Dr. med. et phil. Stefan Essig
Stefan Essig completed the medical school at the University of Basel in 2010. Right afterwards, he performed a 3-year doctorate in health services research and epidemiology within the framework of Swiss National Science Foundation's MD-PhD programme. He studied research questions in pediatric oncology and orthopedics in Switzerland and Mongolia under the supervision of Prof. Claudia Kuehni at the Institute of Social and Preventive Medicine, University of Bern.
Since 2014, he has been head of research at the Institute of Primary and Community Care in Lucerne (http://www.iham-cc.ch/). His main areas of research are interprofessional collaborations between health care providers in the community, both within primary care and between primary and specialist care.