Susanne Jöbges

Susanne Jöbges, Dr. med. M.A.


Susanne Jöbges is a research associate at the Institute for Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine (IBME) and she is working in the group of DIPEx Swiss (Database of Individual Patient Experiences) since 2019. Susanne Jöbges is a physician and worked in different hospitals for 25years. She holds a degree in anaesthesiology and intensive care medicine and had also finished the European diploma in Anaesthesiology (DEAA) and Intensive Care (EDIC). From 2007-2019 she worked in the Charité Berlin in the Department for anaesthesiology and intensive care (Head of department Prof. Dr. C. Spies). She’s been working as a consultant for anaesthesiology in the department for anaesthesioloy and intensive care. Working on an intensive care unit leaded to the special interest in medical ethics so in 2017 Susanne Jöbges studied medical ethics in the Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz and got a degree M.A. in medical ethics.

Research Interests

  • People`s experiences on intensive care unit
  • Qualitative research methodology
  • Interprofessional collaboration and communication

Ongoing projects Self-estimation and experiences in intensive care medicine, experiences of restraints on intensive care units, palliative care/ end of life decision and medical ethics.



Jöbges S, Denke C, Kumpf O, Hartog CS (2019) [Communication with relatives] Med Klin Intensivmed Notfmed. 2019 Mar;114(2):122-127. doi: 10.1007/s00063-018-0512-0. Epub 2018 Nov 21.

Hartog CS, Jöbges S, Kumpf O, Janssens U (2018) [Communicating with families in the ICU : Background and practical recommendations].Med Klin Intensivmed Notfmed. 2018 Apr;113(3):231-242. doi: 10.1007/s00063-018-0417-y. Epub 2018 Mar 19.

O. Kumpf, S. Ostmeier, J.-P. Braun, C. Spies, U. Haase, C. Denke, S. Jöbges (2019) Wie sollte man ein -strukturiertes Angehörigengespräch auf einer Intensivstation führen und dokumentieren? Anästh Intensivmed 2019;60:244-253

DIVI – Sektion Ethik: Empfehlungen Mitarbeit in der Deutschen interdisziplinären Vereinigung für Intensivmedizin;

Editing, reviewing and consulting activities

Deutsche interdisziplinäre Vereinigung Intensivmedizin (DIVI)– Sektion Ethik