Projects / Publications

Professional Experience

2013 — present
Post-Doctoral Researcher, Institute for Biomedical Ethics, University of Basel, Switzerland.

2004 — present
Attorney at Law, since 2007 Specialized Lawyer in Medical Law. Representation of hospitals and physicians in the fields of liability for medical malpractice, contracting, matters of health insurance, medical professions law and competition law.

Additional Professional Activities

  • Swiss Society for Health Policy (SGGP/SPPS)
  • Swiss Association for Tort and Insurance Law (SGHVR)
  • German Association for Panel Doctors Law (DG Kassenarztrecht)
  • Work Study Association of Medical Lawyers, Germany
  • Association of Lawyers in Medical Law, Germany

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Education and Continuing Education

2016
DAS (Diploma of Advanced Studies) in Pharmaceutical Medicine (European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine, ECPM, University of Basel)

2014 — 2016
Studies in Pharmaceutical Medicine (European Center of Pharmaceutical Medicine, ECPM, University of Basel)

2012
Doctor of Law (Dr. iur.), University of Basel

2010 — 2012
Dissertation on medical operations regarding minors ("Medizinische Eingriffe bei Minderjährigen - Eine rechtsvergleichende Untersuchung zum Schweizer und deutschen Recht"), Prof. Dr. Ingeborg Schwenzer, LL.M., Chair of Private Law, University of Basel

2007
Specialized Lawyer in Medical Law

2004
Bar exam, Stuttgart

2002 — 2004
Legal internship

2001
First legal state examination, Munich

1995 — 2000
Studies in Law, University of Regensburg

1995
High-school diploma / German School of Athens, Greece.

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Languages

German (mother tongue).

Greek (mother tongue).

English (fluent).

French (good).

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Contact

Dr iur. Virgilia Rumetsch

Institute for
Biomedical Ethics

Universität Basel
Bernoullistrasse 28
CH-4056 Basel

Tel. +41 61 207 17 82
Fax +41 61 207 17 80