Dr. med. Ulrich Terheggen, Oberarzt mbF, Intensivmedizin

Dr. med. Dr. med. sc.

Oberarzt mbF
Intensivmedizin & Neonatologie
Spezialisierung: Paediatric & Neonatal Critical Care Transport and Aeromedical Retrievals, Simulation/CRM, Intensive Care Ultrasound
Akademischer Werdegang

2016: Doctor in Medical Science (Dr. Med Sc), The Burnet Institute, Melbourne, Centre for Biomedical Research and University of Melbourne, Australia
2005: Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (MPH&TM), James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
2003: Medical Doctorate (Dr. med) Centre of Neurosciences, University of Freiburg, Germany
2003: Medical Board Examination and Registration (MD)
1996-2003: Faculty of Medicine at the Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg, Germany

Klinischer Werdegang

Since 2020: Consultant Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Switzerland
2019-2020: Consultant Paediatric Intensive Care Unit, Al Jalila Children's Hospital, Dubai, UAE and Medical Director and PALS Instructor International Health and Safety Training Centre (IHSTC), Dubai UAE
2017-2019: Consultant Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, University Children's Hospital Bern, Switzerland
2016-2017: Consultant Paediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Children's Hospital Lucerne, Switzerland
2015-2016: Training in Anesthesiology, Spital Limmattal, Zurich, Switzerland
2012-2015: Fellowships NETS, PICU and PETS, Paediatric Intensive Care Unit Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
2004-2010: Training in Pediatrics, Neonatology and Intensive Care, University Children's Hospital Zürich, KSL Lucerne, and USZ Zurich, Switzerland


2017: FMH - Neonatology, Swiss Federal Board Examination in Neonatology, SGN
2015: FMH - Intensive Care Medicine, Swiss Federal Board Examination, SGI
2009: FMH - Paediatrics, Swiss Federal Board Examination in Pediatrics, SGP
2003: Medical Board Registration (MD), University of Freiburg, Germany


2020: PALS Instructor, American Heart Association
2017: Leadership Course, Zürich, Switzerland
2017: Change Management seminar for leadership positions, Luzern, CH
2017: Training in Pediatric Intensive Care Echocardiography and Ultrasound, EBAC certified course, TINEC 2017
2016: Training in Neonatal Intensive Care Echocardiography, EBAC certified course, (European Board for Accreditation in Cardiology), TINEC 2016
2015: Board Review Course in Intensive Care Medicine, SCCM, Chicago, USA
2015: ACLS Provider, PALS Refresher, American Heart Association, Zürich
2014: Simulation Instructor Harvard University, Certificate Centre for Medical Simulation, Boston USA
2014: Certificate in Critical Care Ultrasound, The Alfred Hospital ICU, Melbourne
2014: Course in ECLS and ECMO Medical training, PICU, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne
2014: Certificate in Bronchoscopy in Critical Care, The Alfred Hospital ICU, Melbourne
2013: Difficult Intubation Simulation course, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne
2013: NHET-SIM certificate, Training Instructor for Simulation, Victoria, Australia
2012-2013: Instructor in Advanced Neonatal Resuscitation, NETS Education and outreach NETS, Royal Children's Hospital Melbourne
2012: Advanced Ventilation for the Neonatologist and HFO Ventilation Workshop, Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne
2008: Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS), American Heart Association, Zürich

Tätigkeiten in Expertengremien
  • since 2021: Chair, ESPNIC – Section Transport European Society for Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care ESPNIC
  • since 2020: Reviewer «European Journal of Pediatrics»
  • 2018-2021: Deputy Chair, ESPNIC – Section Transport European Society for Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care ESPNIC
  • since 2015: Consultant Adult and Paediatric Critical Care Flight Physician, Pediatric Air Ambulance PAA / TAA
  • Swiss Medical Association (FMH) and VSAO
  • Swiss Society of Neonatology (SGN)
  • Swiss Society of Pediatrics (SGP)
  • Swiss Society of Intensive Care (SGI)
  • European Society of Neonatal and Pediatric Intensive Care Medicine (ESPNIC)
  • European Society of Intensive Care Medicine (ESICM)
  • Pediatric and Neonatal Critical Care Transport
Eingeworbene Drittmittel
  • 2010: Two year Fellowship of the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF)
  • 2012: International Fee Remission Scholarship (MIFRS), University of Melbourne
  • 2012: ASP Conference Grant, Australian Society for Parasitology