Thursday, 28th March 2019

Arrival and Welcome

11:15 pm

Accreditation and Light Lunch

12:15 pm

Welcome Address

  • Prof. Dr. Herbert Resch,
    Rector of Paracelsus Medical University
  • Prof. Dr. Martin Paul,
    President, Maastricht University and Regional Ambassador AAHCI Europe
  • PD Dr. Paul Sungler,
    CEO of University Hospital Salzburg
  • Dr. Wilfried Haslauer,
    Governor of Salzburg
  • Prof. Dr. Heinz Faßmann,
    Austrian Federal Minister of Education, Science and Research


The Humboldtian Model of Higher Education in Changing Times

Chair: Univ.-Prof. Dr. Herbert Resch, Rector PMU

1:00 pm

Medical Universities in Times of Social Change
(in German)

Prof. Dr. Antonio Loprieno
Chair, Austrian Science Board (Österreichischer Wissenschaftsrat)

1:45 pm

Challenges in Research and Teaching in the Context of a Standard Care Hospital

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Fleischhacker
Rector, Medical University of Innsbruck

1:15 pm

Medical Education at a Turning Point
(in German)

Prof. Dr. Markus Müller
Rector, Medical University of Vienna

2:00 pm

Panel Discussion


1:30 pm

Medical School - (Not) an Alternative?
(in German)

Prof. Dr. Rudolf Mallinger
Rector, Karl Landsteiner University of Health Sciences


3:00 pm



The Future Value of Academic Health Centers

Chair: Prof. Dr. Martin Paul, President Maastricht University

3:30 pm

Excellence and Innovation – Value of Treatment (in German)

Prof. Dr. Franz Fazekas
Chair, University Clinic for Neurology, Medical University of Graz
President, European Academy of Neurology

4:15 pm

Research Funding, Research Output and Measurability (in German)

Prof. Dr. Klement Tockner
President, Austrian Science Fund (FWF)

3:45 Uhr pm

Value of Research

Prof. Dr. Simon Shorvon
Emeritus Professor, Clinical Neurology, and Clinical SubDean, UCL Institute of Neurology, University College London

4:30 pm

Panel Discussion


4:00 pm

The Value Proposition for an Integrated Academic Health Center: Leveraging Research and Other Missions

Prof. Dr. Martin Paul
President, Maastricht University
Regional Ambassador, AAHCI Europe


AAHCI – Leading Together

5:30 pm

Dr. Steven Kanter
President and CEO AAHC

5:50 pm