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2017 FAYR-GP Preconference in Paris

24th February 2017

Every year, the French Association of Young Researchers in General Practice (FAYR-GP) organizes a 1 day session for young GPs in Paris, just before the French National Congress of Family Medicine.


Would you like to improve your skills for primary care research? The one day FAYR-GP “preconference” is for you!


It will take place in Paris – Palais des congrès this coming 29th of March. All the sessions are in French.


The full event includes:


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2017 Research Awards Finalists

24th February 2017

This year, besides the traditional Junior Researcher Award, a new research award was established: the Promising Research Award!


The Junior Researcher Award aims at rewarding advanced research projects of New and Future Family Physicians, while the Promising Research Award aims at rewarding beginner projects of New and Future Family Physicians.



Now the Vasco da Gama Movement is delighted to announce that:


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2017 VdGM Fund winners

24th February 2017

This year, besides the usual bursaries for the VdGM Preconference/WONCA Europe Conference, bursaries were also established for attending the VdGM Forum.


The winners of the 2017 VdGM Fund for the VdGM Preconference/WONCA Europe Conference in Prague are Elena Klusova (Spain) (on the left) and Codruţa Constantinescu (Romania) (on the right).




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2017 VdGM|SemFYC Conference Exchange in Madrid

17th February 2017

  In your return from the VdGM Forum in Strasbourg, don't miss the chance to make a stop (and dance Flamenco) in Madrid for a Conference Exchange from May 2nd through 7th, 2017.   Read more »

WONCA Europe 2017: abstract submission deadline extended

3rd January 2017

The 22nd WONCA Europe Conference will be held in Prague, Czech Republic from June 28 to July 1, 2017. 

The Scientific Committee invites and encourages all authors to submit their abstracts for consideration and inclusion in the Scientific Programme.

Abstract Submission Deadline: January 15, 2017.

Guidelines and on-line abstract submission form are available on the Conference website.



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New Year’s Resolution: Research Awards Submission Deadline Extended!

1st January 2017

VdGM has extended the deadline to enter a submission to the Research Awards through January 20th 2017!


Winning submissions will receive 3000€ in prizes! Submit your entry today!


Don't forget, the full rules and instructions are available on our website



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Presidential handover

1st January 2017

Find below a message from Peter Sloane, VdGM President.


As we begin a New Year, I have taken the decision to step down as President of VdGM. Claire will take over with immediate effect from her position as President-Elect.


My decision to step down was not been taken lightly, and has been made for 2 reasons.

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