Public Health In The Netherlands: Meeting the Dutch Social Medicine Residents

2. Dezember 2019 at 12:23

by Lilian van der Ven, MD, Amsterdam UMC. Current and future developments For a number of years, the number of residents in social medicine has been lagging behind, resulting in an imminent shortage of social medicine specialists. To counteract this, in 2016 the Ministry of Health proposed a new approach […]

Public Health Training in The Netherlands: Meeting the Dutch Social Medicine Residents

8. Oktober 2019 at 09:32

by Lilian van der Ven, MD, Amsterdam UMC In the Netherlands, a physician who has passed the final examinations in medicine can pursue training in an area of medical specialization. There are four types of specialist training: General Practitioner: 3 years; Specialist: 4-6 years; Public Health Specialist: 2.5-4 years and Nursing Home […]