Prof. Dr. Jiri Modestin MD

Specialist in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy FMH, Vice Director, Member of the Management

  • Medical degree at Karls University in Prague (T)
  • Postgraduate education in psychiatry and psychotherapy at the Departments of Psychiatry , University of Berne, Toronto and Geneva
  • Assistant medical director at the Psychiatric University Hospital Bern
  • 1987 habilitation in psychiatry, 1991 Professor of Psychiatry, University of Berne
  • 1992-2008 associate clinical director at the Psychiatric Hospital Burghölzli, University of Zurich
  • 1994 Professor of Psychiatry, University of Zurich
  • Broad spectrum of scientific and therapeutic interests including affective disorders and suicidology
  • Long-term engagement as a clinical teacher in pregraduate and postgraduate programs in psychiatry