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Jelmer Alsma MD

Internist emergency medicine

Jelmer Alsma is an internis acute medicine interested in research in medical education. You can read his resume here

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Prof. Dr. Els Berns

Professor Translational Gynaecological Oncology

Els MJJ Berns, PhD, is Professor Translational Gynaecological Oncology with tenure at the Department of Medical Oncology at the Erasmus MC-Cancer Center in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. I am trained as a molecular cell biologist and obtained my PhD degree at the Erasmus University Rotterdam in 1986. After two years of postdoctoral training at the Scott Department of Urology at Baylor College of Medicine (Houston TX, USA) studying prostate cancer, I returned to Rotterdam in 1988.…

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Prof. Dr. Patrick Bindels

Professor in General Practice and head of the department of General Practice

Prof. Dr. Patrick Bindels is Professor in General Practice and head of the department of General Practice. You can find his resume here

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Prof. Dr. Marise Ph. Born

Full Professor of Personnel Psychology Erasmus University Rotterdam, and Extraordinary Professor of Work and Personnel Psychology at the Free University Amsterdam.

Full Professor of Personnel Psychology Erasmus University Rotterdam, and (part-time) Extraordinary Professor of Work and Personnel Psychology at the Free University Amsterdam. Marise’s research interests are in the areas of personnel selection, psychological assessment and test development, personality and individual differences, cross-cultural research, ethnicity, job search and applicant reactions, entrepreneurship, gender issues, and the method of metaanalysis.…

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Miranda Broeders

PA to scientific director

Personal assistant to the scientific director

m.broeders@erasmusmc.nl

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Prof. Dr. Walter W. van den Broek

Scientific Director

Walter van den Broek is the scientific director of iMERR. He is also the director of medical education at the Erasmus MC.

You can find his resumé here

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Herman Bueving MD, PhD

Head of vocational training

Herman Bueving is a general pratitioner and Head of vocational training at the Department of General Practice, ErasmusMC Rotterdam. You can find his resume here

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Mary Dankbaar PhD

program manager e-learning

Dr. Mary Dankbaar, is program manager e-learning at the Erasmus University Medical Center. She has a background in educational psychology, with a specialization in technology based learning. Mary obtained her Ph.D. in Educational Sciences from the Erasmus University in 2015 on the effects of serious games and blended learning on performance and motivation in medical education.…

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Lokke Gennissen MD

PhD student

Lokke Gennissen is a PhD student at the Institute of Medical Education Research Rotterdam( iMERR). She is an MD (University of Maastricht). Her PhD focuses on the  recruitment and selection for a future diverse medical workforce. She is supervised by Karen Stegers-Jager, Lia Fluit, Jacqueline de Graaf and Matthijs de Hoog.

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Prof. Dr. Matthijs de Hoog

Prof. Dr. Matthijs de Hoog is a pediatric intensivist, director of pediatric residency training and Professor of Postgraduate Medical education.
He is chairman of the board of program directors for medical specialties in the Erasmus MC and chairman of Dutch pediatric program directors. He chaired the new competency based national pediatric training program. He is currently leader of a PhD project on a program to accelerate the connection between medschool and sepecialty training.…

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Nicolette W. de Jong MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Nicolette W. de Jong is assistant Professor at the department of Internal medicine, section Allergology, ErasmusMC and Kinderhaven, Havenziekenhuis. She has a background in Clinical Chemistry, with specialization in Immunology. She earned a PhD degree in 2004 with a thesis on Occupational – and Food Allergy. The past 15 years she initiated and coordinated many clinical trials, mainly focussed on the diagnosis and treatment of food Allergy.…

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Stephanie Klein Nagelvoort-Schuit MD, PhD

Head of the sector acute medicine and medical coordinator for the emergency department

Dr Stephanie Klein Nagelvoort Schuit is an internist acute medicine-intensivist in the departments of emergency medicine and internal medicine of Erasmus Medical Center in Rotterdam.

She is head of the sector acute medicine and medical coordinator for the emergency department. She holds a PhD in genetic epidemiology (Genetics of the Estrogen Signaling Pathway), received a number of young investigator awards for her research and has MEDLINE-publications in the fields of genetic epidemiology, hemodynamics and medical education.…

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Mrs. Wendy de Leng MSc

PhD student

Wendy de Leng is a PhD student at institute of Medical Education Research Rotterdam (iMERR). She holds a BSc in Psychology (Tilburg University) and an MSc in Methodology and Statistics in Psychology (Leiden University). Her PhD focuses on the use of a Situational Judgement Test (SJT) for the selection of medical students on integrity. She is supervised by Axel Themmen, Marise Born and Karen Stegers-Jager.

