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The path to become a Family Doctor

21st August 2016

Physician/rapper ZDoggMD describes his journey through medical school and the impact caring for patients has had on his life. The video highlights the importance of working together to produce a "Health Care 3.0" that values primary care and patients. #MakeHealthPrimary


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2016 VdGM|St.Exupery|EURIPA Conference Exchange

20th August 2016

The Vasco da Gama Movement, in collaboration with the Organising Committee of the 6th EURIPA Rural Health Forum, the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Marseille, the Marseille Association of Graduates and the Saint Exupery Movement are pleased to invite 10 trainees or young family doctors to spend two days in a surgery close to Marseille before the Rural Forum begins.


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5th FAYR-GP Research Autumn School 2016

20th August 2016

Bonjour à tous!

Would you like to improve your expertise on research in primary care?  Would you like to improve your command of French? Then the Autumn School of FAYR-GP is meant for you.


FAYR-GP, the French Association of Young Researchers in General Practice, invites you to their 5th Autumn School, to be held in Lyon (France) from September 30th to October 1st 2016.


2 places are being offered for young GPs or GPs trainees. This includes:

- free registration for the 5th Autumn School;

- accomodation for 3 nights;

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Family Violence

17th August 2016

Family Violence is a major public health issue globally, having a serious impact on victims health. Despite this, education on this pervasive subject is lacking in GP training across Europe.


In 2013, the VdGM Family Violence Group was born, aspiring to empower GPs and GP trainees with skills and knowledge to identify and deal with Family Violence and its consequences.


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IV Balearic Meeting Conference Exchange

10th August 2016

Go to this webpage to find the latest updates on the 2016 VdGM|IBaMFIC Conference Exchange - aka IV Balearic Meeting Conference Exchange.


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WONCA Europe 2017 - Call for abstracts

7th August 2016

Abstract submission is now open for the 22nd WONCA Europe Conference, which will be held in Prague from 28th June to 1st July 2017.


The theme of the Conference is: “Growing together in Diversity”. It allows us to open all dimensions of the discipline.”

More information is available via the Conference website.


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Young Doctor Bursaries for Rio 2016 - Closing Date 15th August

7th August 2016

The Brazilian Society of Family and Community Medicine (SBMFC), as official organizer of the RIO WONCA 2016 conference, will offer 30 bursaries to provide the opportunity for young family physicians/general practitioners from around the world to attend the event. These bursaries will be available for family physicians/general practitioners from the countries listed on the conference website. The bursaries cover registration and provide 500 Reals (about US$150) towards expenses.

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