EYFDM has a clear structure sharing the responsibilities among the executive, supported by our Liaisons and Special Interest Groups, with advice from the Policy Team.
See the Wanted Page for upcoming vacancies.

Every country whose national organisation is part of WONCA can nominate one Council representative.

EYFDM Council

  • The governing body of EYFDM.
  • Makes decisions about strategy, policy, direction and the bylaws.
  • Gives direction to and holds the Executive accountable for acting in the best interests of EYFDM.
  • The Council members gather, with the EYFDM Executive Group, at least once a year during a council meeting. Occasionally there may be an extra council meeting as required, for example when there are elections.

National Delegate

  • Represent Young and Early Career GPs from their country and organisation, Young Family Doctors’ voice on the EYFDM Council.
  • Involved in deciding the direction of the organisation, electing executive members and supporting planning of events
  • Responsible for engaging with their national members and promoting EYFDM, its events and its work with Young Family Doctors.

Executive Group

  • Carry out the maintenance and development of the organisation
  • Enable our members to engage with our activities (events, exchanges, awards & bursaries, Special Interest Groups)
  • Maintain valuable external relationships with other Networks.

The executive members are elected by National Delegates during the council meeting. The term of a President is 4 years (1 year as a President Elect, 2 years as a President and 1 year as a Past President). For the rest of the Executive the term is 3 years.

The EYFDM Executive consists of the President, President Elect/Past President, Treasurer, Policy Officer, Image Officer, Event Officer, Exchange Officer and Awards and Fundraising Officer and Secretary.

Our current Executive
The Council national representatives
Our Guide for future and present National Delegates


President / Imediate past president / Secretary / Treasurer / Policy / Exchange / Events / Awards & Fundraising / Image / WONCA Europe Liaison

President – Stuart Holmes (United Kingdom)


Stuart is a family doctor in Manchester and evangelical about EYFDM conference exchanges! 
WONCA Member Organisation: Royal College of General Practitioners.
National Young Doctors Movements: Junior International Committee of the Royal College of General Practitioners (JIC RCGP)

Immediate Past President – Nick Mamo (Malta)


Nick loves to travel, immerse himself in different cultures, as well as spend time with family and friends. Passionate about social medicine, he believes that this is the best way to see big improvements in health outcomes. He is currently a PhD candidate in the Netherlands.

Secretary – Kerry Greenan (United Kingdom)


Finished GP training in 2021, based in London but takes every opportunity to travel and see the world. Passionate about healthcare for all.
WONCA Member Organisation: Royal College of General Practitioners

Treasurer – Marika Svatošová (Czechia)


Marika is a young GP who is deeply passionate about the well-being of healthcare professionals (HCPs) and effective communication not only between HCPs and patients but also among HCPs themselves. She strives to inspire and empower young GPs in the Czech Republic to actively engage in international exchanges, conferences, and EYFDM. Currently, Marika is also embracing the joy of being a mum and cherishing precious moments with her amazing daughter, Anna.

Policy Officer – Ana Cristina Franco Spínola (Portugal)


Family Medicine trainee in Portugal (Madeira Island). Interested in creating sustainable changes in the lives of our communities. 
An active wellbeing promoter, appreciator of the pure and simple pleasures in life.

Exchange Officer – Yanica Vella (Malta)


Yanica is a Specialist in Family Medicine currently practicing in Malta. 

Open minded, free spirit and a strong believer that jobs fill our pockets but exchanges fill our soul.

When she is not at work you will find her by the sea or at the airport hopping on the next flight.

Events Officer – İkbal Hümay Arman (Turkey)


Turkish Family Medicine Specialist who wants to research and strengthen people about health literacy. Loves marbling art, traveling and also creating permanent memories with photos, videos and dronies.

Awards & Fundrasing Officer – Marta Kurdzielewicz (Poland)


Image Officer – Carolina Cordovil (Portugal)


FM trainee in Lisbon, currently in the last year, I enjoy to explore new areas of Medicine, right now Lifestyle Medicine, Planetary Health and POCUS. Travelling, enjoying music, reading, sharing meals with friends/family and gardening are some of the activities I like to do to relax.

