Director, Unit of Development and Research in Medical Education
Attending Physician, Division of General Internal Medicine, HUG
Vice-Dean for undergraduate training and development of professional identity
Mathieu Nendaz obtained his medical degree from the University of Geneva, then specialised in internal medicine. His interest in medical education led him to the University of Illinois at Chicago, where he obtained a Master of Health Professions Education (MHPE) in 1999. He is currently attending physician in the Division of General Internal Medicine at the HUG, and head of the Unit of Development and Research in Medical Education (UDREM) at the Faculty of Medicine, which provides conceptual and training support, assesses the quality of teaching and promotes innovation and research in medical education. He was appointed full professor in October 2015.
Mathieu Nendaz works mainly on medical decision-making, clinical reasoning, the interprofessional approach, the development of professional competence, and the adequacy of medical education with international standards in this field. As part of international cooperation projects, he also contributed to the development of medical curricula, notably in Kyrgyzstan. From 2019 to 2023, he was Vice-Dean of the Faculty of Medicine for undergraduate teaching. As of 15 July 2023, he is Vice-Dean for undergraduate training and development of professional identity.