Professor of Leadership and Emotional Intelligence at the Academy of Leadership Sciences Switzerland (ALSS)
Director of the Doctorate Program in Medical Education (DME)
Professor of PHD program in Medical Education at the International Graduate Medical Education (IGME) Calgary and University Ambrosiana, Milan
Prof. Dr. Fadil Çitaku is a professor of Leadership and Emotional Intelligence at the Academy of Leadership Sciences Switzerland (ALSS). He is the founder and CEO of the ALSS, founder and director of the graduate program Doctorate in Medical Education (DME) and professor of PHD program in Medical Education at the International Graduate Medical Education (IGME) Calgary and University Ambrosiana, Milan. Prof. Çitaku earned his Master and PHD degrees in Medical Education at: University of Bern (CH), University of California Los Angeles (USA), University of Illinois Chicago (USA), and University of Ambrosiana (I) in collaboration with the University of Calgary (Ca). Prof. Çitaku has been teaching in graduate and postgraduate programs for more than 20 years and has experience in developing curricula and projects in Switzerland and abroad. He is a supervisor for trainee teachers at the prestigious ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich) Switzerland and co-founder of the Center of Excellence for Leadership Innovation and Quality at RAK University, RAKCODS, near Dubai, UAE and ALSS, in Zurich Switzerland. He advises and coaches many key leaders and institutes worldwide and has conducted many speeches as a keynote speaker in many international reputable conferences. He is the developer of Çitaku’s Leadership Competency Model.
His research and teaching focus on Leadership and Management, Leadership and Quality Management, Leadership and Organizational Theory, Leadership Competencies and Emotional Intelligence. Recently he has published in the prestigious British Medical Journal (BMJ) a populated based study, investigating population from three English- and three German-speaking countries, providing for the very first time worldwide an empirical model of Leadership Competencies for Medical Education and Health Professions.