Dr. Miklós Szócska
Faculty of Health and Public Administration, Dean

Professional experience

2023 – current Leader
Artificial Intelligence Working Group, Ministry of the Interior

2022 – current Head of division
Health Safety National Laboratory, Data-Driven Health Division

2021 – current Member of the board of trustees
National Foundation for Health and Medical Education

2021 – current Working group leader
Hungarian Academy of Sciences Sustainable Development Presidential Committee Health Working Group

2019 – current Dean
Semmelweis University – Faculty of Health and Public Administration

2014 – current Director
Semmelweis University – Health Services Management Training Center, Budapest

2010–2014 Secretary of State for Health
Ministry of Human Capacities, Budapest, then the Ministry of Human Resources, Budapest

2010–2014 Social Infrastructure Operational Program – President of the Monitoring Board Ministry, Prime Ministry, Budapest

2000–2010 Acting director
Semmelweis University – Health Services Management Training Center, Budapest

1998–1999 Organizational development consultant of the leadership of the National Health Insurance, Budapest

1995–2000 Deputy director
Semmelweis University – Health Services Management Training Centre, Budapest

1993–1994 Health insurance consultant of the Secretary of State
Office of the Secretary of State at the Ministry of Social Welfare, Budapest

1992–1993 Member of the supervisory board appointed by the Parliament
Supervisory board of the Health Insurance Fund, Budapest

1991–1995 Head of project
Semmelweis University – Health Services Management Training Centre development project, Budapest


2005–2008 PhD – The requirements of performing sustainable changes in Hungarian health care organisations, Semmelweis University, Budapest

1997–1998  Master of Public Administration, Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government

1983–1989 Doctor of Medicine, Semmelweis University of Medicine, Budapest


English – Proficiency level

Communication skills

  • Communication skills on executive and national leadership levels in international settings;
  • High level communication skills required for interactive education and lecturing;
  • Project leading and facilitator communication skills required for senior organisational development, projects of change management and consultant services.

Organisational/leadership skills

Executive skills required to manage and transform complex systems.

Work related skills

Specialised skills and knowledge required to conduct educational activities and administrative tasks in the health care sector and governmental institutions and to fill executive positions.

Further skills

  • Teamwork.
  • Developing and operating the performance management system of complex activity portfolios as well as developing and operating management control systems.
  • Executive knowledge related to data mining and network analysis.
  • Management skills required for the development of data-driven (digital) healthcare systems and artificial intelligence solutions


2024 – February – current: Harvard Club of Hungary – Vice-President
2018 – current: European Health Forum Gastein – Board Member, Gastein
2016 – 2022: EIT Health Innostar – Supervisory Board Member, Budapest
2015 – 2021: EIT Health – Supervisory Board Member, Munich
2007 – 2010: EUHPN (European Health Property Network) – Board Member, Amsterdam
2005 – 2010: EHMA (European Health Management Association) – Board Member, Brussels