Info

National Delegates can be contacted collectively at the Council Group Email: council@vdgm.eu

E.g., 08/2020

Council

National Delegate of Andorra: Vacant

WONCA Member Organisation: Andorran Society of Primary Care Doctors.

National Delegate of Armenia: Vacant

WONCA Member Organisation: Armenian Association of Family Physicians.

National Delegate of Austria: Julia Pongracz
Term: Jun 2019 - To date
E-mail: office@jamoe.at

Julia is in her final year as a GP trainee, in a happy relationship with Luis and owns little Runa - a romanian street dog, that she describes as lovely, funny and a bit of a bully!

WONCA Member Organization: Austrian Society of General Practice/Family Medicine.

National Young Doctors Network: Junge Allgemeinmedizin Österreich (JAMÖ).

National Delegate of Belarus: Vacant

WONCA Member Organisation: Belarusian Association of General Practitioners.

National Delegate of Belgium: Indra Van Hoorick
Term: Jan 2018 - To date

Infected by the VdGM in 2015, Indra helped establish the Belgian national network for young family doctors: Jong Domus; she works in a small group practice in Brussels, loves her job as a GP and tries to inspire and empower young GPs to get involved in global organizations. Indra is expecting a French-Belgian Erasmus baby with her French companion.

WONCA Member Organisation: Belgian Society for General Practitioners/Family Physicians (Domus Medica).

National Young Doctors Networks: Jong Domus; Société Scientifique des Jeunes médecins généralistes (SSMJ) of the Société Scientifique de Médecine Générale.

National Delegate of Bosnia and Herzegovina: Marina Jotic Ivanovic
Term: Oct 2019 - To date

Marina finished her family medicine residency in 2017 and is currently studying for a master's degree on nutrition. She is interested in health promotion and preventive activities, lifestyle medicine, and woman's health and rights. Always a fighter, Marina loves to travel and her motto is “You have to be the change you want to see in the world” (Mahatma Gandhi)

WONCA Member Organisations: Association of Family Physicians of Republic of Srpska; The Association of Family Physicians of the Federation of Bosnia & Herzegovina.

National Young Doctors Network: Association of Family Physicians of Republic of Srpska; The Association of Family Physicians of the Federation of Bosnia & Herzegovina.

National Delegate of Bulgaria: Ivan Gorev
Term: Nov 2016 - To date
E-mail: drgorev@mail.bg

WONCA Member Organisation: Bulgarian General Practice Society for Research and Education (BGPSRE).

National Young Doctors Network: Bulgarian General Practice Society for Research and Education (BGPSRE).

National Delegate of Croatia: Jana Kovačević
Term: Jan 2015 - To date

GP since 2018, Jana is passionate about Family Medicine because it recognizes individual differences in patients. She also loves cats, books, movies, go shopping and traveling.

WONCA Member Organisation: Croatian Family Physicians Coordination (KoHOM) & The Croatian Association of Family Medicine.

National Young Doctors Network: Croatian Family Physicians Coordination (KoHOM) & The Croatian Association of Family Medicine.

National Delegate of Czech Republic: Emmanuela Fernandova

Mother of two beautiful girls, living her happily ever after, passionate young GP.

WONCA Member Organization: The Czech Society of General Practice.

National Young Doctors Network: Mladí praktici.

National Delegate of Denmark: Simon Glerup

WONCA Member Organisation: The Danish College of General Practitioners.

National Young Doctors Network: The Danish College of General Practitioners.

National Delegate of Estonia: Vacant

WONCA Member Organisation: The Estonian Society of Family Doctors.

National Delegate of Finland: Niko Nousiainen
Term: Mar 2018 - To date
E-mail: nenous@utu.fi

WONCA Member Organisation: Finnish Association for General Practice.

National Young Doctors Network: Finnish Association for General Practice.

National Delegate of France: Chloe Perdrix
Term: Apr 2018 - To date

Chloe is a General Practitioner since June 2017. Her first experience with VdGM was a Conference Exchange in Spain during residency - this was where she caught the VdGM virus. Since then, she participated in several VdGM/WONCA meetings and,  together with the French team, organized the 4th VdGM Forum in Strasbourg (2017). 

WONCA Member Organisation: Collège de la Médecine Générale.

National Young Doctors Network: Saint-Exupéry Network.

