About This Session
The challenges and opportunities for GP's in caring for elder with an intellectual disability.

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Presenter
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    Prof Dr. Birgitte Schoenmakers
    Prof Dr. Birgitte Schoenmakers is trained as a general practitioner and currently Head of the Academic Teaching Practice Leuven where she also performs clinical work.

    She is professor at the KU Leuven, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, and responsible for the curriculum and assessment in the Advanced Master in Family Medicine, Flanders.

    She coordinates the Continuous Medical Education program in Family Medicine. In research, she is specialized in home and elderly care in general and dementia care in particular, in diversity in care, in patient engagement, in practice management and in medical education.