Earn the Junior Research Award 2022

Submitted by christian on Sun, 20th March 2022 - 12:58


Young and promising researches of the VdGM and friends arise.
Here comes the freshest Junior Research Award ever, enabling you to shine light onto your research projects during WONCA 2022.
Apply soon following the regulations in the attached document


...make another step to fm science fame.

but wait, it gets even better (as you might have noticed this is the text from last year ;) - this year we have new prizes, not only for the winner and runners-up but also for those whose projects are outstanding but who don't make it to the final.

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VdGM Reaction to Ukraine Invasion

Submitted by christian on Sun, 27th February 2022 - 18:14


The situation in Ukraine, with absolute disregard for human safety and democracy, is deeply saddening to us. The fear Ukrainians must be experiencing now cannot be imagined by most of us, not to mention the danger they are facing. This is made so much worse knowing that these actions are unnecessary, and unwanted by the vast majority.

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WONCA London: 1 Week Earlybird left

Submitted by christian on Sat, 19th February 2022 - 08:56


Warning: Wonca Europe Conference 2022 London approaching fast- discounted rates until Feb 28.
Jun 27 - Jul 1, complete with VdGM Preconference + Exchange, pleasing all the ydm needs that built up...

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Part of Global Climate & Health Alliance

Submitted by christian on Sat, 19th February 2022 - 08:29


VdGM joined another Movement of significat size tackling meaningful issues - the Global Climate & Health Alliance. See GCHA Website. I've also created a subpage showing our participation and hopefully to document future contributions VdGM GCHA Page. Feel free to contribute in any meaningful way.

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Events officer: candidate found

Submitted by christian on Tue, 7th December 2021 - 21:59



A candidate has been found and the election process will take place in our council meeting by the end of january.

We thank Alessio Platania as outgoing Events Officer for all his hard work so far!

Role description for the position here.

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Emergency Medicine SIG looking for new lead

Submitted by christian on Sat, 4th December 2021 - 23:39


We have an open position for the Emergency Medicine SIG Lead, as Elena Klusova will be stepping down shortly to support and continue motivating us from the position of Chair of WONCA Special Interest Group on Emergency Medicine. We thank her for all her revolutionary passion, energy, and all the hard work!

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Extended: BYSY Award 21

Submitted by christian on Wed, 17th November 2021 - 21:17


The Being Young Staying Young Award is the opportunity to appreciate senior General Practitioners who advocated and contributed to the Vasco da Gama Movement.

Young family doctors give this award to those who are no longer young (by VdGM definition) but still have the youthful mindset and left a positive mark on the Vasco da Gama Movements. Let's show our older colleagues that we appreciate their support.

Each of you, as well as any other VdGM member can nominate a candidate for BYSY Award.

The timeline looks as follows:

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