About

giganode.org.org is an empowerment and education network developed by an independent, non-partisan, patient centric group of healthcare professionals, and conceived by the “Verein zur Förderung der Perioperativen Medizin” (VFPM), a not-for profit organization with its seat in Switzerland.

The VFPM and giganode.org team has been providing professional education of HCPs for more than 15 years.

giganode.org was founded with the following aims:

    • to help healthcare professionals advance standard of care
    • to generate and maintain a network across the world
    • to make global knowledge locally applicable
    • to share local experience across a global community
    • to implement an interdisciplinary approach
    • to nurture the healthcare leaders of tomorrow

Scientific Advisory Board

Lars Asmis, MD
Privatdozent der Universität Zürich, Hematology and Internal Medicine FMH, Hematology FAMH, Center for perioperative Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Zurich, Switzerland

Serdar Gunaydin, MD
Professor in Cardiovascular Surgery
Director of Cardiovascular Surgery at Numune Training Research Hospital, Ankara,Turkey.

Berrin Gunaydin, MD
Professor of Anesthesiology at the Department of Anesthesiology in Gazi University School of Medicine, Ankara, Turkey

Prof. Dr. med. Thorsten Haas
Senior Consultant, Anaesthesiology,

München Klinik Schwabing,

Kölner Platz 1, 80804 München

Ecaterina Scarlatescu, MD
Consultant Anaesthesiologist,
Fundeni Institute, Bucharest, Romania

Alicia Vilaseca, MD
Head, Hematology Department, San Camilo Private Surgery Clinic, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Bronwyn Pearse, Ph.D
Clinical Nurse Consultant (Blood Management),
The Prince Charles Hospital, Brisbane, Australia.