Liaisons and Leads can be contacted via the email addresses provided below.


Liaison to ASPIRE: Maria João Nobre (Portugal)

Maria João grew up by the sea, loves to travel and is an enthusiast about teaching, a free thinker who is looking for new ways to be motivated about her career.

Liaison to EFPC: Tuğba Çalışkan (Turkey)
Liaison to EGPRN: Vanja Lazić (Croatia)

Vanja is a trainee, PhD and masters student, who spends all money on traveling with Fran Luka the two-year-old, wife Nika and miniature schnauzers Nox and Lun.

Liaison to EQuiP: Sophie Scott (United Kingdom)

I am a GP registrar in Bournemouth with a specialist interest in Global Health. I enjoy to travel, work abroad and meet people from around the world. I have worked in South Africa, New Zealand and Australia. I have a particular passion for tropical medicine and reducing health inequalities and I think a really good means of achieving this is through quality improvement!

Liaison to EURACT: Sophie Sun (France)

Sophie loves foreign languages, research and teaching, and is convinced that general practice is the keystone for better healthcare for all.

Liaison to EUROPREV: Emmily Schaubroeck (Germany)

Passionate about 'Equity in Health' through a 'Think global, act local’ strategy, Emily also likes to get to know the world by hiking, carrying all what she actually needs on her back.

Liaison to PCDE: Albert Bellvert

Family doctor currently working as Director of the Primary Care Center in Premià de Mar (Barcelona). My objective is to try to encourage an improvement of Primary Care through the values and belonging to one of the best professions in the world.

Liaisons to YDM Collaboration #FMChangemakers: Christopher Patrick Reichel (Austria) & Hassna Erami (France)
Liaison to YDM Collaboration #SoMeAmbassadors Network: Luís Pinho Costa (Portugal)

A digital health enthusiast who is passionate about finding innovative and cutting-edge solutions, yet sustainable and evidence-based, to improve people's health and to address the current challenges of health systems and organizations.

Liaison to YDM Collaboration Rural Seeds: Veronika Rasic (Croatia)

SIG Leads

Lead of SIG on Emergency Medicine: Miriam Rey Seone (Spain)

Mother to Alissa, Miriam loves reading and traveling; she hopes to spread the VdGM virus to young and the not-so-young family doctors who have lost their focus and essence. 

Lead of SIG on Family Violence: Nina Monteiro (Portugal)

Nina is a feminist, travel addict, amateur photographer, cat lover.

Co-Leads of SIG on Health Inequities: Yusi Mariani (Portugal) & Sara Rigon (Italy)
Lead of SIG on Mental Health: Genco Görgü (Turkey)

Genco Görgü is a Family Medicine specialist in Turkey. He works in a primary care setting after a rural medicine experience in an isolated island for 2 years. He is passionately in love with sea, music and literature and professionally interested in family counselling and shared decision making

Lead of SIG on Migrant Care, International Health and Travel Medicine: Cristiano Figueiredo (Portugal)

Cristiano loves to cycle, travel and go on exchanges; he is a health innovator having started projects like Walk with a Doc Lisboa, Lisbon Social Prescribing Project and Bengalisboa Community Health Project.

Lead of SIG on Research: Vanja Lazić (Croatia)

Vanja is a trainee, PhD and masters student who spends all money on travelling with Fran Luka the two-year-old, wife Nika and miniature schnauzers Nox and Lun.

Lead of SIG on Wellbeing: Siamak Zahmat (The Netherlands)
Lead of SIG on Workforce Migration: Alessio Platania (Italy) & Sonia Tsukagoshi (United Kingdom)

heavy metal, sports, science  three words that defines Oğulcan, he also loves medieval fantasy books