National Delegate of Georgia: Vacant

WONCA Member Organisation: Georgia Family Medicine Association.

National Delegate of Germany: Christian Rechtenwald
Term: Sep 2015 - To date

Husband to Fee, dad to Ben, loves primary care and enjoys making friends abroad and to stumble into awkwardly funny situations.

WONCA Member Organisation: German Society of General Practice/Family Medicine.

National Young Doctors Network: Junge Allgemeinmedizin Deutschland (JADE).

National Delegate of Greece: Dimitrios-Ermofilos Merkouris
Term: Apr 2016 - To date

WONCA Member Organisation: Greek Association of General Practitioners (ELEGEIA).

National Young Doctors Network: Greek Association of General Practitioners (ELEGEIA).

National Delegate of Hungary: Vacant

WONCA Member Organisation: Hungarian Research Organisation of Family Physicians (CSAKOSZ).

National Delegate of Iceland: Vacant

WONCA Member Organisation: Icelandic College of Family Physicians.

National Delegate of Ireland: Clare Kelly
Term: May 2019 - To date

Clare is a GP who works in Student Health at Trinity  College Dublin. She completed her medical degree in University College Dublin and later trained in General Practice in Sligo in the west of Ireland. She  enjoys travel, baking and good food!

WONCA Member Organisation: The Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP).

National Young Doctors Network: The Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP).

National Delegate of Israel: Limor Adler
Term: Jan 2019 - To date

WONCA Member Organisation: Israel Association of Family Physicians.

National Young Doctors Network: Israel Association of Family Physicians.

National Delegate of Italy: Marco Gardini
Term: Feb 2018 - To date

Marco is the founder of a local young doctors observatory and a member of the national one; he loves life, understanding and sharing emotions with all the great people of the world.

WONCA Member Organisation: Centro Studi e Ricerche in Medicina Generale; Italian Academy of Family Physicians; Italian Scientific Association.

National Young Doctors Network: Movimento Giotto.

National Delegate of Kazakhstan: Yelena Khegay
Term: Mar 2015 - To date

Yelena is mom to 3 kids, loves reading and learning, and is passionate about making the world (or at least her country) a safe, just and healthy place for everyone - like they say, "leaving no one behind".

WONCA Member Organisation: Kazakhstan Association of Family Physicians.

National Young Doctors Network: Silk Road.

National Delegate of Kosovo: Vacant

WONCA Member Organisation: Association of Family Physicians of Kosovo (AFPK).

National Delegate of Kyrgyzstan: Shirin Talapbek
Term: Oct 2019 - To date

WONCA Member Organisation: Association of Family Group Practices (FGPA).

National Young Doctors Network: Association of Family Group Practices (FGPA).

National Delegate of Latvia: Ruta Vintere
Term: Apr 2018 - To date

WONCA Member Organisation: Rural Family Doctors Association of Latvia.

National Young Doctors Network: Rural Family Doctors Association of Latvia.

National Delegate of Lithuania: Viktorija Mickevičiūtė
Term: Jan 2018 - To date

May seem a quiet person but in her mind there are always a lot of great ideas on how to change the world; she loves Family Medicine and sees it not just like a medical specialty, but as a way to change people and their lifestyles for a better life.

WONCA Member Organisation: College of General Practitioners of Lithuania.

National Young Doctors Network: College of General Practitioners of Lithuania.

National Delegate of Luxembourg: Max Haag
Term: Sep 2015 - To date

Max is the YDM Treasurer 2018-date. He enjoys attending congresses, loves prevention, sports medicine and sports in general as well as watching movies in cinema; on top of that, Max is a passionate gamer and world discoverer.

WONCA Member Organisation: Luxemburgish Scientific Society for General Practice.

National Young Doctors Network: Luxemburgish Scientific Society for General Practice.

National Delegate of Malta: Karl Cutajar
Term: Dec 2018 - To date

Karl, a GP trainee since 2017-date, looks forward to bring Maltese young GPs closer to their European counterparts thus ending their isolation.

WONCA Member Organisation: Malta College of Family Doctors.

National Young Doctors Network: Malta College of Family Doctors.

National Delegate of The Netherlands: Elvira Ensink 
Term: Nov 2016 - To date

Elvira is a General Practitioner since november 2017. During her GP training she got the chance to participate in the VdGM Preconference / WONCA Conference in Copenhagen. A perfect congress and overwelming enthusiasm and hospitality from her young colleagues made her attend every subsequent WONCA Conference. In 2021 she would be pleased to warmly welcome you to the VdGM Preconference and WONCA Conference in Amsterdam.

