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Prof. Dr. med. Joerg C. Schefold

Prof. Dr. med. Joerg C. Schefold

Director of Department of Intensive Care Medicine and Physician-in-Chief
Bern University Hospital,
University of Bern, Switzerland
ORCID ID: 0000-0001-9162-5724

Medical diplomas/ board certifications:
- Intensive care medicine (Germany, CH Equivalency) / European Diploma of Intensive Care EDIC (Int.)
- Internal medicine (CH, Germany)
- Nephrology (CH, Germany)
- Emergency medicine (Germany)

- Certificate Health Care Management ("Cooperation in health care"), Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS), Bern University
- Emergency physician and certified paramedic
- Certified: Clinical trials investigator (KKS) advanced training - GCP/GMP/ ICH/ AMG/ MPG,
- TRREE GCP Certificate
- Certified: Federation of European Laboratory Animal Science Associations (FELASA, cat. B)
- POCUS Certificate (Point-of-care-Ultraschall) incl. transthoracic Echocardiography (SGUM/SSUM)

Main research interests:
- Immune system, metabolic and neuromuscular response in acute/ critical illness.
Design of innovative targeted therapeutic interventions.
- "Critical Care Nephrology"/ Cardio-renal medicine
- Biomarker development in acute/ critical illness

- 2007: Roger Bone Award (for an outstanding publication in sepsis, German Sepsis Society)
- 2007: Abel-Rowntree-Turner Award (World Apheresis Association/ Int. Society for Apheresis)
- 2010: Roger Bone Award (for an outstanding publication in sepsis, German Sepsis Society)
- 2015: European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM) "Next" research grant (Co-Applicant)

Editorial Board Positions:
- Associate Editor, Section: Sepsis and Intensive Care Medicine: Journal of Cachexia Sarcopenia and Muscle (JCSM), Wiley, USA.
- Associate Editor, JCSM Clinical Reports, Wiley, USA

- Faculty Int. Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Med (ISICEM), Congresses 2013,17
- Hauptstadtkongress Anästhesie/ Intensivmedizin, Berlin, 2014
- ETS Symposium 2016, Bern, Switzerland
- International Congress, Society for Cachexia and Wasting Disorder, Berlin, Germany, 2016
- ECNR European Congress, Lausanne 2017
- Sepsis Update (11th Congress), Weimar 2023

- SGI, Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Intensivmedizin
- ESICM, European Society for Intensive Care Medicine
- DGIIN, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internistische Intensivmedizin und Notfallmedizin
- DIVI, Deutsche Interdisziplinäre Vereinigung für Intensiv- und Notfallmedizin
- EGIS (European Group on Immunology in sepsis, EGIS) founding member

Ad hoc Reviewer for :
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, Critical Care Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine, Critical Care, CHEST, Journal of Critical Care, Kidney International, Journal of Cachexia, Sarcopenia and Muscle, Molecular Medicine, Cell Death and Disease, Journal of Infection, Innate Immunity (former Journal of Endotoxin Research), Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, Scandinavian Journal of Infectious Diseases, Pharmacological Research, International Journal of Cardiology, International Journal of Nephrology, American Journal of Nephrology, Transplant Infectious Disease, Inflammation and Allergy – Drug Targets, Thrombosis and Haemostasis, Nephron, Nephrology, Hemodialysis International, Metabolites, International Journal of Tryptophan Research, International Journal of Biological Sciences, Journal of Inflammation, Journal of Medical Case Reports, Archives of Medical Science, Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift, Swiss Medical Weekly, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Biomed Research International, ESC Heart Failure, A&A Practice, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Pharmacology, Journal of Clin Anesthesia
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