Liaison to Wonca Europe – Aaron Poppleton (UK)


NMO: Royal College of General Practitioners

Council – National Delegates

Andorra / Armenia / Austria / Belarus / Belgium / Bosnia and Herzegovina / Bulgaria / Croatia / Czech Republic / Denmark / Estonia / Finland / France / Georgia / Germany / Greece / Hungary / Iceland / Ireland / Israel / Italy / Kazakhstan / Kosovo / Kyrgyzstan / Latvia / Lithuania / Luxembourg / Malta / The Netherlands / North Macedonia / Norway / Poland / Portugal / Romania / Russia / Serbia / Slovakia / Slovenia / Spain / Sweden / Switzerland / Tajikistan / Turkey / Ukraine / United Kingdom


WONCA Member Organisation: Andorran Society of Primary Care Doctors.


Ara Arshamyan


Anna Hansemann


WONCA Member Organisation: Belarusian Association of General Practitioners.


Laure Clinckemalie

Laure works in a multidisciplinary practice in Antwerp. As a member of the Belgian national network for young family doctors, Jong Domus, she tries to inspire and empower young GPs to get involved in global organizations. Laure holds a postgraduate degree in tropical medicine and public health and combines working as a GP in Belgium with medical work abroad. She has working experience in Suriname, Mayotte and the Philippines and is always curious for an exciting project abroad. She has a special interest in care for vulnerable people and is passionate about health for all.

WONCA Member Organisation: Belgian Society for General Practitioners/Family Physicians (Domus Medica).
National Young Doctors Networks: Jong Domus; Société Scientifique des Jeunes médecins généralistes (SSMJ) of the Société Scientifique de Médecine Générale.

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Marina Jotic Ivanovic

Marina finished her family medicine residency in 2017 and is currently studying for a master’s degree on nutrition. She is interested in health promotion and preventive activities, lifestyle medicine, and woman’s health and rights. Always a fighter, Marina loves to travel and her motto is “You have to be the change you want to see in the world” (Mahatma Gandhi)

WONCA Member Organisations: Association of Family Physicians of Republic of Srpska; The Association of Family Physicians of the Federation of Bosnia & Herzegovina.

National Young Doctors Network: Association of Family Physicians of Republic of Srpska; The Association of Family Physicians of the Federation of Bosnia & Herzegovina.


Dobrinka Annastasova

I started my specialisation in October 2023.

For myself I can say that I like to participate in many different initiatives. I have always fought for easy and accessible information in medicine for patients , as well as disease prevention. I have an affinity for psychiatry, and when I was a student I attended many lectures and seminars on the subject. A year before I graduated, I defended my certificate of qualification on ” Evolutionary psychiatry and writing “.



Czech Republic

Min Kroftová Kim

  • Graduated at the 1st Faculty of Medicine of Charles University in Prague in 2018. During her studies she completed internships in Denmark, Malta and South Korea. 
    ● Since 2019 she has been also working in the emergency department at Motol hospital.
    ● She completed her GP specialization in 2021 and she has now begun her specialization training in Emergency medicine.

Nicolai Bjerregard


Veiko Lillipuu


Ida-Emilia Helanti

Having three kids, middle-aged parents and a post in elderly home care I feel privileged to have a viewpoint in all stages of life. That is also what inspires me in family medicine: being able to work with all kinds of people and all kinds of medical (and non-medical) issues in a comprehensive way. Professionally my special fields of interest are geriatrics and wound care. I love to knit and spend time out in the nature.

WONCA Member Organisation: Finnish Association for General Practice.
National Young Doctors Network: Finnish Association for General Practice.


Michalina Derbich and Daria Gheorghe

WONCA Member Organisation: Collège de la Médecine Générale.
National Young Doctors Network: Saint-Exupéry Network.


WONCA Member Organisation: Georgia Family Medicine Association.


Fabian Dupont

Fabian is a German GP-resident and head of education and research for Family Medicine at Saarland University, with a special interest in undergraduate competency based blended-learning.
He is very passionate about the combination of patient care and academic medicine.

WONCA Member Organisation: German Society of General Practice/Family Medicine


Ioannis Chronis

Compassionate and dedicated Resident Family Doctor with extensive experience in providing comprehensive medical care to patients of all ages. Skilled in managing chronic conditions, preventive care, and fostering strong patient relationships.


Eta Balind

WONCA Member Organisation: Hungarian Research Association of Family Physicians – CSAKOSZ




Alina Zidaru

Alina is a final year General Practice trainee in Dublin. She has a Masters in Ethics and Healthcare Law and a special interest in providing care for residents in long term care facilities. She enjoys puzzles and traveling.

