Graduated (1984) from First Faculty of Medicine,Charles University, Prague. Since graduation he has worked as a paediatrician at the Dept. of Paediatrics and Adolescent Medicine, Hospital Královské Vinohrady, since 1990 as a lecturer in paediatrics. In 1991-1992 he was a research fellow at the Institute of Childrens Health, University of Birmingham, UK.
Since the beginning of the 1990s he has worked also in the field of quality and safety improvement in health care: chair of the Czech Society for Quality in Healthcare, chair of Standards Subcommittee at Joint Commission International (USA), CEO of Czech National Hospital Accreditation Programme, Head of Dept. of Public Health at the Third Faculty of Medicine.
2001-2010 – Chair of the Academic Senate, Third Faculty of Medicine, 2003-2010 member of the Academic Senate, Charles University.
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