WONCA Member Organisation: Dutch College of General Practitioners.

National Young Doctors Network for Trainees: LOVAH.

National Delegate of North Macedonia: Vacant

WONCA Member Organisation: Association of General Practitioners of Macedonia.

National Delegate of Norway: Ingvild Vatten Alsnes

WONCA Member Organisation: Norwegian College of General Practice (Norsk forening for allmennmedisin, NFA).

National Young Doctors Network: Norwegian College of General Practice (Norsk forening for allmennmedisin, NFA).

National Delegate of Poland: Joanna Alksnin
Term: Oct 2018 - To date

Joanna is a young doctor and Mom, who promised her son to show him the world.

WONCA Member Organisation: College of Family Physicians in Poland.

National Young Doctors Network: Mlodzi Lekarze Rodzinni (Young Family Doctors).

National Delegate of Portugal: Vera Silva
Term: Jan 2020 - To date

Finished Family Medicine residency in 2019; she loves to connect with others.

WONCA Member Organisation: Portuguese Association of General Practice and Family Medicine (APMGF).

National Young Doctors Network: Departmento de Internos e Jovens Médicos de Família da APMGF (DIJM-APMGF).

National Delegate of Romania: Andreea Zoderu
Term: Jan 2020 - To date
E-mail: vdgm@snmf.ro

Andreea is a family medicine trainee in 3rd year and loves to help people and travel the world.

WONCA Member Organisation: Romanian National Society of Family Medicine/General Practice.

National Young Doctors Network: Young Family Doctors' Group of the Romanian National Society of Family Medicine/General Practice.

National Delegate of Russia: Vacant

WONCA Member Organisation: All Russian Fund - Association of General Practitioners of Russian Federation.

National Delegate of Serbia: Vacant

WONCA Member Organisation: Serbian Medical Association/Section of General Practice.

National Delegate of Slovakia: Peter Lipovsky
Term: Apr 2018 - To date

WONCA Member Organisation: The Slovak Society of General Practice of the Slovak Medical Association.

National Young Doctors Network: Mladí Praktici (Slovakian Young GPs).

National Delegate of Slovenia: Veronika Vezjak
Term: Jan 2019 - To date

WONCA Member Organisation: Slovenian Medical Association.

National Young Doctors Movement: Slovenian Medical Association.

National Delegate of Spain: Miriam Rey
Term: May 2018 - To date

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. 

WONCA Member Organisation: Spanish Society of Family and Community Medicine (semFYC).

National Young Doctors Network: Sección de jóvenes médicos de familia de la Sociedad Española de Medicina de Familia y Comunitaria (JMF semSYC).

National Delegate of Sweden: Joana Gomes

WONCA Member Organisation: The Swedish Association of General Practice.

National Young Doctors Network: The Swedish Association of General Practice.

National Delegate of Switzerland: Réka Veress
Term: Aug 2019 - To date

WONCA Member Organisation: Swiss Society of General Internal Medicine (SGAIM).

National Young Doctors Network: Jungen Hausärztinnen und -ärzte Schweiz (JHaS) - Young Doctors Group in Switzerland.

National Delegate of Tajikistan: Vacant

WONCA Member Organisation: Public Organization National Association of Family Medicine Workers of Tajikistan.

National Delegate of Turkey: Halil Volkan Tekayak
Term: Nov 2019 - To date

WONCA Member Organisation: Turkish Association of Family Physicians.

National Young Doctors Network: Turkish Association of Family Physicians.

National Delegate of Ukraine: Iana Sadovnik
Term: Oct 2016 - To date
E-mail: umygp@yandex.ua

Yana is a PhD student, loves travelling and is mother to Solomia.

WONCA Member Organisation: Ukrainian Family Medicine Association.

National Young Doctors Network: Ukrainian Movement of Young General Practitioners (UMYGP).

National Delegate of United Kingdom: Stuart Holmes
Term: Mar 2018 - To date

Stuart is a trainee family doctor in Manchester and evangelical about VdGM conference exchanges! 

WONCA Member Organisation: Royal College of General Practitioners.

National Young Doctors Movements: Junior International Committee of the Royal College of General Practitioners (JIC RCGP)