Prof. Annalisa Berzigotti nominated for Stern Gattiker PriceProf. Annalisa Berzigotti, Senior Attending Physician Hepatology at Inselspital Bern, was nominated for the Stern Gattiker Prize recently launched by SAMW to recognize women in academic medicine and to motivate early-career female scientists.
The prize is named after two women with distinguished medical careers: Lina Stern, who was the first woman to hold a professorship at the Faculty of Medicine in Geneva, and Ruth Gattiker, who was among the first female professors appointed at the Faculty of Medicine in Zurich. The Stern-Gattiker Prize is awarded each year to a female medical scientist who has obtained her postdoctoral qualification within the past ten years, holds a permanent position as a senior hospital physician, and is suitable to act as a female role model in academic medicine. The prize carries an award of CHF 15,000.
«Prof. Annalisa Berzigotti absolutely is the right person for this prize», remarked by Prof. Dr. med. Jean-François Dufour, Head Physician and Clinic Director Hepatology, University Clinic for Visceral Surgery and Medicine. We are extremely proud that Prof. Berzigotti was chosen by the Jury out of more than 40 applications for this prize.