Education

Educational opportunities in thoracic surgery


As a recognized training center our academically aligned Department of Thoracic Surgery offers annually one or two candidates the education opportunity in the University Hospital Zurich as a specialist in thoracic surgery,  category A. For specialist candidates in thoracic surgery there is the opportunity of a six-month rotation in the Department of Cardiac Surgery and/or Pneumology.

Additionally we offer versatile educational opportunities as part of an education program for general surgery of the "common trunk" or foreign assistance years.

The educational training for specialists in thoracic surgery takes optionally also place in cooperation with the Department of Thoracic and Visceral Surgery at the Cantonal Hospital Winterthur and the Department of Thoracic Surgery at the Cantonal Hospital Aarau.

We also enable specialist candidates of thoracic surgery to take the opportunities of rotations abroad thanks to your extensive network to the most renowned hospitals over the sea, Europe and Asia.
Swiss Society of Thoracic Surgery

Please send job applications to:

University Hospital Zurich
Department of Thoracic Surgery
Dr. med. Didier Schneiter
Stv. Department Director
Raemistrasse 100
8091 Zurich
didier.schneiter@usz.ch

or:

University Hospital Zurich
Department of Thoracic Surgery
Michael Linggi
Department Manager
Raemistrasse 100
8091 Zurich
michael.linggi@usz.ch