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University College London
Research Department of Primary Care and Population Health
University of Minnesota Medical School
Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
I graduated from the University of Virginia School of Medicine and then completed my residency in family medicine and a two-year academic fellowship at the University of Missouri-Columbia program. Twenty five years ago, after volunteering for 3 months in Pohnpei, Micronesia with my family physician husband, I joined the family medicine department of the University of Minnesota. I thoroughly enjoyed my 10 years as Program Director of the University Residency (Smiley's Clinic) and then transitioned to Department Vice Chair of Clinical Affairs 3 years ago. My passion has been teaching and publishing on patient centered communication, team care and women's health. In my Vice Chair role, I have focused on improving resident-patient continuity and clinician joy of practice through implementing our Clinic as Curriculum Project. During the pandemic, I participated in Command Center work and was intimately involved in implementing and studying remote COVID-19 patient monitoring.
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Family medicine
KU Leuven
Public Health and Primary Care
Bert Aertgeerts is a general practitioner and one of the founding members of the Belgian Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine (Belgian Cochrane Centre). As a full professor at the KU Leuven, he was responsible for the scientific program within the medical curriculum. He is a member of the board of the faculty of Medicine and of the council of the department of Public Health and Primary Care. He is also head of the department for Primary Care at the KU Leuven. As a director he is responsible for the education of young GPs. Since 2009 he is a member of the Belgian Royal Academy of Medicine. His research shifted from alcohol screening and diagnostic topics in his early years to Evidence-Based Medicine and implementation of evidence into clinical practice. His concept of a national point-of –care information service for Primary Care, provided by eHealth and incorporated in every available Electronic Health Records offers innovative opportunities for both clinical practice and research. Finally, he is an active member of the MAGIC project, producing BMJ rapid recommendations in Primary Care.
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Alto Tâmega e Barroso, Chaves, Portugal
UCSP Montalegre
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Aces Aveiro Norte
USF Salvador Machado
Master's Degree in Medicine from University of Coimbra in July 2019 ; General Internship during 2020 in Centro Hospitalar Entre Douro e Vouga, EPE; Currently in the 1st year of General and Familiar Medicine Internship in USF Salvador Machado - Aces Aveiro Norte.
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usf arandis
aces oeste sul
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Dartford & Gravesham NHS Trust
York University
School of Health Policy and Management
Dr. Farah Ahmad is Associate Professor at the School of Health Policy and Management, Faculty of Health, York University in Toronto, Canada. Dr. Ahmad’s training includes family medicine, public health sciences, and health care research with critical approaches. She conducts community engaged mixed-method research to examine and address health inequities at the intersection of immigration/refugee status, gender and race specially for the socially stigmatized issues like mental health conditions, family violence, and autism. Her collaborators include local and international organizations engaged in research, practice and policymaking for health and social care.
Anam Ahmed has a background in the medical sciences with a strong interest in creating and facilitating bridges between health sciences and the practical field. She works as a research consultant at Panaxea and is specialized in health services research. Panaxea is a consultancy organisation in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) that supports informed decision-making regarding healthcare innovations. Anam is also doing her PhD-research at the department of Primary and Community Care at Radboudumc (Nijmegen, the Netherlands). Her PhD is based on two projects commissioned by the National Health Care Institute and focuses on the effectiveness of integrated, person-centred care for vulnerable groups. In order to investigate this complex healthcare intervention she uses realist research, a theory-driven approach to find an answer on what works, for whom, and in what circumstances.
Ankara University School of Medicine
Department of Family Medicine, Ibn-i Sina Hospital
MD, MPA, Specialist in Family Medicine, Lecturer, Advocate for Gender Equality, Advocate for LGBTIQA+ Rights and Health Needs Pronouns: she/her Education: MPA, Master of Public Administration, Institute of Public Administration for Turkey and Middle East (TODAİE), Ankara, Turkey, 2005. Specialist in Family Medicine, Ministry of Health Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Turkey, 2001. MD, Hacettepe University School of Medicine (Turkish Program), Ankara, Turkey, 1994. Experience Specialist in Family Medicine / Lecturer Dr. Ankara University Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Ibn-i Sina Hospital, Ankara, Turkey. May 1, 2007 – Present Specialist in Family Medicine, Physician of the Institution’s Health Center. Health Center of the Institute of Public Administration for Turkey and Middle East (TODAİE), Ankara, Turkey. 22.11.2004 - 01.05.2007 Trainer of the Educational Program of the Legislative Alignment and Project conducted within the frame of the European Union - Turkey relations and of the National Program.Turkish Republic Ministry of Health, Ankara Provincial Health Directorate, Turkey.18.03.2004 - 01.07.2004 Specialist in Family Medicine, Head Officer of Training, Head Officer of Immunization Head Officer of Cancer Recording System. Turkish Republic Ministry of Health, Ankara Çankaya Number 3 Mother and Child Health and Family Planning Education Center, Turkey. 21.01.2002 - 22.11.2004 Resident in Family Medicine Residency Program (Family Medicine Specialty Program), Resident Representative, Theorical Course Planner. Turkish Republic Ministry of Health Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Turkey. 22.07.1998 - 06.12.2001 General Practitioner, Supervisor and Head Officer of Provincial Immunization. Turkish Republic Ministry of Health, Ankara Provincial Health Directorate, Department of Immunization, Turkey. 27.12.1996 - 22.07.1998 General Practitioner. Turkish Republic Ministry of Health, Ankara Demetevler Health Center, Turkey. 27.12.1996 24.09.1996 - 27.12.1996. General Practitioner. Turkish Republic Ministry of Health Diyarbakır Lung Diseases Hospital, Diyarbakır, Turkey. 13.03.1995 - 10.09.1996. Website:
