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University Medical Center Groningen


3 July - 12 July 2019
Pediatrics 2019
Pediatrics 2019

In 2019 the 26th edition of the Summer School on Pediatrics will take place in Groningen! For two weeks, medical students from countries all over the world will come to Groningen and the University Medical Center of Groningen.

During this Summer School the participants are offered a varied educational program. The school combines clinics and research in many different fields of pediatrics. This is presented in the form of (patient)lectures and workshops given by some of our finest professors and doctors. In addition, students will be divided in small groups to perform research. These groups will benefit from daily supervision by experienced research coaches. The coaches will be present to familiarise the participants with the research process and programs. They will also guide them in their efforts to come up with a proposal that will be presented at the end of the program.

Besides the interesting and challenging educational program, there is a fun social program. During various activities the participating students will get to know each other. They will become acquainted with the Dutch culture and the student life in Groningen. In addition, all participants are given the opportunity to share their own foreign habits during events such as the international cooking event that will take place during the summer school.

The main goals of the Summer School Pediatrics are:

1.     To introduce (bio)medical students to the various fields of clinical pediatrics;

2.     To discuss current limitations/complications being faced today;

3.     To demonstrate their translation into clinical/fundamental research questions.

4.     To get to know medical students from all over the world


Date 3-12 July 2019
Location University Medical Center Groningen, University of Groningen.
Fee 2019

650 euro per participant, including educational activities, housing, 3 meals/day, accommodation and several social activities including a trip to one of the Dutch islands.

Requirements/levels (bio) medical students in their 3rd or 4th year medicine with an interest in research and paediatrics.
Course language English
Number of participants 30 students
Certificate Certificate of Attendance (study load equivalent to 84 hours).
preliminary deadline for application

1st of March 2019

An impression of the Summer School Pediatrics 2016: Pedi the Movie

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Information and Registration
University Medical Center Groningen
Dept. of Pediatrics
Attn. Ms G.A. Hoogendijk
P.O. Box 30001
9700 RB Groningen
The Netherlands
Tel + 31 50 361 1036
Fax +31 50 361 4235


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