Anna Birthe Bach

Fhv. Ledende Overlæge.

Present position:

Senior Counsellor and Director of Internal Training, Jiayi Senior Care-La Vita Nuova, Shanghai

January 2017-

March 2015-December 2016, For VIA University College, Denmark, based in Shanghai
Sales and marketing: Teaching programs on elderly care for all levels of staff
International Project Manager
During my time in China, I have developed a customer- and cooperator’s network and made presentations on quality assurance, training concepts and dementia at international seminars in Shanghai and Chengdu


Educational background:

University of Aarhus
1972-1979, Faculty of Medicine
Summer 1979: Medical Doctor

Basic autorization as a doctor 1981

Danish and Swedish Specialist Degree of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care: 1988

Until 1988, 7 years in hospital positions in Denmark as registrar and senior registrar, and 3 years in Sweden in specialist training positions in Jönköping, Falun and Uppsala
From 1988-1992, senior registrar positions in Randers and Esbjerg

Leadership, Management, Administration

Grindsted Hospital, Denmark:
Head of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Department
Managing and leading app. 50 employees

Odense University Hospital:
Senior Registrar

Hospital Unit West, Central Region Denmark:
Head of Surgical Center
Responsible at organizational level for economy and administration of app. 1000 employees

Hospital of Herning:
Head of Day Care Surgical Unit
070101-090501, including
Leave of absence for homecare of my husband, who died December 2008

Vejle Hospital, Denmark:
Head of Day Care Surgical Unit, Anaesthesia Department
090501-110731, part time*

Pain Clinic, Southern Denmark Region, Give:
Consultant, part time*

*Since 2010, I have studied Chinese part time


Leadership, Management, Administration, Educational degrees

Master’s Degree: Leadership and Innovation in Complex Systems (LAICS),
Copenhagen Business School and Danish School of Teaching 2010

Diploma for Health Care Managers, University of Southern Denmark and Business School,
Southern Denmark  1997

Statistics, single module, University College Vejle 1995

Certificate of Health Economics, Nordic Correspondance Course
Course Director: Professor Gavin Mooney, University of Copenhagen 1990



Associate Professor, University of Aarhus

Examiner, Midwifery Schools, Copenhagen and Aalborg

Postgraduate teaching of medical doctors, Leadership and Management

Pre- and postgraduate medical teaching, (doctors, nurses, prehospital personnel) > 20 years

Visiting scholar, Fudan University, Shanghai June 2017-


Organizational work

President of The Network of Health Promoting Hospitals in Denmark

Member of Precidency of The Danish Senior Hospital Doctors’ Association

Member of the Board of The Danish Senior Hospital Doctors’ Association
2002-2005, 2011-2014

Member of the Board of The Danish National Youth Ensemble (talent development of the 25 most talented Danish string players between 15-25 years of age), 2012-