Awards & Bursaries

2017 Hippokrates Prize: André Nguyen Van Nhieu (France)

Hosted by: Simon Thornton (Bristol, UK).

2017 Junior Researcher Award Runner-up: Canan Tuz (Turkey)

Research project: "Intimate partner sexual violence and relationshiop with depression symptoms among college women".

2017 Promising Research Award Runner-up: Meryem Baştürk (Turkey)

Research project: "Evaluation of dipper and non-dipper blood pressure pattern and quality of life in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease".

2017 Laureate of the BYSY Award: Luisa Pettigrew

Luisa helped to establish the Junior International Committee of the Royal College of General Practitioners in the UK and the hugely successful Hippokrates Exchanges program, that underpins a huge part of VdGM’s activity to this day.

2017 Laureate of the Fons Sips Award: Fons Sips

The inaugural award was awarded to Fons Sips in memoriam at the WONCA Europe Conference in Prague 2017. In 2004, on the occasion of the WONCA Europe Conference in Amsterdam, he used his great inspirational force to gather European young doctors and inspire them to form a group and find themselves a name... it is legendary that he started sketching a ship... and the rest is history.

Apply to receive the 2018 VdGM Junior Researcher Award

Dear members,


It is with great pleasure and joy we announce the call for 2018 VdGM Junior Researcher Award applications! Please find more information and conditions that apply here:




Subscribe to RSS - Awards & Bursaries