Young Physician Leaders (YPL)

Program Status
Ongoing
November 15, 2019
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  • Oct242019
    Oct 24 2019 - Oct 29 2019
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    The Call has gone out for candidates to the 2019 Young Physician leaders Programme (YPL) to be held on 24-29 October 2019 in conjunction with the World Health Summit in Berlin, Germany, 27-29 October 2019. Nominations will be accepted from members of the InterAcademy Partnership and the ...
  • Oct122018
    Oct 12 2018 - Oct 16 2018
    Completed
    The Call has gone out for candidates to the 2018 Young Physician leaders Programme (YPL) to be held from 12 – 16 October 2018  in conjunction with the World health Summit. Nominations will be accepted from members of the InterAcademy Partnership and the ‘M8 Alliance’ of ...
  • Oct122017
    Oct 12 2017 - Oct 17 2017
    Completed
    The seventh edition of the IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) leadership training workshop took place on the side of this year’s World Health Summit in Berlin. A new cohort of 22 YPL from 17 countries participated and then joined the alumni network that now counts more than 150 ...
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  • Dr. Julio Munoz Miguel
    Hospital de Sagunto

    Dr. Muñoz Miguel currently works as the Preventive Medicine Specialist at Hospital de Sagunto where he also acts as lead of the Infection Control and Patient Security work groups. He is furthermore engaged in transversal tasks within the hospital and participates in a series of work groups such as the antibiotic stewardship program. Dr. ...

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  • Nikoletta Szabo
    Albert Szent-Györgyi Clinical Center, University of Szeged,

    Dr. Szabó is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Neurology at the University of Szeged. In this position in addition to her clinical duties she is involved in the teaching of medical students, the supervision of resident doctors and PhD students as well as the organization of teaching courses for fellow medical doctors. She is also a ...

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  • Amarjargal Dagvadorj
    Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ulaanbaatar

    Dr. Dagvadorj received an M.D. from the Sciences University of Mongolia in 2008, a Master of Health Science in Global Health Policy from the University of Tokyo in 2012, and a Doctor of Public Health of Epidemiology and Health Informatics from Kyoto University in 2017.

    Dr. Dagvadorj worked at the Ottawa Hospital Research Institute as a ...

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  • Maithri Goonetilleke
    Monash University

    Dr. Goonetilleke is Senior Lecturer in Global Public Health at the Department of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Monash University, Melbourne, Australia where he teaches both undergraduate as well as graduate courses. He is also Chief Medical Officer at the Fulham correctional Centre and General Practitioner at Mirboo North Medical Centre.

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  • Mohammadreza Naderian
    Tehran University of Medical Sciences

    Dr. Naderian is currently a Cardiology Resident at the Tehran Heart Center. He is a researcher working on non-Communicable Diseases Research Center, Endocrinology and Metabolism Population Sciences Institute, Tehran University of Medical Sciences and the director of the university’s “REFLECT” (REdesigning a FLExible ...

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At-a-Glance
Effective healthcare institutions need effective leaders.The issue of developing leadership qualities among health professionals, however, is often neglected, with many young professions having to learn their leadership skills almost by trial and error as they are handed positions of responsibility. Although incorporating leadership training programmes into the medical curriculum is lately gaining in importance, in practice too few countries are actually providing such training (See, for example: Health Professionals for a new century: transforming education to strengthen health systems in an interdependent world).

Young Physician Leaders

Effective healthcare institutions need effective leaders.

The issue of developing leadership qualities among health professionals, however, is often neglected, with many young professions having to learn their leadership skills almost by trial and error as they are handed positions of responsibility.

Although incorporating leadership training programmes into the medical curriculum is lately gaining in importance, in practice too few countries are actually providing such training (See, for example: Health Professionals for a new century: transforming education to strengthen health systems in an interdependent world).

To contribute to building capacity in this area, IAP for Health launched its Young Physician Leaders (YPL) programme in 2011 in partnership with the World Health Summit (WHS) and the M8 Alliance of Academic Health Centres and Medical Universities.

Sessions have been held at each WHS since 2011. In addition, a regional event was organized at the Regional WHS in Singapore in 2013. A 5th year event for alumni was organized in May 2016 at the World Health Assembly.

To date, the IAP for Health YPL network of alumni includes more than 150 leading young professionals, under the age of 40, who were nominated by their national academies. Their details can be found in the dedicated YPL Directory

Update: November 2019

At the World Health Summit 2019 IAP welcomed a new cohort of outstanding young health professionals.

Update: May 2019

We are seeking candidates for the 9th IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) Programme to be held on 24-29 October 2019 in conjunction with the World Health Summit in Berlin, Germany, 27-29 October 2019. Nominations will be accepted from members of the InterAcademy Partnership and the ‘M8 Alliance’ of academic centres only. Each organization can nominate a maximum of two eligible physicians below the age of 40. For your nominations, kindly use the online form. Deadline for nominations is 30 June 2019.

Check the offcial announcement for all the details.

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    We are very pleased to announce that we are seeking candidates for the 9th IAP Young Physician Leaders (YPL) Programme to be held on 24-29 October 2019 in conjunction with the World Health Summit in Berlin, Germany, 27-29 October 2019. The previous eight sessions were very well received and a directory of alumni along with a series of videos describing the programme are available online.

    PostedMay 16, 2019

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