Heert Dokter award for Emiel Hoogendijk

Friday, November 18, at the congress of the Dutch College of General Practitioners, Emiel Hoogendijk was announced winner of the ‘Heert Dokter’ prize 2016.

Emiel receives the award and a € 1000 euro cheque, for the best research article published in ‘Huisarts & Wetenschap’ in 2016. In his winning article Emiel evaluates the effect of a geriatric care model on the quality of life of frail older adults living at home. Emiel completed his PhD (2015) on this theme at the Department of General Practice & Elderly Care Medicine of VUmc and currently works as a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Epidemiology & Biostatistics/LASA of VUmc.

An abstract (Dutch) of the winning article can be found here.