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Dr. Silvia Mamede MD, PhD

Associate Professor

Sílvia Mamede, MD, PhD

Associate professor

s.mamede@erasmusmc.nl

Sílvia Mamede earned a PhD degree from the Erasmus University Rotterdam (2006) with a thesis on reflective practice in medicine developed under the supervision of Prof. Henk Schmidt. After her PhD, she continued to work with the research group on medical expertise from the Department of Psychology, Erasmus University.…

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Prof. Dr. Geoff Norman

Querido Chair from april 2012 until november 2014.

Prof. Dr. Geoff Norman is the Querido Chair from april 2012 until november 2014. In november 2014 at the end of his chair a symposium was held in the Querido room of the Educational Center of the Erasmus MC, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

Prof. Dr. Geoff Norman’s academic interests focus on the psychology of expertise particularly as applied to expert clinicians.…

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Dr. Janine van der Rijt

educational consultant

Janine van der Rijt is educational consultant at Erasmus MC Desiderius School, and is affiliated to the Institute of Medical Education Research Rotterdam (iMERR), Erasmus MC, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Janine obtained her Ph.D. in Educational Sciences from Maastricht University (2014) on the topic of proactive feedback and help seeking in the workplace. In her dissertation she gained more insight into the social aspect of professional learning.…

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Dr Jerome Rotgans

Associate Professor

Dr. Jerome Rotgans, is a medical education researcher at Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine (LKCMedicine). LKCMedicine is a partnership between Nanyang Technological University Singapore and Imperial College London. Dr. Rotgans holds an appointment as Assistant Professor of Medical Education Research and is Lead for Course Evaluation and Lead student counsellor. In addition, he is Principal Investigator for team-based learning research and Principal Investigator for diagnostic reasoning research at LKCMedicine.…

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Prof. Dr. J.L.C.M. van Saase

Head of the department of Internal Medicine

Jan van Saase is head of the department of internal medicine of Erasmus MC, internist for more than 25 years, registered in both the nefrology and acute medicine and he was the first medical specialist who organized a PHD investigation in cooperation with FSW about teaching, learning and diagnostic error in the internal medicine  This resulted in the PHD thesis of Kees van den Berge.…

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Prof. Dr. Henk G. Schmidt

Professor of psychology at Erasmus University’s faculty of social sciences

Henk Schmidt (1947) is a professor of psychology at Erasmus University’s faculty of social sciences and founding dean of its problem-based psychology curriculum

schmidt@fsw.eur.nl

Previously, Schmidt held academic positions as professor of cognitive psychology, faculty of psychology, Maastricht University, and as professor of health professions education at the same university.…

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Erik-Jan Schoonen

Financial Director

Erik-Jan Schoonen is sectormanager of the Desiderius School and iMERR at the Erasmus MC. You can find his resume here

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Dr Karen Stegers-Jager

Karen Stegers-Jager is an assistant professor at the Institute of Medical Education Research Rotterdam (iMERR). She holds an MSc in Educational Science and Technology (University of Twente, cum laude). She obtained her PhD in Medical Education from the Erasmus University Rotterdam in 2012.
k.stegers-jager@erasmusmc.nl

After her PhD, she worked as a senior educational researcher and consultant at the Erasmus MC Desiderius School.…

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Prof. Dr. Ir. Axel P.N. Themmen Ph.D.

Professor Experimental Endocrinology and Medical Education

Axel Themmen has a MSc from Wageningen University (Molecular Life Sciences) and leads a research group in the Department of Internal Medicine at Erasmus MC.

Professor Experimental Endocrinology and Medical Education

a.themmen@erasmusmc.nl

He has a great interest in medical education. Besides teaching endocrinology, he has developed a pre-university course for excelling secondary school students (Junior Med School) and is the coordinator of the selection and admission of medical school students.…

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Dr. Andrea Woltman

Associate professor leading a research group focusing on immunology of viral hepatitis

Andrea Woltman is associate professor leading a research group focusing on immunology of viral hepatitis at the Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology of the Erasmus MC. Next to that, she is Course Director Bachelor Medicine in Erasmus MC.

She received several prestigious research grants, awards and honors rewarding her scientific research and her qualities as educator of young scientists.…

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Dr. Laura Zwaan

Assistant Professor

Laura Zwaan is an assistant professor at the institute for Medical Education Research Rotterdam (iMERR).

She has a master degree in cognitive psychology (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, 2005) and epidemiology (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam 2010) and a PhD in medicine on the topics of diagnostic reasoning and diagnostic error in medicine (VU University Medical Center, Amsterdam, 2012).

After obtaining her PhD, Laura worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the NIVEL and the VU University medical center.…