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    Why do you love EMSA?

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    What are your plans in office this year?

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    What is your dream before you die?

The EMSA Executive Board

  • Stefan Hardt|President

    Germany

    president@emsa-europe.eu

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      I love EMSA, because it brings Europeans together to improve health.

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      In the upcoming year, I wish to lead the board and to create enough momentum that will empower us to aspire all our ambitions. We will aim to meet all goals set in our strategic plan and vision “QuoVadis 2020”, beginning a new era of capacity building, sustainable development, activities & advocacy and communication & growth.

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      I wish to gain an impression of all European cultures.

  • Batuhan Öcbe|Secretary General

    Turkey

    secretary@emsa-europe.eu

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      I love EMSA because I love European Medical Students.

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      In the upcoming fantastic term, I will continue and strenghten the good communication within all levels of EMSA. I will personally stalk all current and possible FMOs to ensure the growth of EMSA. I also aim to boost the lovely European Spirit of EMSA.

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      Before I die, I want to visit more countries than my age.

  • Gerd Xuereb|Vice-President of Internal Affairs

    Malta

    vpi@emsa-europe.eu

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      I love EMSA because it brings together medical students sharing the same aspirations, all coming with a different European cultural experience.

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      EMSA is an organisation that continuously accomplishes many achievements thanks to all of its members. Therefore, one of my targets this year will be to increase member involvement. Furthermore, I plan to focus on promoting the work we do with all our members. Let’s celebrate our successes.

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      Before I die I want to work with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to help people who don’t have access to healthcare.

  • Aria Ahadzada|Vice-President of External Affairs

    Germany

    vpe@emsa-europe.eu

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      I love EMSA because of its opportunities for medical students across Europe to learn and grow.

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      In the upcoming year, I wish to collaborate with various partner organizations and institutions across Europe, strengthen existing bonds and create new partnerships. I am excited to inspire healthcare students across Europe to become partners of EMSA because I strongly believe in our vision and mission.

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      Before I die, I want to travel to all continents and possibly fly in a rocket.

  • Irem Nur Kiraz|Vice-President of Capacity

    Turkey

    vpc@emsa-europe.eu

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      Because EMSA made me realise what i am capable of.

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      To make our events better than ever, to improve the quality of our magazine Euromeds and follow a PR strategy which makes us reach everyone to show what we are doing.

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      To swim in every river, lake, sea and ocean.

  • Iulia Crisan|Treasurer

    Romania

    treasurer@emsa-europe.eu

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      I love EMSA because it allows medical students to get together and inspire each other.

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      Other than some changes in the financial paperwork, I want to just make sure EMSA will financially survive another year.

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      Before I die, I want to have my own chocolate shop.

The EMSA Department of Internal Affairs

  • Ziga Barbaric|Medical Education Director

    Slovenia

    education@emsa-europe.eu

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      Because it gives me the opprotunity to work together with some of the most amazing people I have ever met.

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      To further develop the medical education field inside of EMSA and also outside of it with other important stakeholders. I want to work together with my team, the ESD, and pursue the goal of improving our education as future healthcare professionals.

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      Before I die I want to experience the sunset over the Makgadikgadi pans in Botswana.

  • Angela Tzorzi|Medical Ethics and Human Rights Director

    Greece

    ethics@emsa-europe.eu

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      I love EMSA, because EMSA has given me the chance to achieve things I could never imagine myself doing.

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      This term I would like to initiate activities against stigma and develop the Migrant and Refugee Rights JEP further.

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      Before I die, I would like to play a character with mental illness at the theatre.

  • Cristina Fogas|Medical Science Director

    Romania

    science@emsa-europe.eu

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      I love EMSA because it gives me the chance to continuously develop myself.

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      During my term I want to open doors to as many research opportunities as possible. Consolidation of the Medical Science Pillar will also one of main focuses as I believe in quality over quantity. Nevertheless I am aiming to develop concrete collaborations with external partners in terms of science.

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      Before I die I would love to walk besides a kangaroo in Australia.

  • Dorina Gashi|European Integration and Culture Director

    integration@emsa-europe.eu

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      I love EMSA because it is a community full of diversity and endless opportunities.

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      My aim for this year is to include as many students as possible in projects that will bring them together sharing their countries’ perspective towards many medical, educational and cultural issues. “

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      I would like to spend some years working for Doctors Without Borders.

  • Lauritz Blome|Health Policy Director

    Germany

    policy@emsa-europe.eu

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      I love EMSA because it provides the platform for European medical students to participate, exchange views and grow.

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      In the upcoming term I want to work on EMSA’s already highly professional policy profile and dig myself in the specifics of Brussels policy-making process. Building on that I am aiming at informing and empowering our members and want to find out how membership involvement can foster our advocacy activities.

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      I want to write a book on something and have people waiting eagerly for it to be published.

  • Jan Skrzypczak|Public Health Director

    Poland

    phealth@emsa-europe.eu

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      I love EMSA because it allows me to change the World.

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      In the upcoming year, I would like to concentrate around two main subjects: mental health of medical students and ageing as those areas are a challenge for Europe right now and we should take action! Delivering inspirational Pillar Sessions at assemblies, working on Joint European Projects and raising awareness about public health issues through various Awareness Days are things what I want to continue within the pillar.

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      Before I die I would like to co-host a TV show with Michelle Obama about healthy lifestyle choices.

The EMSA Department of External Affairs

  • Alma László|Training and Events Officer

    Romania

    teo@emsa-europe.eu

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      I love EMSA, because it offers opportunities for medical students across Europe to broaden their perspective and form friendships to create the change they need around themselves.

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      I want to stabilize the Training System and to create a culture of needs assessment & capacity building in soft skills on every level. As for events, I aim to facilitate a smooth preparation and passage of Meetings in 2017.

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      Before I die, I would like to see the Aurora Borealis.

  • Kubilay Kaymaz|Resource Development Officer

    Turkey

    rdo@emsa-europe.eu

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      I love EMSA because EMSA has taught me a lot and given me many friends all around Europe.

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      During my term as Resource Development Officer, I aim to engage as many people as possible in our fundraising and resource development activities. I am going to foster the EMSA resources and use it to keep EMSA running smoothly.

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      I want to travel to each country in the world to explore their cultures.

  • Teuta Azizi|European Institutions Liaison Officer

    Kosovo

    eilo@emsa-europe.eu

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      I love EMSA because it inspires me to become a better version of myself.

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      The aims for my office this year are the initiation of collaborations with other international organizations and institutions, the improvement of inter-professional collaborations and a decent representation of EMSA at international events.

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      Travel the world and help the ones in need along the way.

The EMSA Representatives

  • Lara Teheux|EMSA Representative to AMEE

    The Netherlands

    amee.rep@emsa-europe.eu

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      I love EMSA because it has given me precious friends from all over Europe.

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      In my office term as AMEE Student Representative I would like to raise awareness of AMEE opportunities amongst EMSA members and to be a strong voice for medical students in the AMEE Executive Committee. My key areas in medical education are student empowerment, interprofessional education and teachings students to be health advocates.

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      Before I die I would like to have traveled to all continents.