Robert Tino Greif

Prof. Dr. med. Robert Greif, MME, FERC

After studying medicine at the University of Vienna, Austria, Dr. Greif specialized in anaesthesiology and intensive care medicine. Following a research fellowship at UCSF San Francisco, CA, he became an associate professor at the Medical University of Vienna in 2002. In 2004 he was recruited to the University Hospital Bern, Switzerland; and promoted to professor in 2009.

Beside his engagement in clinical anaesthesiology and patient care his research focuses on airway management, resuscitation and medical education. He is one of the founders of the Difficult Airway Research Collaboration (DARC).

Currently he serves as the Board Director of Training and Education for the European Resuscitation Council, as Member of the European Society of Anaesthesiology’s Scientific Subcommittee 15, as Director of the Resident Training Commission as well as the Accreditation Program of Teaching Hospitals of the Swiss Anesthesia Society, as vice-president of the Cantonal Ethics Commission Bern, and as president-elect of the European Airway Management Society.He lectures and teaches courses throughout Europe at international conferences and for the medical students at the University of Bern. There he is in charge of the OSCE in the 5th year and leads the faculty development program of the academic teaching staff. Tino is the president of the European Airway Management Society.

At the Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Dr. Greif is member of the board of directors managing the “Peripheral Anaesthesia Division”, and directing the Medical Education Program that includes the Bern Simulation and CPR-Center (BeSiC).