Professor Sophie Pautex, M.D., is board qualified in internal medicine, palliative medicine and geriatrics. She is in charge of a community geriatric and palliative care unit in the division of primary care of the University Hospital Geneva (specialized palliative care in the canton Geneva). This unit actively collaborates with GPs, home care and nursing homes. Professor Sophie Pautex was part of the steering committee of the NFP 67 and is still involved in the national palliative care platform and some task forces or working groups of palliative ch (research; mobile teams..). She is a president of the EUGMS palliative care interest group. Prof. Pautex was able to include some swiss nursing homes in the EU-PACE project thanks to the support of two grants of the Swiss Academy of Medical Sciences in collaboration with the University of Geneva and one of the nursing schools (HES-ARC).