Study on the Future of Highly Specialized
Medicine (HSM) in Switzerland

In this study, future developments in HSM were examined by a national working group of experts, complemented by an international panel, including the deans of internationally leading medical schools. The expert panels identified top trends and gave an in-depth view of to-be-expected developments. The study covered the technological and scientific side of progress in medicine and examined the structure of medical education, developing models of how to adapt current curricula to future needs. The study resulted in recommendations on how to adapt the structure of medical research and education in Switzerland to retain international competitiveness.