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Research projects

The non-profit association "smarter medicine - Choosing Wisely Switzerland" supports projects to reduce the deplorable state of overuse and misuse in medicine.

If you are conducting or have conducted a project on a relevant topic, you can submit your project to If the project meets the criteria (see the form below), we will list it on the website.




Name(s) Title Affililated institution(s) More information  
PD Dr. med. Carole Aubert, MSc Not to D: Comparison of two interventions to reduce inappropriate measurement and supplementation of vitamin D. Institute of Primary Health Care (BIHAM) and Department of General Internal Medicine, Inselspital, Bern University Hospital, University of Bern, Department of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, CHUV, Lausanne University Hospital, University of Lausanne smarter medicine Research Grant 2021  
Dr. med. Andreas Plate, MSc The “Smarter Decision” Study: Does the Smarter Medicine Fact-sheet on antibiotics in respiratory tract infections promote Shared decision making in Swiss Primary Care? A pragmatic pre-post in-terventional trial. Institute of Primary Care, University and University Hospital Zurich smarter medicine Research Grant 2021  
Nicole Schönenberger, eidg. dipl. Apothekerin Smarter discharge – efficient identification of general internal medicine patients at elevated risk for preventable medication-related problems at hospital discharge. Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, Department of General Internal Medicine, Inselspital – University Hospital Bern smarter medicine Research Grant 2022  
Dr. sci. Guillaume Christe, Prof. Dr. med. Stephane Genevay A multi-levels approach to reduce unnecessary imaging for low back pain in primary care. Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève (HUG) Haute Ecole de Sante Vaud (HESAV) Delta Network Zürcher Hochschule für Angewandte Wissenschaften (ZHAW) smarter medicine Research Grant 2022