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Dokuz Eylul University Faculty of Medicine
Department of Family Medicine
Education and Medical Training Family Medicine Residency 11/2018- … Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Izmir, Turkey Medical Degree Faculty of Medicine Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey, 14.09.2000- 29.06.2006 Experience ( Last 5 years ) - Dokuz Eylül University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, 2018- … - Istanbul, Beykoz, Family Health Center No. 1, Family Physician 2015- 2018 Leadership/Committees Representative of Research Assistants Department of Family Medicine - Dokuz Eylul University 2019 -… Professional Affiliations / Memberships Turkish Association of Family Physicians (TAHUD) 2020-… Additional Skills Advanced in English; proficient in SPSS and Microsoft Office. Courses and Training Tobacco Control and Treatment of Tobacco Dependence, 2019 SPSS Training Course, 2019 Good Clinical Practices Course, 2019 Qualitative Research Course, 2019- 2020 Personal and Academic Interests Patient Centered Care, Shared Decision Making, Mental Health, Lifestyle Medicine, Chronic Disease Management, Rural Medicine Address: Dokuz Eylul University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, 35340 Balcova, Izmir, Turkey
Technische Universität München
Institut für Allgemeinmedizin
Education Licence: Medicine, Marmara University, Istanbul, Turkey 1991 Specialization: Family Medicine Haydarpasa State Teaching Hospital, Istanbul 1998 Academic Development Fellowship Program: Academic Development Virginia Commonwealth University Department of Family Practice, Richmond, USA 2001 Certificate in Medical Education: Medical Education Centre for Medical Education, The University of Dundee 2009 Acupuncture Practice Certificate: Acupuncture Turkish Ministry of Health, General Directorate for Health Services 2012 Experience Medical Doctor. Kömürlü Sağlık Ocağı, Şenkaya, Erzurum, Turkey 1992-1993 Resident Doctor: Histology and Ebryology Department, Atatürk University Medical Faculty, Erzurum, Turkey 1993-1994 Army Doctor: 800 Yataklı Balıkesir Askeri Hospital (Army duty), Balıkesir, Turkey 1994-1995 Resident Doctor: Turkish Ministry of Health Haydarpaşa State Hospital 1994-1998 Specialist Doctor: Family HOctoberi Uzmanı, Kandıra Ana Çocuk Sağlığı ve Family Planlama Merkezi, 1999 Assitant Prof.: Trakya University Medical Faculty, Department of Family Medicine 1999-2004 Instructor: Faculty Development Fellowship Programı for Turkish Academic Staff, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA (via, 2001-2002 Assitant Prof.: Trakya University Medical Faculty, Department of Medical Education 2002-2004 Assoc. Prof.: Trakya University Medical Faculty, Department of Family Medicine 2004-2006 Consultant: Saudi Ministry of Health, Center of Postgraduate Trainings in Family Medicine, Riyadh 2006-2009 Assoc. Prof. Atatürk Medical Faculty, Department of Family Medicine, Erzurum, Turkey 2009-2010 Prof.: Atatürk Medical Faculty, Department of Family Medicine, Erzurum, Turkey 2010-2015 Prof.: Şifa University Medical Faculty, Department of Family Medicine, Izmir, Turkey 2015-2016 Research Assistant: Munich Tenchical University, Institute for General Practice and Health Services Research, 2020-
St George's University London
Institute of Medical and Biomedical Education
Dr Al-bedaery is a final year GP Registrar and Academic Clinical Fellow in primary care at the Medical and Biomedical Education Institute within St George’s, University of London. Dr Al-bedaery has a keen interest in medical education and alongside her clinical commitments is completing a Master’s degree in medical education at University College London.
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Wayne State University
School of Medicine
Walter Sizulu University
Family Medicine
I am a family physician, with a solid bio-psychosocial approach to patient’s assessment and management. I have passion for clinical medicine and teaching. Good theoretical knowledge and clinical skills, with Master Degrees in Family Medicine and Anatomy and arrays of Diplomas in Emergency Medicine, Mental Health and HIV. Over ten years of verse experience in clinical medicine at various levels of health care facilities in South Africa. In 2002, I obtained my Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery degree at the University of Ilorin, Nigeria. Since then, from 2003 until 2009, I took positions as the Medical Officer and Senior Medical Officer for various hospitals in Nigeria and South Africa. From 2010 to 2013, I did my residency in Family Medicine at the Walter Sisulu University/Nelson Mandela Academic Teaching Hospital in South Africa. During my training I received a lot of commendations from HODs of many rotational departments, including Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics and Child care, Community Health Care and Anesthesia. My passion for acute medical care culminated in me undertaking the role of the clinical manager in charge of Emergency Unit/Family Medicine from 2013 to 2016 at the Uitenhage Provincial Hospital, where I trained and supervised subordinate medical officers and ensured the smooth running of the emergency unit. Currently, medical specialist in charge of the Head of 72-Hour Unit at Dora Nginza Hospital where patients with behavioral disturbances are being managed.
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Institut Català de la Salut
Family Medicine