Prof. Dr. med. W. Buhre became EDU’s second dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Health in February 2021. Prof. Buhre’s medical career spans almost 30 years with a significant focus on research in the areas of cardiovascular anaesthesiology, optimised care pathway for high-risk patients, process optimization in academic medicine, and information technology. As of January 2020, Prof. Buhre has also held the title of director and founding chair for Maastricht University Medical Centre’s (MUMC) Centre for Acute and Critical Care (Netherlands). Prof. Buhre has been a well-regarded professor of anaesthesiology within MUMC’s Department of Anaesthesiology and Pain Medicine since 2013.