|Department Chair:||Prof. Dr. med. Martin Scherer|
|Department Vice Chair:||
Dr. med. Maren Ehrhardt
Dr. Christina Meigel-Schleiff
Our Department is part of the Center for Psychosocial Medicine. Research focuses on topics relating to primary care, particularly in the areas of dementia, multimorbidity and chronic disease. The primary field of interest is home medical care.
The courses taught cover the areas of primary care medicine, healthcare economy/healthcare system, introductory clinical medicine as well as the occupational field. The Department is also very active in the advanced training of primary care specialists and the continuing education of general practitioners in Hamburg.
The Department's research projects are grouped in the following areas:
Courses and training required for licensing of medical doctors cover the following areas:
We regularly give continuing education courses for 80 general practitioners with a lectureship.
Our department is actively involved in advanced training of specialists in primary care medicine.
As part of the "General Practitioner Continuing Education Hamburg" consortium, we are responsible for the didactic design and evaluation of continuing education for general practitioners.
More than 20 scientists and eight non-scientists as well as a varying number of student assistants and doctoral students work in our department.