. Prof. Monika Brodmann Maeder, MD, MME (University of Bern, CH). She is also elected president of the Swiss Institute for continuing medical education SIWF from 2021, and member of the ANHW CH board.
Monika Brodmann Maeder is a senior emergency physician working as clinician, educator and member of the board of directors in the Department of Emergency Medicine of the University Hospital Bern (www.notfallzentrum.insel.ch and www.insel.ch ). She is head of International Education in Emergency Medicine and director of the research group in Wilderness Medicine. She works as senior researcher in the Institute of Mountain Emergency Medicine at EURAC research in Bolzano / Italy (www.eurac.edu) with focus on accidental hypothermia. As first woman, she is president-elect of the International Society for Mountain Medicine ISMM (www.ismm.org) and chair of the ISMM World Congress (www.ismm2020.org ), which was postponed from 2020 to 2021 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.