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Jonathan Brill

Jonathan is a family medicine specialist working in Tel Aviv. His practice emphasizes support for the LGBT+ community and underserved populations, including undocumented immigrants and foreign workers. Always ready to connect, collaborate and make a positive impact in the realm of healthcare.

WONCA Member Organisation: Israel Association of Family Physicians.
National Young Doctors Network: Israel Association of Family Physicians.


Riccardo Cavalieri

National Young Doctors Network: Movimento Giotto.





WONCA Member Organisation: Association of Family Physicians of Kosovo (AFPK)


Turanova Nuraiym

Seeker of new opportunities and ideas. Would like to have 26 hours a day.


Zane Kreicberga

WONCA Member Organisation: Rural Family Doctors Association of Latvia




Lisa Zangarini

Lisa has completed her master in medicine in Brussels. She started her GP training program in Luxembourg in 2021. Loves sports, specially Taekwondo. Enjoys cooking plant based food and loves to travel and to work abroad. Special interests in global health, planetary health, and digital innovation in General Practice.

National Young Doctors Network:


Esther Muscat

Gp trainee. 

Love food, walks and being with people I love. 

Believes medicine is one way that can make the world a better place and a way to keep us humble. 


Rogier Steins

I am a GP who works in Utrecht, the Netherlands. I got inspired to get involved internationally at different European WONCA’s and an exchange in Finland. I really enjoyed the conversations I had with GP’s from all over the world, discovering differences en similarities in family medicine. Furthermore, I really love to combine my passion for adventure (sports) and medicine. Last year I worked as a GP on Aruba where I learned how to kitesurf. Next year my plan is to go to the Antartic to work as a ship physician for a couple of weeks. 

WONCA Member Organisation: Dutch College of General Practitioners.

North Macedonia

Dragan Gjorgjievski

WONCA Member Organisation: Association of General Practitioners of North Macedonia


Renate Graue

Graduated med school in Bergen, Norway in 2018. Working as a general practitionor since March 2020. Especially interested in Dermatology, womens health and minor surgery. Outside work, I love being active both indoors and outdoors.


Ola Majkut


Vera Silva

Finished Family Medicine residency in 2019; she loves to connect with others.

WONCA Member Organisation: Portuguese Association of General Practice and Family Medicine (APMGF).

National Young Doctors Network: Departmento de Internos e Jovens Médicos de Família da APMGF (DIJM-APMGF), mail.





WONCA Member Organisation: All Russian Fund – Association of General Practitioners of Russian Federation.



WONCA Member Organisation: Serbian Medical Association/Section of General Practice.


Katarina Kováčová


Špela Stražišar

I am a family doctor in Slovenia. My motto is: ”Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm” (Ralph Wlakdo Emerson)

I am a member and lecturer at the Slovenian Red cross. I am interested in preventative care, global health, minor surgery and encouraging people to make healthy lifestyle choices.
Outside work I like hiking, reading and spending time with my friends and family.


Eva De Santiago Cortés

Hello! My name is Eva de Santiago Cortés, I am a 2nd year resident in Family and Community Medicine in Madrid (Spain). I have always been very interested in the international aspects of our profession, so I believe this is a great opportunity to work together and  knit a strong network between different Family Doctors all around Europe!




Réka Veress

WONCA Member Organisation: Swiss Society of General Internal Medicine (SGAIM).

National Young Doctors Network: Jungen Hausärztinnen und -ärzte Schweiz (JHaS) – Young Doctors Group in Switzerland.



WONCA Member Organisation: Public Organization National Association of Family Medicine Workers of Tajikistan.



Ekin is family medicine trainee in Turkiye, in the middle of it, He is interested in cultural exchanges, medical education and workforce migration. He is trying his best to enjoy his life while his guitar gently weeps.

WONCA Member Organisation: Turkish Association of Family Physicians.

National Young Doctors Network: Turkish Association of Family Physicians.


Oleksandra Alekseichenko

WONCA Member Organisation: Ukrainian Family Medicine Association.

National Young Doctors Network: Ukrainian Movement of Young General Practitioners (UMYGP).

United Kingdom

Joanna Dobbin

Joanna is a GP registrar in central London and an academic clinical fellow in primary care and population health at University College London. She is passionate about health as a human right, and campaigning for equitable access to healthcare for all. She is a member of Medact & Docs not Cops, and has worked with Doctors of the World, and Community Action for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in London. She is an amateur but enthusiastic singer and footballer in a women’s 5 a side team.

Guide for National Delegates