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Foundation: 1995

Mission: Geneva Law on Health (FR) entrusts HUG with three main missions: Treatment and care: The HUG responds to the healthcare needs of a community of 500,000 people with additional patients from other regions of Switzerland and abroad; they handle some 80,000 emergencies per year; Teaching: In collaboration with the Faculty of Medicine and professional schools, the HUG admits 600 physicians and 800 health professionals for training every year; Research: In close collaboration with the University of Geneva Faculty of Medicine (FR), the HUG leads top-level medical research and actively contributes to progress in medicine through advanced research in medical and healthcare disciplines.

Vision: An institution’s vision is its path and intended destination. HUG’s consists of five strategic objectives: To excel for the patient; To give meaning to staff commitment; To work better together; To maintain HUG’s position in the Lake Geneva health network; To prepare for the future.

History: www.hug-ge.ch


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Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

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Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

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