Rapport Activité 2015


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A first in Switzerland

Through its 68 departments, led by professors/researchers from the University of Geneva's Faculty of Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals encompass all medical specialties.

The Board of Directors

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A higher authority

As the HUG's highest authority, the Board of Directors (BoD) is vested with extensive powers over the management and definition of healthcare policy, subject to the powers of the Grand Council (legislative) and the Council of State (executive) of the Republic and canton of Geneva.

The Executive Committee

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Operational decisions

The Executive Committee (EC) guides the HUG; it implements the decisions of the Board, and its chairman, the managing director, receives his instructions from the Chair of the Board of Directors.

In 2015, this body handled 598 cases and met 42 times, including 37 as a select group and 5 as an extended committee.

The Management Committee

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Managing departments

In line with our decentralisation approach, each department is headed by a department head, assisted by a management committee. Their role is to ensure the proper application of the following, within the department and its services:


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Your hospital between now and 2020

An institution's vision is the path it wants to take and the destination it intends to reach. The HUG's vision focuses on people, medical excellence and relational values.

9 strategic projects

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Project 1: Patients as partners

As public institutions, the HUG undertake to provide high quality services to everyone, regardless of socioeconomic status. To take account of changing needs, the HUG now want to find a constructive way to include patients and their relatives in discussions. 


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Developing the excellence of your treatments

Excelling for the patient is our daily ambition, to offer each and every one of you the best possible care, at the cutting edge of medicine.


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Operating on tiny Swiss hearts

Created under the auspices of the Vaud-Geneva Association, the Swiss-French academic centre of paediatric cardiology and cardiac surgery is crucial to French-speaking Switzerland. It will allow for further expansion of this activity, in which Lausanne University Hospital (CHUV) and the HUG have jointly developed a high level of expertise.