Manuel Trachsel

Manuel Trachsel, PD Dr. med. Dr. phil.

Oberassistent / Senior Assistant

Phone: +41 44 634 83 86 / 078 685 44 54

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Manuel Trachsel (MD, PhD) has been trained in medicine (MD), clinical psychology and psychotherapy (PhD), and philosophy/ethics at the University of Bern, Switzerland. He is a senior assistant and lecturer at the Institute of Biomedical Ethics and History of Medicine at the University of Zürich, Switzerland, and a research fellow at the Psychiatry Department of the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, USA. 

Research interests

  • Ethics of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
  • Ethics in Palliative Care and at the End-of-life
  • Palliative Care Approaches in Psychiatry
  • Decision-Making Capacity/Competence
  • Ethics of Placebo

Publication list

Research Profiles

Ad hoc reviewer

Editorial Board Member

BMC Medical Ethics Associate Editor