WONCA Europe 2011- VdGM General Meeting

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This is the presentation of the Vasco da Gama general meeting, conducted by Luisa Pettigrew during WONCA Europe 2011 (Warsaw, Poland, 10th September 2011).

This is the presentation of the Vasco da Gama general meeting, conducted by Luisa Pettigrew during WONCA Europe 2011 (Warsaw, Poland, 10th September 2011).

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  • 15:45 – 15:55 (10min)
  • 15:45 – 15:55 (10min)
  • Founded in 2005 following a meeting in Lisbon. Intended to symbolise the idea of young GPs embarking on a voyage of adventure and learning
  • Vasco da Gama , was a Portuguese explorer in the European Age of Discovery and the commander of the first ships to sail directly from Europe to India. 
  • Other European GP trainee organisations which come under the umbrella of VdGM existed & many other organisations were being formed

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  • 1. Vasco da Gama Movement General Meeting WONCA Europe 2011, Warsaw www.vdgm.eu
  • 2. WELCOME! www.vdgm.eu
  • 3. Overview www.vdgm.eu
    • Introduction to the Vasco da Gama Movement
    • Group discussion
    • Plenary summary
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  • 9. The VdG.....what? Vasco da Gama Movement otherwise known as VdGM www.vdgm.eu
  • 10. JADE ISNAR ING & FAYR GIOTTO Vasco da Gama Movement WES
  • 11. A short but impressive history
    • 2004: creation of VdGM in Amsterdam with help from WONCA Europe, Dutch GP association and EURACT
    • 2005: First preconference in Kos
    • 2006: Preconference in Florence and informal EC-meeting
    • 2007: Preconference in Paris with official EC-meeting
    • 2008 – 2011: preconference with official EC- meeting in Istanbul, Basel, Malaga & Warsaw!
    • 2010: WONCA world pre-conference leading to 4 more junior networks & many new national trainee organisations!
    www.vdgm.eu
  • 12. WONCA Family
  • 13. WONCA Family
  • 14. What is it exactly?
    • Working group of WONCA Europe
    • For GP trainees and GPs within 5 years of qualification as a GP
    • Enables a network to facilitate exchanges, research collaboration, education & training development, image and activities beyond Europe
    www.vdgm.eu
  • 15. Structure www.vdgm.eu Europe Council (EC) ‏ Executive Group (EG) ‏ Research Education &Training Image Beyond Europe Exchange
  • 16. Website: www.vdgm.eu www.vdgm.eu
  • 17. Registration www.vdgm.eu
  • 18. Europe Council & Preconference 2011
    • Representatives from 22 different countries
    • 60 participants
    • Preconference – Global Health, Primary Care & The Role of trainee & new GPs
    • Two days of experiences, discovery and discussion
    • To continue during the WONCA conference, but also back at home
    • New contacts, new friends
    www.vdgm.eu
  • 19. Executive Group
    • Chairperson Andrea Poppelier (France)
    • Secretary Sven Streit (Switzerland)
    • Treasurer Ana Margarida Cruz (Portugal)
    • Liaison Image TG Harris Lygidakis (Italy)
    • Liaison Education and Training TG Robert Burman (Norway)
    • Liaison Research TG Lenia Chovarda (Greece)
    • Liaison Exchange TG (Luisa Pettigrew) (UK)
    • Liaison Beyond Europe TG Raquel Gomez Bravo (Spain)
    • Preconference manager 2012 Julia Baumgartner (Austria)
    www.vdgm.eu
  • 20. What can VdGM for you?
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    • New networks
    • New perspectives
    • New ideas
    • New opportunities for collaboration
  • 22. What can you do for VdGM?
  • 23.
    • New networks
    • New perspectives
    • New ideas
    • New opportunities for collaboration
  • 24. Group Discussion
    • Why bother setting up a GP trainee organisation? - Sven Streit
    • GP training should be the same in every European country! – Robert Burman
    • GPs should only be paid for good results!– Luisa Pettigrew
    • There is enough secondary care research out there, we should not waste our time with more research! – Harris Lygidakis
    • The best GPs are rural GPs! – Raquel Gomez Bravo
  • 25. Over to you!
  • 26.
    • Feedback
  • 27.
    • Take home message
  • 28. It’s nothing but a chainreaction! “ Diana Ross 1995”
  • 29. www.vdgm.eu