Christian K. Lackner
Christian K. Lackner was born in Munich, Germany, in 1961. Lackner received his education in Munich in marketing and management from 1981 to 1984. From 1984 to 1990, he studied at Semmelweis University Medical School, Budapest, Hungary; Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU), Munich, Germany; University of California, San Francisco, USA; and Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, USA. From 1990 to 1998, he received a postgraduate training in surgery at Ludwig Maximilians University (LMU)and held a degree in total quality management (TQM) in medicine in Munich in 1998. From 1999 to 2002, Lackner became a Senior Resident at the Department of Surgery and Trauma Surgery (LMU) and an Assistant Professor at the Department of Surgery and Trauma Surgery from 2002 to 2003. Since 2003, he has been a Professor for emergency medicine and management in medicine (LMU) as well as the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Board Member (LMU)at the Institute for Emergency Medicine and Management in Medicine at the University of Munich Hospital. Since 1995, he has been a Lecturer of emergency medicine, trauma surgery, patient safety, and human factor for medicine students and a Lecturer of the Program for Advanced Medical Education, Harvard Medical School since 1998 to 1999. Since 1999, Lackner has been a Member of the Munich-Harvard Educational Alliance. From 1994 to 2001, he was a Board Member of the Air Medical Physician Association, Salt Lake City, USA, and the Executive Committee for Research, German Society for Trauma Surgery, Berlin, since 1999. From 2003 to 2010, he was a National Executive Board Member for ATLS, German Society for Trauma Surgery, Berlin, and from 2003 to 2008 a Managing Director and CEO of the National Academy for Trauma Surgery, Berlin. Since 2005, he has been the Head of the Executive Committee for Patient Safety in Trauma Surgery, Berlin, and the Head of the National Executive Board Member for Patient Safety in Trauma Surgery, Berlin, since 2006. Since 2008, he has been the Elected Commission Member for Emergency Medicine of the German Medical Association, Berlin, and the Executive Member of the German Coalition for Patient Safety since 2009.
Biography Updated on 10 January 2010